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Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Methi Paratha Recipe | Methi Ka Paratha

Methi Paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread made from mildly spiced whole wheat flour combined with fenugreek leaves (methi).
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 8
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g

Ingredients For Methi Paratha Recipe | Methi Ka Paratha
  

  • 250 gm Fresh Fenugreek Leaves (Methi)
  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun Ka Atta)
  • 1/2 Cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Cooking Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Methi Paratha Recipe | Methi Ka Paratha
 

  • Wash the fenugreek leaves (methi) and remove them from the stems. Chop the leaves coarsely.
    250 gm Fresh Fenugreek Leaves (Methi)
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Combine whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) & chickpea flour (besan).
    2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun Ka Atta), 1/2 Cup Besan (Gram Flour)
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Add finely chopped green chillies along with ajwain (carom seeds), saunf (fennel seeds), red chilli powder, black pepper powder (kali mirch), coriander powder (dhania powder), garam masala, jeera powder (cumin powder) and salt.
    1-2 Green Chillies, 1/2 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain), 1/2 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf), 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch), 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala, 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Then add the chopped fenugreek leaves (methi) to the bowl.
    250 gm Fresh Fenugreek Leaves (Methi)
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Mix the flour mixture with the methi leaves.
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  • Start adding water slowly and knead the mixture to create a medium firm dough.
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  • Divide the dough into 8 equal sized balls.
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  • Sprinkle some dry flour on a flat surface and flatten out the ball into a small disc with the help of a rolling pin.
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8
  • Brush the flattened dough with some oil.
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  • Then fold the dough to create a semicircle. Brush the top with a few drops of oil.
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  • Again fold the dough to create a quarter circle and brush with oil. This folding and brushing with oil helps create the flaky layers in the paratha.
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 11
  • Flatten out the dough with the help of a rolling pin into a triangular shape.
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 12
  • Place the paratha on a hot girdle or skillet (tawa) and cook for 15-20 seconds on one side.
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  • Flip the paratha when one side is slightly cooked. Brush a few drops of oil on the top.
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  • Keep flipping the paratha this way till both sides are cooked and golden brown in color.
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  • Methi Paratha is ready. Serve it hot with curd, pickle or chutney.
    Methi Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions