June 24, 2009

Methi Leaves Paratha


  1. Wheat Flour - 3 cups
  2. MethiLeaves - 1 small bunch
  3. ChilliPowder - 1/4 tsp
  4. CuminSeeds - 2 pinch
  5. Oil
  6. Water
  7. Salt to taste


Wash the methi leaves and cut them to small pieces. Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds, when the seeds start to splutter add the chopped methi leaves along with salt and chilly powder. Cook it with stirring it occasionally until the leaves and stem (if you have included them) are soft. If want u can add garam masala and remove from the stove. Allow it to cool. Add the cooked methi to the wheat flour along with some water, salt . You can also add oil & start kneading . Knead to form a firm dough. Roll them into parathas & cover them in oil for 1/2 hour to 1 hour . You can lightly smear oil on the surface of the dough to keep it from drying. U can make the parathas when u r ready to eat .Cook them on a griddle, applying oil on each side & cook the paratha on both sides until they get cooked well. Taste the Parartha with chicken gravy, raitha or any gravy u like.....

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