Methi Paratha Recipe

Learn how to make delicious and healthy Methi Paratha, a popular Indian flatbread made with fenugreek leaves.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 parathas
Calories 148 kcal


  • Rolling Pin
  • Tava or griddle


  • 1 cup fenugreek leaves methi, washed and finely chopped
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Ghee or oil for cooking


  • In a mixing bowl, combine fenugreek leaves, whole wheat flour, onion, green chili, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • Gradually add water to make a soft dough. Knead well and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll them into balls.
  • Take a dough ball, dust with flour, and roll it into a thick circle.
  • Heat a tava or griddle and place the rolled paratha on it.
  • Cook on both sides, applying ghee or oil, until golden brown spots appear.
  • Repeat the process for the remaining dough balls.
  • Serve hot with yogurt, pickle, or chutney.


Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 5g


  • Fenugreek leaves are rich in iron, fiber, and antioxidants
  • Whole wheat flour provides essential nutrients and fiber
  • A healthy and filling meal option

Serving Tips:

Serve Methi Paratha hot with a dollop of butter or ghee for added flavor.

Tips and Tricks of Recipe:

  • Add some grated paneer or cheese for a richer taste
  • You can also add some ajwain (carom seeds) for digestion

Variations of Recipe:

  • You can make stuffed parathas by filling the dough with a mixture of paneer, potatoes, or lentils
Keyword Methi Paratha


5 FAQs & Answers:

Can I use dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) instead of fresh fenugreek leaves?

Yes, you can, but fresh fenugreek leaves provide a better flavor.


Can I make the dough in advance and store it in the fridge?

Yes, you can prepare the dough in advance and store it in the fridge for up to 2 days.


Can I skip adding onion and green chili to the dough?

Yes, you can adjust the ingredients according to your preference.


Can I freeze Methi Paratha for later use?

Yes, you can freeze the cooked parathas in an airtight container for up to a month.


Can I use oil instead of ghee for cooking the parathas?

Yes, you can use any cooking fat of your choice.



Enjoy the delicious and nutritious Methi Paratha for a wholesome meal that can be prepared in no time!