Capsicum and Paneer Paratha

As my kiddo loves stuffed paratha and paneer made a stuffing with capsicum and paneer for his lunch box.He enjoyed each and every bite it seems and the lunch box was empty.Now this paratha has become one of his favorite and wants for his lunch box weekly once.This paratha is off to the final day of week 2 Blogging Marathon#34 under the theme cooking with Capsicum.Here goes the recipe...................

Basic Information

Preparation time ~ 20 minutes
Cooking Time     ~15 minutes
Makes ~ 4


For the Paratha
Wheat Flour/
gothumai maavu
11/2 cups
Waterto knead

For the stuffing

Capsicum(red,green)1/2cup(finely chopped)
Paneer/cottage cheese1 cup
Green chilly(finely chpped)2
Turmeric powder/manjal podia pinch
Cumin seeds/jeeragam1/2tsp
Garam masala powder a pinch
Salt 1/2tsp
Coriander leaves(chopped) 2tbs


Mix in wheat flour,salt and oil in a bowl,slowly add the water and knead into a stiff dough.Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile prepare the stuffing,heat a skillet with oil and crackle the cumin seeds,add the chopped green chilly and add the finely chopped capsicum and saute it for a minute. Now add the paneer and salt,turmeric powder,give it a mix.

Finally add the coriander leaves and put off the flame.Set it aside,let it cool completely.

Take a lemon sized dough and flatten into 3' disc and keep the 11/2-2 tbs of stuffing and seal it.

On a floured surface roll it into 6-7 inch paratha of desired thickness.

Cook it on a hot griddle both sides till golden color and spots appear,brush it with oil or butter or ghee according to your preference.

Serve it raitha,pickle,ketchup or curry of your choice.


  • Here I used two colors of capsicum,if you want to make it colorful add the yellow,orange color capsicum also.
  • Don't keep the stuffing  in the flame for long time after adding the paneer,it may get rubbery.

Check out my fellow bloggers participate in Blogging Marathon#34.


capsicum and paneer are such a great combo!!! the paratha looks fabulous!!

Very innovative stuffing idea for paratha. Like it ;)

Wow Nalini, your pictures are making me want to grab them right away!..what a presentation..

Very wonderful clicks and stunning Parathas !

Delicious combo and so perfect looking parathas...

yummy and interesting combo aks... lovely presentation and filling paratha...

Prefectly stuffed and very tempting parathas,makes me hungry.

Hearty and delicious paratha.. Love the combo of the stuffing.. Very nice, Nalini :)

Very delicious stuffing, and so colorful too, tempting parathas..

Such a colorful paratha! Kids would love this :)

The paratha always breaks when I roll with the filling! Yours have come out perfect!! great clicks as usual..:)

Lovely combination.. I make mine with only onion and paneer... will add capsicum nect time.. and as usual love the clicks :)

Love the combination of peppers and paneer. Yummy looking parathas.

Wow awesome ! Wonderful check this out !

Nice Blog, keep it up for more information like wine online

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