1) 1 Cup Atta / Wheat Flour – Makes 3 – 4 parathas
2) Salt to taste
3) Water as required
4) Spinach/Palak Chopped
5) Red Chilly Powder
6) Pinch of Ajwain / Carom Seeds
7) Ghee/Clarified Butter as required
8) Garam masala
9) Green chillies chopped


* Add a pinch of salt and 1 teaspoon ghee to Atta
* Knead the flour with water, divide it into 3 parts and keep aside
* Take one part of atta and roll it round with a rolling pin till 5″ in diameter
* Squeeze chopped palak to drain out extra water
* Put palak and green chillies in the center of the rolled dough
* Sprinkle carom seeds, salt, garam masala, red chilly powder and little dry flour
* Dry flour is sprinkled as it absorbs any moisture from the stuffing while rolling
* Bring the edges and join them in centre and press down
* Dust the working place with flour and roll the dough into a 7 – 8″ diameter
* Place it on tawa/griddle and cook both sides for 2 – 3 mins till small brown spots appear
* Then add ghee as required on both sides and cook again for 1 – 2 mins
* Take it off from tava and serve hot
* Serve parathas with mango pickle, plain yogurt, raita or simply with hot tea/Chai