Methi paratha is a traditional Indian flat bread prepared from fenugreek leaves and whole wheat flour. It can be enjoyed as a morning breakfast, as a light evening food or can be packed in a lunch box. Methi paratha are delicious, healthy and taste great with pickle, raita or fresh butter. You can also make methi parathas with dried methi also known as Kasuri Methi. Methi leaves help to control diabetes, and cholesterol level.
A handful Methi leaves
2 cups Wheat Flour
1 teaspoon Chopped ginger
1 finely Chopped onion
3 Chopped green Chillies
½ tsp Chilli powder
¼ tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Ajwain
1 tblsp Crushed coriander seeds
½ tsp Salt
1 cup Water
Oil as needed
Clean and wash methi leaves. Discard the stem coarsely chop the methi leaves
In a mixing bowl add wheat flour, chopped onion, ginger, green chillies and all the spices one by one
Finally add chopped methi leaves and start mixing the dough. It will become all crumbly.
Slowly add water as needed and knead to a smooth and soft dough
Finally add 1 tablespoon of oil and make a smooth ball. Cover it with damp cloth and set it aside for 15 minutes
Make golf size balls and roll it using a rolling pin into a circle
Transfer rolled out paratha onto the heated tawa
Cook from one side and flip the paratha. Spread ½ teasoon oil evenly over its surface
Flip and apply oil on the other side and cook until brown
Transfer it into a plate and repeat the process with the remaining dough.
Serve them hot with raita or pickle