Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, April 9, 2012

Aloo Paratha

          Aloo Paratha is an Popular Paratha recipe, made with stuffing as Potatoes.Potato contains high nutritive value. It contains a substantial amount of alkaline salts. It is rich in soda, potash and vitamins A and B.Wheat has high carbohydrate content,has a valuable proteins,minerals and vitamins.This recipe is very tasty and rich in nutrients.

Ingredients needed
Wheat flour - 2 cups.
salt as required.
water - 1 cup.
oil - 4 tsp.

Dough preparation
  1. Mix wheat flour and  salt to gether,then  add water little by little to prepare the dough.
  2. knead well for few minutes which gives softness to the dough.
  3. Finally add some few drops of oil[4 tsp] over a dough.knead it again for few minutes.
  4. keep it aside for half an hour to one hour.[cover it with a lid so it maintains moisture else dough will become dry].

For Stuffing
Potato - 2.
onion(medium) -  2.
chilli powder - 1/2 tsp.
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp.
turmeric - pinch. 
green chillies - 5.(chop finely)
oil to fry.
finely chopped coriander leaves - 3 tbsp.

garam masala - 1/4 tsp.
fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.
salt - for taste.

Boil potatoes and smash it well without any  lumps.

Stuffing preparation

  • Heat oil in a pan,throw fennel seeds, then add chopped onions,then add ginger garlic paste,saute till onions turns pink, then add  green chillies,garam masala,chilli powder,turmeric powder, coriander leaves. saute for few minutes.
  •   Add smashed potatoes and salt,mix  well, till everything incorporates well.
  • Now stuffing got ready. Allow it to cool.
   To prepare Parathas 
  •  Divide the dough into equal portions.Make small balls, roll it like small poori's and  keep some stuffing inside it, gather the edges  as shown in the picture and again roll it to make fine ones.(stuffing should be sealed properly).
  •  Put on a tawa, drizzle some oil when both sides are cooked remove it from the flame.
step by step pictures
  1  Divide it into equal parts to make small balls.


2. Make small circles(as poori's), and spoon with Potato stuffing at the centre of circle.

3. Gather its edges, as shown in the figure.

4.Then press it. Now dust with wheat flour  and roll it out gently  .

6.Heat the tawa, Now place the chapathi, toast it till both sides are cooked.when you find black spots remove it from the flame.

7. Repeat the same for all the remaining dough.