How to Make Healthy Cabbage Potato Parathas

Updated on February 21, 2019
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Cabbage Potato Paratha

Cabbage potato parathas are spicy, soft, crunchy, and appetizing. This dish combines veggies with wheat flour to make scrumptious pancakes. They are served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Making these parathas involves three main steps:

  1. Prepare the dough
  2. Make the stuffing
  3. Put it all together for frying

Serve these parathas hot with a spoonful of fresh butter on them, accompanied by chutney, sauce, or yogurt. Enjoy!

Let me share the detailed recipe now.

Cabbage Potato Paratha

Cabbage potato paratha
Cabbage potato paratha
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Cook Time

Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: 10 parathas

Ingredients

  • 1 heaped cup finely chopped cabbage, for the stuffing
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 potatoes, boiled and finely mashed
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, for the stuffing
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder, for the stuffing
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder, for the stuffing
  • 1/6 tsp dry mango powder(amchur powder), for the stuffing
  • 1/2 tsp salt, as per taste
  • 4 cups wheat flour, for the dough
  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds, for the dough
  • 1 tsp oil or ghee, for the dough
  • 1/4 tsp salt, for the dough
  • oil for making the parathas
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, for the stuffing
  • 1/4 tsp sugar, for taste, for the stuffing
  • 1 1/2 tsp oil, for stir-cooking the vegetables

Instructions

  1. Add wheat flour in a mixing bowl. Add oil, salt, and carom seeds. Mix well.
  2. Knead, adding water little by little, to get a soft, firm dough. Keep it covered for 10 minutes.
  3. Boil 2 potatoes. Remove the skin. Finely mash the flesh. Set aside.
  4. In the meantime, start to make the stuffing. Heat some oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw cumin seeds into it and let them crackle.
  5. Add chopped onion. Saute until they turn golden brown. Add chopped cabbage. Saute for 5-6 minutes over medium-low fire. Sprinkle a few drops of water if needed.
  6. Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, red chili powder, a little sugar, and salt. Mix well. Stir-cook for 1 minute on low fire.
  7. Add mashed potato and chopped coriander leaves. Combine well. Ensure that the mixture is dry. This is the stuffing for parathas.
  8. Divide the dough into large lemon-sized balls. Take a ball and dip it in wheat flour. Roll into a small round shape. Place 1 1/2 teaspoons of filling in the center.
  9. Fold the edges and close it. Gently pat and press a little. Roll it along the stuffing to get a medium thick pancake.
  10. Heat a flat pan. Sprinkle a few drops of ghee or oil. Place the pancake on it. Cook until it becomes golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle oil on the other side, too.
  11. Transfer cooked praratha to a plate. Repeat this process for all dough balls.
  12. Parathas are ready to serve. Serve hot with yogurt, chutney, or sauce. They are spicy and awesome even without any accompaniment. Enjoy!

Cabbage potato paratha
Cabbage potato paratha

Important Tips

1. Mash potatoes so they do not have any lumps. Also finely chop onions and cabbage. Otherwise, the big pieces become will prevent you from rolling smooth pancakes. If you have lumpy dough, you will end up with uneven or broken parathas.

2. Ensure that the stuffing is completely dry.

3. The dough should be firm and smooth.

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Step one: Have the ingredients ready.Step two: Make a soft and firm dough. Keep covered for 10 minutes.Step three: Saute cumin seeds in oil. Add onion and saute until golden brown.Step four: Add chopped cabbage. Stir-cook, adding few drops of water, for 5-6 minutes.Step five: Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, salt, sugar, and red chili powder. Mix well. Stir-cook for a while.Step six: Add mashed potatoes and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.Step seven: The stuffingStep eight: The items for rolling the parathasStep nine: Roll a small round shape. Place some stuffing in the center.Step ten: Fold the sides and close it. Roll it to make a pancake.Step eleven: The pancake/paratha before cookingStep twelve: Cabbage potato parathas
Step one: Have the ingredients ready.
Step one: Have the ingredients ready.
Step two: Make a soft and firm dough. Keep covered for 10 minutes.
Step two: Make a soft and firm dough. Keep covered for 10 minutes.
Step three: Saute cumin seeds in oil. Add onion and saute until golden brown.
Step three: Saute cumin seeds in oil. Add onion and saute until golden brown.
Step four: Add chopped cabbage. Stir-cook, adding few drops of water, for 5-6 minutes.
Step four: Add chopped cabbage. Stir-cook, adding few drops of water, for 5-6 minutes.
Step five: Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, salt, sugar, and red chili powder. Mix well. Stir-cook for a while.
Step five: Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, salt, sugar, and red chili powder. Mix well. Stir-cook for a while.
Step six: Add mashed potatoes and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.
Step six: Add mashed potatoes and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.
Step seven: The stuffing
Step seven: The stuffing
Step eight: The items for rolling the parathas
Step eight: The items for rolling the parathas
Step nine: Roll a small round shape. Place some stuffing in the center.
Step nine: Roll a small round shape. Place some stuffing in the center.
Step ten: Fold the sides and close it. Roll it to make a pancake.
Step ten: Fold the sides and close it. Roll it to make a pancake.
Step eleven: The pancake/paratha before cooking
Step eleven: The pancake/paratha before cooking
Step twelve: Cabbage potato parathas
Step twelve: Cabbage potato parathas

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 110
Calories from Fat45
% Daily Value *
Fat 5 g8%
Saturated fat 0 g
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 6 g2%
Sugar 4 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 1 g2%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 302 mg13%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Comments

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  • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

    ShailaSheshadri 

    2 years ago from Bengaluru

    Thanks Ms Dora. Yeah..it is an awesome recipe and tastes heavenly. If you are in a hurry, no need to make chutney as a side. Instead use tomato sauce.

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    Dora Weithers 

    2 years ago from The Caribbean

    Thanks for the recipe. Stuffed Cabbage Potato Parathas is something new and interesting to try.

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