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Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha is a healthy stuffed paratha made with fresh methi leaves with aloo and paneer. With spices added, this makes a delicious lunch box dish.
Course Lunch Box
Cuisine North Indian
Keyword Easy Kids Lunch Box Recipe
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Lunch Box
By Diet Kid Friendly, Protein Rich
Dish Type Indian Flatbread, Kids Lunch Box, Paneer Dishes
Author Srivalli


For the Outer Layer

  • 2 cups Wheat Flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil

For the Stuffing

  • 1 cup Fenugreek Leaves / Fresh Methi Leaves
  • 1 cup Potato
  • 1 cup Paneer grated
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 3 to 4 nos Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to Taste
  • A Pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chat Masala


For the Outer Layer

  • Take the flour in a bowl with salt and add the water as required to knead to a soft dough. Divide into equal balls and let it rest for 10 mins.

For the stuffing:

  • Wash and clean the methi leaves. Let it drain, if required, chop it finely.
  • Slash the potatoes and microwave for 5 to 6 mins till cooked. Peel the skin and mash well.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with Oil, add Cumin Seeds, Green Chillies Ginger paste. Saute well.
  • Next, add the methi leaves, simmer till the leaves are well cooked, for about 5 mins.
  • Add salt and Turmeric Powder. Add the mashed potato, and combine well.
  • Now add the grated paneer and mix well.
  • Add the chat masala and cook for another 5 mins.

For assembling

  • Dust the balls, flatten, place a spoon of the stuffing in the center. Next cover outer layer on all sides.
  • Roll into 6 inches discs and cook on a hot tawa or griddle on both sides with oil smeared.
  • Serve with curds and pickle.
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