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Methi leaves: 50g
Whole wheat flour: 100g
Green chillies: 2
Finely chopped ginger: 1-inch piece
Jeera (Cumin): 1 tsp
Ghee (Clarified butter): 2 tsp
Ajwain: 1 tsp
A pinch of turmeric
Salt as per taste
Chilli powder: 2 tsp
Oil: 1 tsp
Water as needed
Step 1 :
Add all the ingredients into a bowl except oil. Knead the ingredients into a dough by adding a little water.
Step 2 :
Portion the dough according to the size you want UR rotis to be. If you are making a regular size roti, you will get five portions from the dough.
Step 3 :
Roll out the dough. The thinner the roti is the more shelf-life it has.
In a pan, add very little oil and cook the methi rotis until they turn golden brown. Serve hot with mango pickle or curd.
Fenugreek leaves also known as Methi-ke-Patte in Hindi, have a distinct flavour. Apart from their flavour, they are also known for their nutritional value. Fenugreek leaves are rich in Vitamin K, A, C and calcium. It also contains B-complex vitamins such as folate, riboflavin and pyridoxine. Here are a few perks of including methi in UR diet.
Low in calories
Did you know that one cup of methi has only 13 calories? This means it an ideal choice for ones who are calorie and health conscious. Methi keeps you satiated for a longer time, which cuts unnecessary snacks and calorie intake out of the picture.
Rich in antioxidants
Fenugreek leaves are enriched with beta carotene and vitamin C which are key for building UR immunity, especially during COVID-19. You can pair methi with carrots in a sabji or add it in a veg curry to get the best of nutrition.
Stimulates breast milk production
This remedy is used in Ayurveda since centuries. Fenugreek is rich in diosgenin – which stimulates milk production in lactating women. Seeds and leaves can be used for milk production.
Rich in Iron
Folate found in fenugreek leaves is great for boosting our red blood cell and white blood cell count. It is said that 1 cup of chopped Fenugreek leaves gives about 7.57 per cent of required daily intake of iron. This is great for adolescent girls and mothers for blood formation. Fenugreek leaves are a great way to boost UR iron intake.