Matar Paneer Stuffed Paratha/Green peas and Paneer Stuffed Paratha

For the day 2 under the theme pick one and cook 3 days is green peas and paneer stuffed paratha.As my kiddo loves paneer and I added paneer along with green peas.I served this parathas with pickle and yogurt for our lunch along with some fresh cherries and buttermilk.The lunch was so filling and satisfied,lets move on to the recipe................

Basic Information

Preparation Time ~ 10-12 minutes
Cooking Time ~ 25 minutes
Makes ~ 4-5


For the Paratha 
Wheat Flour/
gothumai maavu
11/2 cups
Oil2 tsp
Salt3/4t sp
Waterto knead

For the stuffing

Green peas/pachai pattani(fresh/frozen)3/4 cup
Paneer/cottage cheese1 cup
Green chilly(finely chopped)1
Aamchur powder1 tsp
Cumin powder/jeerga podi1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder1/2tsp
Salt1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves(chopped)2 tbs

Other Ingredients
Wheat Flour or all
purpose flour
as needed
for dusting
Oil1 tbs(to cook)


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 cook the green peas with a pinch of salt in a pressure cooker or open pot,drain the water and grind it to a paste without any water.Keep it aside.
Take the grated paneer,ground peas paste,spice powders,salt and chopped coriander powder in a bowl.Mix it well and divide into equal parts,shape it to a round ball.

Now divide the dough into equal parts,take a portion of dough and flatten into 3' disc and keep one ball 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 on both sides.

Serve it warm with yogurt and pickle.


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Wow both peas n paneer, the combination rocks....

beautiful combination and wonderful clicks

yummy paratha and nice presentation

Nalini your sense of presentation rocks!..what a lovely idea to cut and then top with curds, looks so wonderful!....very lovely pictures..

nice clicks and great recipe!!! keep going Nalini!!

Love those stuffed paratha wedges topped with curd, very beautiful paratha.

Such a delicious looking parathas. Love the combination of peas and paneer.

Yummy parathas. Lovely clicks and I like the styling in the second picture is my favorite

LLove the way you cut them like a quesadilla - looks so appetizing

Stunning pictures, Nalini..Love the stuffing as well.

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