Monday, October 13, 2014


#PeasPotatoParatha : Stuffed #Parathas are the main breakfast food item of North Indian people. The stuffings are prepared using potato, mashed vegetable & potato, #paneer, potato & paneer, #greenpeas & potato, etc.,... and the list goes on.
It is one of the best lunch box foods and healthy too.
Here let me present paratha with potato & green peas stuffed inside.

Peas Potato Paratha

Ingrdients :
For Dough :
1 CupMultigrain Wheat flour
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
1/2 TspCumin seedsr
1/2 TspOmam [ Ajwain - carom seeds ]
1/4 CupWater
For Stuffing :
1 or 2Potato
1/4 CupGreen peas
1/2 TspRed chilly powder [ adjust ]
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
1/2 TspCumin seeds
1/2 TspCumin powder
1/4 TspTurmeric powder
1/2 TspCoriander powder
3 TspCoriander leaves chopped

Method :
Combine flour and other ingredients in a basin.
Knead into a soft dough adding enough water.
Cover with a damp cloth for half an hour.

Green peas can be of dried or fresh ones.
If dried ones are taken soak them in water for 6 hours or overnight.
Here I have taken dried peas.
Pressure cook green peas adding 1/4 Tsp of salt for 2 whistles.
Transfer into a bowl after the cooker ran out of steam. Keep aside.

Wash potato well and pressure cook adding 1/4 Tsp of salt for 3 whistles.
Take out after the steam has completely subsided.
Peel of the skin.

Take cooked green peas and other ingredients in a mixer jar.

grind into a smooth paste.
Now take boiled potato and green peas paste in a basin.
Adjust salt and red chilly powder.
Combine both together either using hand or potato masher.

Make balls of your palm size. Keep aside.

Make balls of your palm size from the dough.
Then halve each ball into two.

Heat a tawa or dosai kal on a stove over medium flame.

Take a roti rolling board.
Dust with maida and roll two circular discs of 7 to 8 cm diameter.
Keep the stuffing ball over one disc.
Flatten the stuffing.
Close with other one.

Again dust with maida.
Roll into a circular paratha of nearly 15 cm diameter.

Gently transfer on to the hot tawa and keep the flame at HIGH.

Wait for a minute and flip the paratha using a dosai ladle.
Now sprinkle few drops of oil over the paratha.
Spread evenly using the dosai ladle.
Do the same over the other side also.

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Transfer on to a serving plate once both sides are done.

Peas Potato Paratha

Repeat the process and make paratha in the same way.
Enjoy with curd or tomato sauce or pickle.

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