Fenugreek Flat Bread (Methi Paratha) Recipe

Fenugreek flat bread or as it is traditional known as methi paratha is an indian bread stuffed with fenugreek (methi). This bread can be served as a savoury snack or as an accompaniment to a curry dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup gram flour
  • 2 sprigs chopped spring onions
  • 1 cup fenugreek (methi) leaves, washed and finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon clarified butter (ghee)
  • Water

Method

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine together the flour, gram flour and salt.
  2. Stir in the ghee and mix until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add in the yoghurt, spring onions and methi.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add enough water to form a dough.
  6. Allow the dough to rest for 30 minutes.
  7. Break off ¬†golf sized portions of dough and roll out each portion into 12 cm disc’s.
  8. Place each disc on a hot griddle (tava) and toast on both sides until golden brown.
  9. Brush both sides with melted butter, margarine or ghee.
  10. Serve hot as an accompaniment with curries or as a savory snack.