Wednesday, October 11, 2006


Type of Meal

Mostly for Lunch or Dinner.

Cooking Time : 12 minutes.
Preparation Time : 10 minutes.


Wheat flour (Atta) - 3 cup
Gram flour (Besan) - 1 cup
Fenugreek leaves ( Methi )[finely chopped] - 2 cup
Cumin seeds (jeera)[crushed] - 1/2
Green chilli (chopped) - 2
Chaat masala - 2 tsp
Yoghurt (dahi) - 2 tablespoon
Red chili pd. - 1/2 teaspoon
Ajwain - 1/4 teaspoon
Oil - 5 tablespoon
Salt (to taste)
Water - 1/2 cup


1. Wash and pat dry methi leaves. Leaves must be dried well or else the filling will ooze out while rolling dough (Atta).
2. Mix wheat flour, gram flour,salt and oil: well with your finger tips.
3. Then add methi leaves, cumin, green chilies, chaat masala, yoghurt, ajwain and red chili powder.
4. Now knead it to make a stiff dough using water.
5. Make small balls out of dough and roll out each portion into a thin 150 mm. diameter rounds.( you can give your own shape as per your choice)
6. Heat a griddle( tava ) and Put paratha on it.
Note: Before making first paratha, the griddle should be heated for 2 minutes
7. Brush the parathas lightly with oil on both side and cook.
9. Serve hot with chatni or sabzi (Curry).

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