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Keto Paneer Parantha | Navratri Special

Keto Chestnut Flour Parantha

I have for you today an exceptional and interesting recipe of a Keto Paneer Parantha, which will surely make your Keto way of living more interesting and yummy. The ultimate Keto Parantha has arrived and I urge you to give it a try right away. It is yummy, filling, crispy, nutritious and Keto friendly.

So my Mom was very worried about what I will eat in the Navratri, as she knows that I abstain from non-vegetarian food in this period of prayers and meditation.

Priya’s Keto Paneer Parantha, Navratri Special

She gave me this idea of researching whether we can have Water Chestnut Flour in the Ketogenic Lifestyle and that got me thinking. Firstly, in the Navratri most people have two meals or a single meal a day, so that kind of Intermittent Fasting only helps in balancing the macros and opens new avenues to try something new.

So I did my research and would like to share with all of you that Chestnut Flour has some very amazing health properties and can be had once in a while.


Check out the benefits:

Nutrition Benefits of Chestnut Flour

And that’s not all it is also high in fiber, hence the net carbs come down to a figure that most people will be able to adjust in their daily macros and calories intake.

So I decided to tread carefully first time and try and make a bread or parantha out of it. The recipe today is of a Keto Parantha with a stuffing of fresh paneer or cottage cheese.

The Water Chestnut Flour is easily available in all stores and you can always store it in an airtight container. So because I was cooking with this flour for the first time I had no clue of how much water I will need to knead it into a dough. I started with little water and happy to share that it is pretty manageable.

I first wanted to make it a stuffed parantha, but the dough cannot be rolled out such for that. So instead I kneaded the grated paneer in the dough itself and that worked as a binding factor.

I am going to try Pakoras next! So watch out for that.

Keto Paneer Parantha | Paneer in Keto


Keto Paneer Parantha Recipe

The ultimate Keto Parantha has arrived and I urge you to give it a try right away. It is yummy, filling, crispy, nutritious and Keto friendly.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Keto Paneer Parantha
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 322kcal


  • Plate
  • Bowl
  • Pan 
  • Flat ladle
  • Roller


  • 100 gm Singhara Atta/Water Chestnut Flour 
  • tsp Ghee
  • 100 Grated Paneer/Cottage Cheese 
  • Fresh Coriander according to taste
  • Pinch of Carrom Seeds
  • White & Pink Salt According to Taste
  • Red Chilly Powder Optional
  • Green Chilly Chopped


  • Measure the chestnut flour and knead it into a firm dough.
  • Grate the paneer and add your choice of fresh herbs and dry masalas to it.
  • Now you need to knead the flour of the parantha and the paneer masala together and make one dough.
  • Next, heat a nonstick pan and put some ghee on it. Keep it ready.
  • Roll the flour with a light hand and do not try to make it very thin, as then it might stick to the bottom.
  • Once rolled lift it slowly and put it on the hot pan, and cook on low heat till cooked on one side.
  • Turn the side after three to four minutes and keep pressing the sides with a flat ladle.
  • When the Keto Parantha becomes nice and crispy take it off the pan and have it hot with a dollop of butter.


More nutrition information about Keto Paneer Parantha
Calories – 322
Proteins – 12.3 g
Net Carbs – 6.3 g
Fats – 24.3 g


Also Read: Keto Almond Roti

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