Peanut Butter, Coconut & Jaggery Parathas

Have some extra dough on hand but no extra time for full-scale parathas? How about #parathas that are super-quick, super-easy ANDDDD super-high on protein? Who wouldn’t like the sound of that?! These moist, flaky, lip-smacking parathas are made with peanut butter, coconut, jaggery and cardamom and are cooked in only a few drops of ghee! They are ideal for snack boxes and a great option for kids – tried and tested both ways!


  • Makes 7, 15-cm Diameter Parathas
  • 8 Tbsp Unsweetened Peanut Butter – (Muscle Blaze or Sundrop Crunchy Peanut Butter)
  • 6 Tbsp Desiccated Coconut (Buruh)
  • 5-6 Tbsp Jaggery Powder (More If Desired) (24 Mantra Organic Jaggery Powder)
  • 1 1/4 Tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 7 Medium-Sized Atta Dough Balls
  • Ghee, For Cooking


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes

  1. In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, coconut, jaggery powder and cardamom powder until you have a moist but crumbly filling.
  2. Roll out a dough ball with a rolling pin. Scoop 1 1/2tbsp of the filling into the centre.
  3. Lift the edges of the dough and pleat it like a momo. Seal the paratha by pressing down the last pleat into the centre (watch the video).
  4. Roll out the parathas with a rolling pin to a diameter of 15-cm.
  5. Heat a few drops of ghee in a frying pan. When hot, slide in the paratha and cook both sides until golden brown and crisp. Serve immediately.