Ajwain Roti, Ajwain Paratha
by Tarla Dalal
Added to 124 cookbooks
This recipe has been viewed 104794 times
ajwain roti recipe | ajwain paratha | Indian style ajwain chapati | how to make carom seeds paratha | with 22 amazing images.
ajwain roti recipe | ajwain paratha | Indian style ajwain chapati | how to make carom seeds paratha is a simple, easy to make and delightful Indian fare. Learn how to make ajwain paratha.
To make ajwain roti, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Add enough water (approx. ¾ cup) and knead into a soft dough. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the roti using a little ghee, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Serve immediately.
Ajwain has such a tantalising aroma and flavour that it can pep up a dish as a standalone spice! You will realise this when you try this mouth-watering Indian style ajwain chapati. Quick and easy, all it takes is the addition of carom seeds to the flour when making the roti dough, but it makes such a notable difference to the end product.
When you cook the ajwain paratha with ghee, the aroma that comes out is so luring that you will want to eat it right off the tava. And you can do that if you choose to – because a cup of curds is all you need to serve with this aromatic roti!
Ajwain has many health benefits to its credit as well. On top of the list is its digestive property. It aids in digestion and helps relieve bloating and prevent acidity. Its active compound thymol helps in the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach which prevents indigestion. Thymol also helps to fight bacteria which might cause stomach infection. Make carom seeds paratha, relish them and experience its stomach-friendly benefit.
Further this ajwain roti is also a good source of fibre. For this the addition of whole wheat flour bags the credit. Fibre is another nutrient which helps to cleanse the digestive tract by acting as a broom for the system. Fibre being beneficial to manage blood sugar levels and blood cholesterol levels, this roti can be enjoyed by diabetics and heart patients too. Healthy individuals and those aiming weight loss too can restrict the amount of ghee used for cooking and include these rotis in their menu.
Tips for ajwain roti. 1. While selecting carom seeds, choose seeds that look crisp and fresh, and have a strong aroma. Check the date of packing and choose a recent lot, as very old stock would have lost much of its aroma. 2. Ensure the dough is soft, so rolling is easier and the rotis turn soft too. 3. Serve it immediately to enjoy its texture, flavour and aroma.
Enjoy ajwain roti recipe | ajwain paratha | Indian style ajwain chapati | how to make carom seeds paratha | with step by step photos.
- To make ajwain roti, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Add enough water (approx. ¾ cup) and knead into a soft dough. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the roti using a little ghee, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Serve the ajwain roti immediately.
Ajwain Roti, Ajwain Paratha recipe with step by step photos
Like ajwain roti | ajwain paratha | then see our collection of Punjabi roti and paratha recipes and some recipes that we love.
- raw papaya paratha recipe | papaya paratha | papaya stuffed paratha | papite ka paratha | with 25 amazing images.
- tawa naan recipe | butter naan without tandoor | restaurant style naan at home | with amazing 26 images.
- aloo methi paratha recipe | Punjabi aloo methi paratha | stuffed aloo methi paratha | aloo ka paratha | with amazing 30 images.
This is what Ajwain ( bishops weed, Thymol seeds, Ajma, Ajmodika, Onum, Thymol seeds, Carom Seeds, Bishop's weed ) looks like.
Benefits of Carom Seeds, Ajwain : carom seeds are good for digestion. Its active compound thymol helps in the secretion of digestive juices in the stomach which prevents indigestion. To overcome stomach pain, acidity, bloating and flatulence ajwain is a very good remedy. Ajwain water is also known to help boost metabolism and aid in weight loss. Including ajwain in the form of Ajwain Roti will be good for those suffering from high BP. See here detailed benefits of carom seeds, ajwain.
To make ajwain roti | ajwain paratha | in a deep glass bowl add 2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
Add 1 tablespoon carom seeds (ajwain).
Add 3 teaspoons oil.
Add salt to taste.
Add enough water to make a soft dough. We have used roughly 3/4 cup of water to make the dough.
Knead into a soft dough.
Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
This is what the dough looks like.
Roll the dough into cylinderical shape. This makes it easier to make the dough balls of equal shape.
Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
Dust some flour on the dough ball.
Softly flatten the dough ball with a belan (roller).
Roll out each portion into a 175 mm. (7") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle).
Place the rolled roti on the tava and cook for 10 to 15 seconds.
Flip over and cook the other side of the roti for 10 to 15 seconds.
Apply ghee on the roti with a brush.
Cook roti applying a little downward pressure with a spatula.
Flip over roti and cook again. Your roti is ready.
Ajwain Roti – A Stomach-friendly Indian fare.
The thymol is ajwain acts as a digestive aid and helps soothe the stomach.
It is known to prevent acidity and help relieve bloating.
Thymol may also help in combating stomach infections.
The fibre from wheat flour further helps to cleanse the digestive system and prevent constipation.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!
View Mailer Archive
REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.
If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.
Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.