Aloo Paratha / Potato Stuffed Flat Bread


After a very long gap, I am posting a paratha recipe under roti section. First and my favorite aloo paratha is fresh from my kitchen(I made it for dinner :-)) and with no further blah blah stories I am off to the recipe. Here you go....

Did you know? Peeling skin of the potato will reduce the 60 percent of its potassium content as it lies so close to the skin. So to get the full benefits of the soothing potato, cook and eat with skin.


Basic Information:
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30-45 minutes
Makes: 8-10 parathas

Ingredients:

For dough:

Wheat flour  - 2 cups
Wheat flour for dusting - 2 tabelspoon
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Water - 3/4 to 1 cup
Butter - 2 tablespoons or more , for pan frying

For stuffing:

Potatoes - 4 large nos
Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
Coriander leaves - 5 strings, finely chopped
Oil - 2 teaspoons
Salt - to taste

Method:

For dough:

1) In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, salt. Make a dough by adding water little at a time.
2) When the flour is not sticking to your hand, add oil.
3) Knead it for 5 to 10 minutes.
4) The final dough should be very firm and soft.
5) Cover using wet towel and keep aside.

For stuffing:

1) Preassure cook the potatoes and once cooked, mash them well using your hand/masher(with or without skin).
2) Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Allow it to splutter.


3) Add mashed potaoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.


4) Add finely chopped coriander leaves and stir well.


5) Make sure the stuffing is dry to make parathas.

For making paratha:

1) Divide the dough into equal sized balls.


2) According to the count of the dough ball, divide the stuffing into balls.

 
3) Take one dough ball and dust it using wheat flour. Roll it to a small round size and in center keep one stuffing ball.


4) Using the corners of the dough cover the stuffing ball.


5) Gently press the stuffed dough ball using your palm/fingure as in picture.


6) Using the rolling pin, roll it to round shape as in pic.


7) Repeat the steps for other dough and stuffing balls to make parathas.
8) Heat a skillet/tawa and coat the surface with butter.


9) Put a paratha and cook it. when the bottom side is cooked, turn it to cook other side.


10) In between, if required, add butter.
11) Repeat the procedure for remaining parathas.
12) Serve hot with curd/yougurt and pickle.


Note:
1) For the stuffing you can add green chillies instead of red chilli powder and if doing, add 1/2 teaspoon of lime juice or amchur powder to get proper taste.
2) You can also add garam masala if you like.

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27 comments:

Delicious parathas.. I always love this the most..lovely presentation too!!

hi uma, this recipe is interesting to read and looks delicious too. worth trying out..thanks
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Paratha is my next post too.... Your pics are awesome.. especially step by step one!!
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looks perfect and tempting dear :)

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Sanyukta

Superb stuffed roti.. What you say about the health benefits of potato if peeled is so true but sadly that is what we do often..:)
Delicious platter.. perfect with yogurt and butter..:)
Reva

what a beautiful looking dish- loveddddddd it uma !can I have a parcel please ?

Mmmmm.....These are my favorite...the clicks look sooo tempting

Perfectly shape and looks so yum!

Delicious looking one Uma, lovely click. I really love the way you photograph.

Oh my..these look fantastic!!! SOft parathas with a flavorful & simple filling :) An all time fav paratha!!
Prathima Rao
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Prarathas looks yummy....

Hot parathas fresh from the kitchen so very delicious.

Aloo Parathas luk perfectly tempting dear.Neatly done and deliciously yumm click as well.Luv it dear. Sorry came late to file my appreciation.

Parathas look yummy...Had tried making these twice.. but it never came out perfect... hopefully with your step by step pictures i will finally learn to make them properly..

perfectly made parathas !! great clicks !!

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looks delicious dear! Aloo Parathas are my most favorite dish in the world! I'm drooling looking at your pictures! :D And I didn't know about the potato-skin thing! Woah! I'll be using with the next time onwards! :)
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Kavi | Edible Entertainment

delicious looking stuffed paratha looks wonderful

Perfect and delicious looking parathas.

Uma really nicely presented...great job...and the step by step process makes it so so easy

Paratha looks yummy and delicious,well explained with pictures.

aloo paratha looks yumm!

Perfected to the core...looks very tempting

Tried your paratha recipe... the parathas came out perfect.. posting it in my blog :)

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