Pudina Masala for Paratha and Puris


Puri Variation

Basic Puri Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat
  • 1 tbsp semolina (rava)
  • Salt to taste
  • Zaiqa Pudina Masala (as required)
  • Fresh mint leaves/ pudina leaves (optional, for extra flavour)

Preparation

  1. Mix all the ingredients and knead with warm water to form a soft dough.
  2. Rest the dough for 2 hours before making puris.
  3. Take a portion of the dough and roll it into a small disc; sprinkle the finely chopped mint leaves and 1 tsp of Zaiqa Pudina Masala on the flattened dough and roll it into a ball.
  4. Roll this ball into flat round puris. Fry in hot oil till the puris puff up; serve hot.

 

Stuffed Paratha Masala

Stuffed Paratha

Variations – potato, paneer, mixed veg, radish, cauliflower, methi (fenugreek leaves), palak (spinach)

Ingredients

Basic recipe for paratha

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil

Preparation

 

  1. Take the flour in a bowl, add salt and oil; mix well. Knead a soft dough by periodically sprinkling a little water to the flour. Cover and let the dough rest for 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. After allowing the dough to rest, grease your hands with some oil and knead the dough again.
  3. Take a small ball of dough and roll out a circle of 3 to 4 inches diameter. Place 2 tsp stuffing in the middle of the rolled paratha. Now, lift the rolled dough from all sides and seal the stuffing in the center.
  4. Dust with flour and flatten gently, ensuring that the centre doesn’t break open.
  5. Roll the dough to a paratha of about 5 to 6 inches diameter.
  6. Shallow fry on a tawa.Stuffing Variations

    Stuffed Chana Dal ParathaIngredients
  • ¼ cup chana dal (par boiled)
  • ½ tsp salt or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Zaiqa Pudina Paratha Masala
  • Red chilly pwd as per taste
  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil

Preparation

  1. Grind the dal coarsely without adding water. In a bowl, add salt , Zaiqa Pudina Paratha Masala, red chilli powder (if desired) and chopped coriander leaves to the ground dal.
  1. Mix well and use as stuffing.

 

Onion Stuffed Paratha

Ingredients

  • ½ cup onions (boiled)
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Zaiqa Pudina Paratha Masala
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 Green chilli (chopped)
  • Red chilly pwd as per taste

Preparation

Mix all ingredients and use as stuffing.

Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Ingredients

  • ½ cup paneer (grated)
  • Salt – as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Zaiqa Pudina Paratha Masala
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (chopped)
  • Red chilly pwd as per taste
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped onions

 

Preparation

Mix all ingredients and use as stuffing.

Potato Stuffed Paratha

Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes (boiled & grated)
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Zaiqa Pudina Paratha Masala
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (chopped)
  • Red chilly pwd as per taste
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped onions

Preparation

  1. Mix all ingredients and use as stuffing.

 

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