Pudina paratha

Pudina paratha is a mint flavored paratha prepared with whole wheat flour.Mint is one of the oldest  herb which has a strong flavor.It has many health benefits.I adapted this recipe from Nita mehta's cookery book.This roti goes well with Dum Aloo or any North Indian gravies.

Atta(whole wheat flour)-2 cups
Poodina(mint leaves)-4tbsp
Carom seeds(ajawain)-1tsp
Oil-2 tbsp
Red chillly powder-1/2 tsp


  1. Mix atta with ingredients except pudina.
  2. Add enough water to make a dough of rolling consistency.
  3. Make walnut sized balls and roll out to make a thick chapathi.
  4. Spread 1 tsp ghee all over and cut a slit as shown in the picture(from the outer edge till the centre).
  5. Start rolling from the slit to form a cone.
  6. Keeping the cone upright ,press cone gently.
  7. Roll out to a thick roti,sprinkle pudina and press with the rolling pin.
  8. Cook on a tawa,frying on both the sides or apply some water on the back side of roti and stick it in a hot tandoor.
  9. Serve hot with gravy of your choice.