Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Methi chapathi / Fennugreek chapathi

Wheat flour – 2 ½ cup
Fresh fenugreek /methi leaves –1 bunch
Sliced ginger – 2tsp
Sliced garlic – 2tsp
Chopped cilantro -1tsp
Chopped curry leaves – 1 ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¾ tsp
Cumin seeds – 1tsp
Oil – 3tsp
Ghee -2tsp
Salt -1-1 ½ tsp
Water to make dough

How to prepare
=►Clean and cut fresh fenugreek leaves.
=►Heat 1 ½ tsp of oil in a pan, put cumin seeds and allow it to crack.
=►When it cracks add sliced ginger, curry leaves and garlic into it.
=►Saute it well and add chopped methi leaves , ¼ tsp of turmeric and cilantro into it.
=►Mix it properly and cook it for 1-2min. Switch off the flame.
=►Take a big bowl and put 2 ½ cup of wheat flour, salt and ½ tsp of turmeric.
=►Mix everything well and add enough water to make a dough.
=►Knead it well to make a soft dough (You can add little bit oil for softening).
=►Make a carving in the centre of the dough and put cooked methi and cover it.
=►Then again knead it well to make a smooth dough. Divide into chapathi balls.
=►Press it and cook it on tawa and bursh it with ghee on top.