Methi Paratha

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.

Ingredients

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

Method

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

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