BeetRoot Paratha/Thepla

How many of you all eat Beet happily and cheerfully. It’s healthy still we do not like to eat it and tell your kid to eat it becomes more difficult. But to my surprise, my kid loved this one. Infact he tells me I want Red Paratha………yes son why not……..mumma is happy for that………….

Did you try our other Beet Root Recipes like Beet Root Puri and Beet Root Idli/Uttapam

so here goes the recipe………..

 

BeetRoot Paratha

 

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Medium sized Beet Roots
  • 2 Cup wheat flour
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Hing
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water to knead the dough
  • Oil for shallow frying the Paratha’s.
Nowadays I even add a little of fresh grated garlic and fresh grated ginger. It add to the taste. But it’s completely optional


Preparation

 
    1. Peel the beet root, and place them in the Pressure cooker on high flame and wait for 1 whistle.
    2. Once done , Grate or make fine pulp of the beetroot.
    3. Knead the dough using 2 Cup Wheat flour, Oil, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Jeera, Hing and salt. Allow the dough to rest for 15-20 mins minimum, more the better.

       

       

 

4.  Make small balls and roll out the Paratha’s like wheat chapati’s
5. Shallow fry the Paratha’s using oil till they appear golden brown.
BeetRoot Paratha
6. Enjoy it with Pickle or Yogurt.
7. This paratha’s freeze well and comes in handy in one of those days when you do not want to cook or unable to cook. Check out on how to store paratha’s in freezer by clicking here.  

Tip

A little Chilli is required as if you don’t add it taste a little sweet as beet is a little on the sweetish side.

 

Check out different types of Paratha’s and Puri’s by clicking here


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