Healthy Lunchbox Recipe
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Pears and Broccoli Stuffed Parantha – Healthy Lunchbox Recipe

My daughter enjoys eating broccoli, it is loaded with vitamins and minerals. A healthy dose of broccoli provides calcium, folate, potassium to the body. Additionally, broccoli helps to boost eyesight and prevents cell damage. Pears are the natural source of vitamin C, fiber and are fat-free. It is a superfruit that builds strong muscles, bones, and teeth.
Broccoli can be enjoyed every day as it loaded with vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. It also has anti-inflammatory property and is best to detox the liver. If your child is not a fan of broccoli, try out this simple and easy broccoli stuffed parantha.

Pears and Broccoli Stuffed Parantha – Healthy Lunchbox Recipe



Ingredients For Broccoli Stuffed Parantha

  • Broccoli -1 Cup cleaned and grated
  • Whole wheat flour – To make stuffed Parantha
  • Garlic – 5 pods
  • Pepper Powder- 2 teaspoon
  • Cumin Powder -1 teaspoon
  • Butter – 2 spoon
  • Salt – To taste

Method to Prepare Broccoli Stuffed Parantha

1. Take a pan and add butter to it, add finely chopped garlic followed by shredded broccoli.
2. Allow it to cook for 5-10 minutes in medium flame.
3. Once the broccoli mix is ¾ cooked add pepper powder, cumin powder, and salt. Cook for another 5-7 minutes in low flame. If needed add 1 spoon of water so that the broccoli mix does not burn off.
4. Allow this mixture to cool. Meanwhile, prepare the dough for stuffed parantha.
5. Take a large mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour and salt, knead a soft dough using boiled milk. Once the dough is ready cover and keeps it aside for 15 minutes.
5. Take a small-sized dough and roll it into a thick roti.
6. Keep 1 teaspoon of broccoli stuffing in the center of the dough and seal the dough and round it with your fingers gently.
7. Now roll them with a rolling pin into round broccoli paranthas. Make sure you don’t apply much pressure else the mix will spill off.
8. To cook, out the broccoli stuffed parantha on hot Tawa and cook both the side until small blisters start to appear on the parantha.
9. Serve the broccoli parantha with hot butter.


1. You can prepare the stuffed parantha dough using cold water.
2. While heating the butter, add 1 teaspoon on oil this will ensure that the butter doesn’t burn off.
3. After cutting the pear, smear a little amount of salt on the cut piece of pears, it will ensure the pear does not turn black till the lunch hours.
4. You can replace broccoli with cauliflower as well.

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