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Gobhi Paratha | Stuffed Cauliflower Paratha, and a baby shower celebration for Sapana

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never
existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something
absolutely new 
~Rajneesh

What does Gobhi Paratha have to do with motherhood, you may
wonder. Today we celebrate with a virtual baby shower for our dear blogger
friend Sapana who is on her way to have a baby soon
! When we discussed this amongst our Blogging Marathon group, we were very
excited to be part of this virtual celebration. Pradnya got out 3 cute options
for a logo, which we were free to choose from, and there was so many whatsapp
and emails going back and forth to discuss the nitty gritty details. Like a
batch of school going kids, we bookmarked recipes quickly and cooked them, and
post them together today:) 

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So, here you are Sapana, with me posting Gobhi Paratha cooked from your blog. Wishing
you a very safe and healthy delivery. We eagerly await the arrival of the
little bundle of joy, and hope you and your family will share this happiness
that we present with this virtual baby shower post.

Without further ado, presenting Gobi Paratha (or stuffed
cauliflower wholewheat flat bread) served with Chole (chickpeas curry) : the
classic Punjabi combo for a true blue Punjabi mom. Check out the linky tool at the end of this post to see what a spread we girls have dished for u, Sapana 🙂 

Enjoy girl ! 

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Prep time : 15 mins | Cook time : 30 mins | Makes : 8 Parathas

Serving suggestions : Chole, Raita, Pickle

Ingredients:

  • Wholewheat flour – 2 cups
  • Grated cauliflower – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1/2 cup , finely chopped
  • Salt – to taste
  • Dry masalas : Red chilli powder, Dhaniya (coriander pwd), Jeera
    (Cumin powder), Amchur Powder – each 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Oil – to fry the parathas
  • Ajwain / carrom seeds – a small pinch
  • Green chillies – 1 – 2, chopped fine
  • Coriander leaves –  a few
  • Anardana powder (dried pomogrante powder) – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp (optional)

Method:

  1. Covering – dough: Add ajwain, salt, 2 TBSP oil to the sieved
    wholewheat flour and make a semi hard dough with warm water, Rest for 15 mins,
    covered.
  2. Filling : In a small pan, heat 1 tsp of oil Saute the onions and
    cauiflower along with the chillies for 3-4 mins. Cool, and add the salt, dry
    masala powders, coriander leaves, anardaana powder and sugar, Mix well, and let
    it cool. (Sauteeing is optional, you can omit the onion and add raw grated
    cauliflower, but I prefer to saute it a bit)
  3. Pinch out even sized balls from the dough. Roll out to 4 inch
    discs, put 2 TBSP of the filling, close it up carefully and roll out gently
    again. 
  4. Fry on a medium hot tawa on both sides till they are cooked. 
  5. Serve hot with a dollop of butter, and raita / chole , or just any
    pickle 🙂

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More paratha options : 

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9 Comments

  1. That's a delicious one you made Kalyani..I love gobi paratha!

  2. cookingwithsapana

    Thanks a lot Kalyani for your wishes . Words are inadequate o express my feelings . Thank you for everything you have done . I am truly enjoying this virtual treat of yours .

  3. Priya Suresh

    Gobi paratha looks fabulous and prefect choice from Sapana's..Love those nice words about motherhood.

  4. vaishali sabnani

    yum..yum..I love these parathas and the hit chole..wow..what a treat!!

  5. Love the paratha and the chole are just awesome.

  6. preeti garg

    Wonderful post and amazing recipe.

  7. Awesome parathas, Kalyani..Healthy choice for the virtual baby shower!

  8. MySpicyKitchen

    Nice post and yummy paratha!

  9. Varada's Kitchen

    Nice pick. A healthy and wholesome paratha.

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