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Carrot Paratha Recipe

Carrot Paratha Recipe

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Simple carrot paratha recipe idea for serving in tiffins or as healthy breakfast or evening snacks. This gajar paratha goes well with all sabzis and dal.
Course Main Dish, Snacks


  • 1 and half cup wheat flour
  • 1 and half cup grated carrots approx 2 medium-sized carrots
  • 1 tsp roasted jeera powder roasted cumin seeds powder
  • 1 tsp dhania powder roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 pinch haldi turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 and half tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp curd
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste


  • Take all ingredients except oil in one large mixing bowl and knead a roti-like dough.
  • Add very little water if needed. (Don't add water in the dough initially. Add 1-2 spoonful only if you feel the dough is dry.)
  • Add 1 tbsp oil and knead the dough once more to mix in the oil properly.
  • Make lemon-sized balls out of the dough.
  • Dust a chakla with a little wheat flour and put one ball of dough in the center. (Chakla is the circular board used for rolling chapatis/rotis.)
  • Roll out the dough into a paratha of approx. 6-7 inches in diameter.
  • Heat a tava (flat pan) and put the rolled out paratha on it.
  • Cook one side till it is almost done then flip.
  • Apply a bit of oil across the entire side of paratha which is almost cooked.
  • Flip when the other side is almost cooked, and then flip and apply oil on that side.
  • Flip again to ensure that both the sides are cooked again after applying oil.
  • Make all parathas in a similar manner, and serve hot with curd, chutney, or ketchup.


  • Cook the parathas on medium heat. If the heat's too high black spots will appear on the paratha and low heat will cause the paratha to harden.
  • You can add grated ginger and finely chopped green chili in the dough.
  • If you want to give parathas to kids in a tiffin, use a pizza cutter to cut the pieces neatly.
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