Enjoy this power & protein packed paratha with a gorgeous green color. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha 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.
Prep Time: 5 min
Rest Time: 15-20 min
Makes: 15 parathas (approx)
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 – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Chapati Flour (Whole Wheat Flour) – 2 cups (approx)
Additional Oil – for cooking
Additional Flour – for dusting
1. Peel the Avocados and mash the flesh to a smooth paste with the help of a potato masher.
2. Mix in Lime/Lemon Juice, Salt, Garlic, Green Chilies, Cilantro, Roasted Cumin Powder & Oil. Combine.
3. Add Flour in little at a time and incorporating to form a dough.
4. You may need a little less or more that the 2 cups of flour – add as needed.
5. Once the dough comes together, knead for an additional 1 minute.
6. Drizzle a few drops of Oil over the dough ball to coat. Cover and allow the dough to rest for 15-20 minutes.
7. Once you are ready to make the parathas, give the dough one more quick knead.
8. Heat up a tawa/skillet on medium heat and start dividing the dough and forming balls.
9. Take a dough ball and flatten between the palms of your hand.
10. Dip in additional dry flour and start rolling with a rolling pin using Flour to dust.
11. Once the Paratha is rolled out and the tawa is hot, place it on the tawa.
12. Move the Paratha and make sure it does not stick.
13. Allow it to cook- change of color and little bubbles will appear.
14. Flip and drizzle a little Oil and smear it.
15. Flip it again and press gently with a spatula with rotating.
16. Flip once again and smear oil and spread it on the other side as well.
17. Flip once again and allow it to cook for just 30 seconds or a minute.
18. Take off the Tawa and place in a hot case till ready to serve.
19. 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.