Protein Packed Ajwain Leaves recipe

This is nutritious and healthy dish , combination of gram flour (full of protein) and ajwain leaves (Bishop’s weed/carom) You can have it as side dish or with roti/paratha. Ajwain has medicinal use in cough and cold and digestion problems. Here we have used it as delicious recipe which you should have once in a week in your meal.


  • 25-30 big ajwain leaves
  • 3/4 cup yellow gram flour
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Approx. 3/4 cup water
  • salt to taste

Protein Packed Ajwain Leaves

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 2 persons


  • 25-30 big ajwain leaves
  • 3/4 cup yellow gram flour
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Approx. 3/4 cup water
  • salt to taste


  • Wash and finely chop the ajwain leaves.
  • Take gram flour in a bowl, add salt to taste add 1/2 tsp oil and mix well. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add few mustard seeds once it crackled add ajwain leaves, chilly and water. Add salt and turmeric powder, cook them until leaves are tender.
  • Sprinkle gram flour which was kept aside. Mix well and cover the lid for 2-3 minutes. When flour is cooked well switch off the stove. Add lemon juice and mix.
  • Serve hot.
Keyword Ajwain leaves, Gram flour


I am Purvi Sakaria , Masters in Food and Nutrition . I believe in flavours of food and goodness of nutrition.I am here to share my experince and knowledge of different cooking procedures to maintain nutrition level and enhance flavours of food.Different season have different source of vegetables and fruits. Food served to loved ones is the way to healthy lifestyle. so stay connected.

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