Ajwain Paratha Recipe | How To Make Ajwain Ka Paratha

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Ajwain paratha is a typical North Indian flat bread that is simply prepared in all most households for regular meals. The paratha is prepared by adding ajwain in the atta and making it in to flat breads. It is flaky, soft and is layered, as it is folded a couple of times before rolling it into a flat bread forms.

The ajwain ka paratha has great health benefits, as it is a good medicine for cold, fever and mainly indigestion. It is also simple and quick to prepared and hence this flavourful bread is a common meal with any curries like dal, paneer or any other vegetables.

The essential ingredient foe for the delicious paratha is the ghee that is added while making them it on the pan. The more the ghee, the better the taste of the paratha. If you are planning on giving a treat to your stomach, this paratha is a manadatorymandatory part of the meal. So, watch the recipe video and also learn the step-by-step procedure with images on how to make the ajwain paratha.

AJWAIN PARATHA RECIPE VIDEO

ajwain paratha recipe
Ajwain Paratha Recipe | How To Make Ajwain Ka Paratha | Homemade Ajwain Ke Parathe
Ajwain Paratha Recipe | How To Make Ajwain Ka Paratha | Homemade Ajwain Ke Parathe
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Atta (whole wheat flour) - 1½ cups + for coating

    Salt to taste

    Ajwain (carom seeds) - 4 tsp

    Green chillies (crushed) - 1 tsp

    Curd - 2 tbsp

    Oil - 1 tsp

    Water - ½ a cup

    Ghee - ½ a cup

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add one and a half cups of atta in a bowl.

    2. Add salt, ajwain and green chillies.

    3. Further, add curd and oil; mix well.

    4. Add water little by little and knead it into a firm dough.

    5. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll them into balls between your palms.

    6. Flatten the rounds and dip them in a cup of atta.

    7. Roll them into flat rotis with a rolling pin.

    8. Sprinkle a few drops of ghee and atta on it.

    9. Fold the roti into half and further fold it into another half to get the layers.

    10. Dip into the flour and roll it into a flat roti again with the rolling pin.

    11. Heat a pan and place the roti on it.

    12. Turn it over once it is half cooked.

    13. Apply ghee on the half-cooked side.

    14. Turn it over a couple of times, till both the sides get nice brown spots.

Instructions
  • 1. The curd is added to soften the dough.
  • 2. Water is can be added as required to make it into a firm dough.
  • 3. You can use sendha namak or vrat ka salt if you are preparing this for poojas or vrat.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 300 cal
  • Fat - 11 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Carbohydrates - 45 g
  • Sugar - 2 g
  • Fibre - 3 g
  • Iron - 15%

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE AJWAIN PARATHA

1. Add one and a half cups of atta in a bowl.

ajwain paratha recipe

2. Add salt, ajwain and green chillies.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

3. Further, add curd and oil; mix well.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

4. Add water little by little and knead it into a firm dough.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

5. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll them into balls between your palms.

ajwain paratha recipe

6. Flatten the rounds and dip them in a cup of atta.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

7. Roll them into flat rotis with a rolling pin.

ajwain paratha recipe

8. Sprinkle a few drops of ghee and atta on it.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

9. Fold the roti into half and further fold it into another half to get the layers.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

10. Dip into the flour and roll it into a flat roti again with the rolling pin.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

11. Heat a pan and place the roti on it.

ajwain paratha recipe
ajwain paratha recipe

12. Turn it over once it is half cooked.

ajwain paratha recipe

13. Apply ghee on the half-cooked side.

ajwain paratha recipe

14. Turn it over a couple of times, till both the sides get nice brown spots.

Story first published: Saturday, August 5, 2017, 17:30 [IST]
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