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.

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

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

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

Bread (Paratha)

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

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

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