Delicious Methi Paratha

Delicious Methi Paratha

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Divyansh gupta
Divyansh gupta

Methi paratha are Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, spices and fenugreek leaves aka methi leaves. These healthy, delicious & flavorful methi paratha are iron rich. They are often eaten with a chutney, pickle or curd for breakfast or a meal.


  • listcheck2 Cups whole - Wheat flour
  • listcheck1 cup fenugreek leaves washed and patted dry
  • listcheck5 tbsp vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
  • listcheck1 tsp cumin seeds
  • listcheck1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • listcheck1/2 tsp red chilli to taste
  • Method

  • Step-1
    Step1 . Put the flour, fenugreek,1 tbsp of cooking oil, cumin seeds, turmeric and chilli powders and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Step-2
    Step2 . Add water, a little at a time to this mixture, and kneed to form a medium - soft, smooth dough. set the bowl aside for 30 minutes to let it rest.
  • Step-3
    Step3 . Add the 30 minutes, divide the dough into golf ball - sized portions and roll each one between your hands till they are smooth and without cracks.
  • Step-4
    Step4 . Very lightly flour a rolling board or clean counter surface and roll each ball into a circle of 7 - 8 inches diameter ( 5 -6 mm thick ). For convenience, roll out as many parathas as cook with a layer of cling film between each paratha.
  • Step-5
    Step5 . Heat a griddle and fry the parathas one at a time like this: put a paratha on the griddle. Do the first flip when you see tiny bubbles rise to the surface of the paratha.As soon as the first is done, drizzle a bit of the remaining oil on the top and spread well over the surface of the paratha. flip again in 30 seconds and drizzle oil on this surface too. The paratha is done When both sides are crispy and golden brown. See the steps for making parathas.
  • Step-6
    Step6 . As you remove each paratha from the pan, store it in an insulated container lined with a paper towel to keep it warm and prevent it from becoming soggy. Of course, if you are eating them to your awaiting family, there is no need for storage.
  • Step-7
    Step7 . Serve with chilled yogurt.
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