Aloo paratha

by - January 07, 2011


Ingredients:.


For Dough:

Whole wheat flour - 1Cup
Water - 1/2 cup or as required
Salt - A pinch

For Filling:

Potatoes / Aloo - 2 (medium size - boiled, peeled & cooled)
Green chilli - 1 (minced) or Use red chili powder to taste.
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Amchoor powder - 1/2 tsp
Cilantro - As required (minced)
Oil - 1tsp
Salt - To taste.

Required Flour to roll
Oil for cooking

Method:

  • Mix together dough ingredients and make soft dough as we do for chapati dough & knead for some time.
  • Apply oil on the dough & cover it with wet cloth & rest it for minimum 15 mins.
  • Cook potatoes in boiling water, until tender and drain the water & allow it to cool then peel the skin .
  • Mash the cooked potatoes & add filling ingredients together, mix well and keep it aside.
  • Divide the dough & potato mixture into 6~7 equal parts and make sure potato balls must be bigger than dough balls.
  • With help of rolling pin, roll the dough in to 5" circle & place potato ball in center and lift the edges of the dough and bring it together to seal. Press it in center & flat the stuffed balls. Do the same with rest of the balls & keep it aside for 10mins.
  • Lightly flour your rolling surface & roll the stuffed balls into 8" circle.  Make sure sealed side is on top while rolling & roll it gently to avoid filling oozes out from the dough.
  • Heat the griddle to sizzling hot & place the paratha over the griddle, when paratha puff up slightly flip to other side & drizzle Oil or Ghee over and edges of the paratha.
  • Gently press with spatula & make sure both sides are cooked well and in golden brown color.
  • Serve with yogurt or any pickle

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9 comments

  1. o saras, I love this paratha u know..Looks so soft and I'll do the honour of emptying ur plate if u pass here

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  2. wow!!! these look fantastic!

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  3. Never say no to these beauties, love it anytime..

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  4. Aloo paratha is my all time favorite..
    can have it any time..

    RecipeRaaga

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  5. parcel the parathas please.
    http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/

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