Sunday, January 20, 2008


Aloo Paratha - the quickest and easiest recipe.
As it was a weekend -we had got some engagements -din't want to have the same cerels/cornflakes/bread which we usually have. So, thought of something easy,quickest and filling.. What flashed to me was Aloo Paratha!

For the dough-
1 Cup whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp.salt
1/2tspn. oil/ghee
Enough warm water to make the dough soft

For the stuffing
2 Potatoes-boiled,peeled and mashed
2-3 green chillies,finely chopped
1tspn.corriander powder
1tspn. red chillie powder
1/2tspn.amchur powder
1/2tspn. garam masala powder
1tbspn.fresh corriander, chopped
1tspn. ghee/oil for brushing the paratha

Making dough-
Seive flour,add salt and enough water and knead then add oil or ghee and knead into soft dough. Keep aside for 15-20min.

Making potato filling-
Boil the potato either in pressure cooker or microwave. Once it is cooled,peel and mash it.
To the mashed potatoes add green chillies, red chillie powder, corriander powder, garam masala powder, amchur powder and fresh corriander. Mix well

Making Parathas
1.From the dough- divide them into equal parts in the size and shape of a lemon.
2.From the stuffing-divide them into same size and shape of the dough
(divide the dough and stuffing into same size and shape)

3. Take sufficient flour for rolling the dough- roll them into a form of small puris.
4. Stuff the potato filling and close it-genlty pat them with ur palms and take enough flour and roll them gently.
5.Now cook the rolled parathas on a tava with a medium flame -once the paratha is cooked on one side flip around, apply/brush some ghee or oil,flip around and apply ghee on the other side and cook till they are light brown.

Serve them hot with curd, pickle/chutneys.

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