01/06/2013

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha is our favorite dish. Love to eat it hot. 

NOTE : One can also make gobi paratha, cabbage paratha and any other vegetable paratha using this same recipe by substituting potato with the required vegetable.

NOTE : Number of chilies depend on how spicy they are. I am using 12 as mine are not very spicy

Time Taken : 20 Minutes

Yield : 3-4 servings


Aloo Paratha
Aloo Paratha 

Ingredients:

For Stuffing  :
Red Chillies2 nos finely chopped
Jeera / Cumin Seeds1/2 sp
Onionfinely chopped 
Mastard seeds1/2 sp
Garlic / Lasun4 cloves
Curry leaves7-8
Green Chillies4 finely chopped
Coriander Leaveslittle finely chopped
Lime Water2 tbsp
Coriander Powder1/2 tbsp
Cumin Powder1/2 tbsp
Pepper Powder1/2 tbsp
Garam Masala Powder1/2 tbsp
Oil2 tbsp
Saltas needed
Potato3

For Dough:
Wheat Flour2 Cups
Saltas needed
Water1 Cup
Oil1 sp

Method :

  1. Take 3 potatoes if big in size else take 4. Boil it using little water. Once the potatoes are boiled. Smash them nicely.

      2.  Make a dough by using wheat flour, salt, oil and water. And Knead nicely for 5 mints. 
Once done wrap the dough using the plastic cover or cloth or cover it using a container.


Dough

       3.  To make a stuffing above mentioned ingredients in stuffing table must be finely chopped as shown in the picture.



       4.  Heat a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, chopped red chilies and garlic. Fry until the color changes to brown. Now add Onion and fry until it turns brown. Add salt, garam masala powder, pepper powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and mix well. When you get a nice aroma its time to add smashed potatoes. Mix well and switch off the stove and add lime water and coriander leaves.




      5. Now take a small dough ball and roll it, add 2 tbsp stuffing to it as shown in a picture. Fold it as shown in a picture





    6. Now roll it again slowly as shown in the picture. Dont worry about the shape or if the stuffing comes out a little




     7. Now put it on pan and roast it by adding little oil or butter on top of it until it is crispy.




     8.  Aloo paratha is ready to be served with curd or pickle or anything else of your choice.



Aloo Paratha
Aloo Paratha



Points To Remember :


  • You can also have it without using oil or butter.






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