Fenugreek Leaves Wheat Bread | Menthikura Chapathi

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Recipe prepared by Smt Jhansi Lakshmi
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna

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Preparation Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 5 minutes
No.Of Parata's : 6 (depends on size)
1 Bowl measuring : 250 ml

This is a thin Pancake of unleavened whole Wheat bread cooked on a griddle with Fenugreek Leaves which is good for health especially diabetic people.

Ingredients : 

Fenugreek Leaves (Pedda Menthikura aakulu) : 1 Bowl
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Whole Wheat Flour (Godhuma Pindi) : 1 Bowl
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Ginger, Green Chillies (Allam, Pachimirapa) Paste of equal quantities : 1 tsp
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Cumin Seeds (Jeelakarra) : 1 tsp (optional)

White Sesame Seeds (Tella Nuvvulu) : 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder (Pasupu) : 1/4 tsp
Salt : As required
Clarified Butter (Ghee) : 1 tsp
Oil : 2 tsp


Step 1 : Separate Fenugreek Leaves from stems and put them in Salt added Water for 5 minutes and drain Water from leaves.
Note : Washing Leaves with Salt water will remove dirt and pesticides from it.

Step 2 : Add 1 tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee) or Oil in a Pan. Add Fenugreek Leaves, Turmeric Powder, Cumin Seeds, Salt and Ginger, Green Chillies (Allam Pachimirapa) Paste to it and fry for 3-5 minutes in low flame.
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Step 3 : Let it cook and off the flame.
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Step 4 : Take a bowl of whole Wheat Flour in a mixing Bowl. Add Cooked Fenugreek (menthikura) Leaves, Sesame seeds to it and make a dough by adding required water.
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Step 5 : After mixing it thoroughly add 1 tsp Oil at last and mix the dough.
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Keep aside for 10 minutes by closing the dough.

Step 6 : Make small balls or required size with the dough.
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Step 7 : Preheat Tawa or Griddle. Make thin layered chapathis (Pancakes) with the help of Rolling Pin (Appadala Karra).
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Now fry on both the sides on Tawa or Griddle

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Apply little Clarified Butter (Ghee) on both the sides.
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Hot and Healthy Fenugreek Leaves Pancake (Methi Parata) is ready to Serve :) Serve hot with plain Curd or any Pickle or Mealmaker Kheema Curry or Aaloo Tomato curry or Raitha or Egg Masala Curry or as per taste.
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