Fenugreek leaves or methi leaves are very good for health as they are rich in antioxidant, iron and also a good source of dietary fiber. It also has vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, potassium and selenium. It is beneficial to diabetic patients and also helps to alleviate the symptoms of both menstruation and menopause. In short fenugreek has numerous health benefits which can help in overall well being. So try to include it in your diet at least once in a week.
Methi Paratha-How to prepare Methi ParathaIngredients needed
Wheat flour - 2 cups
Methi leaves/fenugreek leaves - 1 cup
Red chilli powder - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch (optional)
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil -2 tbsp
Oil for making parathas
1.Wash methi leaves and drain the water. Chop it roughly.
2.Mix wheat flour, methi leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, jeera/cumin seeds, salt and 2 tbsp oil together to make a soft dough as shown in the picture below. Cover it and let it sit for 1 hour.
3.Now make equal sized balls out of it and roll the balls into round shaped chapati with a rolling pin.
4.Heat a tawa and and put the rolled out parathas on it and cook for a minute.When bubbles start appearing, apply a little oil and flip it over to the other side. Let the other side also get cooked.
5.Serve it with lemon pickle, curd, raita, chutney or any side dish of your choice.
This measurement gives you 10 parathas.
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