Methi Paratha(Flat bread)

Methi paratha is prepared with whole wheat flour and fenugreek leaves. Very tasty and healthy for serving as a breakfast.

Preparation time -15 minutes
Cooking time -20 minutes      
Makes: 6 to 8 Parathas

Ingredients :

  1. Methi leaves: 1 Medium sized  Bunch (Finely chopped 2 cups)
  2. Wheat Flour: 2 Cups
  3. Chana dal powder (Besan): ½ Cup(optional)
  4. Salt: ½ teaspoon
  5. Cumin seeds:  1 Tablespoon
  6. Sesame seeds:  2 Teaspoons
  7. Carom seeds (ajwain): 1 Teaspoon
  8. Turmeric powder: ½ Teaspoon
  9. Jaggery: Small lemon sized ball (Optional)
  10. Ginger garlic paste: ½ Teaspoon
  11. Green chili: 1 Finely chopped
  12. Butter or oil: 2 to 3 Tablespoons (For frying parathas)
  13. Any pickle: For serving
  14. Curd: 1 Cup (For serving)IMG_4575


  1. Heat a kadai (pan) on stove and add 1 spoon of butter.After butter is melted add cumin,Ajwain,sesame seeds.IMG_4578
  2. When cumin seeds starts crackling add finely chopped onions, finely chopped green chili,ginger garlic paste and fry for 1 minute.IMG_4580
  3. Add finely chopped Fenugreek leaves, Jaggery,Salt,Turmeric powder and fry for 1 minute. IMG_4582
  4. Allow to cook for a minute.IMG_4584
  5. Now add Besan,wheat flour and enough water to prepare a soft dough.
  6. Now divide the dough into 9 to 10 medium sized balls.IMG_4591
  7. Take the dough ball, Sprinkle some dry flour and roll the dough into paratha using a rolling pin.IMG_4621
  8. Heat a pan on stove and apply some butter or oil on both sides of paratha and fry till golden color.IMG_4625                                                                
  9. Prepare all the parathas.IMG_4629
  10. Serve the Parathas along with choice of Pickle, butter and curd.IMG_4644


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