Friday, December 2, 2011

Sweet Corn Methi Paratha

     I love steamed sweet corns a lot n rarely make masala corn with the kernels but other than that i never tried any recipe with sweet corn. For the First time i tried this paratha with mashed sweet corn n fresh methi leaves combo. The parathas were too soft and tasted so good. Sweetness of corn n light bitterness from methi was balanced and paratha was too good and we had a satisfying n healthy meal with this parathas, soya tomato curry n potato podimas. Now to the sweet corn methi paratha...

  1. Wheat flour   2 cups
  2. Methi leaves    1 bunch
  3. Cumin seeds   1/2 tsp
  4. Ajwain seeds   1/4 tsp
  5. Salt    to taste
  6. Oil   1 tsp + to toast parathas
To Wet Grind
  1. Steamed corn kernels 1/2 cup
  2. Ginger 1" piece
  3. Green chilli 4 no.s or to taste
  4. Cilantro 1/4 cup
  • Steam sweet corn kernels for 10 minutes and then allow to cool for a while.
  • Then in a blender add cooked corn kernels,ginger,green chilli and cilantro and blend it to a smooth paste without using water or add 1 tbsp water and keep aside.
  • Take wheat flour in a mixing bowl, add washed methi leaves, ground corn paste,cumin seeds,ajwain seeds, salt and mix everything well.
  • Using little water make it a smooth soft dough, add tsp of oil and knead for few minutes and cover the dough with damp cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • After that, divide the dough in to 12-15 medium sized lemon balls, and take one ball on a lightly floured surface and flatten it to a disc and roll it to 8" paratha , repeat the same for all the dough and keep ready.
  • Heat a tawa/griddle, toast the parathas one by one, drizzle some oil around the paratha .
  • Cook for 2 minutes then turn other side and cook till brown spots appear all over it or until done.
  • That's it...Healthy n Delicious Sweet Corn Methi Paratha is ready.I served these parathas with Soya Tomato Curry, n Potato Podimas both turned out to a tasty n filling meal.

Can increase or decrease the methi leaves n also can use dried one also.
Roll in to desired shape,square,triangle or round shaped parathas, me tried triangle ,hope i got the shape :)
Toast them without oil/ghee and apply ghee/butter as soon as u remove form the tawa, n keep covered or place it in hotbox...this way makes your paratha more soft n flavorful for longer time.(this way helps when u pack it for your lunch).


  1. I like the hint of methi, it gives some very slight bitter taste. But I am not preparing it now a days simply because the husband didn't likt it.

  2. nice twist to usual methi parathas..

  3. really healthy and tasty paratha,lovely combo.....

  4. This is an innovative paratha healthy and yum.

  5. Healthy and delicious looking paratha...

  6. very diff combo....interesting!!!!
    looks grt!

  7. Love methi parathas.......feeling hungry for some.

  8. wow love the flavours and health as well

  9. healthy and delicious paratha... fabulous presentation..

  10. Love the flavor of Methi in anything and everything...Sweet corn is another favorite...So this is going to be a sure shot hit at my home...will try it out.

  11. Healthy parathas with a lovely flavor!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  12. Luv the idea of methi and corn in parathas..looks and sounds yummy

  13. Adding corn is new to me. love the side dishes u kept. is it in ur archive?

  14. Quite a beautiful combo,paratha looks excellent and definitely flavourful.

  15. methi and sweetcorn is a great idea...


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