Hey everyone, it’s John, welcome to my recipe site. Today, I will show you a way to make a distinctive dish, dried mint paratha. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.
To begin with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can have dried mint paratha using 14 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you cook that.
The ingredients needed to make Dried Mint Paratha:
- Prepare For paratha dough
- Get 20 g fresh mint, finely chopped
- Get 120 g wholewheat flour
- Get 1 tbsp melted ghee
- Prepare 1/2 tsp salt
- Make ready As needed water
- Get For the Filling
- Get 2 tsp ground cumin
- Get 1 tsp ground fennel
- Take 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
- Prepare 2 tbsp chaat masala
- Take 5 g dried mint
- Prepare 1 tsp Himalayan salt
- Make ready 100 g ghee, for cooking
Instructions to make Dried Mint Paratha:
- Take the flour and salt into a mixing bowl, add the chopped mint and mix through.
- Add the melted ghee and enough water to bring the dough together.
- Mix with your hands until you have a firm dough and clean bowl. - Wrap in cling film and leave to rest for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile make the filling by mixing all of the dry ingredients together, and warming the ghee to melt it
- When the dough has rested divide it into four balls. Keep the remaining balls covered while you work with one at a time. - Dust the dough ball in flour and roll it out.
- Brush liberally with melted ghee, then sprinkle over 1 tsp of the filling mix.
- Fold the top edge of the disc over by 2cm, then gently lift the edge and fold again in a pleat, keeping the first fold on the top. - Continue until the whole disc is folded in pleats, like a fan.
- Roll the pleat up lengthways in a tight snail shape, and squash the loose end so that it sticks to the roll.
- Cover the rolls as you make them and continue until you’ve used up all of the balls, then roll each one out into a thick paratha shape, around 15-20cm across.
- Leave the paratha in the fridge, separated with kitchen towel and covered in cling film, until you are ready to cook them.
- Heat up your chapati pan or flat frying pan. - Brush with melted ghee then add the first paratha.
- Cook for 30 seconds then flip it over and brush it with more melted ghee.
- Keep flipping and brushing with ghee until it’s evenly cooked and very crispy, pressing down with a spatula to get maximum contact on the hot pan.
- When cooked, remove the paratha to a tray and squeeze with your hands to break up some of the flaky layers.
- Sprinkle the remaining filling spices over the paratha, and serve hot, with daal and pickle.
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