Ajwain Parathas | How to make Ajwain Parathas

Ajwain parathas

Ajwain Parathas are parathas made with wholewheat flour and carom seeds. These flavourful parathas can be had with pickle/ curds/ masoor usal/ dal makhni/paneer makhanwala or any chicken gravy. The list is unending. Here goes the recipe:


2 cups wheat flour
2 tbsp ajwain (carom seeds)
1 tsp turmeric pwder
2 tsp chilly powder
1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

Salt to taste
Ghee for cooking the parathas

ajwain parathas


  • In a mixing bowl, combine wheat flour, ajwain, turmeric powder, chilly powder, chopped coriander, oil and salt.
  • Add water as required and knead to a smooth dough.
  • Make medium sized balls from the dough.
  • Take a medium sized ball and  roll into a circle with the rolling pin.   
  • Heat a pan and cook the paratha using ghee till golden brown spots appear on both the sides of the paratha. 
  • Similarly, make rest of the parathas.
  • Serve Ajwain Parathas with pickle, curds or any gravy of your choice.

Other Paratha recipes:

Paneer Paratha, Oats Palak Paratha, Methi Paneer Paratha, Moong Palak Paratha, Lachcha Paratha, Gobi Paratha, Achari Aloo Paratha, Corn Cheese Paratha, Mooli Paratha


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