Friday, May 2, 2014

Tri Colour Paratha Dough

This is an interesting recipe which I learnt from a Cookery Show.The original name is "Rangoli Paratha"
involving 3 colours.Ofcourse I modified it here and there.It was demonstrated with pureed vegetables where as I used grated / chopped vegetables


Lets see the dough preparation first after which check out this link for Tri Colour Paratha

Ingredients
Green / Palak Layer
  • Wheat flour / atta - 1 cup
  • Palak - 1 cup (wash palak first and then chop into fine pieces)
  • Pickle Powder / Chilly powder - 3/4 teaspoon
  • Jeera / Cumin powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - little
Orange / Carrot Layer
  • Wheat flour / atta - 1 cup
  • Grated Carrot - 2 nos
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilly powder - 3/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - little
  • Salt - little
Maroon / Beet Layer
  • Wheat flour / atta - 1 cup
  • Grated beetroot - 1 or 2 
  • Turmeric - little
  • Ajwain seeds - little
  • Green chilly paste / Chilly Powder - 1/2 teaspoon or more
  • Salt - little
Method
Green Layer
  • Saute chopped palak with the mentioned spices and salt till the raw smell goes
  • Cool and grind it into a puree
  • Combine this puree with Atta and make into a roti dough.No need to add water

Orange / Carrot layer
  • Grate carrot and run it in mixer

  • Add this to Atta and put the spices mentioned and salt
  • Knead into a roti dough.No need to add water
Maroon / Beet Layer
  • Grate beetroot
  • Saute it in a low flame with a pinch of turmeric, green chilly paste / chilly powder, ajwain and salt.You may add 1/2 teaspoon of oil while doing this (I din't)
  • Cool and combine with atta flour to make a roti dough