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Friday, 20 January 2012

Methi Paratha with Boiled Lentils



Ingredients
Fresh Methi leaves (finely chopped ) 2cups
Maida i cup
Atta or whole wheat flour 1 cup
Sattu or fried Chana Powder 1/2 cup
Green chilly paste 2 tbsp
Salt
Refined oil
A little fenugreek seeds ( methi seeds) coarsely ground

Procedure
Grease a wok ( do not add too much of oil ) and add the coarsely ground methi seeds along with the washed and dried methi leaves. Sprinkle salt and stir fry till the water evaporates. Let it be cooled. Add the green chilly paste and sieve together along with maida, atta, sattu and a little refined oil. Keep aside for two hours. Make parathas out of the dough in desired shape. Fry with a dash of refined oil till brown. Be paitent while frying the crispy parathas....
Serve hot with chutney / pickle and of course with the boiled lentils garnished with onion and coriander leaves.

For the boiled lentils soak matar, chana, chana dal, rajma and  whole mung (green) together  overnight Boil them in a pressure cooker till it becomes soft. Then add coriander powder, jeera powder, red mirchi powder, black salt,  tamarind chutney and bring it to boil. Now before serving with methi paratha garnish the boiled lentil with finely chopped onion, tomato, green chillies and fresh coriander leaves and a dash of lemon juice.
 

This combo ( Methi Paratha with Boiled Lentils ) is an ideal evening snacks..











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4 comments:

Chandrani said...

Paratha looks greeny and healthy..

indira mukerjee (ইন্দিরা মুখার্জি) said...

thanks a lot!

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Indira
How are you? Now going through all the missed blogs. I like this recipe and this one is different than the ones I make. I have never used sattu or methi seeds and methi leaf stir fried. I am going to try it in a day or two. Have a nice weekend

indira mukerjee (ইন্দিরা মুখার্জি) said...

thanks UshnishDa!