These flatbread wraps are a spicy and filling meal that can be packed for lunch or served for dinner. The paratha, a doughy, wheat-based Indian flatbread used to make the wrap, is seasoned with pickling spices and stuffed with curried vegetables. Potatoes, peas, and pumpkin, combined with the bread, makes for a meal that won't leave you hungry.
Curried Potato and Peas Flatbread Wrap [Vegan]
For the Paratha Flatbread:
- 2 cups wheat flour
- Salt, to taste
- Water, to knead
- Achari masala, homemade or ready-made
For the Filling:
- 1 cup boiled and diced potato cubes
- 1 cup chopped pumpkin
- 1/2 cup fresh green peas
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
- Salt, to taste
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- A pinch of asafoetida, onion powder, or garlic powder
- Sieve wheat flour and salt. Add enough water and knead to a smooth dough. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons oil and knead again. Fold the dough and set aside. To prepare the filling, heat 2 teaspoons oil in a pan. Temper the mustard seeds. Add chopped pumpkin, green peas, and potato cubes.
- Stir well. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, asafoetida, and salt to taste. Mix well everything and cook it covered on low flame for 8-10 minutes.
- Take the resting dough and divide into equal sized balls. Take a ball and press it between the palms of your hands. Dust both the sides of the dough ball. Roll the dough ball into a round and thin paratha flatbread.
- Take 1 or 2 teaspoons of achari masala and spread it over one side of the paratha. Now, roll the paratha in one direction and make a Swiss roll shape. Press it again between the palm of your hands and dust with flour. Roll it into a round paratha.
- Heat a tava or skillet. Cook the rolled paratha until it turns golden brown on both the sides. Proceed with the remaining dough and prepare achari paratha.
- To prepare the wraps, Take a cooked paratha and stuff with 1 or 2 tablespoons of filling. Close both the sides of paratha and seal the top with a toothpick. Serve it.