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Avocado Paratha Recipe

Healthy & nutritious avocado paratha…

Avocado paratha is a delicious and nutritious Indian flatbread made with the addition of ripe avocado to the dough.

Paratha is a popular unleavened flatbread in Indian cuisine, and it is typically made with whole wheat flour. The incorporation of avocados not only adds a unique flavor and creamy texture but also provides health benefits due to the presence of essential nutrients in avocados.

Avocado Paratha Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 8
  • Ripe avocados- 2
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Ajwain or cumin seeds- 1 tsp (optional)
  • Green onions, minced- 2 tbsp
  • Cilantro, minced- 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder- ½ tsp
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  • Whole wheat flour or atta- 1½ cups
  • Water- ¼ cup
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  1. Use ripe avocados, I've taken 2 avocados.
  2. Peel off the skin & scoop the avocado.
  3. To a large bowl, add the avocados.
  4. Using a fork mash it well without any lumps.
  5. Add lemon juice (to prevent oxidation), combine well.
  6. I've added ajwain or carom seeds, you can also add cumin seeds. Or skip adding the seeds.
  7. Add green onions, cilantro, cumin powder & salt, combine well.
  8. Add the flour & combine well.
  9. Gradually add water, I've added close to ¼ cup water, knead the flour.
  10. Don't add too much water & knead the dough very soft.
  11. Knead to a smooth & slightly soft dough.
  12. Pour 1 tsp oil over the dough & spread over the dough.
  13. Divide the dough into 8 medium-sized balls.
  14. On a wooden board or on a clean countertop, dust some wheat flour.
  15. Place the dough over the flour, dust some more flour over the dough.
  16. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to a thin round shape.
  17. To avoid sticking, dust flour as needed while rolling the dough.
  18. Place the rolled dough on a plate.
  19. Roll all the dough balls.
  20. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, let turn hot.
  21. Place the rolled dough on the pan.
  22. Let the bottom side warm up, don't let it cook. Flip over in a few seconds.
  23. Using a spatula gently press the edges, let golden brown spots form on the bottom side.
  24. Flip it over & cook for a few minutes, press the edges with a spatula; let golden brown spots on the other side.
  25. Spread some ghee over the paratha.
  26. Transfer to a plate.
  27. Healthy & nutritious avocado paratha is ready, enjoy with your favorite curry.



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