Jun 4, 2011

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha with Pickle Raita
This is a soft yummy paratha dish that is many of us favorite..I have my own way of making it..I love a lot of stuffing inside the paratha,so I usually make the potato ball a little bigger than the dough.And also I add some chat masala in the filling which makes the filling more tasty..The best combination for this is pickle raita.It is not a big deal to make..Just take some mango pickle and mix it with thick curd,that’s it pickle raita is ready...Main step in this dish is please try to marinate the dough for 15 min,this what makes the paratha soft and easy to roll...I served this with “15 min egg curry” (will post recipe soon)  and pickle raita..So please try this and let me know what you think.


Ingrediants:

For Dough:
Wheat flour-2 cup
All purpose flour(Maida)-1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tblspn

For Filling:
Potato-3 large boiled and mashed
Onion-1 chopped finely
Coriander leaves- ½ cup chopped
Mint Leaves- ½ cup chopped
Green chilli-2 chopped finely
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Chat masala-1 tsp
Lemon juice- 1 tblspn
Salt to taste

Method:

In a mixing bowl add wheat flour,maida,salt  and mix well.Pour in water and make a soft dough.Apply oil over the dough and cover it with a damp cloth.Let it rest for 30 min.

Mix every ingrediants given for the filling together.Set this aside...

Divide the dough and the filling into equal portions.Make it into round ball.

Take the potato ball and fill in inside the dough ball and roll it into thick paratha.

Heat tawa and fry this paratha by applying oil or ghee on both sides till golden..

Serve it with raita..

Pictorial:
Ur ingrediants
Take potato in a bowl
add all ingrediants
mix well.
Take dough and filling ..
Divide into equal portions

Place the filling in the dough and cover it...Make every dough like this...
Roll into paratha and fry it in tawa...
Serve..
ENJOY..
YUMMY  PARATHA..

25 comments:

Vimitha Anand said...

Love this a lot... Great one pot chapathi... Would be great with raitha or curd itself...

Biny Anoop said...

Aaloo paratha looks yummy dear...love dat u have shot the process as well...

Priya Sreeram said...

looks yummm ! loved the pickle raita with it too

Food Glorious Food! said...

Perfect! I love the recipe! Saving now.... Thanks!

schmetterlingwords said...

Very nice pictorial explanations... Lovely Aloo parathas!! Have come out perfect :-)

Now Serving said...

perfect parathas - LOOK HOT and YUMMY!!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

I am drooling here after seeing the pictorial, beautifully done dear, mouth watering :)

a-boleyn said...

I've never made stuffed parathas (only the spinach version) but always wanted to make something like this. It looks like it would be a very tasty addition to my Indian cuisine lineup.

Anonymous said...

Whenever I stuff n roll d paratha it sticks into d board n then tears off...please help me out...

Aarthi said...

@AnonymousThe paratha sticks to the board because your stuffing is too wet or your didn't make the dough soft. So

Kirthi ammu said...

I have one question mam.. For curry can u please tell me the ratio for malli podi and melakai podi.. I don't know how many spoon to use for curry..I can put malli podi more r some time melakai podi more I am new to cooking.. Please tell me

Aarthi said...

@Kirthi ammuIf you use 1 part chilli powder use 2 parts coriander powder

arpit tak said...

Mam, why are we mixing whole purpose flour with the wheat flour...

arpit tak said...

Mam, why are we mixing all purpose flour (maida) with the wheat flour..

arpit tak said...

Mam, why are we mixing all purpose flour with the wheat flour..

Aarthi said...

@arpit takit gives a tasty paratha

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Rajesh Kumar said...


Oh yes I need to try this recipe! Looks delish!
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Dhiraj Kumar said...

Dish looks so amazing. Perfect dish..!
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Dhiraj Kumar said...

Dish looks so amazing. Perfect dish..!
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lalitha said...

Can to tell me how to make pickle Rita for aloo parata

Aarthi said...

@lalithaTake some of the pickle masala which comes with the pickle and mix with thick yogurt, you can even chop mango or lime into small pieces and add

Anonymous said...

Hi aarathi..when i made paratha the aloo filling is coming out from sides why is it si

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousdont roll too forcefully. just a gentle roll it good

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