Methi Lachha Paratha(wheat)-Healthy Lunch Box Recipe for Indian Kids

methi lachha paratha

Preparation time-20 minutes


  • Wheat flour-3 cup
  • Finely chopped methi leaves(fenugreek leaves)-1 cup
  • Ajwain seeds(carom seed)-1 tbsp
  • Salt-1 tsp or as per taste
  • cooking oil/ ghee
  • Water


  • Add ajwain seeds, salt and oil/ghee into the wheat flour, mix it.
  • Add required water into the flour and knead it into chapati dough.
  • Take a small portion of prepared dough and roll into ball shape, dust it with little flour.
  • Roll it to make chapati, apply little flour again and roll it.
  • Apply oil/ghee all over on the chapati (only one side),┬ásprinkle flour on the oily side.
  • Pleat it like a paper fan, roll the pleated dough in a circle, join the edges.
  • Dust some flour and now start rolling again into chapati.
  • Heat tawa,┬áPlace the lachha paratha on hot tawa.
  • After 30 seconds, flip it and apply oil /ghee all over.
  • Flip again and apply ghee on the other side.
  • Press the sides with the spatula till the parathas are browned evenly and well cooked.
  • Take out on the serving plate, apply same process for the reamining dough.
  • Ready to serve with any curry, raita and pickle.

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