Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. This homemade pizza paratha is hygienic and healthy as compared to market one. This is a very quick and easy pizza paratha recipe and can be made anytime if all the ingredients are available. Pizza paratha is also known as vegetable stuffed cheese paratha or cheese paratha.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.

It is a great delicious snack for kids to fulfill their love for pizza anytime. No chutney or sauce is required to enjoy this lip-smacking pizza paratha. Kids enjoy this delicious paratha and mom feels happy to see them eating veggies and grain happily. So this is a win-win situation.

What is a pizza paratha?

Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha, there are many ways to stuff the filling and closing of the paratha.
1. Roll one roti spread the filling on half of the side, and then fold it with another half. Makes a semicircular shape.
2. Rolling one roti, spread the mixture in the middle and fold like lifafa paratha. This way you will get a square paratha.
3. Roll two roti spread the mixture on a roti except on edges and then cover it with another roti. Sealing all the sides with the fork.

Which flour to use to make this paratha?

Since it is an Indian flatbread, challenge yourself and use any kind of flour. Add whole wheat flour if using any gluten-free flour. In this recipe, nachni aata which is a finger millet flour is used along with the whole wheat flour.

Ragi or finger millet flour is very healthy and loaded with vital nutrients. It is one of the best sources of calcium,fiber-rich and being low in glycemic index good for diabetes. It is also a good source of iron and help in weight loss management. Read here for more.

You may also like Stuffed Parathas

Gobhi Paratha
Aloo Paratha
Peas Paratha
Mooli Paratha
Pudina Paratha

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Process To make pizza paratha?

To make this nachni pizza paratha, knead the dough as paratha. No need for any fermentation or resting time. Cut any combination of vegetables like bell peppers, sweet corn, mushroom, zucchini, cottage cheese, add seasoning, pizza sauce and lots of cheese. That’s all you need to make this easy pizza paratha. So let see how to make this delicious Nachni Pizza Paratha.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.

Nachni Pizza Paratha | Pizza Paratha Recipe

Ingredient                                                         4 Serving

For Dough
1/2 Cup Ragi Flour
1/2 Cup whole wheat flour
1 Tsp salt
1/2 Cup + 2-3 Tbsp water to knead

For Filling
Red bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
Green bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
Yellow bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
Orange bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
1/4 Cup sweet corn
3 Tblsp olives finely chopped
2 Tsp Italian seasoning
1 Tsp chili flakes
3 Tblsp pizza sauce
1 Cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 Tsp salt

Oil for cooking
Dry flour to dust

Method

  1. In a mixing bowl combine ragi flour, whole wheat flour salt, and oil. make a soft dough using water. Make sure you are careful while adding water. By any chance, if you added extra water just take extra whole wheat flour and then knead to make the dough.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
  2. Take another bowl to make the filling. Add bell peppers, sweet corn, olives, cheese, red chili flakes, Italian seasoning, pizza sauce, and salt. Give a nice mix. As soon as you make filling use it asap. Due to salt bell peppers starts releasing water. Even after a few minutes, it will be difficult to fill.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
  3. Now Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Make smooth balls from each portion.
  4. Roll it into a 5-6″ circle. Don’t roll very thin. Make two rotis(flatbreads) of the same size and keep them ready.
  5. Spread 5-6 tblsp filling on one of the rolled roti (flatbread).Except on the edges spread all over nicely.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
  6. Now place another rolled roti over this and seal gently on the edges with the help of a fork. Press slightly don’t press too hard otherwise the dough will break and filling will come out. Press gently so that filling sets in between the two layers.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
  7. Heat a griddle on medium flame. And once it is hot enough place this rolled paratha on the griddle.
  8. Cook on low heat for 1-2 minutes and then flip it on another side.
  9. Again take 1-2 minutes to cook paratha before applying oil. Paratha should look golden brown.
  10. Apply oil and cook for few seconds from both sides. One paratha should take minimum 5-6 minutes to cook on the griddle on medium heat. Otherwise, it will be raw from inside.Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
  11. Nachni Pizza Paratha or pizza paratha is ready to enjoy.

Note

  1. Add red chili flakes as per choice. This quantity does not make this paratha spicy.
  2. You can add onion too. I did not add due to the shortage at the time of cooking.
  3. Any kind of vegetables will work to fill inside the paratha.
  4. For the dough, you can use only refined flour or whole wheat flour and any millet flour. This pizza filling enhances the flavor and so kids eat without a fuss. I find it a great way to feed healthy grains.
  5. Chop vegetables very fine, else it will be a difficult task to stuff.

Nachni Pizza Paratha is my entry for the letter N in A to Z Indian flatbreads

A- Ajwain Paratha
B- Besan Paratha
C- Cheela (Kuttu Ka Cheela)
D- Dosa (Vrat Ka Dosa)
E- Elaichi Roti (cheeni roti)
F- Farali Paratha Kuttu Ka Bherwa Paratha
G- Gajar Ka Paratha (carrot paratha)
H- Hara Pyaz Ka Paratha (spring onion paratha)
I- Indori Sev Paratha(Bhujiya Paratha)
J- Jain Khakhra
K- Kerala Parotta or Malabar Parotta
L- Lifafa Paratha(palak paneer lifafa paratha)
M- Multigrain Paratha

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Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. Basically, it is an Indian paratha (flatbread), which is stuffed with pizza sauce and vegetables filling with cheese. Cooked on the stove top like a  paratha.
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Nachni Pizza Paratha | Pizza Paratha | Healthy And Nutritious Finger Millet Flour Pizza Paratha

Pizza paratha is a stuffed flatbread which tastes like pizza and popular among kids. It is a fusion between paratha (Indian flatbread) and Italian Pizza. This homemade pizza paratha is hygienic and healthy as compared to market one. This is a very quick and easy pizza paratha recipe and can be made anytime if all the ingredients are available. Pizza paratha is also known as vegetable stuffed cheese paratha or cheese paratha.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Italian
Keyword finger millet four pizza, how to make paratha pizza, how to make pizza paratha, Indian flatbread, nachni pizza paratha, paratha pizza, pizza paratha, ragi pizza paratha
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Serving
Author code2cook

Ingredients

For Dough

  • 1/2 Cup Ragi Flour
  • 1/2 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1/2 Cup + 2-3 Tbsp water to knead

For Filling

  • Red bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
  • Green bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
  • Yellow bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
  • Orange bell pepper- 1/4 Cup
  • 1/4 Cup sweet corn
  • 3 Tblsp olives finely chopped
  • 2 Tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tsp chili flakes
  • 3 Tblsp pizza sauce
  • 1 Cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • Oil for cooking
  • Dry flour to dust

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine ragi flour, whole wheat flour salt, and oil. make a soft dough using water. Make sure you are careful while adding water. By any chance, if you added extra water just take extra whole wheat flour and then knead to make the dough.

  2. Take another bowl to make the filling. Add bell peppers, sweet corn, olives, cheese, red chili flakes, Italian seasoning, pizza sauce, and salt. Give a nice mix. As soon as you make filling use it asap. Due to salt bell peppers starts releasing water. Even after a few minutes, it will be difficult to fill.

  3. Now Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Make smooth balls from each portion.

  4. Roll it into a 5-6″ circle. Don’t roll very thin. Make two rotis(flatbreads) of the same size and keep them ready.

  5. Spread 5-6 tblsp filling on one of the rolled roti (flatbread).Except on the edges spread all over nicely.

  6. Now place another rolled roti over this and seal gently on the edges with the help of a fork. Press slightly don’t press too hard otherwise the dough will break and filling will come out. Press gently so that filling sets in between the two layers.

  7. Heat a griddle on medium flame. And once it is hot enough place this rolled paratha on the griddle.

  8. Cook on low heat for 1-2 minutes and then flip it on another side.

  9. Again take 1-2 minutes to cook paratha before applying oil. Paratha should look golden brown.

  10. Apply oil and cook for few seconds from both sides. One paratha should take minimum 5-6 minutes to cook on the griddle on medium heat. Otherwise, it will be raw from inside.

  11. Nachni Pizza Paratha or pizza paratha is ready to enjoy.

Recipe Notes

  1. Add red chili flakes as per choice. This quantity does not make this paratha spicy.
  2. You can add onion too. I did not add due to the shortage at the time of cooking.
  3. Any kind of vegetables will work to fill inside the paratha.
  4. For the dough, you can use only refined flour or whole wheat flour and any millet flour. This pizza filling enhances the flavor and so kids eat without a fuss. I find it a great way to feed healthy grains.
  5. Chop vegetables very fine, else it will be a difficult task to stuff.

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18 thoughts on “Nachni Pizza Paratha | Pizza Paratha | Healthy And Nutritious Finger Millet Flour Pizza Paratha”

  1. Wow! What an incredible nutritious treat for kids. They won’t even taste the ragi when it has such a delicious filling. Nice pick Bhawana.

  2. Wow, awesome fusion paratha and i simply love the addition of ragi flour in the dough.. Such an ultimate way to sneak this nutritious grain in our diet.. Beautifull pizza paratha there.

  3. Whenever I’m not in a mood of making pizza or getting it from market and kids are asking for it, I make Pizza paratha that they enjoy more than pizza itself. You have added another feather to this delicious cheesy paratha by making it healthier with ragi flour…splendid

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