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Palak paratha recipe (Spinach paratha recipe)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 parathas
Calories 218kcal
Author Kanan


  • 2 teaspoons Oil + more for frying paratha
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely
  • ¼ cup Onion chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon Desiccated coconut
  • 1 ½ cup Spinach (Palak) washed, trimmed, chopped finely
  • 1 ½ cups Whole wheat flour (Chapati atta)
  • Salt - to taste
  • little less than ½ cup Water


Making the dough:

  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add onion, ginger paste and green chilies.
  • Saute for couple of minutes or till the onion turns translucent.
  • Then add dry coconut. Mix well and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped spinach. And cook for a minute. Spinach will wilt down.
  • Turn off the stove and let it cool down slightly.
  • Take chapati atta in a bowl. Add salt in it and mix.
  • Add cooled spinach mixture. Mix it very well using your fingers. It should be incorporated well, so you can judge how much water is needed for kneading.
  • Start adding little water at a time and keep kneading into the dough. Make smooth and soft dough just like any paratha dough.
  • Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Making palak paratha recipe:

  • After resting time, knead the dough one more time and make it smooth.
  • Divide it into 12 equal portions. Make smooth ball and then flatten it out between you palm.
  • Now take one flattened disc and roll into paratha. You can roll into triangle or square or circle.
  • Heat the tawa or skillet on medium heat. Once hot place rolled paratha.
  • Cook both sides using little oil till they get light brown spots and no more raw doughy part appear.
  • Once it is cooked remove it and store in insulated container.
  • Repeat the same process of rolling and frying till you make all the parathas.


Serving: 2paratha | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4.3g | Fat: 8.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 0.5g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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