Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Methi Paratha


·                     Whole –wheat flour – 2 cups
·                     Methi leaves – 1 bunch (washed and dried)
·                     Oil – 2 tbsp
·                     Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
·                     Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
·                     Dhaniya-jeera   powder – 1 tsp
·                     Garam masala – 1tsp
·                     Red chilli pwd – ½ tsp
·                     Salt to taste


·                     Put all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl, add little warm water slowly little at a time to this mixture and knead to form soft and smooth dough without any lumps, and form it like a ball. Keep aside for 30 min.

·                     Divide the dough into lemon sized balls and roll in between your hands till they are smooth without any cracks.
·                     On a rolling board or on a clean surface lightly flour it with wheat flour, start rolling out the balls and form like a circle

·                     Heat a pan/tawa and fry the parathas one at a time, once u see the tiny bubbles rise on the surface on the paratha flip it on the other side.

·                     Drizzle a bit of oil or butter on the surface of the paratha .paratha is done when it is golden brown colour on both sides.
·                     Serve it hot with chilled yogurt or with any curry of u r choice.


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  2. u have a lovely blog ... nice parathas!!


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