Methi Matar Paratha

Methi Matar paratha is the paratha where the ground peas and chopped methi leaves are mixed with the dough and made as a roti. Use fresh methi leaves and add a pinch of Kasuri Methi for aroma.  This is a healthier option since it has green leafy vegetable and also peas in it.

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INGREDIENTS 

Matar 1 cup

Dhania – 2 Sprigs

Ginger- one inch

Green Chillies- 3to4

Methi Leaves -1 cup (Chopped finely)

Oil- 3 tbsp

Wheat Flour -2 cups

Salt- to taste

  • Grind peas, coriander, Ginger,  Green Chillies till they blend together.
  • Soak the methi leaves in turmeric water for 5 minutes. Chop them.
  • Add chopped Methi Leaves, ground peas paste, Salt,Oil and mix together. Knead well to make a dough.
  • Add water slowly and in less quantity since methi leaves already have a lot of moisture.

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  • Now the dough is ready to make the rotis/Paratha.

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  • Take a small ball of the dough and roll out.

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  • Cook the parathas on both sides on a hot tawa.  Drizzle ghee on the parathas and remove once you see the brown spots on them.

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  • Serve it with any gravy.
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