This easy to make, healthy, tasty Pudina Paratha Recipe is very simple and quick to follow. The smell of mint leaves gives a feeling of freshness. Here I have used fresh mint leaves but you can even use dried mint leaves. Even the quantity of mint leaves can be varied according to your choice. Make this rustic, tasty and super crispy Pudina paratha which would be loved by everyone in the family. These Paratha made of fresh herbs roasted in butter are exceptionally delicious and extremely healthy to eat. You can have them plain for breakfast, lunch, any day dinner or weekend brunch.
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To get started with the preparation for the recipe of Pudina paratha recipe, we would need the fresh mint leaves and some spice powders. You can use whole spices or spice powders like cumin powder, fennel powder or dry mango powder. If you have the whole spices, then crush to the powder along with any other fresh herbs of your choice. The addition of ginger, salt or black pepper powder will enrich the taste and flavors of the Pudina Paratha. If you want the spiciness in your paratha then sprinkle some chili powder in your paratha filling. Whereas if you like the tangy and the chatpata taste, then use the Chaat masala powder in your mint leaves filling.
Firstly you have to prepare the dough of the sieved wheat flour. Make the soft dough from which you can roll the parathas easily. Then you can prepare the dry spice mixture of mint leaves and other spice powders. For this, the freshly chopped mint leaves are evenly dry roasted over a medium flame. When the leaves are being roasted, they would release a very strong aroma all over the plan and would infuse the lovely fragrance into the mixture. Roasting the leaves helps us to the remove the water from mint leaves to make the dry spice powder mixture.
Mint leaves are very refreshing and immediately revives you. This is the reason that mint is used in many products like toothpaste, chewing gum, mouth freshener etc. The reason is only the freshness which is provided by mint. This mint paratha recipe is also very refreshing and highly delicious. If I am in a hurry than I make a simple triangle or square parathas. But the texture appears best in a layered form. There are not much of mint leaves in this dish but yes there is a perfect blend of mint leaves and spices to give a very nice aroma and freshness to the dish.
- Total time of cooking required for the Pudina Paratha Recipe is 1 hour.
- The measured proportion of ingredients in this recipes makes paratha that serves 4 people.
- For the spice mixture instead of using fresh mint leaves and then roasting them, you can use dry mint leaves. It will save time. The taste will be same.
- Also, you can use any other your preferred spice powder like Dry Mango Powder or Turmeric Powder for filling.
- Don’t apply much pressure while rolling the paratha’s otherwise, the layers will not be seen.
- Have this Pudina Paratha with the hot and warm Spring Onion Soup for the perfect meal.
- You can also add the combination of chopped Cilantro leaves and Mint leaves in the dough mixture of the Pudina Paratha.
- This is a no onion-garlic recipe, but if you want you can use sautéed onions and the paste of ginger-garlic along with spices.
Remove the Pudina paratha and place on a serving plate. With your palms or with the knife, cut them into equal half pieces. Sprinkle the spice mixture over these lovely parathas. If you are wondering what should you eat these parathas with then check below:
- Serve with any of the tangy and tasty side accompaniment like the lemon pickle or the mango pickle.
- Pair it with the chilled Curd or various type of cooling Raita.
- The paratha can be eaten with all type of spicy, tasty and delicious Indian curry or stir fried vegetables.
- It also goes well with hot dal tadka.
- These tempting parathas would taste really amazing even if you have them plain with melted butter or tangy tomato ketchup.
Garnish the Paratha with:
- Chopped Mint Leaves
- Grated Cheese
- Onion Rings
- If the fresh Pudina leaves are not available, then use the stored dry Pudina powder.
- If you are unable to serve the Pudina Paratha immediately then make their stack and keep in a casserole.
- You can replace mint leaves with coriander leaves to make Coriander Paratha but they would taste different.
These refreshing paratha from are very popular restaurant food item. You can say that the Pudina paratha is the most restaurant recipe which you can prepare at home. It does need some pre-preparation, time and a bit of patience to follow the complete recipe but in the end, you would be able to make Pudina paratha having the taste of Dabha or food stalls. You would instantly fall in love with the crispy and flaky paratha’s roasted in oil or butter. The paratha’s or the Indian bread made from the fresh mint leaves release a very strong and flavorful aroma.
This creamy, crunchy, delicious paratha are fairly simple and easy to make. The preparation is similar to any other type of paratha which you usually prefer to make. You have the get the necessarily required ingredients, make the dough, roll the paratha, fill the stuffing, flatten them like your roti and roast them till they become crispy. If you are planning to make the Cheese Paratha at home, then the process is same. The only change is the cheese stuffing, as here we have used the mint filling. The more generously you use the butter or ghee for roasting, the better would be the texture of your paratha. Apply butter over the top and bottom layer of paratha to give crispy, crunchy and a flaky texture.
This is a multi-layer paratha are same as lachedar paratha. The process is same as preparing lachedar paratha at home with only a bit difference which is an addition of mint leaves. If you are looking for more paratha recipes do check to make lovely green colored peas paratha at home. If you love the pungent aroma of onions and their raw crunch, then add the crunchy raw or sautéed onions in your paratha stuffing and prepare the onion paratha at home which you can eat with the onion raita.
You can serve this healthy and warm paratha with spicy or sweet curd, chilled vegetable Raita or mixed cumber Raita. But these crispy and flaky plain paratha’s pair well with the glass of juice for your morning breakfast. Serve with the spread of any of the tangy, spicy or sweet chutney or the cheesy dip. These parathas are quite rich to have no matter with what other food you pair them.