Do you have a demanding toddler who always seems to be in need of snacks? Well, we’ve got just the solution for you! Introducing Sooji Parathas – perfect snacks for toddlers that are both nutritious and delicious. Made from sooji (a type of flour) and chapati (a type of bread), these paranthas are easy to make and are perfect for children who love to snack on something crunchy and nutritious. Not only that, but they’re also a great way to get your child acquainted with some essential Indian breakfast items! Give them a try today and see just how delicious they really are!
Today I am here with a quick and easily prepared snack recipe for kids and this is a great food idea to satisfy the hunger pangs of kids in evenings. It is light and easily digestible for children.
Have a look at the ingredients of this Sooji Paratha or sooji flat bread or sooji pancakes as you may also call it.
Sooji Paratha For Kids
- 1 cup fine semolina/sooji
- 50g Paneer/ Indian Cheese (filling for paratha)
- Salt (as per taste)
- Pepper (as per taste)
- 2tbsp Olive oil/ vegetable oil
- 1/4 tsp Ajwain seeds/ carom seeds
- Lukewarm water to make the dough
Method of Preparation-
- In a medium sized bowl mix sooji, ajwain, salt olive oil & pepper.
- Now add lukewarm water as per needed and knead a usual dough. It should be a little softer than usual dough.
- Keep this dough aside for 5-10 minutes while you can prepare the filling.
- Crumble the paneer and ad slat and pepper to it. If you are making the sooji paratha for yourself then you can make it spicier by adding chopped green chillies and red chilli powder in it.
- Mix the paneer mixture very well.
- Take a small lump of dough and spread it on your palm like a flat roti or bread.
- Add some paneer stuffing in the flattened dough.
- Cover it wth another similar flattened sooji dough to cover the stuffing completely.
- Now heat a non-stick pan and cook the paratha. Cook each sides with little oil for thorough and even cooking on both sides.
- The sooji paratha/ pancake is ready to serve with your kid’s favorite chutney.
As we end this article, we would like to share another tip with you. Follow the same recipe and add some healthy ingredients while preparing a sooji paratha for kids. You will be surprised to see how they can enjoy it too.
Not sure what are the variations of parathas? Don’t worry! Just make them without any twists as per your child’s taste buds. And don’t forget to include fruits in their parathas too!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where does suji come from?
Suji is a product prepared from dried durum wheat that is also known by the names semolina or rava. The quality of the wheat affects the colour of the rava. When prepared from Durum wheat, semolina typically has a yellow colour. The colour is white when prepared from softer wheat varieties.
What suji is made up of?
Semolina, commonly known as suji, has long been a mainstay in Indian cuisine. Semolina, which is mostly used in South Indian cuisine, is made from whole wheat that has been ground coarsely. This coarsely ground grain is used in many different sweet and savoury dishes.
What are the benefits of suji?
Suji is a type of black tea that has been oxidized, which gives it its dark color and distinctive flavor.oxidization occurs when enzymes called polyphenols react with the iron in the tea leaves. The resulting compounds are potent antioxidants that have numerous health benefits.
Some of the key benefits of suji include reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, improved cognitive function, better vision, and protection against cancer cells. Additionally, suji possesses anti-inflammatory properties and can help to improve overall gut health by promoting healthy bacteria colonies.
When drinking regular black tea, be sure to drink fresh batches rather than store-bought teas as these will likely contain less antioxidant content due to storage conditions or additives.