What You Need:
- Whole wheat flour (atta) - 2 cups
- Thin sev - 1/2 cup
- Thick sev - 1/2 cup
- Salt to taste
- Oil + to shallow fry - 1 tablespoon
- Onions, finely chopped - 2 small
- Green chillies, finely chopped - 2
- Fresh coriander leaves, chopped - 1 tablespoon
- Fresh mint leaves, chopped - 1 tablespoon
- Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Ask a parent or adult to help with this recipe
- Take the whole wheat flour in a bowl. Add salt and 1 tablespoon of oil. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Keep it covered with a damp cloth for 15 minutes.
- Put the onions, green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves in a bowl. Add salt and red chilli powder and mix. Add thin sev and thick sev and mix.
- Roll out the dough into small puris, place some of the sev stuffing in the centre and roll into a ball again. Further roll out into paranthas.
- Heat a tawa, place the parantha on it and roast. Flip, apply a little oil and flip once again. Apply a little more oil and cook till both the sides are equally golden brown.
- Serve hot.
Coriander is a healing herb. Chewing on coriander helps heal wounds and ulcers in the mouth. It also aids digestion, enables proper functioning of the liver and helps cure diarrhoea.