‘Palak ka Paratha’, a Nutritious and Flavorful Option for Breakfast

Wed Dec 06 2023
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ISLAMABAD: Palak Paratha is a healthy, mouth-watering flatbread that is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It is made with spinach, whole wheat flour, chilies, and carom seeds and is onion-garlic free. Serve this tasty spinach flatbread with white butter, curd, or pickle for breakfast.

A simple recipe for Palak Ka Paratha:


2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup finely chopped spinach, 1 green chili, finely chopped, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, salt to taste, water for kneading, ghee or oil for cooking


  • Combine whole wheat flour, chopped spinach, green chili, garam masala, cumin powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Gradually add water and knead the mixture into a smooth dough.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into a ball.
  • Roll out each ball into a round like a chapati or roti.
  • Heat a tawa over medium heat. Place the rolled paratha on it.
  • Cook one side until you see tiny bubbles, flip the paratha, and cook the other. Apply a little ghee or oil on both sides while cooking.
  • Cook until both sides are golden brown.


Serve the Palak Ka Paratha hot with yogurt, pickles, or any side dish you choose. Enjoy your nutritious and flavorful spinach flatbread.



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