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Mint Paratha (Pudine ka paratha)-Punjabi cuisine

Mint parantha

Mint Paratha is authentic traditional North Indian recipe for breakfast, especially in Punjab. It’s a simple, healthy, delicious and flavorful Indian flat-bread made with wheat flour, mint potatoes and spices. Mint Paratha makes a wonderful meal and just takes a few minutes to make. Mint is a magic ingredient which rich with anti-oxidants and phytonutrients. It helps in digestion, relieves cough and asthema, boosts immunity and cleanses the skin.

Cooking time:-15min

Preparation time:-15-20min

Serves:- 4 persons

Level- Medium


Wheat flour  – 2cup

Mint leaves – 2cupMint parantha

Chopped green chilli – 2nos.

Finely chopped onion – 1cup

Boiled and mashed potato – 1no.

Cumin powder – ½ tsp

Garam masala powder – ½ tsp

Salt – to taste

Ghee or  Oil


  • In a large bowl mix flour, salt and water to make a soft dough.
  • Cover it with a wet cloth and set it aside for 10 min.
  • Dry roast the mint leaves for 2 minutes and crush them lightly with your fingers.
  • Mean while heat oil in a pan and stir fry the onions and green chilli.
  •  Add the mashed potato to it.
  • Then add cumin powder, garam masala powder,salt to taste and finally the roasted mint leaves. Mix all the ingredients.
  • Remove from flame and cool the mixture.
  • Make 8 similar balls of the dough (2 balls for 1 parantha).
  • Roll out 2 dough balls. Spread 1/4th of the stuffing evenly over the surface of one rolled-out dough.
  • Place another rolled-out dough over it.
  • Press the edges to seal it.
  • Dust with flour and roll out gently to make parantha.
  • Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat and place the parantha.
  • Fry both the sides evenly with oil or ghee.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Serve hot mint paratha with curd or mint chutney. It is a good choice for your kid’s Tiffin box also.

Master Chef’s Tip:-

Dry roasting and crushing the leaves boosts the aroma of mint extraordinarily and also enhances the taste.

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