Friday, June 14, 2013

Aloo Paratha




Aloo paratha doesn't need any introduction/description. I don't think there is anybody who don't know what aloo paratha is !!! Even my lil son likes aloo paratha. This version of Aloo Paratha is totally my style.


RECIPE:

Cooking Time: 30-35 mins
Preparation Time: 15-20 mins


Ingredients:

For paratha:
  • Wheat flour/atta: 2 cup
  • Ghee: 1 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste

For stuffing:
  • Potatoes: 2 large (boiled, peeled and mashed)
  • Green chili: 1(finely chopped)
  • Onion: 1 small( finely chopped)
  • Carrot: 1/3 cup ( grated)
  • Cauliflower: 1/3 cup( finely chopped) ......( optional)
  • Coriander leaves: 1-2 tsp(finely chopped)
  • Turmeric pwd: 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seed/jeera: 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin pwd: 1/3 tsp
  • Chilli pwd: 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee or butter
Method:



  • Take  a large bowl and add salt, ghee to the atta, mix well, slowly add water to make a soft dough.
  • Cover with damp cloth and let it rest for 5-10 mins.


  • For stuffing heat the oil in kadai/pan and add jeera and green chilli.
  •  When jeera start splutter then add Onion and saute till onion is transparent  then add the finely chopped cauliflower cook for 4-5  mins then add the grated carrot. 


  • Cook for another 3-4 mins then add the mashed potato  coriander leaves, turmeric pwd, cumin pwd, chilli pwd and salt and mix well.


  • Now divide the dough into equal size ball. The dough ball should not be bigger then large lemon sized ball. 
  • Divide potato filling in equal size ball.
  • Make small cup out of dough ball,in your palm(as shown in pic)  and place potato ball in center and seal by pulling the sides of dough ball.
  • Repeat the same with the rest.


  • Dust the working surface with some atta and roll out the stuffed dough.
  • Heat tawa/griddle and once its hot, place a paratha and let it cook for few second then flip it to other side and let it cook for a few more secs.
  • Then apply butter or ghee and roast to a golden shade on both sides.
  • Serve hot with yogurt or raita.



Note:
  • Use ghee to roast paratha for better taste.
  • Serve paratha with a topping of butter, it tastes awesome.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Delicious aloo parathas,Vinee! Pass me some! :)http://www.rita-bose-cooking.com/

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