06 August 2014

Aloo Paratha| Potato Masala Stuffed Indian Flatbread | Step by Step Recipe

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Aloo Paratha

Potato masala stuffed Indian flatbread.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 6 parathas
  1. Whole wheat flour- 1 Cup( extra for dusting)
  2. Water - as required
  3. Salt - to taste
  4. Oil / Ghee - as required
For Potato stuffing:
  1. Potato,boiled and cubed- 2 medium
  2. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  3. Onion,finely chopped - 1/4 cup
  4. Green chilies,finely chopped - 1 ( or according to taste)
  5. Ginger ,finely chopped - 1/4 tsp
  6. Kashmiri chili powder- 1/4  tsp( or to taste)
  7. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  8. Garam masala powder- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander leaves,chopped - 1 tbsp
  10. Salt- To taste
  11. Oil- as required
  • In a bowl,combine together whole wheat flour,salt and sufficient quantity of water and mix well.Knead to form a soft dough.Cover and keep aside for atleast 15 minutes.

  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds and saute for few seconds.Add onion,green chilies and ginger.Saute until onion turns golden brown.

  • Now add kashmiri chili powder,turmeric powder and garam masala powder.Saute for few seconds.Add potato , coriander leaves and salt to taste.

  • Mix well until it is smooth.Divide the stuffing into 6 equal parts.

  • Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and roll a portion of the dough into a circle of 4" diameter on a lightly floured surface.Place the filling ball in the center.

  • Bring all the sides to the center and seal tightly.Pinch off the excess dough,if desired.

  • Press it lightly using your finger tips to form a circle.

  • Dust the surface with whole wheat flour ,roll the stuffed dough lightly to form 6 to 7 " circle.(Lightly dust the parathas with flour,if it sticks to the rolling pin or the  working surface.)

  • Heat a nonstick /iron tawa ,place the paratha and let it cook until the color changes slightly for about 15 seconds over medium high heat.Flip the paratha and cook for few more seconds.

  • Drizzle 1 tsp oil over the paratha.Flip the paratha again and gently press using a spatula.Cook until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.Serve hot with pickle and yogurt.

    • For best results, drizzle ghee over the parathas. 


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