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3 Paneer Paratha Recipes You Should Try in 2024

Discover irresistible paneer paratha recipes! From classic paneer parathas to minty variations, elevate your meal with wholesome Khapli wheat and A2 cow ghee. Perfect for all, including those with gluten or cholesterol concerns.

If you are looking for a delicious and healthy staple option for any meal of the day- breakfast, lunch, or dinner- parathas are the best option. Indeed parathas are tasty and classic Indian dishes with flavours that you just can't resist. 

One food that complements paratha really well is paneer. Paneer and paratha make a perfect duo, creating endless tasty combinations. One such combination that excels is when paneer is stuffed into the parathas. The crispy flakiness of paneer parathas creates a delightful meal every time.

From classic paneer parathas to minty pudina-stuffed parathas, we've got a recipe for every palate. It is not just the taste of these parathas that will elevate your senses but it is also the healthy ingredients.

paneer paratha recipe

Using A2 cow ghee and Khapli Wheat Flour, we will explore three “paneer paratha recipes”. Turn your kitchen into a haven of culinary mastery, one paratha at a time with Two Brothers Organic Farms. 

Table of Contents

  • 3 Paneer Paratha Recipes
  • FAQs: 3 Irresistible Paneer Paratha Recipes
  • Conclusion 

NOTE: All these measurements are for 4 servings.

3 Paneer Paratha Recipes

You can make healthy parathas with the three recipes mentioned below. The key to preserving both taste and health is using top-quality ingredients (farm-fresh and naturally grown without any preservatives). For instance, in these recipes we will learn how to make the “parathas” using Khapli atta” and A2 cow ghee. 

Khapli wheat, being an ancient grain, is rich in fibre and nutrients. It aids in digestion and provides sustained energy. A2 cow ghee contains healthy fats and is easier to digest as all milk solids undergo elimination during production

This combination makes these parathas a wholesome choice for individuals with cholesterol and diabetes concerns. Below are three traditional paneer paratha recipes that you can make using its ingredients.

1. Classic Paneer Paratha

The classic “paneer paratha” is very popular across India. This dish combines the Indian cottage cheese with the paratha. Here is the process to make it:


For Dough

Khapli Atta– 300 gms

Salt – 1 tsp

Water as needed

A2 cow ghee- 1 tsp

    For Stuffing
    • Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 1 cup crumbled
    • Green Chilli – 1 chopped finely
    • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam -1 tsp
    • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
    • Coriander Powder -1 tsp
    • Garam masala powder -1 tsp
    • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
    • Salt to taste
    • Oil-1 tsp
    • Coriander leaves / Cilantro for garnishing

    Now we will make the paratha.


    The preparation process takes place in two phases:

    Phase1: Filling Prep
    • Heat oil in a pan, adding cumin for a burst of aromatic essence. 
    • Crumble paneer into the mix, ensuring that you mix them well. 
    • Add green chillies and chilli powder to the mixture. 
    • Stir it and then add turmeric, coriander, and garam masala powders. 
    • Stir in a generous handful of fresh coriander leaves and season with salt. 

    Transfer this savoury mixture to a bowl, allowing it to cool entirely. The fill must achieve a dry consistency; any residual moisture could hinder the stuffing process.

    Dough Prep
    1. Mix flour and salt in a mixing bowl. 
    2. Gradually add water, forming a soft, pliable dough. 
    3. Apply a touch of oil and knead until you get a smooth texture. 
    4. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes.
    5. With the rested dough, portion it into equal sections and start to make the parathas. 
    6. Take a portion, flatten it slightly, spoon in the prepared filling, and seal the edge securely. 
    7. Carefully roll the stuffed dough into a well-formed paratha.
    8. Heat a tawa and cook the paratha on both sides, applying ghee for that perfect golden crispiness. 

    Once cooked, transfer the paratha to an insulated container and serve them alongside the side dish of your choice. 

    paneer paratha recipe

    While this classic paratha goes with any side dish and is perfect for all occasions, you need a recipe for a special event. Why not add a little minty freshness to it, like in this minty paneer paratha recipe below?

    2. Minty/ Pudina Paneer Paratha

    Refresh your taste and palate with mint or ‘pudina’ paratha. The mint is not only refreshing but also aids digestion, alleviates nausea, and provides relief from headaches. It is high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. 

    Here is the paneer paratha recipe:


    • Khapli atta- 2 cups
    • Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 1 cup crumbled
    • Mint leaves (chopped)- 1 cup
    • Oil- 4 teaspoons  
    • Salt to taste- 1 teaspoon salt  
    • Chat masala- 0.5 teaspoon 
    • Red chilli powder- 0.25 teaspoon or to taste
    • Water as required around ½ cup
    • Dried mint, to sprinkle on top


    1. Measure 2 cups of atta in a bowl.
    2. Add chopped fresh mint leaves and crumbled paneer to it. 
    3. To this mixture, add red chilli powder, salt, chat masala, and 2 tablespoons of oil to the flour. Mix it well.
    4. Gradually add water to the mixture and knead.
    5. Cover it and let it rest for 30 minutes.
    6. Divide it into 3-4 equal parts.
    7. Take one portion and roll it into a thin circle. Apply ¼ teaspoon of oil on it.
    8. Sprinkle some dry wheat flour on top of the oil. This will make the paratha flaky.
    9. Start folding the paratha diagonally from one end. Now you have a round again.
    10. Roll it, applying equal pressure, into a circle. Don't roll it too thin. In the meantime heat a skillet/tawa on medium heat.
    11. Once the skillet is hot, transfer the rolled paratha to it.
    12. Cook the paratha from one side until it turns golden brown. Then, flip it.
    13.  Allow the other side to heat up till it turns golden brown. Apply some oil to the other side before flipping it over.
    14.  Flip again and press the paratha with your spatula to cook the oiled side.
    15. Sprinkle some dried mint on top and serve it hot.

    Serve it hot with curries or side dishes of your choice. Here is the last recipe that is even more nutritious as it has seasonal vegetables in the classic “paneer paratha recipe”. 

    3. Vegetable and Paneer Paratha

    This recipe makes it easy for you to include seasonal vegetables into your diet in an easy way. With the dough mix you can also get a good dose of all the seasonal vegetables.

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    For Dough  
    • Khapli atta- 5 cups
    • Salt- 1 tbsp
    • Oil- 6 tbsp
    • Water to knead

    Here are the ingredients for pressure cooking the vegetables that will make the filling.

    For Pressure Cooking 
    • Potato, peel & cube-4
    • Carrots, chopped-2 
    • Florets of gobi/cauliflower-40
    • Chopped beans-30 
    • Peas/Matar-1 cup
    • Salt- 1 tbsp

    After you prep them in the pressure cooker and they are fully cooked, let’s prepare the filling.

    For Filling 
    • Oil-4 Tsp 
    • Ginger Paste-1 Tsp
    • Chilli Powder-2 Tbsp 
    • Garam Masala-1 Tbsp
    • Cumin Powder-1 Tbsp 
    • Amchur/ Dry mango powder-1 tbsp
    • Coriander seeds, crushed-1 tsp 
    • Ajwain/carom seeds-0.5 tbsp 
    • Pinch of hing/asafoetida
    • Paneer/ cottage cheese (grated)-2 cups
    • Coriander, finely chopped-4 tbsps
    • Wheat flour/atta, for dusting

    Mix the pressure cooked veggies with the above ingredients and your filling is ready!


    1. Take a ball-sized wheat dough and dust it with some wheat flour.
    2. Roll it in a circle of diameter about 5 to 5.5 inches.
    3. Place the ball-sized preparation on your left hand and stuff it with the mixed vegetable stuffing right in the centre.
    4. Take the edge of the dough and start pleating to bring it to the centre.
    5. Join the pleats together, secure it tight, and pinch off the excess dough.
    6. Sprinkle some flour on it and roll it slightly thick.
    7. Place it on a hot tawa and roast the rolled paratha on both sides with ghee.
    8. Serve hot with sauce or achar or raita.

    You can use seasonal vegetables for this recipe and switch it up every time. In this way to get the maximum nutrition of the vegetables. All these three paneer paratha recipes are flavourful and excellent for people of all ages, regardless of their health issues. 

    FAQs: 3 Paneer Paratha Recipes You Should Try

    Are these paratha recipes suitable for individuals with gluten concerns?

    Those who have gluten allergy or diabetes may eat these paratha recipes without any health concerns. Khapli atta has trace gluten amounts and is rich in minerals and fibre, and might significantly contribute to our well-being. Consult a healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet.

    Can people with high cholesterol consume these parathas?

    The main ingredient in these recipes is Khapli wheat, which is completely safe for those with high cholesterol problems. 

    It has a low glycemic index and does not significantly impact bad cholesterol levels. It might be a solution for people with coronary heart disease and excessive cholesterol problems. Consult a healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet.

    Do these parathas really benefit individuals with diabetes?

    These parathas made from top ingredients like Khapli and A2 cow ghee may benefit individuals with diabetes because of their low glycemic index and healthy fat content.

    Can I customise paratha recipe with different seasonal vegetables?

    Absolutely! The vegetable and paneer paratha recipe are customisable with different seasonal vegetables, allowing for a diverse range of flavours and nutritional benefits. 


    Try these three delectable paneer paratha recipes- whether it is the classic “parathas,” the ones stuffed with vegetables or the minty freshness of the “pudina paratha”. 

    Not only are these foods tasty and wholesome, but they also have the combined goodness of Khapli wheat with its low gluten levels and A2 cow ghee that is rich in antioxidants and protein, enriching your meals. For more healthy and tasty recipes and natural ingredients, follow Two Brothers Organic Farms.

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