Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha is a staple dish in Punjabi households.  It is a stuffed flatbread with spicy potato mixture which is shallow fried on a griddle or tawa.  These beautiful parathas taste delicious with yogurt and pickle.

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Ingredients:

  • 3-4 potatoes baked or boiled (I used baked)
  • 1-2 green chilies chopped
  • 1/2 chopped red onion
  •  chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp amchoor
  • whole wheat dough

Directions:

Wash and boil the potatoes.  Drain the water and let it cool down. Peel the potatoes and mash them using a fork, hand or a potato masher.  In a mixing bowl add chopped onion, cilantro, green chili. Also place the tawa on the gas on a low heat so that it is hot enough to make the parathas.

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Add the boiled potatoes, and all the spices which is salt, amchoor, garam masala, red chili powder.  Mix everything together using your hand and the mixture is ready.

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Now make balls of the whole wheat dough.  Roll it into a small circle, stuff it with the aloo mixture bringing all the ends together and make a ball again.  Dust the surface with the whole wheat flour and roll it out to a desired size.

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Place the paratha on the hot tawa,turning occasionally.  Then add olive oil to shallow fry the paratha until cooked.

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Serve hot with a dollop of butter, yogurt and pickle along with a hot cup of tea.

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Happy Cooking!!!!

 

 

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