Recipe type: Breakfast
Enjoy this power & protein packed paratha with a gorgeous green color. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha is keeps the paratha soft and give them that wonderful buttery texture and flavor. These are great for journeys and to make-ahead and save for later.
- Ripe Avocados – 2, medium
- Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
- Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
- Garlic – 2 tbsp, minced
- Green Chillies – to taste, minced
- Cilantro – 5 sprigs, chopped
- Roasted Cumin Powder – ½ tsp
- Oil – 1 tbsp
- Chapati Flour (Whole Wheat Flour) – 2 cups (approx)
- Additional Oil – for cooking
- Additional Flour – for dusting
- Peel the Avocados and mash the flesh to a smooth paste with the help of a potato masher.
- Mix in Lime/Lemon Juice, Salt, Garlic, Green Chilies, Cilantro, Roasted Cumin Powder & Oil. Combine.
- Add Flour in little at a time and incorporating to form a dough.
- You may need a little less or more that the 2 cups of flour – add as needed.
- Once the dough comes together, knead for an additional 1 minute.
- Drizzle a few drops of Oil over the dough ball to coat. Cover and allow the dough to rest for 15-20 minutes.
- Once you are ready to make the parathas, give the dough one more quick knead.
- Heat up a tawa/skillet on medium heat and start dividing the dough and forming balls.
- Take a dough ball and flatten between the palms of your hand.
- Dip in additional dry flour and start rolling with a rolling pin using Flour to dust.
- Once the Paratha is rolled out and the tawa is hot, place it on the tawa.
- Move the Paratha and make sure it does not stick.
- Allow it to cook- change of color and little bubbles will appear.
- Flip and drizzle a little Oil and smear it.
- Flip it again and press gently with a spatula with rotating.
- Flip once again and smear oil and spread it on the other side as well.
- Flip once again and allow it to cook for just 30 seconds or a minute.
- Take off the Tawa and place in a hot case till ready to serve.
- Serve hot with yogurt and pickle or have it as a chapati.
1. Make a big batch and freeze the dough for when Avocados are not in season.