Ajwain Paratha

Ajwain are good for digestion. Ajwain parathas are simple to prepare and mildly flavored with Ajwain and go well with any curry / side dish.
Prep Time
5 Minutes + Dough Resting time
Cooking Time
20-25 Minutes
9-10 Paratha’s
Wheat Flour
Ajwain / Carom Seeds
Turmeric Powder
2 Cups
2 Tsp.
¼ Cup
½ Tsp.
To Taste
As required
1.     In a mixing bowl take floor, curd, salt, turmeric powder and ajwain. Mix well with you hand. Now add water little by little and make soft dough. Apply oil to the dough and cover it and let it stay for 15-20 minutes.
Note: Crush Ajwain in palm before adding. This enhances the flavor. You can also add 1 Tsp. of crushed/grated garlic to enhance the flavor.
2.     Now divide the dough into ping pong size balls.
3.     Roll them into small circles and apply a little oil and fold them.
4.     Dust with some flour and roll them to desired size and shape (Triangular or Circular etc.)
Note:  Make the Paratha little thicker than the usual Chapati.
5.     Heat the skillet. On the skillet, cook the Paratha on both sides with a little oil till you get light brown spots/blisters.
6.     Serve hot with any curry or pickle and curd.


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