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Have you ever tried making mint paratha? If not, do give a try to it. They are aromatic and refreshing. The smell of mint leaves can never be locked, it spills everywhere. No need of any accompaniment, you can serve it with curds and pickle.

Last year, I was going through Tarla Dalal vegetarian cook book and it was then I found this mint paratha. Since then, I have made it many times.

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Mint paratha, pudina paratha

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • water for kneading
  • wheat flour for dusting
  • oil for roasting

Method:

  1. Separate the leaves, wash and dry them
  2. Chop them finely.
  3. In a wide bowl, mix the ingreients.
  4. Add little water and knead to a soft dough.
  5. Keep it aside for ten minutes.
  6. Take a ball of the dough.
  7. Roll into a circle of 4 inch diameter.
  8. Smear a little oil and dab some flour.
  9. Fold it into pleats, from one end to the other.
  10. Now, enclose it into circular shape.
  11. Dust it with some flour and roll it.
  12. Heat a skillet, put the rolled paratha on it.
  13. After a few seconds, flip it and apply oil
  14. Turn it to the other side and smear oil. It should be well roasted.
  15. Serve with curds or pickle.
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balls of dough are rolled, pleated and then made into a circular shape.

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Mint paratha, pudina paratha

Mint paratha or pudina paratha is tasty and ideal for lunch box. It is served with pickle or curd usually.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 parathas
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain
  • 2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • wheat flour for dusting
  • oil for roasting
  • water for kneading

Instructions

  1. Separate the mint leaves, wash and pat dry.

  2. Chop the leaves.

  3. Put the ingredients in a wide bowl and mix well.

  4. Knead it to a soft dough with little water.

  5. Keep it aside for ten minutes.

  6. Take a ball of the dough.

  7. Roll it into a circle of diameter 5 inch.

  8. Smear some oil and dab a little flour. Fold it like a pleat from one end to the other.

  9. Then, make it into a circular shape.

  10.  Roll into a circle. 

  11. Heat a skillet.

  12. Put the rolled paratha on to the skillet.

  13. Flip it to the other side, smear oil and back again to the original side.

  14. Let cook until brown spots are visible.

  15. Serve hot with pickle or curds.

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The ingredients that you need are

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1 tsp of oil

a pinch of turmeric

salt according to taste

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