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Pudina Laccha paratha or mint paratha is an Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour and mint leaves. This restaurant-style layered pudina paratha is so flavourful and aromatic due to the freshness of mint leaves.

Pudina laccha paratha is so crisp, crunchy, and flaky in texture. This yummy laccha paratha can easily go with Indian paneer recipes or curd or pickle, even simply grab a cup of masala chai and enjoy this mint paratha in your evening snack time.pudina laccha paratha is served with curd

Mint has cooling properties and helps in digestion. It relieves from nausea, depression, fatigue, and headache. It also works in the treatment of asthma, memory loss, and skin care problems.

In India paratha recipes are very popular among Indian cuisine, you can enjoy a variety of paratha recipes either in breakfast or lunch/dinner. There is a place in NewDelhi, known as parathe vali gali, which is especially famous for parathas.

In some of the paratha recipes like onion capsicum paratha, ajwain paratha, multigrain paratha, cheeni ka paratha (meetha paratha), zucchini paratha, hara pyaj ka paratha (spring onion paratha), carrot paratha ingredients like capsicum, onion, ajwain (caraway seeds), carrots, zucchini are directly kneaded in the wheat flour in order to make parathas.

Stuff paratha or bherwa paratha like mooli paratha, cauliflower paratha, tofu paratha are prepared by filling ingredients in the dough ball. Check my collection of more than 26 Indian Flatbread or paratha recipes.

This pudina laccha paratha or mint paratha is

  • made with whole wheat flour
  • vegan
  • flavorful and refreshing
  • perfect replacement of naan or tandoori roti
  • goes well with any paneer gravy recipes

Mint paratha is a great substitute for naan or tandoori roti as it is easy to make comparatively. Traditionally parathas are cooked by applying ghee (clarified butter). I use oil to make vegan pudina laccha paratha.

In restaurants, normally dry mint powder and refined flour are used to make this layered pudina laccha paratha. But you can make simple paratha and shape them in circular, triangular or square shape if no time to make it flaky.

What is pudina laccha paratha (pudina paratha) ?

Pudina is Mint, Laccha means multilayers or many strands, paratha stands for ‘parat’ and ‘atta’ (layers made with atta). So pudina laccha paratha is multi-layered mint flatbread or you can call it mint paratha. It is an unleavened Indian flatbread recipe where fresh mint leaves are directly mixed in the dough.pudina laccha paratha clicked from top

How To Serve Pudina Paratha?

Pudina paratha goes very well with any veg gravy or Indian paneer recipes. Vegan sana thongba, vegan aloo matar gravy, tofu matar, lauki chana dal, moong dal vegetables are few Indian curries which would taste delicious with this laccha paratha.

Can we use fresh mint leaves to make this pudina laccha paratha recipe?

Yes, I am using fresh mint leaves to make this paratha. However, if fresh mint leaves are not available, feel free to use mint leaves powder. Just replace fresh leaves with powder and proceed. Only thing using fresh mint enhances the flavors, makes more aromatic and refreshing paratha.

There are two ways to prepare pudina laccha paratha.  First, use fresh leaves, grind together with little water, ginger, green chili. Prepare dough with this chutney and make parathas. This way ensures an evenly spread mint layer in paratha. Second, if you have dry mint powder then mix in the dry whole wheat flour and then make a smooth dough.

Tips To make restaurant style laccha paratha or mint paratha?

  • In the restaurant, normally refined flour is used to make this paratha. I chose whole wheat flour to make. However, feel free to use refined flour or maida or a combination of both.
  • After applying oil or ghee on the rolled thin surface make sure you sprinkle some dry flour. This trick makes paratha khasta, flaky and crispy in texture.
  • Place the rolled paratha on a hot griddle. Else paratha will be very soft.
  • After kneading the dough, cover it and keep aside for 10 minutes. This trick works to make dough soft and smooth.pudina laccha paratha is served with paneer jalfrezi.

Can you freeze pudina laccha paratha or can mint paratha be frozen?

Yes, you can freeze these pudina parathas up to a month. First, roll a paratha and place on hot griddle. Just cook it until bubbles start appearing on the surface. flip on the other side and wait for the bubbles. Take it off from the griddle and repeat the same with all the parathas. Let them cool down. This all makes half cooked pudina paratha.

Stack all half cooked pudina laccha parathas in a ziplock and freeze. Whenever you need, just open ziplock, and keep them outside for a few minutes. Cook them on both sides by applying oil and serve with your favorite paneer recipe.

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Both ways pudina laccha paratha gives you benefits of mint, but nothing beats the freshly used mint leaves flavor and freshness in parathas. So let see how to make pudina laccha paratha or mint paratha.pudina laccha paratha clicked from side.

 Pudina laccha paratha | Mint Flatbread

Ingredients                                                       7-8 Paratha

To Make Dough

1.5 cup wheat flour
1 Tsp salt
1 Tsp cooking oil
water to knead if required

To Make Chutney

1/2 bunch mint leaves (pudina leaves)
1 green chili
1 Tsp cumin
salt as per taste
1 cup of water
Oil for cooking

How to make best pudina laccha paratha recipe

  1. First of all, prepare chutney by grinding all the listed ingredients given above under “how to make chutney”. Keep it ready.chutney preparation click
  2. In a mixing bowl add flour, salt, oil, and mint chutney. Combine them together and make a soft dough, if required add little water. Knead well, cover and keep aside for about 10 minutes. This helps to soften the dough.
  3. Divide the dough into equal small portions and roll into balls.dough is ready to make mint paratha
  4. Dust the rolling surface with dry flour and flatten one of the portions with the help of roller pin. Roll into thin circles as much as possible.
  5. Apply oil or ghee on the rolling circle nicely and sprinkle some dry flour.
  6. Start folding this rolled circle in a zig-zag manner. Stretch the pleated dough as much as possible.rolled the dough ball in left click. Applied oil and then folded in zigzag in the right photo.
  7. Now begin to roll pleated dough in a pinwheel shape. Gently secure the end by pressing inside the layers.
  8. Take the rolled pinwheel shape dough ball and start rolling into a thick circle with the help of dry flour. Roll out into a round about 5-6 ” in diameter. Paratha should be a little thick.pudina laccha paratha is rolled out and ready to fry on both sides.
  9. Meanwhile, place a griddle on stove and heat on medium.
  10. Once the griddle is hot transfer this on the hot griddle. Cook the paratha till you see the golden spot on the surface facing down on the griddle. After that flip on another side and cook for 30 seconds.
  11. Apply oil or ghee and cook until golden brown in color. Cook from both sides nicely.cooked pudina laccha paratha is clicked from top.
  12. Serve hot with any Indian curry or dal or raita. This aromatic and flavorful pudina laccha paratha or mint flatbread is our breakfast with potato raita/potato dip in the curd.

Note

  1. I used whole wheat flour to make this laccha paratha. Feel free to use refined flour or a combination of both flours.
  2. Skip ghee and replace with oil to make vegan pudina laccha paratha.
  3. after kneading keep the dough for resting. It makes the dough very soft and smooth.
  4. If the dry mint powder is not available then use fresh mint leaves and vice versa.

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Pudina Laccha Paratha Recipe | How To Make Mint paratha

Pudina laccha paratha or Mint flatbread, as the name suggests this paratha or flatbread is made using whole wheat flour and mint leaves. Having mint in the paratha makes it so flavorful and aromatic. Also, it is a laccha paratha (layered flatbread), which is another addition of crisp and crunchy texture. Pudina laccha paratha is a great choice for any time meal with either chutney or curry or raita.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword how to make mint paratha, how to make pudina laccha paratha, mint flatbread, mint paratha, paratha recipe, pudina laccha paratha
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting dough 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author code2cook

Ingredients

To Make Dough

  • 1.5 cup wheat flour
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp cooking oil
  • water to knead

To Make Chutney

  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves (pudina leaves)
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 Tsp cumin
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 cup water
  • Oil for cooking

Instructions

  • At first prepare chutney by grinding all the listed ingredients given above.
  • Mix flour, salt, oil and mint chutney make a soft dough with the help of warm water. Knead well, cover and keep aside for about 10 minutes. This helps to soften the dough.
  • Divide the dough into equal small portions and roll into balls.
  • Flatten the ball with the help of roller pin, apply a little oil and fold it in a zig-zag manner.
  • After folding roll this into a cylindrical shape.
  • Make it like a circle now. Use dry flour and roll out into a round about 6-7 ” in diameter.
  • Cook rolled paratha/flatbread on a tawa (griddle) on both sides with applying oil/ghee.
  • Serve hot with any curry or dal or raita. This aromatic and flavorful pudina laccha paratha or mint flatbread is our breakfast with potato raita/potato dip in the curd. Do check it and cook.

Notes

  1. I used whole wheat flour to make this laccha paratha. Feel free to use refined flour or a combination of both flours.
  2. Skip ghee and replace with oil to make vegan pudina laccha paratha.
  3. after kneading keep the dough for resting. It makes the dough very soft and smooth.
  4. If the dry mint powder is not available then use fresh mint leaves and vice versa.

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