May 11, 2013

Pudina Paratha / Mint Flat Bread

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Mint /Pudina has a very distinctive flavor and taste. It enhances the taste of any recipe and the outcome is simply great. Considering the many medicinal effects that Pudina possesses its best if included in some for or the other in our daily diet. After having seen the use of Pudina in Pudina Thuvayal,Mint Corriander chutney for chats / sandwiches,now let us see how we can make tasty parathas with this wonderful herb. Perfect for patients with diabetes and fitness freaks. The parathas can be made oil free too.

Preparation Time : 45 mins
Cooking Time : 15 - 20 mins
Makes about 8-10 parathas

Pudina Paratha


1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup tightly packed finely chopped pudina/mint leaves
2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp ajwain / thyme seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric


  • Sift the flour with turmeric,salt,ajwain,red chilli powder and salt.
  • Now ,add the chopped pudina and knead into a smooth soft dough.
  • Add water little by little while kneading.
  • Keep aside for about half an hour.
  • Pinch out lemon sized balls and roll into rotis.
  • Heat a griddle,and cook the rotis on both sides,using a little oil. [OR]
  • Oil Free Version : Cook on both sides until brown spots appear and the rotis are cooked.
  • Soft Tasty Yummy parathas ready. Serve with any kind of gravy,pickle or thick yogurt/curd.
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  1. Yummy paratha..Wonderful blog,i am glad to be here...

  2. Pudina parathas look so flavourful and inviting. I love mint flavour in my dishes too and try to add few leaaves in almost all the curries.

  3. Lovely paratha, I too make this one. It is easy to prepare and good way to include mint leaves.

  4. Yes this is definitely mouthwatering and a must make. I love the taste and smell of pudina. Can imagine the aroma.

  5. Don't know why I'v not thought of making pudina paratha till especially when sometimes I have just too much mint in the fridge. Such a flavourful paratha to enjoy for breakfast or with a curry.

  6. it my go to paratha for breakfast, i also add cilantro in it, looks perfect to dip it in that curd.

  7. The elder one used to love this for the school dabba - ur post kindled a lot of memories for me :-)

  8. mint in parathas is such a delicious combination. These are so good!


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