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Rajma Cheese Parathas

Rajma Cheese Paratha is fully loaded with protein, iron and zinc. It is a stuffed paratha, filled with rajma and cheese. Recently my neighborhood aunt had made this.

I have just little modify it. I have added some cheese in it. It was a delightful combination. It is not only tasty also so many vitamins in it.


For the dough:rajma_cheese_paratha

1 cup whole wheat flour

2 tsp oil

Salt as taste

For the rajma filling:

1/4 cup red kidney beans, soaked overnight

1/2 cup chopped onions

1 large sized clove of garlic finely grated

2 tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped

2 tsp grated ginger

1 tsp cumin seed

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

4 tbsp grated processed cheese

Oil for cooking

Extra ghee for frying paratha

Salt – to taste


For the dough:

In a wide bowl sheave wheat flour. Add salt and required water, mix well and knead it in soft dough.

Add salt and turmeric powder in rajma. In pressure cooker boil rajma with enough water. After 5 to 6 whistles swich off the flame.

Let it cool for 10 minutes. Drain water from rajma and Smash it with the back of ladle to get a coarse consistency

In pan heat oil, crackle cumin seeds. Add chopped onions, ginger and garlic and fry till the onions are light brown. Add chilli powder, garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves.

Add cooked rajma and mix well. Cook the rajma till the mixture is dry. Let it cool for few time. Add the grated cheese init and mix well.

Take big lemon size dough and shape the dough into a cup. Stuff rajma cheese stuffing at the center and gather the dough from all sides. Close the cup. Roll out into a round very carefully, dusting with wheat.

Heat a tawa, and place the paratha on it. Apply a little ghee on it. Then turn over and apply ghee again and roast it till the paratha color is golden brown. Repeat it to make more parathas. Serve these parathas with curd or pickle.

Rajma Cheese Parathas


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