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Now a days ,I plan my lunch and dinner a day ahead. It make everything easier. Then I also get some extra time to make my favorite food too!

Bajri or pearl millet is high in iron and a cup of yogurt can give you good amount of protein and calcium ,making a healthy meal during pregnancy or otherwise. Have loads of water through the day. Try it for healthier you!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Serves 6-8 parathas

Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup bajri flour (pearl millet)

2 cups grated beetroot

4-5 green chilles

6-7 garlic pods

1/2 inch ginger

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

salt

juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp oil + oil for greasing

water

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Procedure

  • Make a paste of green chillies, garlic, ginger with pinch of salt
  • Take a pan with a tbsp oil. Add cumin and paste of green chillies,garlic and ginger to it. Mix it and allow it to saute for a minute.
Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

  • Add grated beetroot, coriander and turmeric powder and salt. Mix it and allow it to cook for 3-4 minutes.
Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix whole wheat flour and bajri flour. Put above hot beetroot mixture into flour. Add lemon juice. Mix everything with wooden spatula while it is hot.
Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

Whole wheat and bajri beetroot paratha!

  • You may need some water to make dough out of it.  Make equal parts out of it.
  • Heat the iron or non-stick griddle or tava.
  • With the help of some flour ,roll out each piece of dough like any other paratha.
  • Grease the griddle with oil and cook both sides of paratha well.
  • Serve it with a cup of yogurt.

Note:

Mix all the  ingredients with flour while hot. Bajri flour should be mix when it is warm to hot.

Try some other healthy parathas :

Spinach or palak paratha

Cabbage or gobi paratha

Radish or mooli paratha

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