Wednesday 3 February 2010

Aloo (potato) paratha

Aloo paratha- Delicious flat breads made from wheat flour with a filling consisting of boiled potatoes delicately flavoured with ginger,green chillies, coriander and a blend of spices . Delicious served with natural yoghurt and mango pickle.


1 bowl wheat flour
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon salt
Dry flour for rolling
Oil for shallow frying
water for making dough

For Filling:

3 medium potatoes boiled and mashed
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
3 green chillies deseeded and finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1/4 teaspoon clove powder
1 teaspoon lemon juice


For filling:

1.To the mashed potato add the spices ,coriander, chillies,ginger and lemon juice and mix.
2.Divide mixture into 8 parts and make small balls.
3.Keep aside.

For paratha:

1.Add salt and oil to flour and make a dough using a little water.Cover and leave for 1 hour.
2.Divide the dough into 8 small balls.
3.Using dry flour roll each ball into a three inch round , place the potato ball in centre and bring sides up to encase the potato ball within the dough.
4.Using dry flour flatten the potato coated dough patty and gently roll into a six inch paratha.
5.Heat a tava and place the paratha on it , when it starts to form bubbles turn it over.
6.Spread some oil on the paratha and turn it over and let it cook under neath.
7.Spread some oil on top side and flip the paratha over and cook top side.
8. Cook remaining parathas in same way.

Serve with plain yoghurt and pickle.


  1. Yummy, aloo ke paranthe ke saath dahi (curd) ka combo bada swadisht (tasty) lagta hai.

  2. My God.... my mouth is watering already and ma hands are itching to make and eat a paratha :D

  3. mam...will u add some posts on fast food....

    smthing i cud try quickly in my free time...thnx

  4. i luv to eat parathas.....never ate this before.... will tell my mom to make it

  5. i just love aaloo kaa paranthas....thanks to your blog, i can try making it now.

  6. thanx for recipe Im just waiting for your next recipe

  7. Aloo ka paratha, sheesh!!
    I wish my mom had been there with me!!
    Maybe I should try making it one day!!

  8. am hungry all time fav

  9. Congrats for getting selected for magazine issue every month. Your blog rocks! Aloo parathas are looking yummy. Glad to follow you.
    Happy blogging
    Do visit my blog if time permits.

  10. HEy this is what I need right now...those yummy looking alloo pranthas at 7 in the morning to start my day...

  11. I am drooling.Awesome parathas.

  12. tempting parathas! and nice pics:)

  13. This is one of my fav parathas and it looks just perfect!

  14. Your flat breads look oh so yummy! I'm always shy away from cooking complicated food but your recipe sounds simple, I'll give it a go pretty soon, thanks for the recipe:)


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