How to make aaloo paratha

Aaloo paratha is the delicious Indian food. It is most famous in the Punjab and northern regions of india. Aloo paratha is made up of thick mixture of mashed potato which is cooked on a hot pan with butter. Using the butter gives you tastier and smells good. Paratha can be taken as the breakfast or as a dinner its very refreshing dish. People of all age group can enjoy this yummy paratha. Making of aaloo paratha at home is very easy. Let’s see how to make Aaloo paratha.

Method of preparation


  • Cumin powder = 1 tbsp
  • Boiled, peeled and well mashed potatoes= 5
  • Cumin seeds=1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder = 2tbsp
  • Turmeric = ½ tbsp
  • Salt
  • Chopped coriander leaves =3tbsp
  • Ginger grated fine = 2piece
  • Oil = 2tbsp
  • Red chilli powder
  • Wheat flour = 2cups


Step 1: Take a large bowl and put mashed potatoes, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, chopped fresh coriander, ginger and cumin seeds.

Step 2: Mix all the ingredients and keep them a side.

Step 3: Put the flour and ghee into large bowl and mix them together.

Step 4: Slowly add the little water to flour mix to make a smooth, flexible dough. Keep that a side for an hour.

Step 5: Later take the dough and start making it to a ball sized portions with your hand. Make sure that they should not be any cracks while making the balls.

Step 6: After finishing now lightly flour the base which is clean counter surface.

Step 7: Roll each ball into a round shape and make it a circle.

Step 8: Take a spoon full of potato mix and spoon it to the center of the circle which you made.

Step 9: Now need to make a pouch for that lift all the edges and bring it to the center.

Step 10: The pouch is now sealed. Press down to flatten it.

Step 11: After making it now flour the rolling surface and roll the pouch to a circle. It’s not a problem if you are not getting the perfect shape of paratha. Due to potato mix inside, the shape may loose.

Step 12: Take a pan and heat it by applying a little oil or ghee. Place the paratha on the pan.

Step 13: Fry the paratha by flipping on the both sides. Apply butter or ghee and roast the paratha.

Step 14: Continue till it comes to an golden brown.

Step 15: After finishing serve the parathas with your favourite pickle or yogurt.

Enjoy the breakfast with butter or ghee parathas.