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Ajwain paratha

Ajwain paratha


  • Wheat Flour: 1 cup
  •  Carom Seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • Water as per required


Take wheat flour, ajwain seeds, salt and oil in a bowl.Rub it with your hands so that the oil is mixed all over the dough.Add water slowly and make the dough. Knead it for 5 mins.

Drizzle some oil over the dough and cover it with a bowl, Let it rest for 15-20 mins.Divide the dough into equal portions.

Take one dough out and start rolling into a chapati. Drizzle a tsp of oil over the chapati.Start folding from all sides so that it for a small folded square.

Now roll this into a larger square.Make all the parathas like this and set aside. Now time to fry the parathas.

Heat a tawa and drop the parathas over that. Cook the paratha for 30 secs on one side. Flip over. Drizzle some oil over the top. Flip the paratha again and cook for another 30 sec. Drizzle some oil on top and flip over again. At this time the parathas will puff up a lot. Cook the paratha till they are golden on both sides.

 serve hot with raita, pickle, dal or curry.