Ajwain / Omam paratha | weight loss recipe | North Indian style

Ajwain ka paratha or paratha with the flavor of omam a North Indian style dish for breakfast or dinner which aids in weight loss. I did this recipe the first time and it came out very well. The flavor and taste of the paratha is awesome. You can have it with onion raita. I served with onion and cucumber raita. Please do try it and comment.

1. Instant Remedy for Stomachache

It has alcoholic qualities in a very mild form; therefore, it may be used as instant stomach pain. Ajwain +small quantity of salt, when sip with warm water is quite beneficial for indigestion and stomach pain. The person suffering from indigestion and anorexia, 1 tsp of Ajwain seed may be taken along with food.

2. Ajwain for cold

For chronic and recurrent cold, it is recommended to take fried seeds of ajwain in the dose of 2 grams for 15-20 days. Inhaling of its grind seed is also beneficial in case of headache, migraine and cold &cough. Chewing Ajwain seeds with lukewarm water is also a good cure for Cough.

3. Ajwain for Asthma

Inhalation of the smoke of Ajwain acts as bronchodialator and makes the breathing pattern easier. The person suffering from Asthma may take the paste of Ajwain + Jaggery, 1 tsp, twice a day. This mixture is helpful in asthma treatment.

4. Ajwain for Diabetes Mellitus

1 tsp of Ajwain seeds + 4 tsp of Bael leave juice if taken 2 to 3 times a day, are effective in polyuria commonly seen in case of Diabetes.

5. How to get rid of Alcohol Addiction

To get rid of Alcohol addiction, decoction of ajwain may be taken in the dose of 30 ml at night for 50 days. Persons, who use alcohol excessively, may experience acute stomach pain. For such patients 1 tsp of ajwain seeds may be consumed along with warm water twice a day.

6. Ajwain in Cholera

It has the ability to minimize the impact of threadworms and intestinal bacterial infection. Hence, it is good to give cholera patients.

7. Ajwain to dissolve Kidney Stone

When the mix of Ajwain seeds +honey + vinegar is used for 10 days, it helps to dissolve kidney stone that ultimately remove with urine.

8. Ajwain for Weight Loss

Ajwain has appetite stimulating properties and on account of laxative components, it fastens the bowel movement and thus helps in weight loss. Regular taking of ajwain also helps to regulate obesity.

9. Ajwain reduces Gas and Flatulence

Ajwain is one of the best herbal wonder drug for gas, flatulence and indigestion. Distilled water of it is good for the above said problems and also enhances appetite.

10. Ajwain for Acidity and Hyperacidity

Ajwain seeds have anti-hyperacidity properties. A patient of acidity or hyperacidity may consume ajwain along with lukewarm water + salt either in the morning or after meal. When taken for 10-15 days, it shows good result.Read Acidity Control and Prevention through Herbal means.

Ajwain / Omam paratha | weight loss recipe | North Indian style

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 People


  • 2 Cups Wheat flour
  • 2 Tsp Ajwain / Omam
  • 2 Tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder / மஞ்சள் தூள்
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Curd / தயிர்
  • Water
  • Oil


  • Take 2 cups wheat flour
  • Add 1 tsp salt
  • Add 2 tsp ajwain or omam
  • Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Add 2 tsp kashmiri red chilly powder
  • Mix everything well by hands
  • Add 1 tsp curd
  • Add water little by little and knead dough
  • Knead for long time for soft parathas
  • Give rest for at least half an hour
  • Take a small ball sized dough
  • Flatten it
  • Add oil and spread all over
  • Fold into a half circle
  • Add oil again and spread. Fold into triangle shape
  • Dust flour and flatten again
  • Preheat tawa
  • Cook on medium flame
  • Apply oil if you prefer
  • Ajwain ka paratha is ready. Serve with raita.

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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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