methi paratha recipe | methi ka paratha | fenugreek paratha recipe

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methi paratha recipe | methi ka paratha | fenugreek paratha recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a healthy, tasty and flaky paratha stuffed with fresh fenugreek leaves and other spices. it is an ideal flat bread recipe for lunch boxes which is heavily popular with marathi and hindi speaking community in india.
methi paratha recipemethi paratha recipe | methi ka paratha | fenugreek paratha recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. this is unique paratha recipe as the leaves are not literally stuffed to the wheat balls and are mixed to the dough. later it is rolled flat like chapathi and roasted similar to any other paratha’s. hence it is also popularly known as methi roti or methi chapathi.

i have shared couple of paratha recipes till now, but the methi ka paratha is my new favourite recipe. perhaps the simplicity of this recipe plus the amazing taste it has to offer are the main 2 reasons for it. moreover after i learned the health benefits of methi leaves from my friend, my fridge has a dedicated section for it. basically it helps to control diabetes, cholesterol level, improves heart health and cures constipation and join pain. i personally started using it as i continuously try and explore new recipes which may high calories, methi recipes helps to control the cholesterol.

methi ka paratha

furthermore, some important tips and suggestions for a perfect and tasty methi paratha recipe. firstly, wash and dry the fenugreek leaves properly before mixing it with the dough. fenugreek leaves may contain impurities and it is always recommended to wash it properly before using it. secondly, i have added finely chopped fresh methi leaves to wheat dough and mixed it to dough. alternatively, you can also prepare the puree from methi leaves and mix it to dough. lastly, i have prepared the methi paratha in a traditional way with a round shape. it can also be prepared with a triangle or even in a square shape too.

finally, i would like to highlight my other paratha recipes collection from my blog. this includes, palak paratha, aloo paratha, mooli paratha, gobi paratha, kerala parotta, aloo cheese paratha and paneer paratha recipe. in addition do check my other recipes collection which can be prepared with methi paratha,

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easy methi paratha recipe | methi ka paratha | fenugreek paratha recipe
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Recipe type: paratha
Cuisine: punjabi
Serves: 8 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups wheat flour / atta
  • 1 cup methi leaves / fenugreek leaves, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup curd / yogurt, fresh / sour
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chili powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp carom seeds / ajwain
  • 2 tsp oil
  • water as required, to knead dough
  • 5 tsp oil / ghee, for roasting
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in large mixing bowl take wheat flour and chopped methi leaves.
  2. also add ¼ cup of curd. curd helps to remove the bitterness of methi leaves.
  3. additionally, add spices and salt to taste.
  4. furthermore, add 2 tsp of oil and combine well.
  5. additionally, add some water and knead the dough.
  6. cover with moist cloth and rest for 30 minutes.
  7. now pinch a medium sized ball dough, roll and flatten it.
  8. also dust with some wheat flour.
  9. roll to 5 inches using rolling pin.
  10. additionally, grease with ghee or oil
  11. bundle it up and flatten to ball.
  12. further roll it in a thick circle like paratha.
  13. now on a hot tawa place the rolled paratha and cook for a minute.
  14. furthermore, when the base is partly cooked, flip the methi paratha.
  15. also brush oil / ghee and press slightly.
  16. finally, serve methi paratha with raita and pickle.


how to make methi paratha with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in large mixing bowl take 2 cups of wheat flour.
    methi paratha recipe
  2. further add 1 cup of finely chopped methi leaves. make sure to wash the leaves well and discard the stem.
    methi paratha recipe
  3. also add ¼ cup of curd. curd helps to remove the bitterness of methi leaves.
    methi paratha recipe
  4. additionally, add ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp ginger paste, ½ tsp ajwain and salt to taste.
    methi paratha recipe
  5. furthermore, add 2 tsp of oil to make paratha more soft.
    methi paratha recipe
  6. give a rough mix making sure the spices are combined well.
    methi ka paratha
  7. additionally, add some water and knead the dough. alternatively, use curd to increases the shelf life.
    methi ka paratha
  8. knead the dough to smooth and soft texture like of chapathi dough.
    methi ka paratha
  9. cover with moist cloth and rest for 30 minutes.
    methi ka paratha
  10. now pinch a medium sized ball dough, roll and flatten it.
    methi ka paratha
  11. also dust with some wheat flour.
    fenugreek paratha recipe
  12. roll to 5 inches using rolling pin.
    fenugreek paratha recipe
  13. additionally, grease with ghee or oil. this enhances the the flavour of paratha.
    fenugreek paratha recipe
  14. bundle it up and flatten to ball.
    fenugreek paratha recipe
  15. further roll it in a thick circle like paratha.
    fenugreek paratha recipe
  16. now on a hot tawa place the rolled paratha and cook for a minute.
    methi paratha recipe
  17. furthermore, when the base is partly cooked, flip the methi paratha.
    methi paratha recipe
  18. also brush oil / ghee and press slightly.
    methi paratha recipe
  19. flip again once or twice till both the sides are cooked properly.
    methi paratha recipe
  20. finally, serve methi paratha with raita and pickle. or take it to the picnic as it stays fresh for 2-3 days.
    methi ka paratha


notes:

  • firstly, to make soft paratha also add 3 tbsp of besan while preparing dough.
  • furthermore, methi paratha stays fresh for longer time when kneaded only with curd and not water.
  • additionally add finely chopped onions and green chilli, to make it more flavourful.
  • also adjust the spice level according to your choice.
  • finally, methi paratha is very healthy and good for digestion.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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  1. Thanks a lot to help us enjoy cooking by giving better presentation and simpler explanation to understand the so thought cumbersome dishes to simple and easy to prepare ones!

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