Beetroot Paratha (Beetroot Flat bread)

Beetroot paratha is a easy,tasty and nutritional great lunch box option for kids. Beetroot puree, onion, coriander leaves and green chillies are required to prepare this healthy flat bread.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Makes: 8 to 10 paratha


  1. Beetroot: 2 medium sized
  2. Whole wheat flour: 2 cups
  3. Onion: 1 to 2 medium sized finely chopped
  4. Green chillies: 2 to 3 finely chopped
  5. Coriander leaves: few leaves finely chopped
  6. Salt: 1 teaspoon
  7. Cumin seeds: 1 tablespoon
  8. Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  9. Oil/ Butter: 3 tablespoon for frying paratha


  1. Boil Beetroot in pressure cooker for 10 minutes till soft. Peel skin and cut into 4 pieces. Prepare puree and keep ready.img_6268
  2. Take a bowl. Put wheat flour, beetroot puree, salt, cumin seeds, chopped onion, chopped coriander leaves,green chillies and lemon juice and mix well. If required add very little water and prepare a soft dough. Keep aside for 5 minutes.img_6271
  3. Divide the  prepared dough into 8 to 10 equal size balls.
  4. Roll dough into a 6 to 8 inches diameter paratha.
  5. Heat a nonstick pan and fry paratha to golden brown adding some butter or oil.
  6. Flip paratha and fry on the other side also to golden brown adding some butter.
  7. Prepare all parathas similarly.Serve paratha along with some curry or pickle and curd.img_6329



  1. Similarly you can prepare carrot puree and prepare dough to prepare carrot paratha.img_6274
  2. Serve carrot paratha along with any curry or yogurt and pickle.img_6347
  3. You can also prepare mixed carrot & beetroot paratha(take small portion of  prepared beetroot dough and carrot dough and roll into paratha).




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