Gobi paratha - Stuffed Cauliflower paratha

Weekend is here and surely you will be on lookout for change in routine..so here I am with a interesting Gobi paratha recipe which will suite your weekend mood to eat something different yet tasty!!

one small size cauliflower
1/2 cup fresh coriander
1 inch piece of ginger
1 green chili
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp oil for cooking
1 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
salt per taste

For dough
2 cup whole wheat flour (you can also your 1 cup whole wheat flour and mix with 1 cup soybean flour)
salt to taste

oil for drizzling parathas


1. Finely chop cauliflower, fresh coriander, green chili and ginger together in food processor
(If you don't have food processor, grate the cauliflower, finely chop coriander and grind green chili and ginger together and then mix these all)

2. In a pan heat oil and add the cauliflower, fresh coriander, green chili and ginger mix
3. Cover and cook for few mins
4. Add turmeric powder, chili powder and salt, cover again and continue to cook till cauliflower is soft. If needed sprinkle little water
5. Cool the mix to room temperature
The mix will look like this:

6. Meanwhile, make stiff dough using whole wheat flour (or whole wheat + soybean flour), salt and little oil and water. Kneed it well and divide in equal portions
7. Roll the portion of dough in a full circle. Keep thickness as that of roti
8. Now on half portion of the roti, spread the cauliflower mix that was prepared and cover it by folding remaining half of the roti, thus making the paratha in half circle shape

9. Press on sides with hand to make sure the edges are sealed. Roll gently if required
10. Heat a tava/griddle, roast the paratha till golden brown on both sides applying little oil

Repeat the procedure for more parathas

serve hot with tomato ketchup or with boondi raita