Aloo Paratha Recipe

Today, I share one of my favorite dishes - Aloo Paratha. It is a dish of mashed potato stuffed bread from the Northern India. It is my favorite breakfast dish when I am in India.

Here is my try in making some edible parathas. It might take few trials in making a perfectly round-shaped Paratha. Please share your views and inputs in comments below.

Paratha Stuffing!

§ Ingredients

§ For Stuffing

  • 2 medium Potatoes
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Gamram Masala
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 1/2 Medium Onion
  • Salt to Taste
Raw Parathas

§ For Bread

  • 4 cups of Whole Wheat Flour
  • 4-5 tbsp Butter or Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Black Indian Onion Seeds (Kalaunji)
  • 1 tbsp Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • Salt to taste

§ Preparation

§ Stuffing

  • Boil and peel Potatoes.
  • Mash boiled Potatoes and mix salt and chili flakes.
  • In a skillet heat oil and add Garam Masala.
  • Once it start to sputter, add cut onions.
  • Add rest of spices and fry until golden brown.
  • Add mashed Potatoes mix and fry for another 2-3 minutes.

§ Bread (Paratha)

  • Knead flour with Ajwain, Kalaunji and salt.
  • Make small balls
  • Make craters in the balls and fill them with the stuffing.
  • Roll these into flat circular breads, typical Indian Bread shape.
  • Heat these slowly on a skillet on each side.
  • Once almost cooked, apply some butter or Ghee.

Let it cool before serving. It can be served with Indian spicy pickle and yogurt (Dahi).

Yummy Aloo Parathas!

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