5 Paratha Recipes You Must Try This Winter
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Foodies love the winter months of the year, mostly because the season is bountiful. The markets are packed with fresh, seasonal produce, especially the greens, vegetables and fruit. It’s that time of the year when we indulge in carrots, radishes, leafy greens, and more. Besides being absolutely wholesome and healthy, these veggies are super versatile, and are used to prepare a plethora of delectable dishes. Be it your classic Sarson Ka Saag, Gajar Ka Halwa and Palak Paneer or Methi Theplas, Beetroot Cutlets and more, there are endless varieties of delicacies one can enjoy during the winter season. In addition to this, one can also enjoy a host of parathas with the veggies too.  

For a quick breakfast, brunch, or lunch, these parathas make an ideal choice, as they’re tasty as well as highly nutritious. Here’re 5 classic paratha recipes you must try this season: 

1. Methi Paratha 

Methi Ka Paratha is a winter staple across Indian households. It's quick, delicious, and packed with the health benefits of methi (fenugreek) leaves. Methi is known for helping to manage blood sugar levels. Pair it with curd and chutney and you're set for a wholesome lunch. You can use both methi leaves and seeds along with a choice of spices and herbs for the stuffing. 

2. Beetroot Paratha 

The deep red beetroot is packed with nutrients that benefit our health in a variety of ways. Enriched with a unique group of antioxidants, known as betacyanins, which give beets their strong colour, are also a source of their medicinal benefits. With all this and more besides a great flavour, Beetroot Parathas, packed with spices and herbs, are a great fit for your diet.  

3. Palak Paratha 

Palak is one of the most versatile green veggies. From soups and curries to parathas, palak fits into everything perfectly. Picture ghee-slathered, hot and crispy parathas, loaded with spinach goodness – aren’t you slurping already? Remember to serve these palak paratha with butter, pickle, or curd.

4. Mooli Ka Paratha

With a pungent flavour, mooli (radish) isn’t a hot favourite of many as is, but makes for a unique and tasty paratha, which is different from the others. Mooli Ka Paratha is low in calorie content, which makes it a favourite this season.

5. Sarson Ka Paratha 

Move over the usual Sarson Ka Saag and experiment with the popular winter green. This paratha stuffed with sarson (mustard) leaves is a great way to reap the benefits of mustard in a fresh way. Mustard greens, atta, carom seeds, salt, jaggery and red chilli come together in this paratha. Sarson Ka Paratha can be a delicious addition to your breakfast menu on a cold and foggy morning.