Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread

Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread
‘Melt in the mouth’, I have heard this term many times when people describe food and this is the first time I am experiencing this in a paratha. My dear friend Arthi gave me this recipe and asked me to try it and she said that, Sandhya, once you make this, you are not going to stop. This is so true! I cannot have enough of this Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread.Avocado which is a fruit is native to Central Mexico.  It had a very high fiber content and high fat. These qualities make this a perfect breakfast component. Also it has been proved to reduce cholesterol. Because of it high fat, this is a very good fruit to be used in kids meal. Avocado Paratha would make a perfect portal to use in kids meal.

Choose very ripe Avocado to make this. You would know a ripe avocado when it yields to gentle pressure. These Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread makes a great lunch box recipe as the paratha remains very soft after few hours. It is loaded with flavors and this is a great way to introduce avocado to kids if they are fussy eaters. They would not even know that there is a vegetable in it.

I paired my Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread with some Paneer butter masala and also made some Matar Pulao on the side. This was our weekend lunch.

Preparation time – 10 min plus about 30 mins to rest the dough
Cooking time – about 30 mins
Difficulty level – easy


Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread

Ingredients to make Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread – (makes about 10 medium parathas)

  • Avocado – 1 (very ripe)
  • Whole wheat flour/Atta – 2 cups
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp (optional)
  • Minced garlic – 1 clove
  • Lime juice – 1 tsp
  • Chopped cilantro – few
  • Oil – to make parathas

Avocado Paratha

Procedure to make Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread –

  • In a large bowl, take the flesh out of the Avocado. To take the flesh out, cut the Avocado all the way through in the center and then rotate it a couple of times to open it. With a knife go down on the pit and remove it using couple of gentle twirls around. After that run a spoon on the sides of the Avocado and you will notice that the flesh scoops out easily leaving behind empty Avocado skin.
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  • To the scooped flesh, add the lime juice, salt, chili powder, cumin powder, and garam masala. Also add the chopped cilantro and mash everything up well with your hands.  Lime juice is added to prevent oxidizing of the Avocados, so do not omit it.
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  • To this mixture slowly add the wheat flour and make it into smooth dough. Do not add any water. The moisture in the avocado will be enough to form the dough. If in case at the end you feel that the dough is little too dry, add couple of tbsps of water to bring it together. Cover the bowl and leave it aside for about 30 mins.
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  • Divide the dough into 10 equal balls and roll them out into parathas.
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  • Cook them on a heated griddle, using little oil on both the sides.
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Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread
Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread
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Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 10 parathas

Ingredients

  • Avocado – 1 very ripe
  • Whole wheat flour/Atta – 2 cups
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp optional
  • Minced garlic – 1 clove
  • Lime juice – 1 tsp
  • Chopped cilantro – few
  • Oil – to make parathas

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, take the flesh out of the Avocado. To take the flesh out, cut the Avocado all the way through in the center and then rotate it a couple of times to open it. With a knife go down on the pit and remove it using couple of gentle twirls around. After that run a spoon on the sides of the Avocado and you will notice that the flesh scoops out easily leaving behind empty Avocado skin.
  2. To the scooped flesh, add the lime juice, salt, chili powder, cumin powder, and garam masala. Also add the chopped cilantro and mash everything up well with your hands.  Lime juice is added to prevent oxidizing of the Avocados, so do not omit it.
  3. To this mixture slowly add the wheat flour and make it into smooth dough. Do not add any water. The moisture in the avocado will be enough to form the dough. If in case at the end you feel that the dough is little too dry, add couple of tbsps of water to bring it together. Cover the bowl and leave it aside for about 30 mins.
  4. Divide the dough into 10 equal balls and roll them out into parathas.
  5. Cook them on a heated griddle, using little oil on both the sides.

31 thoughts on “Avocado Paratha | Avocado Flatbread

  1. We get plenty of avocados here but have never thought of using it to make parathas. Must try out this soft looking parathas soon. Am glad your friend shared the recipe with you Sandhya.

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