3. Flatbreads(Roti, Paratha)

Ajwain Paratha


  • 1 ½ cups Whole wheat flour (Chapati atta)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil + more to apply between layers and to fry paratha
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons Water


making ajwain paratha recipe:

  1. Take atta salt, ajwain and oil in a bowl. Rub it using your fingertips and mix.
  2. Add little water at a time and start kneading the dough. Dough should be soft like plain paratha dough.
  3. Let it rest for 15 minutes covered.
  4. After 15 minutes, knead the dough once again and smooth out.
  5. Divide it into 9 equal portions.
  6. Make smooth ball and flatten it between your palms.
  7. Simultaneously, heat the tawa or skillet on medium to fry the paratha.
  8. While it is heating, work with one flatten ball a time, roll into about 5 inch diameter circle.
  9. Then oil and fold in half and again fold in half. You will get the triangular shape.
  10. Then roll again keeping the triangluar shape intact, if you can manage.
  11. Now tawa should be hot, fry the paratha using little oil till it is browned and cooked from both sides.
  12. Repeat the same process till all the parathas are ready.
  13. If not serving right away then keep them into insulated container.


Serving: 2paratha | Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.8g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 0.1g

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