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Methi sakkarpara

deep fried snack using fenugreek leaves and mix flours

Recipe by Divya of Valsad, IN

Can be served as tea time snack.You can use only wheat flour if you don t want to add other flours.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup fenugreek leaves washed and finely chopped
    • 11/2 cup wheat flour
    • 1 tbsp gram flour
    • 1 tbsp rice flour
    • 1 tbsp bajri flour
    • 1 tbsp jowar flour
    • 3 tbsp oil + 1 tsp oil
    • 2 t.sp red chilly pwd
    • 1/4 tsp. turmeric pwd
    • 1 tsp. sugar 
    • 1 tbsp. sesame seeds
    • 1 tbsp. curd
    • salt to taste
    • oil for deep frying


    1. Heat 1 t.sp. oil in a kadai, add fenugreek leaves.
    2. saute for 2 min.Add red chilly pwd + turmeric pwd + salt + sesame seeds + sugar and switch off the gas.Let it cool.
    3. Mix well all the flours and oil.
    4. Add fenugreek leaves and make semi firm dough.Add curd if required.
    5. Make 6 equal balls.
    6. Take a ball and roll into a thick roti.
    7. Heat oil on medium flame.
    8. Cut roti in diamond shape like sakkarpara with a pizza cutter.
    9. Deep fry till light brown.
    10. Once cool store in a airtight container.Can be kept for 10 days.
    11. If you want to reduce the bitterness reduce the quantity of methi leaves.