Recipe: Indian Parota with Coriander and Mint

Bread with aromatic herbs
November 16, 2009

CorianderParota are a traditional indian bread with coriander and mint


I added yeast to the original recipe to have fluffier parotas.

Indian Parota with Coriander and Mint

Indian Parota with Coriander and Mint


Ingredients
Makes four parotas:
300g durum wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp dry yeast
150ml water
2 tbsp butter
2 sprigs of coriander
2 sprigs of mint
1 green chili pepper
1 tsp ajwain seeds

Directions
Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water. Mix together durum wheat flour with salt, then add the yeast mixture, knead, and set aside 1 hour.

Parota Step-to-stepDivide the dough into four parts, and roll them out very thin.
Spread some butter on the parota, and sprinkle with minced coriander, mint, green chili and ajwain seeds.


Parota Step-to-stepRoll into a tube, as shown in the picture.


Parota Step-to-stepRoll again the tube into a spiral.
Repeat for the remaining parotas.


Parota Step-to-stepSet aside for 10 minutes.
Roll out again the parotas into circle shapes 15 cm in diameter.
Fry parotas in hot oil, turning when golden brown.



Fried Naan with CurryA similar recipe:

Fried Naan with Curry


I'm sending this to Susan for her Yeast Spotting event.

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Comments

Author: Joanne (URL)
16/11/2009

I ve never had an Indian bread that I didn t love and these look like they would satisfy just as much as any other. Delicious!


Author: Mimi (URL)
20/11/2009

Yum!!


Author: Graziana
23/11/2009

It may seem a complicated recipe, but they re really quick, and worth trying!


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