Mint (Pudina) Lachha Paratha



This receipe is adapted from Veda Murthy's version at Iyengar's Kitchen

Ingredients

2 cups wheat flour
Salt to taste
Oil/Butter/Ghee

Masala-
1 tsp oil
1 small bunch of mint leaves
2 green chillies
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp cumin seeds

Fry the masala ingredients till the mint leaves shrink,cool and grind to smooth paste.

Add this paste,salt and 1 tsp oil to the wheat flour and make a dough. Add a little water if required.

Make balls of these. Roll out into a thick chapati and spread little oil over it. Cut from the center to one corner and roll into a cone. Press it into a round and then roll out again without applying much pressure. (You could refer to Veda Murthy's blog for explanation with pictures)

Cook on hot tava with little fat till brown spots appear on both sides.

Serve hot with chutney/curds/pickle.

Mint Lachha parathas are my contribution to YRR event hosted by Madhuram.

The Mixed/Flavoured rice varieties event ends today (30th June)...the roundup will be out tommorrow...any last minute additions to the event are welcome until tommorrow.

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7 comments:

Asha said...

Looks good EC! Veda Murthy, new blogger? Got to check out!:)

Kalai said...

Looks great, EC! :)

sowmya said...

lovely paratha..looks delicuous..

Swati Raman Garg said...

all parathas r a treat.... and pudina wud have had a special flavor na... i have never tried it... will try n let u know

Madhuram said...

I really know how fragrant and tasty it would have been. I also prepared similar parathas, earlier this week. Thank you very much for sending it to the event. You can also send it to Dee's HerbMania, this month's theme being Mint.

easycrafts said...

Thanks Asha...ya,there are some traditional recipes on her blog

Thanks Kalai, Soumya

Thanks Swati...do try it out

Thanks Madhuram..I already have sent my entry to the Herb Mania event

Veda Murthy said...

hey EC....I never knew you tried my recipe....feels so good! thank u for linking to my page!

Veda

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