Friday, April 15, 2011

Methi Paratha

Methi tastes great in any form.Say Methi-mung dhal gravy,methi raita,simple methi-coconut poriyal/palya or whatever it is,methi just stands out in taste.I wanted to try paratas with this combo,though this is not a new invention,wanted to give it a try,and it came out very well.Hope u all like my snaps :)..Come lets enter the kitchen :)!!!


1.Whole wheat flour...............3 cups

2.Methi leaves(fresh)..............3/4 cup

3.Salt to taste

4.Ghee....1/2 tbsp

5.Water needed

6.Chilli flakes..........1/4 tsp(optional)

7.Ghee/ sun flower toast


1.Firstly clean methi leaves and fry it with ghee and chilli flakes for 2 to 3 minutes.

2.Take deep-wide bowl,bring in wheat flour,salt and fried methi,give a good mix with ur palm.

3.Add sufficient water to make it to a soft parata dough.

4.Allow this to set for 2 to 3 hours.

5.Make small balls out of dough and spread it like paratas(round shapes),dust with dry wheat flour when needed.

6.Toast both the sides of paratha,with ghee or any desired oil(veg/corn/sunflower oil).

7.Serve with any rich gravy or simply with yummy jam or chutneys :)


  1. Nice step by step recipe..parathas look yum..

  2. healthy paratha.. love this with pickle..

    new to ur space n happy to follow u for more wonderful creations..
    do visit me when u get time ..