Methi paratha is one of the most common and popular flatbread dish in India. It is not only healthy but also easy to make. This is good food for toddlers and kids. Lets see how to make methi paratha.
Methi Paratha aka Methi Thepla
This is one of the delicious and flavor-packed flatbreads that fits into every meal menu or is perfect for the lunchbox of both kids and adults. It's easy to make and doesn't take much time to prepare the paratha
Methi paratha goes best with raita, plain curd, tomato sauce, or any curry. You can serve them with tea or coffee at breakfast or as tea-time snacks. It's also popular as thepla in Gujrat. Unlike aloo paratha, they are very light and healthy.
Methi or fenugreek is light bitter in taste. But the spices we are adding to make them balance the mild bitterness of the leaves and blend beautifully making a delicious paratha.
- Take a mixing bowl. Add finely chopped methi leaves, green chilli, salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix it well.
- Add flour and one tbsp oil to the mixture. Add water slowly and gradually kneading everything in the bowl to make a dough consistency.
- Knead well to make soft dough and keep aside for 5 mins. After 5 mins make medium sizeroundels.
- Then roll out the balls evenly into circle with help of rolling pin.
- Heat a pan on high to medium flame and place the rolled paratha on it.
- When the base is slightly cooked flip it to the other side to get it cooked.
- Add ghee or refined oil on top side. Then again flip it and apply ghee on the other side.
- Flip again once or twice to cook it properly on both sides.
- Now take out the paratha and serve hot.