Can you find anyone who does not like eating Cheese? It is the most favourite ingredient of everyone whether kids to adults. And if it comes to children they are mad about cheese. If they don’t eat rice, simply add cheese and they will have it. Combine cheese in all dishes which they do not eat and see the magic! They will surely munch on those dishes. It is hard to make the dishes which are also liked by your children because they generally prefer junk items than the nutritious food. This simple and easy to make cheese paratha recipe will make your children fall in love with the paratha.
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As it is advised that our breakfast should be heavy, this cheese paratha fulfills the need of stomach. This wholesome protein packed cheese paratha are nutritious and healthy for any day meal or weekend brunch. These parathas can be instantly made and served in breakfast. If you have a leftover dough you can very quickly make these parathas. Parathas are of various types, these cheese parathas have the twist of cheese in them compared to the traditional plain paratha. This savoury cheese paratha needs the correct proportion of all the ingredients for it become soft. These delectable parathas have incredible tempting taste, texture and the presentation.
Here I have added spices in the grated cheese and stuffed this mixture in the dough. You can adjust the proportion of spices and make it as you prefer to eat. If you want spicy, add more spice powders and if you want mild, then sprinkle less proportion of spice powders. It is similar to eating the bread from the dough of whole wheat flour with the stuffing of cheese alone or a mix of cheese and vegetable. Most of the ingredients are common and are easily available at home. It needs three basic steps to prepare, first is to roll them, and second is to stuff them with cheese filling and lastly shallow fry the paratha. The taste of paratha blends beautifully with the flavours of cheese.
Making this cheese paratha does not require much more of skills, thus it’s an easy recipe and even the beginners can attempt it. This extremely tasty and delicious paratha can be a bit consuming if you do not get the correct consistency of the dough. Be careful with the required thickness of the dough, add the water in correct proportion to combine properly with flour. Though tricky, these yummy paratha’s with the cheese stuffing are definitely worth the try! So just follow the steps, make these yummy cheese paratha’s in your kitchen and enjoy the delicious cheesy bites.
- Total time of cooking for the Cheese Paratha Recipe is 25 minutes.
- The measured proportion of ingredients makes 4 paratha’s which serves 4 people. If you want to make for more people, then increase the proportion of each ingredient.
- You can use the cheese stuffing inside any type of paratha dough.
- If you are making it for kids then avoid adding the green chillies or sprinkle of red chilli powder. Also, cut the paratha in a triangle shape and apply melted cheese over paratha, this will attract them.
- Instead of oil, ghee or butter can be used to grease the paratha.
- For the Jain Version of Cheese Paratha, skip adding onion and ginger-garlic paste.
- The vegetable which you can add can be carrot, cauliflower, capsicum, or spring onions.
- Onion Rings
- Grated Cheese
- Tomato Cubes
- Whipped Cream
- You can sprinkle some Chaat masala over the cheese paratha.
- Apply the melted butter and eat alone.
You can even make the Pizza Cheese Paratha with the same method and the similar ingredients. For the dough, in addition to oil, water and salt, you would need the Maida instead of wheat flour. You will also require adding ½ tsp. yeast so that dough raises its volume and becomes fluffy. For the pizza stuffing, you can use all the vegetables along with tomato paste (or tomato ketchup), chilli flakes, peppers like bell pepper and jalapenos and mozzarella cheese.
The method of preparation remains exact as you made the cheese paratha. Firstly prepare the dough and let it rest for about an hour. Chop the veggies and mix all the dry ingredients to prepare the pizza filling. Then, knead the dough, make small balls, roll them to paratha shape, place the stuffing of pizza and then keep on a skillet for roasting.
The parathas are always served hot right from the tava. These parathas are not an ideal option for tiffin because the cheese becomes dense and the paratha becomes hard to chew once they become cold. Thus it’s better to serve these paratha’s immediately as they are cooked. But, they are the perfect snack or meal choice to offer when your kids return from school.
If you make this paratha for a party, then pair them with any spicy vegetable curry. You may serve the tasty soup in appetiser and healthy salad as an accompaniment along with yummy and cheesy paratha of cheese stuffing to give your guest the experience of a complete meal. You can personalise the topping of the paratha and also place a small bowl of salsa sauce on one side of a plate.