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Spinach Paratha

Have you tried making parathas of spinach? Its tasty, healthy and makes a good snack for the lunchbox.

The ingredients that you need are

2 clusters of spinach

1 inch of ginger

3 green chillies

4 cups of wheat flour

1 tsp of oil

a pinch of turmeric

salt according to taste

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healthy and tasty

Method:

Blanch the spinach leaves. When cool, blend it with green chillies and ginger with a little water.

Put the paste in a bowl. Add salt,oil and turmeric powder to it.  Mix as much wheat flour the paste can hold . Make it into a thick consistency. Keep the dough aside for ten minutes.

Roll into chapatis and roast on both sides with oil.

Serve with coconut chutney or curds.

You can find the coconut chutney here:

www.evergreendishes.com/2014/02/24/coconut-chutney