Saturday, August 24, 2013

Aloo Paratha

recipe of stuffed paratha made with mashed potatoes and spices

Aloo Paratha

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Serves: 4servings
Aloo paratha is a Punjabi stuffed bread recipe prepared with boiled mashed patotoes and spices, a very popular North Indian breakfast recipe, this can be served with curd/tomato chutney or simply with a cup of tea. Ingredients required and detailed instructions for the recipe are as follows.


potatoes- 6-8 boiled, peeled and grated
Wheat flour-2 cups(kneaded)
Salt-to taste
Green chillies-4
Red chilli powder-1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder-1/2 teaspoon
amchur powder-1/2 teaspoon
Dry mint powder-1 tablespoon
Water- for kneading the dough
Ghee-1 tablespoon


Knead wheat flour with the help of water. Dough should be soft.
Chop onions and green chillies.
For stuffing, mix salt, red chilli powder, amchur powder, garam masala powder, dry mint leaves powder, chopped onion and green chillies to grated potatoes , mix well. 

Take small ball of wheat flour dough, roll out small sized chapati, apply some ghee over it. Place a small portion of stuffing over it. Secure the edges of chapatti. (refer to the pic.) Repeat the same process with the remaining dough and stuffing.
Take one peda( potato stuffed chapati ball), dust it with dry wheat flour, gently roll out paratha.
Heat griddle or tawa, place paratha over it, roast on high flame by applying ghee on both sides.
Prepare all the parathas with the same process.


 you can substitute mint leaves powder with fresh mint leaves or chopped green coriander leaves too.
Boiled potatoes should be cooled properly , else rolling out paratha will be difficult.
When you prepare stuffed balls earlier, rolling out paratha will be easier .
You can also try other paratha recipe Sai thoom ja phulka | green garlic paratha . Gur ka paratha


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