flax seeds parantha

Flax-seed Paratha Recipe – Alsi Paratha Recipe

Flax-seed Paratha Recipe – Alsi Paratha Recipe

Flax seed Paratha is another healthy yet devouring recipe prepared with flax seeds and some desi spices. Flax seeds full of nutritious value can be used for making chutney, roti, cheela and so on. Flax seeds account to more nutritional value and are good source of Omega 3 fatty acid, lignan and fiber than compared to walnuts and almonds. We should include these nutritious seeds in our diet.

So, today we are sharing a simple and delectable recipe of flax seed parantha with you all. We have already shared the recipe of sweet flax seed parantha with you all. You can have this parantha in your meals or pack them in your tiffin. Try making this simple recipe of sweet flax seeds parantha with this easy step-by-step method with pictures. Enjoy!

Directions

Making:

Add half the quantity of salt and a tsp of ghee into the wheat flour. Mix it well. Add water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making paranthas. Less than ½ cup of water is used for kneading this amount of flour. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 20 minutes to rest.

flax seeds parantha

Meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. For this, add salt, black pepper powder, dry mango powder, coriander powder and 1 tsp of ghee into the flax seeds powder. Mix everything really well. Stuffing is now ready.

flax seeds parantha

After 20 minutes, knead the dough again. Pinch some dough and roll it into peda. Dust the peda with some flour and roll it into 2.5 to 3 inch diameter circle. Put 1 tsp of stuffing on it.

flax seeds parantha

Gather the edges of the parantha at centre and seal the stuffing nicely. Flatten the dough slightly with the fingers.

flax seeds parantha

Dust it again with the flour and roll it with the rolling pin into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Don’t roll it too thin. Parantha is rolled now.

flax seeds parantha

Heat a griddle and pour some ghee on it. Spread it evenly with a spatula then place the parantha on it. Let it roast for a while. Meanwhile, roll out the rest of the paranthas.

flax seeds parantha

Once the parantha is roasted from beneath, flip its side and let it cook from other side as well.

flax seeds parantha

Apply some ghee on top and again flip the side and apply ghee on other side as well. Press the parantha gently with the spatula and roast it completely until brown spots appear on both the sides.

flax seeds parantha

Flax seeds parantha is now roasted aptly. Transfer the parantha on a bowl placed over a plate. Similarly, roast the rest of the paranthas. Flax seeds paranthas are now ready.

flax seeds paranthaServing:

Serve these nutritious and delicious flax seeds paranthas steaming hot along with curd, raita, chutney, pickle or any sabzi as you desired.

Suggestions

  • To make alsi parantha spicier, add red chilly powder, ginger paste, chopped green chillies and chopped green coriander to the alsi powder for the stuffing
  • You can also prepare sweet flax seeds parantha. For this, add same quantity of sugar into the flax seeds powder along with ghee and prepare the stuffing. Likewise, stuff the paranthas and roast it till crisp. Serve them in breakfast or pack it for their lunch, kids will love it.
  • For 4 paranthas

Flax-seed Paratha Recipe - Alsi Paratha Recipe flax seeds parantha
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour – 1 cup (150 grams)
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Dry mango powder – ¼ tsp
  • Black pepper powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Flax powder – 3 tbsp (20 grams)
  • Ghee – 3-4 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Add half the quantity of salt and a tsp of ghee into the wheat flour. Mix it well. Add water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making paranthas.
  2. For this, add salt, black pepper powder, dry mango powder, coriander powder and 1 tsp of ghee into the flax seeds powder. Mix everything really well.
  3. After 20 minutes, knead the dough again. Dust the peda with some flour and roll it into 2.5 to 3 inch diameter circle. Put 1 tsp of stuffing on it.
  4. Seal the stuffing nicely. Flatten the dough slightly with the fingers.
  5. Dust it again with the flour and roll it with the rolling pin into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Don’t roll it too thin. Parantha is rolled now.
  6. Heat a griddle and pour some ghee on it. Spread it evenly with a spatula then place the parantha on it.
  7. Once the parantha is roasted from beneath, flip its side and let it cook from other side as well.
  8. Apply some ghee on top and again flip the side and apply ghee on other side as well.
  9. Flax seeds parantha is now roasted aptly. Transfer the parantha on a plate. Similarly, roast the rest of the paranthas.
  10. Serve these nutritious and delicious flax seeds paranthas steaming hot along with curd, raita, chutney, pickle or any sabzi as you desired.

 

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