Aloo Paratha is one of my favourites. Initially, when I tried aloo paratha, all the stuffing used to come out and my kitchen will become a total mess. Now with practice, I have learnt the art of making delicious parathas which I would like to share with you. My husband love aloo paratha very much.
What makes these whole wheat parathas so appealing is the soft and tasty filling of potatoes flavoured with spice powders and crunchy onions. Green chillies spike up the flavour of the stuffing, while amchur (Dry mango) powder gives it an enjoyable tinge of tanginess.
Today we will learn how to make aloo paratha following our step wise pictures.
Do try other Paratha recipes :
- Laccha Paratha
- Chana Dal Paratha
- Beetroot Paratha
- Gobhi Paratha
- Matar Paratha
- Methi Paratha (Thepla)
- Moong Paratha
- Sattu Paratha
Preparation Time: 15mins ∏ Cooking Time: 25mins ∏ Servings:4-5 parathas
Level: Intermediate ∏ Measurement: 1 Cup ≡ 250 ml ≡ 250gm
- 1 cup(250 gm) whole wheat flour
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 2 teaspoon Oil
- Wheat flour for dusting
- Butter/oil for cooking the parathas
- 2 medium size boiled potato(Aloo)
- 1 small onion finely chopped (optional)
- 1-2 green chillies finely chopped
- 1 inch grated ginger
- 2 teaspoon finely chopped spring onion(optional)
- Coriander leaves -fistful (finely chopped)
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 teaspoon amchur (dry mango) powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala or Kitchen king masala
- 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
- Salt as per taste
How to make Aloo paratha:
Step1: In a wide bowl, add 1 cup of wheat flour, salt, oil, needed water and prepare a soft, smooth, pliable dough. Grease your hands with a tsp of oil and knead the dough well. Cover and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes. Prepare the dough just as you prepare for chapati.
Step2: Now wash and pressure cook potatoes for 2 whistles or until soft. Peel the skin and grate/mash it well. Add all the ingredients mentioned in the stuffing(except butter) onion,green chilly,grated ginger,spring onion,coriander leaves along with all the mentioned spices cumin powder, amchur (dry mango) powder,garam masala,coriander powder,red chilly powder and salt as per taste.Now your stuffing is ready.
Step3: Divide the dough into 4 or 5 equal parts and make balls out of it.Divide the stuffing into 4 or 5 lemon sized balls.Dust a little flour and roll out the dough into a small circle.Keep a tbsp of stuffing in the center, gather all the corners and seal the dough with the stuffing inside. Press it down gently to flatten it.
Step4: Dust a little four and roll out the flattened dough with the stuffing into a 6-7″ circle. Do not apply too much pressure as the stuffing might come out.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha until golden brown spots appear then flip it over to the other side.Spread a little oil on the other side also and cook both sides well until golden brown.
Step5: Remove from tawa after both the sides are cooked well. Serve with coriander chutney,curd or pickles. Enjoy yummy and delicious aloo parathas.