Garlic and Fenugreek Greens Pancake (Methi-Garlic Chapati) Recipe

Updated on March 12, 2020
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Cooking is one of my passions. I like to make nutritious and tasty foods at home.

Garlic and Fenugreek Greens (Methi-Garlic Chapati) Pancakes
Garlic and Fenugreek Greens (Methi-Garlic Chapati) Pancakes

With so many varieties of pancakes in the world, it's hard to choose a favorite—but I believe that these garlic and fenugreek greens pancakes are some of the best. As well as being delicious, they are also very healthy. The best part is that they remain fresh for a few days, provided they are roasted using butter or oil.

These pancakes make the perfect meal to take camping or on outings. They are so good that you can eat them on their own, or you could pair them with a curry or a pickle. Children might like to eat them with tomato sauce.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: 15 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups wheat flour
  • 2 heaped cups fenugreek leaves, washed, pat dried, finely chopped
  • 1/6 cup garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon amchur powder (dry mango powder), optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter or ghee

How to Properly Wash Fenugreek Leaves

Don't ever add water directly on fenugreek leaves, as this tends to create a bitter taste. Make sure to pat-dry the leaves in order to prevent this problem.

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except for the ghee/butter/oil. Knead well to form a smooth, firm dough. There is no need to add water, as the fenugreek leaves will release some water. Rest the dough, covered, for 20 minutes.
  2. Pinch out lemon-sized balls of dough. Roll out each ball into a circle of about 6-inch diameter. It should be medium thick.
  3. Cook both sides on a pan, adding a few drops of oil on both sides. If you want to store it for 3–4 days, add some more oil and roast it by pressing. Otherwise, cook like normal pancakes. Repeat the procedure for all of the dough.
  4. Serve with a curry, a pickle, or tomato sauce.

The dough
The dough
Ready to serve
Ready to serve

Garlic's Health Benefits

Alluvium sati vum, or garlic, contains a sulfur compound called allicin, which has medicinal properties. Garlic also contains manganese, fiber, selenium, and vitamins B6 and C.

Eating fresh, raw garlic delivers the most health benefits, relative to eating it cooked or fried.

5 stars from 1 rating of Garlic and Fenugreek Greens Pancakes

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 204
Calories from Fat36
% Daily Value *
Fat 4 g6%
Carbohydrates 25 g8%
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 6 g12%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

© 2016 ShailaSheshadri

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