Methi Parantha

November 25, 2008

Preparation time = 20 minutes
Serves – 3 people

Ingredients for mixture of methi:

1/2 kg methi-chopped
4-5 cloves garlic-chopped
4 to 5 green chillies
4 tsp besan
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds or, mustard
salt to taste

Ingredients for making the dough:
2 cups atta (wheat flour)
Oil or, Ghee
1/2 teaspoon Salt
(Mix all ingredients together to make a soft dough.)

Methi parantha
Methi parantha


  1. Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame and add the cumin seeds/mustard,when it starts spluttering add chopped garlic and greenchillies.
  2. When it is slightly brown add chopped methi to it and stir for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add 4-5 tsp besan and salt to taste and keep stirring for about 5 minutes.
  4. Make small uniform balls out of the dough.
  5. Flatten it with your palm. Take a spoon full of the mixture and fill it into the flattened dough ball and then seal it from all sides.
  6. Roll it into small round chapattis on a rolling board.
  7. Preheat a tava and put the chapattis one at a time and apply ghee on both sides as you turn it.
  8. When there appears small brown patches on the parantha, remove it from the tava.
  9. Serve hot with any curry, vegetables, raita, dahi, sauce or, achar.


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