Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha

Aloo Parathas

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A must-try recipe, which is an indispensable part of north Indian cuisine, where it is enjoyed any time of the day, for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Luscious whole wheat Parathas are stuffed with a succulent mixture of mashed potatoes flavoured perkily with green chillies, onions and all. A dash of amchur powder adds to the tanginess of the stuffing, making the Aloo Paratha a really tasty and satiating dish. Enjoy it fresh with curds and Pickles / Aachar .

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Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 parathas (12 paratha )


For The Dough
2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp melted ghee
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
2 1/2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
2 tsp melted ghee
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for cooking and greasing

For Serving
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine the whole wheat flour, ghee and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add enough water and knead into a semi-stiff dough. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the green chillies, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the potatoes, salt, chilli powder, coriander, dry mango powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll a portion of the dough into a circle of of 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.
  2. Place a little stuffing in the centre of the circle.
  3. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
  4. Roll again into a circle of 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle with a little flour.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha using a little ghee until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 11 more parathas.
  7. Serve immediately with fresh curds.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy154 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates22.6 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.5 mg

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Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 08 Jan 17 01:02 PM

Thnx a lot!!! Actually my parents are out and I made aloo parathas at home for them .your recipes helped me a lot Again thnx a lot
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jainy, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
09 Jan 17 08:31 AM
Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 13 Jul 16 07:09 PM

This is an amazing could go on eating and eating until asked to stop. No side dish is required. Thank you Mam.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Asha, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you loved it. Happy Cooking !!!
14 Jul 16 08:56 AM
Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 10 Jul 16 07:30 PM

Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 05 Jul 16 03:19 PM

we have treid is awesome mam we loved it.thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Reena, we are delighted you loved the Aloo Paratha recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
05 Jul 16 03:43 PM
Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 03 Feb 16 11:02 PM

Very delicious and filling. Loved the recipe. Curds are a good combination
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Vijayalakshmi. Delighted to hear that the recipe worked well. Keep trying new recipes and posting your comments. We would love to hear from you.
04 Feb 16 10:04 AM
Aloo Parathas
 on 08 Jun 13 04:34 PM

Love this filling great breakfast paratha recipe. Have it with chilled low fat curds and a bit of spice.