Pudina (Mint) Paratha

June 15, 2019

 

Pudina paratha is a delicious and nutritious Indian bread with mint leaves is blended into the dough. When sprinkled with a few drops of melted Amrutam desi ghee and accompanied with yogurt or aam ka achaar (mango pickle), it is finger-licking good. You can enjoy it as a meal and even pack it up and take it to your office.

 

Ingredients:
 

  • 3 cups Whole-wheat Flour

  • 4 tbsp Amrutam Desi Cow Ghee

  • 1/2 cup Mint (pudina, 18-20 leaves)

  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder

  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder (optional)

  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • Salt to taste
     

Steps towards deliciousness:
 

  • Grind the mint leaves into a fine paste, without additional water.

  • Add coriander, cumin, red chili, asafoetida, turmeric and salt to the whole-wheat flour.

  • Add the mint and mix all together, kneading to form a medium-soft, smooth dough.

  • Keep the dough to rest in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours to rest.

  • Divide the dough into equal-sized portions and roll into balls till smooth.

  • Preheat a griddle or flat pan. Parallely, with a rolling pin (belan), roll each ball into a flat circle about 3mm thick.

  • Place the rolled out dough onto the heated pan and drizzle with Amrutam desi cow ghee around the edges as you flip the paratha occasionally till crispy brown.

 

Notes:
 

  • Adjust wheat flour quantity as per the softness of the dough.

  • As an accompaniment, you can replace yogurt with chutney or sauce.

  • You could also add ghee over the hot paratha as required.

  • For beginners, it’s alright if you can’t roll the dough out into a perfect circle. Parathas taste good in any shape.

 

Serve with chilled yogurt and aam ka achaar (mango pickle). This dish is further lip-smacking with Amrutam desi cow ghee. Free from machine and chemicals, Amrutam is the complete package of health and taste in a jar. Go ahead and drizzle the goodness of Amrutam on your sizzling hot paratha.

 

 

 

Amrutamdesi cow ghee, free from machine and chemicals, is the complete package of health and taste in a jar. Order your jar of ghee today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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