Aloo Paratha/ Indian Bread Stuffed with Potato

aloo-paratha

Ingredients

Whole Wheat flour – 3 cups

Salt – to taste

Water – as needed

Ghee – as required

For the Filling

Potatoes – 4 boiled

Onions – 2 finely chopped

Ginger – 1 tsp finely chopped

Green chillies – 4 finely chopped

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1/4 tsp

Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp chopped

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 tbsp

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Method

Take the flour in a bowl and add salt and mix well.  Add water little at a time and knead it into a pliable dough.  Cover the bowl with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes.  Meanwhile, peel and mash the potatoes.  Heat oil in a non-stick pan and splutter cumin seeds.  Add the onions, ginger and green chillies.  Saute till the onions turn pink.  Add turmeric powder and garam masala.  Stir and add the mashed potatoes, coriander leaves and salt.  Mix well and switch off the flame.  Allow the mixture to cool.  Knead the dough  again and make medium lemon sized balls.  Take one ball of the dough and roll into a thick roti.  Place a medium lemon sized ball of the filling on it.  Bring all the edges of the roti together and seal tightly.  Make sure that the entire filling is covered.  Flatten it and roll into a thick Paratha dusting with flour.  Fry on a tava/ griddle pouring ghee on both sides.  Repeat the process with the rest of the balls.  Serve delicious Aloo Paratha with yoghurt and pickle.

I am sending yummy Aloo Paratha to Sireesha for the event “CFK- Wheat” which is authored by Sharmi

17 Comments
  1. Yummy Paratha dea..!!!
    Love to grab one now…

  2. Woww my all time fav, healthy and filling parathas..

  3. Lovely parathas lissie.. The last time I made them was about a year and a half back.. Everyone’s fav.. Apt for the event too!

  4. paratha look so pretty and delicious. I would love a few pieces. Love it..Perfect for event.

  5. Aww, taht and achaar, heaven. I love it when there is curry all over and not just in centre(unlike in our cafeteria!:P)

  6. Thank you dear Sarah!

  7. Thanks to you Priya!

  8. Hema, why don’t you make it more often…? Hope you will try my recipe… Thanks!

  9. Thank you Sangeetha for your love and support!

  10. This looks delicious. Love to have one right now.

  11. Hb, as you can see my aloo paratha has the curry all over. I like it to be thick and filling 🙂 Thank you dear!

  12. Ivy, try this Indian bread…I am sure you will like it…Thanks!

  13. Very tempting pictures Lissie and looks delicious

  14. Lissie dea..!!

    Please collect ur award from my blog!!!

  15. Thanks a lot Padma!

  16. Sarah, you are showering me with awards!!!:D Thank you dea..!

  17. saltandspice.org is very informative. The article is very professionally written. I enjoy reading saltandspice.org every day.

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