Tuesday, March 11

Methi Paratha and Capsicum Carrot Raita


Methi Paratha

Ingredients
Methi leaves- 1 small bunch
wheat flour- 2 cups
cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
ajwain-1/4 tsp
besan- 2 tbsp
yogurt- 2 tbsp
turmeric powder-little
chilli powder-1/2 tsp
ginger garlic paste-1/2 tsp(optional)
garam masala- a pinch
salt to taste
oil

Method

Clean the leaves well and chop finely. Add all the ingredients except oil and using water knead well to form a dough. keep aside for 1/2 an hour to 1 hour.
Make golf sized balls out of it and roll it into parathas.
Cook until brown spots appear on both sides adding oil to the sides.

Capscicum and carrot raita

Ingredients
capsicum- 1 small chopped very finely
carrot -1 small chopped very finely(or grated)
green chilli- 1 chopped finely
yogurt- 1 cup
oil-1 tsp
turmeric powder- a pinch
mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
curry leaves- a few
coriander leaves - a few chopped
salt to taste

Method

Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds,green chilli and curry leaves. Then add the carrot pieces (add it first if u have chopped and add it last if u have grated) , fry for a minute and then add the capsicum pieces. Fry for 1 or 2 minutes , add salt and turmeric powder and remove from fire. Add whipped yogurt when cooled and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with methi paratha.

25 comments:

Madhu said...

Love the combo. Methi paratha and raitha looks very delicious.

Divya Vikram said...

The paratha looks very appealing..and raita seems to be a good combination

indosungod said...

Methi parathas look great and with the raita a perfect combination.

Richa said...

that sure is one tasty combo, Prema! pratha looks so soft & yum :)

Uma said...

very interesting combo! Yum! Lovely picture.

Cham said...

Go green :) Looks awesome ...

Dhivya said...

paratha looking lovely...nice combo

Kalai said...

Love this combo! Sounds wonderful! :)

jayasree said...

The combo looks very appetizing. Liked the idea of turmeric in raita which gives a nice yellow hue to the raita.

Ramki said...

Hi Prema,
Have blogged your Raita as a model recipe in One page cookbook at http://ramkicooks.blogspot.com/

/Thanks for the recipe

sowmya said...

looks delicious!!!

Sia said...

i had just one toast for breakfast and this is a pure torture suma:)

easycrafts said...

Combo looks very colourful and tempting

Asha said...

Oh my! That is a great combo Prema, delicious!:))

sandhya said...

nice combo... looks yummy...

Vanamala said...

Interesting raita..got to try
like the combo...

Pooja said...

Lovely Green dish Prema :) .
You reminded me of our Methi thepla.
now I am rushing to kitchen to make some.

Mansi Desai said...

I make the methi paratha a lot, but the raita is new to me...thanks for the idea Prema:)

Seema said...

Thats a nice meal.. Methi parathas & raita. I make just capcicum raita like this, but adding carrots a good change.. must try it out. Good one Prema.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks appealing! thanx for sharing!

Smylee said...

Hi ! amazing recipes . My husband and sundar anna are cousins . Preetha anni had given ur blogspot address.Brilliant work, I must say.

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vimmi said...

I tried your Methi Paratha and I enjoyed its taste. Let your efforts be appreciated and prayers be answered.
Regards,
Yasmin

Madhu said...

Hi...your methi paratha looks very attractive...i going to try this weekend...let me hope that my husband likes this...

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