Aloo paratha is very common stuffed traditional dish that is mostly found and prepared in the houses of north Indians. Aloo paratha is easy to prepare and best eaten as a snack or even in breakfast. Cooked Aloo or potatoes are mashed and shallow fried by adding some spices and stuffed in paratha. According to your taste and flavor you can add the ingredients for making the aloo mixture. People use butter for frying the parathas because it gives nice fragrance and taste. Along with aloo you can also add some vegetables like peas, carrot or even cabbage.
Stuffing the parathas with aloo makes our job simple. Because the potato is mashed before stuffing and cooked, so while making parathas the mixture easily dissolves into paratha and gives a different taste. Instead of eating routine plain chapathis or rotis try this special aloo paratha at your home. Sure your kids love eating this healthy aloo paratha dish. Use solid curd or yogurt as side to taste this aloo parathas. Adding of little mint leaves and coriander leaves in aloo mixture gives a nice fragrance. While eating the parathas you can taste the mint leaves flavor and small pieces of aloo.
HOT TO MAKE gives you the recipe by showing step by step process of how to make aloo paratha at home along with images. Follow the procedure and make your day delight with tasty food. Here you go.
Aloo paratha recipe
- Wheat flour – 3cups
- Potatoes or aloo – 2
- Onion – 1
- Green chilies – 2
- Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp
- Red chili powder – ½ tbsp
- Turmeric – ½ tbsp
- Coriander seed powder – ½ tbsp
- Garam masala powder – ½ tbsp
- Cumin seed powder – ½ tbsp
- Armchur powder – ½ tbsp
- Salt (required)
- Oil or ghee – ½ cup
- Coriander leaves
- Mint leaves
How to Make
Step 1: Take a pressure cooker and add 1 glass of water to it. Put potatoes into the water and cook the potatoes.
Step 2: Take out the cooked potatoes and peel off the skin. Mash the potatoes with figures and keep a side.
Step 3: Take wheat flour in a bowl add salt and 2tbsp of oil. Mix the flour by adding water and make dough like how chapathi dough. Keep it a side.
Step 4: Chop the onions and green chilies.
Step 5: Wash the coriander and mint leaves in water and cut it into small pieces.
Step 6: Take a pan on stove and add oil to it. Give a medium flame.
Step 7: Add chopped onions and green chilies to the hot oil and fry the onions.
Step 8: After 2 minutes add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes.
Step 9: Put salt, turmeric, red chili powder, cumin seed powder, coriander seed powder and armchur powder.
Step 10: Mix the powders well with fried onions and add mashed potatoes or aloo.
Step 11: Mix it well along with mixture. Add mint leaves and coriander leaves also.
Step 12: Shallow fry the mixture for 5 minutes and turn off the flame.
Step 13: Let the mixture get cool. Meanwhile we need to prepare dough balls with wheat dough which we prepared before.
Step 14: Aloo or potato curry gets cool, now start making small curry balls.
Step 15: Start making chapathis with wheat flour dough balls. Spread some wheat flour on the surface where you are going to make chapathis.
Step 16: Use chapathi stick for making chapathis with wheat flour dough.
Step 17: After making small chapathis put this aloo or potato curry balls in the middle of the chapathi and close the balls by folding all the edges with the chapathis.
Step 18: Remember the curry balls should completely cover with wheat dough.
Step 19: Again use chapathi stick for pressing these balls. You can also press this ball with hand. Better use chapathi stick and slowly press the ball into round shape (like chapathi).
Step 20: Do it with remaining dough balls also.
Step 21: After making parathas now take a dosa pan or tawa on stove.
Step 22: Give a low flame. Put 1tbsp of ghee or oil in the pan.
Step 23: Fry the parathas by turning into both sides. You can see some brown spots on the parathas.
Step 24: Collect the paratha in a plate. Fry remaining parathas also.
Tasty ghee aloo paratha are ready. Taste them along with onion springs and solid curd.