For Stuffing

  • 3 medium sized potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • ¾ cup mashed/crumbled cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup finely crushed California walnuts
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 3-4 green chilies, chopped
  • A handful of chopped coriander

For Parathas

  • 100g whole wheat
  • 100g millet flour (Ragi / Jowar / Bajra)
  • Water for dough, as required
  • 2 tablespoons oil for roasting the parathas


  1. In a bowl, add mashed potatoes and cottage cheese.
  2. To the mix, add all the spices along with finely chopped onion, crushed walnuts, coriander, and green chillies.
  3. Mix well then add salt. You can add more chillies according to your taste.
  4. Prepare the dough by mixing all the ingredients for the parathas and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  5. Take a small portion of the dough (about 40gm) and roll it into a ball.
  6. Shape the ball into a little pocket and stuff the mixture into it.
  7. Roll it into a round shaped paratha.
  8. On a hot skillet, dry roast the parathas on both sides, then add oil and press down to get that golden colour.
  9. Serve hot with butter, curd, and pickle.