Recipe: Healthy Low fat green parathas

Alpa Momaya

June 22, 2022

Palak Paratha (1)

Healthy Low fat green parathas

There's nothing quite like a paratha in Indian households. Add to that the goodness of greens in the form of fresh peas, is a winter delight! They are packed with protein, vitamins and minerals, and carbohydrates. And to top it all, they are low on calories, which makes it a win-win for weight loss. Try this delicious matar paratha recipe soon for you and your family to enjoy both taste and health on your plate!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 1 Paratha
Calories 163 kcal


  • 1/2 cup boiled green peas
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp low fat curd
  • 1 tbsp green chillies
  • 1/8 tsp ajwain powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour


  • In a mixer, combine 1/2 cup boiled green peas and 2 tablespoons water and blend well.
  • Transfer the ground peas to a mixing bowl and stir in 1 tablespoon low fat curd, 1 tablespoon green chilies, 1/8 teaspoon ajwain powder, the required amount of salt, and 1/2 cup whole wheat flour.
  • Gently knead for 5 minutes or until you have a smooth, elastic dough. (Should not become sticky; add very little flour if it sticks to your hands.)
  • Lightly flour your rolling surface.
  • Roll out the dough as thinly and evenly as possible with a rolling pin. (There should be no tiny holes!)
  • Heat your flat-surfaced tawa/pan/stone until you can feel the heat when you place your palm on it.
  • Place 1 chapathi on the pan to roast, making sure it is flat with no folds.
  • Serve with homemade curd and pickle
Keyword green peas, wheat flour

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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