Friday, July 15, 2016

Ginger-Methi Parata

Ginger -Methi Parata is prepared using Ginger Tambuli. Tambuli is very famous dish in South Canara and it is prepared using butter milk/curd.
Ginge r- Methi Parata is nice to have for breakfast, as snack or dinner. It is stomach filling dish.
I have used ginger tambuli, methi leaves, some spices and Wheat flour.

Let us see some benefits of using ginger in our diet.
Ginger is thought to have originated in the Himalayan foothills of Northern India. Ginger root is one of the popular root herb used in culinary and it is loaded with medicinal properties. Ginger is loaded with anti inflammatory, anti-flatulent, anti-oxidant and anti microbial properties. It is good for easy digestion, nausia and reducing the pain. (It is said to be a good pain killer). It is good for common cold.

NOnion - No Garlic  Dish . " Ginger - Methi Parata ".

Things Needed : 

Wheat Flour : 2 Cups
Methi Leaves : 1 Bundle  (Small bundle)
Ginger Tambuli : 1 Small Cup.
Salt : As required
Turmeric powder :  A little
Garam Masala Powder : 1/2 Teaspoon
Chilly Powder : 1/2 Teaspoon
Jeera : 1/2 Teaspoon
Oil :  4 to 5 Tablespoons

Method :

1. Wash and cut methi leaves (only leaves) into thin pieces.
2.Take a big bowl and add wheat flour, cut methi leaves, garam masala, chilly powder, jeera, salt and 1 tablespoon of oil. Mix it well.

3. Add Ginger Tambuli and mix it well. Add required water. Prepare parata dough.

4. Divide the dough into small portion. Keep some dry wheat flour in a small bowl.
5. Take a small portion of parata dough, kneed well and roll it as chapati.

6. Keep a tava/pan on the fire. Heat and add very little oil (1/4 teaspoon) on the tava.
7. Put rolled parata on the tava and cook on both sides. Sprinkle some oil on the parata on both sides.

8. Ginger-Methi Parata is ready to serve. Serve with a cup of curd and the side dish you have prepared.

9.Repeat the same with remaing dough.

Note : 

You can leave the dough for resting. (5 to 10 minutes will do). Adding more oil is optional. Adding more spice is optional. It is better to use only methi leaves, since the stick is not easy to roll while preparing (rolling) parata.
Time : 30 Minutes
Serves : 3 to 4 

Tambuli Recipe :


  1. Ginger and methi, an amazingly delicious combination... looks so tasty!

  2. Hi Ma'am, How is Ginger Tambuli prepared?

    1. Hello Sadia Mahmood...How are you ?
      It is nice to see that you are very curious to know about our dish Tambuli(Curd Curry).
      Just click the link given here ...You will know more about Tambuli..
      Thank You Sadia Mahmood. ...

  3. I am fine Ma'am. I have been following your guidelines for years. I have learnt a lot. Thanks a lot.


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