Methi paratha

Makes a great breakfast or lunch. Tastes great with curds and achaar.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 4 parathas


For the dough

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to make the dough


For the methi filling

  • 2 cups chopped methi leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp kasturi methi
  • ¼ tsp haldi
  • ¼ tsp chopped green chillies
  • ½ tsp besan
  • ¼ tsp oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. For the methi filling.
  2. Grind the methi with a mortar and pestle. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well to make a filling.


How to proceed

  1. Make a dough and mix well all the ingredients. Make 4 round balls of the dough.
  2. With a help of a little flour roll the dough and make a small circle. Place ¼ of the filling in the centre. Close the sides of the dough and make a round again.
  3. With a help of a little flour roll out the parathas.
  4. Put some oil on the tava and cook the parathas on both sides.


To serve

  1. Serve hot with curds and achaar.

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