Special Paratha: Colocasia leaves stuffed chapati/paratha

  • Preparation Time : 20
  • Author: Parvathy Rakesh Serves: 4


  • Whole wheat flour 2 Cups
  • Jeera 1 Tablespoons
  • Butter 2 Tablespoons
  • Yogurt 2 Tablespoons
  • Shallots finely chopped 3 Tablespoons
  • Tender Colocasia leaves finely chopped 1/2 Cups
  • Green gram boiled 1/4 Cups
  • Green chili finely chopped 1 Tablespoons


Add whole wheat flour in a mixing bowl, add jeera, yogurt to combine, sprinkle little  water at a time and knead the dough to soft and smooth out. Keep it covered with cloth for 20 min.

In a pan add 1 tbsp butter ,sauté chopped shallots for 3 min

Add colocascia leaves, salt, turmeric and finely chopped green chillies. Add boiled green gram.

Adjust salt.

This is the filling

Now make balls, flatten between your palm, dusts with flour, roll the ball into small disc with rolling pin.

Stuff the following inside and seal the edges.

Dust with flour and roll into parathas

Heat 1 tbsp of butter in tawa or skillet on medium flame

Place rolled paratha on hot skillet

After few seconds flip it  and gently press with spatula, cook until it is browned on both sides.

Enjoy with raitha or dal.


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