Rozlin loves to cook healthy food for her little angel and she wants to share this healthy recipe with her readers.
Beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamin C. Serving your child with beetroot paratha is a very delicious way to add beetroot to your little one’s diet.
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- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup beetroot, grated
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
- 1/4 teaspoon green chilli paste, (optional or to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon caroom seeds, (ajwain)
- 2 tablespoons ghee, (clarified butter)
- salt, to taste
How to Roll the Paratha
- In a mixing bowl, take flour, carom seeds, salt, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, melted ghee, and mix well.
- Add grated beetroot and give a good mix.
- Add water little at a time and knead the mixture into a soft dough. Keep the dough covered for 10-15 minutes.
- Knead the dough again for 3-4 seconds and now pinch out small portion of the dough and roll it out into a small disc.
- Add little ghee on it and fold it half ways. Then overlap another half side on it. Now again fold half side and overlap another half side on it to make a square shape.
- Roll out this square shape paratha to a desired square.
- Heat a skillet (tawa or fry pan) on a medium flame and apply little ghee.
- Roast paratha on low flame on both the sides.
- Repeat same for the rest of the dough
- Serve it warm with some salad, curd, or raita.
You can use butter instead of ghee.
Carom seeds relieves indigestion.
If your child does not like taste of carom seeds you can skip.
You can make this colorful paratha for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or tiffin box.