Simple North Indian Thali-Virtual Birthday Treat for Manjula

Hello friends!!Today I am here with a simple North Indian Thali for a friend's Birthday who is a well known blogger.Yes its Manjula of  Desi Fiesta.
To celebrate her birthday we some of friends decided to to give a virtual party with Thali,here I made a simple North Indian Thali.
The thali consists of
1.Aloo Methi Paratha
2.Peas Pulao
3.Mixed vegetable Raita
4.Dhal fry
6.Dry Gulab jamun(store bought)
7.Apple milkshake with rose kulfi

Aloo Methi Paratha

Today I am sharing you the recipe for Aloo methi paratha and rest of the recipes will share later.Now off to the recipe..........


For the Paratha

Wheat flour2cups
Oil or ghee2tsp
Water to kneadas needed
For the Stuffing

Fenugreek leaves/methi leaves11/2cups
Potato(boiled and mashed)3(medium size)
Aamchur powder1/2tsp
Turmeric powder 1/8tsp
Green Chilly(chopped)2nos.
Coriander leaves(chopped)2tbs
Cumin seeds1tsp
Garam masala powder1/4tsp
Saltto taste
Oilas needed


  • Mix the ingredients given to make paratha in a wide bowl and mix well with water as needed to a soft dough and set it aside.Boil the potato in the pressure cooker and mash it or grate with carrot grater. 

  • Heat the pan with 2tsp of oil and crackle the cumin seeds then goes in the green chilly and grated ginger.
    Now add the methi leaves  and fry it for a minute mashed potato,give it a mix.

  • Then put in the chilly powder,turmeric powder,aamchur powder,garam masal powder and salt.Stir it well,let it cook for a minute or two.Finally add the coriander leaves and mix it well.

  • After cooling divide into equal portions and also divide the dough into equal portions.

  • Flatten the dough into 3' disc and keep the stuffing and seal it.Then roll into a paratha of desired thickness on a floured surface.

  • Cook it on a hot griddle both sides till it cooks and drizzle a tsp of oil or butter or ghee according to your preference.

  • Serve it raitha or pickle or curry of your choice.


  • Use of all purpose flour dusting helps to roll the paratha easily.
  • The potato needs to be mashed well and instead of chopped green chilly,chilly powder can be used.


Platter looks stunning with my favourite paratha, makes me drool, inviting myself to ur place Nalini..Wonderful virtual treat..

Stunning platter... n awesome parathas...

I love the picture of the paratha

stunning clicks and delicious platter, love it...

wow wow such an drool worthy platter makes me hungry :)so so delicious looking platter Nalini :) thank you so much for making this specially for and making my day more n more cheerful :) Methi paratha looks so very scrumptious and tempting me a lot dear :) apple milk shake with rose kulfi sounds very very interesting and looks so very refreshing and yumm .. Am so blessed to be around very kind hearted buddy's who take so much of effort to surprise me :) You all made me so so special on my b'day :) thank you so nalini you have been so very nice and encouraging always :) such an yummy platter and i had a thali blast in my home yesterday from my dear friends :) I was so very happy to and was impressed by your efforts you have taken :) thank you so much nalini :) hugs !!

wow..such a yummy n inviting thali platter Nalini! paratha looks so yumm...u have made perfect round shaped parathas..nice :)
lovely presentation n pics as always!

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