Aloo Paratha/Indian bread stuffed with potatoes

aloo paratha

What you will need:
  • Potatoes - 3 boiled and peeled
  • Wheat flour - 3 cups
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp, slightly crushed
  • Coriander leaves - a few strands
  • Green chillies - 4 to 5, finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Oil/Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Warm water to knead the dough
  • Salt to taste

 How to prepare

Mix flour, salt. Slowly add water a little at a time to form the dough. Knead the dough for a few minutes to make it smooth. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and set aside for atleast 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, mash the boiled potatoes with salt, green chillies, cumin seeds, coriander leaves and ginger garlic paste. Make lemon sized balls from the potato mixture. Make same sized balls with the dough.
Roll out the dough into around 3" and place the potato ball on the dough. Bring all the edges together and seal the the centre. Flatten the stuffed dough. Dust with extra wheat flour and roll the dough into 7 - 8" parathas.
Heat the griddle and put a parantha on it. Fry on one side and the apply some ghee/oil and flip over. Fry the other side. Serve hot.


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