Oats & carrot paratha (Oats & Carrot Flat Bread)

Paratha is an Indian breakfast preparation.  Paratha dough is prepared with whole wheat flour and choice of vegetables and rolled into a flat bread. It is then fried on a pan with some butter or oil. Stuffed paratha is also prepared with stuffing made with choice of vegetables. Preparing tasty and healthy oats & carrot paratha is very easy. Colorful and Ideal for  packing for children lunch box. Packed with perfect balance of fiber, carbohydrates and antioxidants. Carrot & oats paratha can be served along with yogurt,curry or simply with any pickle or dip. You can also try my mixed vegetable stuffed paratha , Mooli paratha and Methi paratha.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Makes: 10 to 12 paratha

Ingredients:

  1. Carrot: 2 to 3 medium sized (peeled and grated)
  2. Oats: 1 cup
  3. Whole wheat flour: 1 cup
  4. Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon
  5. Sesame seeds: 1 tablespoon
  6. Salt: ½ teaspoon (according to taste)
  7. Chilli flakes: ½ teaspoon (optional)
  8. Turmeric: ¼ teaspoon
  9. Onion: 1 medium sized finely chopped
  10. Green chilli: 2 to 3 finely chopped
  11. Coriander leaves: 1/2  small bunch finely choppedIMG_6351

Procedure:

  1. Peel and grate carrot and keep ready.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water in a deep pan. Add cumin seeds, sesame seeds, turmeric and salt.IMG_6358
  3. Add grated carrot and cook for about 4 to 5  minutes(no need to over cook).Switch off the flame.IMG_6362
  4. Add oats and mix in hot carrot mix and mix properly.Keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes for oats to absorb hot water.IMG_6366
  5. Add whole wheat flour, finely chopped onion, finely chopped coriander leaves and green chillies. Prepare soft dough. No need to add any water(If required add 1 or 2 tablespoons of water).IMG_6367
  6. Prepare lemon sized 10 to 12 balls.IMG_6371
  7. Dust a little dry flour and roll  into about 5 to 6 inch diameter disk/ paratha.IMG_6374
  8. Fry paratha on a pan sprinkling 1 teaspoon oil or butter till golden brown.IMG_6375
  9. Flip paratha and fry on other side also with some butter or oil.IMG_6376
  10. Serve healthy carrot & oats paratha with any curry or with chutney / pickle.IMG_6379

Note:

  1. Dough  can be  prepared  and stored  in refrigerator for 2 to 3 days in a air tight container. Takeout  required amount of dough  5 minutes before preparing paratha.
  2. Similarly you can also add grated beetroot or pumpkin.
  3. Finely chopped ginger and garlic can also be added for additional flavor and taste.

7 Comments Add yours

  1. elliebleu says:

    What a wonderful way to sneak veggies into breakfast. I can’t wait to give it a try.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. radhikanettem says:

      Thank you!

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    1. radhikanettem says:

      Hi, thank you for picking my recipe.

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    2. radhikanettem says:

      Great article and very informative.Thank you for featuring my recipe.

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