Purple Cabbage Paratha Recipe, How to make Healthy Purple Cabbage Paratha

Purple Cabbage Paratha recipe with simple step-by-step process - It is a delicious Indian flatbread stuffed with cabbage stuffing with onions, and a mix of with simple Indian spices. It is a uniquely flavourful flatbread and comes with goodness of shredded purple cabbage. 

This is an easy & healthy dish to prepare, which makes it a great breakfast. This is a quick & tasty recipe, and best enjoyed with any raita, chutney or pickle.

Purple cabbage, more commonly known as Red cabbage, is a colourful variety from the brassica family. Purple cabbage has a relatively high ratio of nutrients and vitamins to calories and fat, which makes it an ideal choice for dieters. It is common in salads, coleslaw, braised dishes and pickled treats. 

Paratha or Indian flatbread is our 18th Foodie Monday Blog Hop theme, so I am presenting my contribution towards our theme party i.e. "Purple Cabbage Paratha".......Purple cabbage has a light and a very refreshing taste. 

If you get a chance to cook with purple cabbage, don't forget to give a try to this stuffed parathas as they are simple and quick to make.  

This vegan parathas can be a super filling lunch as well as a satisfying dinner and anyone can carry this parathas happily in their lunch-box as well.

Cabbage paratha is very delicious, healthy and easy to make. I love it very much and make it often at home. 

It can be had for breakfast or for lunch or dinner :) It is a great way to sneak cabbage into your kids diet. It is usually served with any chutney or curd.

You can make end number of parathas like poha missi rotirice paratha, poha theplafusion stuffed papad parathasambar paratha, methi paratha, 
lachha paratha, onion paratha and many more.

Let's start to make this quick and healthy purple cabbage paratha recipe with simple step-by-step process.

Ingredients for dough:

Wheat flour – 1 cups
Pinch of salt

Ingredients for stuffing:

Shredded Purple cabbage – 1 cup
Finely chopped Onion – 1 no
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Carom seeds/Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Chopped green chilli – 1 (optional)
Sal to taste
Desi ghee/oil for roasting paratha – 2 tbsp

Preparation Method for the dough

1. Take a mixing bowl. Add flour, salt, along with enough water.

2. knead to make a semi-soft dough. Cover with cling film and keep aside.

Preparation Method for the Paratha

1. Combine purple cabbage and onion.

2. Add carom seeds, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves. Mix all nicely.

3. Make lemon sized balls. Roll out the dough, add little desi ghee/oil into it and place portion of the cabbage filling in the centre of the dough circle and make a potli. 

4. Make a paratha and It should be little bit thicker than roti with the help of a little flour. 

5. Place it on a heated tawa and cook it as you would cook plain paratha.

6. Drizzle some oil or butter over the paratha's
until light golden brown spots appear on one side.. Repeat the same with the rest of dough. 

7. Serve your purple cabbage parathas with pickle, veggies or gravies of your choice.

Enjoy and Happy Cooking!!


  1. Beautiful post with the goodness of purple cabbage

  2. nice video dear and yummy paratha too

  3. Looks so attractive and delicious!
    Love to try cabbage in pranthas!!

  4. wow!! Looks colorful. Can I make these paratha with white cabbage?

    1. Yes dear anto you can use white cabbage instead of purple..thanks a lot,glad you liked it !

  5. lovely color. looks so delicious dear, I am hungry now :-)

  6. Purple cabbage gave nice inviting color for paratha.. Delicious treat

  7. These parathans are tempting and healthy too, good for kids.

  8. ohhh myy goshhhhh Your paratha looks so tempting yarrrrr.... truly superbb

  9. wow..these parantha looks delicious. This is a must try recipe. Love it. :)

  10. Wow! This looks so delicious! So healthy and filling. Love it! I wish I had one right now…

    1. Hope I could serve you dear well thanks a lot my dear friend Deepa :)

  11. I like making purple cabbage parathas. Not only are they healthy but also look so pretty. Perfect to enjoy on their own with some pickle or yogurt.