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My younger son is quite fussy when it comes to eating. The one vegetable that is his favourite is carrot, but he likes eating them only raw! Then again he loves parathas too! That’s when I though Carrot Parathas would be an ideal meal for him both filling and nutritious!

This is what you’ll need

Wheat flour: 3 cups

Carrots: 1 (peeled and grated)

Onion: 1 (chopped)

Chilli powder: 1tsp

Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp

Coriander powder: 1tsp

Cumin seeds: 1tsp

Coriander leaves: 2tbsp (chopped)

Salt to taste

Water to knead

Oil to roast the parathas.

Let’s get cooking

1. Take the grated carrot in a bowl.

2. Add the onions, coriander leaves, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds and salt.

3. Pour in the flour.

4. Mix well, add enough water to make a dough.

5. Add more flour if the dough is too sticky.

6. Make small balls of the dough and roll into flat rounds using circular motions.

7. Fry well on a heated tawa on both sides until done.

8. Serve hot with pickle and yoghurt.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 45  minutes

Serves: 4

Makes approx 6 to 8 parathas.




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