Methi Bajra Paratha
by Tarla Dalal
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Methi bajra paratha is an Indian bread that combines the eye- appealing fenugreek leaves with the guaranteed satisfaction of having a paratha. Everyone loves ghee and potato laden parathas and most of you also thoroughly enjoy this healthy bajra paratha. Learn how to make methi bajra paratha.
Methi bajra paratha, is an all-in-one paratha in which all ingredients like bajra flour, methi leaves, sesame seeds and some basic spices have to combined in a deep bowl and kneaded into a soft dough using enough water. Divide the dough into small portions and roll into size of your choice using whole wheat flour.
Healthy bajra paratha is a treasure trove of nutrients and a must-have in every healthy kitchen. Bajra flour, methi and sesame seeds all are rich in iron which help build hemoglobin levels and keep fatigue and tiredness away. They aid in lending a glowing skin too!
These methi bajra paratha for lunch are a good source of antioxidants like vitamin A, which helps to build body’s immune system to fight against common illnesses. These compounds also fight against free radicals which otherwise are a causative factor of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
With just 56 calories per paratha, these methi bajra paratha are also a treat for weight-watchers who aim to eat healthy flours and avoid refined flours like maida completely. These flours and the parathas made with them are quite satiating as well as they abound in fiber. Fair amounts of potassium and magnesium help to maintain heart health. Only remember not to go over-board in the usage of fat to cook these parathas – else you will negate the effect of its nutritional benefits.
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- To make methi bajra paratha, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
- Roll one portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it, using ¼ tsp of ghee, till brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 5 more methi bajra parathas.
- Serve the methi bajra parathas hot with fresh curds.
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