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Recipe: Pizza Paratha

Are you craving for a pizza? But want to eat something quick, healthy and homemade? You can do both! Turn the classic paratha into a pizza with this Pizza Parantha recipe. This will surely leave your mouth watering and wanting more. Your kids will love it too, so do include this easy and tasty dish in their tiffin boxes.


Ingredients:

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1/2 bell pepper (red or yellow), chopped

  • 100g paneer (cottage cheese), diced or crumbled

  • 1 tbsp pizza/pasta sauce

  • 1 tsp salt (or as per taste)

  • 1/2 tsp lack pepper powder

  • 1/4 tsp oregano

  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes

  • 1/2 cup grated cheese or 1 cheese slice

  • Few chapatis

  • 1 tsp butter or ghee


Method:

  1. Add onion, bell peppers and paneer to a bowl. You can also use other vegetables of your choice, such as spinach, mushroom or tomato.

  2. Also add pizza/pasta sauce, salt, black pepper powder, oregano and red chili flakes. Mix well.

  3. Take a chapati and generously distribute the filling on it.

  4. Top it with some grated cheese or cheese slice.

  5. Place a second chapati on top.

  6. Cook it with butter or ghee on a hot tawa on both sides until it turns crispy and the cheese melts.

  7. Once done, cut it into 2-4 slices.

Your Pizza Paratha is ready! Enjoy this fusion of cultures.


Know Your Ingredients


Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Paneer is an excellent source of protein and contains relatively few calories. 100 gm of paneer has almost 18 gm of protein. Paneer is also rich in calcium, which is good for strong teeth and bones. It is also packed with other nutrients, such as B vitamins, phosphorus, and selenium.


Black Pepper

Black pepper is one of the most common spices used in the world. Black pepper is not only a flavoring agent, but also has numerous health benefits. It is known to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also considered to be good for regulating blood sugar levels, lowering cholesterol levels, and aiding digestion.

This recipe has been contributed by food blogger Vidisha Jindal.

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