Sweet Paratha

Sweet Paratha

Sweet Paratha

Sweet Paratha is whole wheat flat bread. This Paratha is filled with a delicious combination of nuts, cinnamon and sugar. It makes a great and easy breakfast or a snack with cup of tea or coffee!
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Course Bread
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Paratha



  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Approx. 1/3 cup lukewarm water


  • 1/3 cup almonds coarsely grind
  • 1/3 cup walnuts coarsely grind
  • 2 tablespoon coconut powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Also need

  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour for rolling the Paratha
  • Approx. 1-1/2 tablespoons oil for cooking the Paratha


  • In a bowl mix the flour, salt, and oil. Add about 1/3 cup of water to make dough add remaining water as needed to make smooth and pliable dough. Knead the dough on a lightly greased surface. Cover the dough and keep it aside for at least 15 minutes.
  • For the filling mix the almonds, walnuts coconut, cinnamon, and sugar, set aside.
  • Knead the dough again and divide into 4 equal parts.
  • Roll the dough into 3-inch diameter circles. Place about 3 tablespoons filling mix in the center. Seal by pulling the edges of the rolled dough together to make a ball. Proceed to make all four balls.
  • Let them settle for 3 to 4 minutes before rolling.
  • Heat the skillet on medium high. Note: An iron skillet works best. To check if the skillet is hot enough, sprinkle a couple of drops of water on it. When the water sizzles right away, the skillet is ready.
  • First lightly roll the filled ball in dry whole-wheat flour.
  • Lightly press the ball on the sealed side and keep it on the topside when rolling. Roll the ball lightly into about 7-inch circles. Whenever the dough sticks to the rolling pin or rolling surface, lightly sprinkle dry whole-wheat flour on both sides of the semi-rolled Paratha.
  • Place the Paratha over the skillet. After a few seconds you will see the Paratha change color and puff in different places.
  • 10. At this point flip the Paratha over. You should see some golden-brown spots on the topside. After a few seconds, spread about 1 teaspoon of oil on the Paratha. Again, flip the Paratha and lightly press the puffed areas with a spatula.
  • Flip again and press with the spatula making sure the Paratha is golden-brown on both sides.
  • Sweet Paratha can be served hot or at room temperature. Paratha can be kept at room temperature for about week.
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Sweet Paratha: A Delectable Indian Dessert

Sweet Paratha is a delightful and indulgent Indian dessert that combines the savoury goodness of paratha with the sweetness of sugar, jaggery, or other sweet fillings. 

This versatile dish can be enjoyed as a treat on its own or paired with a dollop of yogurt, a drizzle of honey, or a sprinkle of powdered sugar. 

Sweet Paratha is loved for its crispy exterior, soft interior, and irresistible sweetness, making it a favorite among both children and adults. 

Benefits of Sweet Paratha:

  • Energy Boost: Sweet Paratha is a rich source of carbohydrates, which provide a quick and sustained source of energy. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast dish or a midday snack, Sweet Paratha can help fuel your body and keep you feeling energized throughout the day.
  • Comfort Food: The warm and comforting flavors of Sweet Paratha make it the perfect indulgence for chilly mornings or cozy evenings. The combination of sweet fillings and savory dough creates a satisfying and heartwarming dish that’s sure to lift your spirits and tantalize your taste buds.
  • Customizable: Sweet Paratha is incredibly versatile and can be customized to suit individual taste preferences. From traditional fillings like sugar and jaggery to more exotic options like chocolate, fruit compote, or nut butter, the possibilities for creating unique and delicious Sweet Paratha variations are endless.

Variations of Paratha:

  • Paneer Paratha: Paneer Paratha is whole-wheat flat bread filled with mildly spiced paneer Indian Cheese). This is a good breakfast option. Paneer paratha can be served by itself or enjoyed with any gravy-based dish.
  • Pizza Paratha : Pizza has become a universal food enjoyed by all. Pizza paratha is perfect for the times when you want to enjoy homemade pizza.
  • Masala Paratha: This paratha is a combination of whole wheat flour and besan with a mix of delicious spices. Masala Paratha is a great breakfast treat and also a great lunch box option.
  • Matar Ka Paratha: Matar Ka Paratha is stuffed paratha with spicy green peas and is a delicacy. Matar Ka Paratha can be part of any main meal, making it a special treat.

Tips for Making Perfect Sweet Paratha:

  • Knead the Dough Well: Properly kneaded dough is the key to soft and pliable parathas. Ensure that the dough is smooth, elastic, and free of lumps to achieve the perfect texture in your Sweet Paratha.
  • Roll Out Evenly: Roll out the dough into thin, even circles to ensure that the Sweet Parathas cook evenly and develop a crispy exterior. Use a rolling pin and a dusting of flour to prevent sticking and achieve uniform thickness.
  • Seal the Edges: Seal the edges of the rolled-out dough tightly to prevent the filling from spilling out during cooking. Press the edges firmly together and pinch them closed to create a secure seal.

FAQs about Sweet Paratha:

Can I make Sweet Paratha ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the dough and filling for Sweet Paratha in advance and store them separately in the refrigerator. When ready to cook, simply assemble the parathas and cook them fresh for the best taste and texture.

Is Sweet Paratha suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, Sweet Paratha is vegetarian-friendly as it does not contain any meat, poultry, or fish. However, be mindful of the ingredients used in the filling, especially if using commercial products like chocolate spread that may contain animal-derived ingredients.

Can I make Sweet Paratha without sugar?

Yes, you can adjust the sweetness of Sweet Paratha according to your taste preferences or dietary restrictions. Substitute sugar with natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, or date syrup, or omit the sweet filling altogether for a less sweet version of the dish.

Sweet Paratha is a delectable and versatile dessert that offers a perfect balance of sweetness and indulgence. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with your favorite accompaniments, Sweet Paratha is sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your cravings for something sweet. 

With its simple preparation, customizable fillings, and irresistible flavor, Sweet Paratha is a must-try dish for anyone looking to explore the rich and diverse world of Indian cuisine.

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9 thoughts on “Sweet Paratha

  1. Sweet Paratha is easy and quick to make. I’ve made it three times and all were delicious! Which Paratha I’m going to make next time? Something with cheese? Yummy Parathaaaassss.
    Thanks for the recipes!

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