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August 13, 2012


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Avacado Paratha
When i came to know the health benefits of avacado , I wanted to try some recipes with it.( Don’t forget to have a glance in the kitchen clinic section).I  tried a milk shake & it was too bitter in taste.I started running miles away when i see avacado in shops.Then i found ripe avacado wont taste bitter.I again browsed for some other recipes and came across this post. She has given the title as “super soft paratha” . I tried on the same day and yes it was really super soft. So i too gave the same title Winking smile . I made little changes in the actual recipe according to our taste.Thanks a lot shoba for helping me with this recipe. Smile. This paratha would be ideal for travel & lunch box.After trying this paratha successfully , i wish to make milk shake again Eye rolling smile.. Please try this recipe if u have ripe avacado in hand .. Please don’t take chance in trying with raw ones. It will taste bitter to the core Nyah-Nyah
  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Ripe avocado – 1 no ( pulpy ones)
  • Big onion – 1 no ( Grated)
  • Green chillies – 2 nos ( Grated)
  • Garlic cloves – 7-8 nos ( Grated)
  • Coriander leaves – Few
  • Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Lime juice – 2 tsp
  • Water – Very little ( 1-2 tbsp) .. Add only if needed
  • Oil – Little to make parathas
  • Cut the ripe avacado into two and take out the seed.
  • Remove the pulp using a spoon.
  • In a bowl ,grate the onion, green chillies and garlic cloves.
  • Mix everything with the avacado pulp and add the required salt., garam masala powder , coriander leaves.
  • Mix all the ingredients to the wheat flour  and make a dough .
  • There is no need to add water. If needed , add a tbsp of it.
  • Take a lemon sized ball and roll thick or thin paratha by dusting in the flour.
  • Heat a dosa pan and make parathas pouring little oil around it.
  • Serve hot with a simple raita or pickle !!
  • Garam masala powder is not used in the actual recipe. But i used it.
  • This paratha is soft by itself,no need to add butter milk or besan flour. No issue even they are added.
  • Please use ripe , pulpy avacado. If u use raw ones,paratha will taste bitter.
  • One avacado is sufficient for the above recipe.

Avocados have been shown to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.
Oral Cancer Defense
Research has shown that certain compounds in avocados are able to seek out pre-cancerous and cancerous oral cancer cells and destroy them without harming healthy cells.
Breast Cancer Protection
Avocado, like olive oil, is high in oleic acid, which has been shown to prevent breast cancer in numerous studies.
Eye Health
Avocados have more of the carotenoid lutein than any other commonly consumed fruit. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts, two disabling age-related eye diseases.
Lower Cholesterol
Avocados are high in beta-sitosterol, a compound that has been shown to lower cholesterol levels. In one study, 45 volunteers experienced an average drop in cholesterol of 17% after eating avocados for only one week.
Heart Health
One cup of avocado has 23% of the recommended daily value of folate. Studies show that people who eat diets rich in folate have a much lower incidence of heart disease than those who don't. The vitamin E, monounsaturated fats, and glutathione in avocado are also great for your heart.
Stroke Prevention
The high levels of folate in avocado are also protective against strokes. People who eat diets rich in folate have a much lower risk of stroke than those who don't.

Better Nutrient Absorption Research has found that certain nutrients are absorbed better when eaten with avocado. In one study, when participants ate a salad containing avocados, they absorbed five times the amount of carotenoids (a group of nutrients that includes lycopene and beta carotene) than those who didn't include avocados.
Glutathione Source
Avocados are an excellent source of glutathione, an important antioxidant that researchers say is important in preventing aging, cancer, and heart disease.
Vitamin E Powerhouse
Avocados are the best fruit source of vitamin E, an essential vitamin that protects against many diseases and helps maintains overall health.


  1. soft & yummy!!!! must try it out..had bookmarked a avocado paratha recipe but never got around to trying it..Always trust your will try your version soon!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. Avocados made the parathas very them..

  3. Thanks prathima and prathiba. Try and let me know ..

  4. Very healthy and yummy recipe dear..just love to have it!

  5. I too make these often, but not with any spices though, it's amazing how soft these Avacados turn the chappathis so soft. I use Avacado in baking and salads, drinks etc.., it is really a healthy fruit. lovely clicks chitra

  6. drooling dear !!! rush your entries for Fast Food Event - Noodles

  7. i have been meaning to try this for a while... u tempt me to make it now

  8. Hi Chitra ,

    Paratha invites me !!!

    Neat presentation:)

    Keep on Dear:)

  9. Making paratha with avacado sounds very healthy and yum

  10. very healthy n delicious Paratha, am yet to try this one..will make it soon :)

  11. Paratha with avocado ! Wow ! Bookmarked this page. Will try it out soon. Thanks.

  12. Yummy Parathas.Never heard of avacado parathas. will try soon :)

  13. Nice recipe...looks yumm. will try this.

  14. I love Avocado your method is so nice

  15. This is very good recipe. Thank you for sharing
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