Palak / Spinach Paratha

Serves: Makes around 12-14 parathas


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour + 1 cup flour for dusting
  • 1½ cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 4 tablespoon yogurt
  • oil for brushing
  • Salt to taste



  1. Add chopped spinach, red chili powder, turmeric powder,yogurt, sesame seeds, ginger-garlic paste,and salt in a bowl. Mix everything with your hands. Spinach should get coated with all the spices.
  2. Add whole wheat flour to the spinach mixture. Make dough by adding little water at a time. The dough should not be too soft or too stiff. Rest this dough for 30 minutes.
  3. After 30 minutes, knead the dough again and divide into equal balls. Flatten the ball with your palms and dip into the flour. Roll the parathas into a circle.
  4. Heat griddle/tava. Place a rolled paratha on it. Brush little oil and cook from both the sides by flipping to other side.
  5. Serve hot with pickle or yogurt.