Pudina paratha (Version -2)

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KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                           Ready to serve pudina parathas with curds & chili pickle

Makes 5-6

Time taken : 45 minutes in all

Pudina/Mint is a terrific herb to keep around kitchen or to grow on your own.  As a kitchen herb it pairs wonderfully with a number of dishes  like you just decorate it with a salad, add a few leaves to your smoothie, so also a few leaves to your normal cilantro chutney or you make some parathas!!which i am putting up today to add to the long list of parathas on this blog  and this being the version-2 of the pudina paratha!!!!!  I have halved the measurement while preparing the parathas.

What you need to have:

1. Wheat atta – 2 Cups

2. Curds – 1/2 Cup

3. Cumin seeds – 1/4 Teaspoon

4. Carom seeds – 1/4 Teaspoon

5. Cooking oil – 1 Tablespoon

6. Chopped pudina leaves – 1/2 Cup

7. Chopped cilantro – 1/3 Cup

8. Red chili powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

9. Turmeric powder – 1/4 Teaspoon

10. Garam masala powder – 1/2 Teaspoon(home made)

11. Chat masala – 1 Teaspoon( 1/2 teaspoon to the dough & the other 1/2 to sprinkle on the paratha)

12. Butter – 2 Tablespoon


                                                          Ingredients of pudina parathasKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                         Other ingredients of pudina paratha

What you do with what you have:

1. Wash and chop pudina , cilantro, and keep it aside.

2. Transfer all the ingredients into a bowl and add wheat atta , coooking oil and curds to it.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                     All the ingredients transfered to a wide bowl

3. Mix all the ingredients and make a soft ball sprinkling water only if needed as the herbs contain lot of moisture and also curds will help in making  a soft dough.  Knead it and keep it aside for about 10-15 minutes.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                   Paratha dough and the pinched out ball

4. Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and roll it into thin circles and apply a little clarified butter and spread a pinch of chat masala,and atta  all over the roti.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                              Butter being applied &  Chat masala, wheat atta being sprinkled 

5. Fold the roti like you pleet your saree as shown in the image below.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                               Rolled roti being folded/pleeted

6. Join the two ends and bring it to the shape of lemon and flatten it so that it is easier to roll again.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                 Folded roti being shaped

7. Roll it to required thickness on a thick plastic sheet dusting in  atta.


                                                                       Rolled pudina paratha

8. Place a roti tawa and place the rolled paratha on it splashing a little oil on it.  Apply oil on the top of the paratha too.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                Rolled pudina paratha being roasted 

9. When it is roasted at the bottom of the paratha flip and roast the top of it .  Splash oil/ghee if needed.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                 Pudina paratha being roasted on the reverse

10. When brown dots appear it means it is roasted and ready to serve.  Transfer it to a serving plate and relish with any pickle & curds.  YummmmmmmmKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                            Ready to serve Pudina paratha with curds & chili pickle

Makes :5-6

Time taken: 45 minutes

Good to remember: 

1. Use fresh pudina/mint and coriander leaves for best results.

2. Dough should be knead soft to role elegantly.

3. Water only needed should be used while kneading.  Else the dough can be soggy and can not even roll the roti.



7 thoughts on “Pudina paratha (Version -2)

    Aruna Panangipally said:
    July 11, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Lovely! I am always fascinated by a well made lachha paratha!

      prathibalrao responded:
      July 12, 2014 at 7:08 am

      Hi Aruna,

      Thanx a lot for dropping by and commenting.

    food passion and love said:
    July 11, 2014 at 8:50 am

    This sure sounds delicious!!!!!yum.Shannu

      prathibalrao responded:
      July 11, 2014 at 7:52 pm


      Thanx a lot for commenting.

    masalamagic said:
    July 12, 2014 at 1:37 am

    Wow this looks delicious!! Love the layered look.

      prathibalrao responded:
      July 12, 2014 at 7:06 am


      This paratha tastes yummy as each layer’s aroma is felt while relishing the same.

    noodlesforthoughts said:
    July 15, 2014 at 12:14 am

    very interesting

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