Bajra is known to provide heat to the body and so the consumption of this grain in any form is usual during winters. Bajra Aloo Methi Paratha is one such dish which is very delicious and healthy. It is made using millet flour which flavored with potato and seasoned with spices to enhance more of the flavors. It is an easy-to cook recipe and can be served on its own or with any chutney of your choice. Bajra Aloo Methi Paratha makes a perfect healthy breakfast for winters and an ideal meal to be carried in a lunch box.
2 cups, bajra flour
1/2 cup, whole wheat flour
1 cup, potatoes, boiled and mashed or grated
1 cup, methi leaves, chopped finely
1 teaspoon, green chili, coarsely crushed
1 teaspoon, ginger, grated
1/2 teaspoon, turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon, ajwain
1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
Salt to taste
Warm water as required
Oil for frying
In a large bowl, add All the ingredients and mix well
Gradually, add little water and start kneading the dough. Knead well to form a soft dough.
Divide the dough into equal sized balls depending upon the size of the paratha you prefer to make.
Dust the ball well and roll out into a paratha depending upon the thickness you prefer . If you find it difficult to roll it with rolling pin, use your hands and pat the dusted ball uniformly to make parathas.
Heat the griddle well.
Gently place the rolled paratha on the griddle and cook until brown spots appear
Flip and cook.
Apply oil and fry on both the sides until they are cooked well.
Serve hot with pickle, curd or chutney on the sides.