ajwain paratha recipe
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Ajwain paratha recipe with step by step photos. Soft and flaky ajwain paratha or plain paraths flavored with carom seeds, made easily at home.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: ajwain paratha, how to make ajwain paratha
Servings: 8
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Ghee for frying


  • Take flour, salt, oil in a bowl.
  • Mix well, add required water and make a soft and supple dough.
  • Rest the dough for 30 minutes
  • Divide the dough into 7-8 equal sized balls.
  • Take a dough ball and dust it slightly with flour.
  • Roll into a thin circle. Spread some carom seeds all over.
  • Make tri fold and roll into a triangle
  • Fry in hot tava with ghee from both sides, till light brown spots appear.
  • Smear some ghee and keep the parathas stacked. Serve ajwain paratha with side dish.


1. Too much of ajwain will cause over heat in body. Just a small pinch of ajwain in each paratha is sufficient.
2. You can add the ajwain in paratha dough while kneading and make like regular rotis too.


Calories: 187kcal