Pudina Paratha Recipe (Mint Paratha)
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 6 parathas
Pudina Paratha Recipe (Mint Paratha) - A multi-layered mint flavored Indian flat bread with spices.
Ingredients for Mint paratha dough
  • Wheat flour : 1 1/3 cup
  • Oil : 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves: 1/3 cup finely chopped
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  • Water: 1/2 cup
Ingredients for paratha spice mix
  • Roasted cumin powder: 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala: 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1/2 tsp
Other ingredients
  • Oil : 1/3 cup for roasting
  1. Take a large mixing bowl and sieve whole wheat flour (chappati flour) in it.
  2. Add salt and oil in the wheat flour.
  3. Also add finely chopped mint leaves and mix well using hand.
  4. Now while adding little water at time start kneading the dough for paratha.
  5. Knead thoroughly into soft dough while adding water as required. Cover the dough with damp cloth and keep aside for resting.
  6. Now to make pudina paratha spice mix, take roasted cumin powder in a mixing bowl.
  7. Add chaat masala and black pepper powder and mix well. The spice mix is ready.
  8. To roll the paratha divide the dough into lemon size paratha ball.
  9. Take the dough ball and roll it into 5-6 inch circular chappati.
  10. Apply some oil or ghee on top.
  11. Start making pleats from one side approximately 1-2 cm in thickness. Hold the strip with your fingers, lift and fold backwards in a manner that the first strip remains on top.
  12. Repeat above step and make pleats with remaining paratha until it become pile of strips.
  13. Now roll the right end of paratha strip inwards and make circular disc. Once rolled, press the left end of paratha strip below the center of rolled disc.
  14. Now place the paratha on rolling board and roll into 5-6 inch circle flat bread. Pudina paratha is ready to get roasted. Repeat above steps and roll parathas from remaining dough.
  15. Heat a cast iron tawa or skillet and once hot place the rolled paratha on top.
  16. Once bubbles appear on top, flip the paratha and apply oil or ghee on top side.
  17. Apply oil or ghee and roast the paratha on both sides until it turn golden brown.
  18. Take the paratha off the tawa and put on kitchen countertop / plate. Using both hands gently push the paratha on edges so that layers get separated.
  19. Delicious pudina paratha or mint lachha paratha is ready. Smear some makhan/butter on top and serve these parathas hot with curd, pickle or curry.
Recipe by WeRecipes at https://werecipes.com/pudina-paratha-recipe-lachha-paratha/