Sunday, May 27, 2012

Aloo Paratha - Potato Paratha

#AlooParatha #PotatoParatha : This is the easy version of aloo paratha.. The one I find very easy to do.

Potato Paratha


For the filling :
Potatoes/Aloo - 4-5 (large ones)
Chillies - 2 (finely chopped)
salt- to taste
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala- 1 tsp
Jeera powder- 1/2 tsp

For the dough:
Atta/ Wheat flour - 2 cups
water - 3/4 cup
salt - 1 1/2 tsp
ajwain - 1 tsp
oil -2 tp
and some more for frying parathas

1) Boil potatoes with some salt till soft.
2) Make the dough with flour, salt , ajwain and water. Finally add 2 tsp of oil and knead till it doesn't stick to the hand.
3) Make small palm sized balls and keep aside.
4) Peel the skins of the potatoes and mash it .
5) Mix the masalas and chillies to the potatoes and make same sized balls as the dough.
6) keep a frying pan/ tava on high flame.
7) Roll out the ball of dough to a small circle of abt 8cm dia and place the aloo masala at the center.
  And cover it by folding the rolled dough in such a way that it is completely covered. press it a little to make it flat and dust with some more flour and roll it into a flat disc .
8) Now place it on the hot tava and cook it by using about 1 tsp of oil. Once done remove it and its ready to eat.
Potato Paratha

Goes best with curd, pickle and pudhina chutney.
This quantity mentioned makes 12-14 parathas.

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