Aaloo Paratha (Flat Indian Bread)

Aaloo paratha is a flat wheat flour Bread stuffed with spicy mashed potatoes. It is a North Indian style of bread which is very popular in breakfast.

Make 4 Parathas.

Lets quickly see the ingredients:

For the Dough:

1-1/2 cups wheat flour (extra for dusting)

1 tea spoon of oil

A pinch of salt

1/4th of a tea spoon of carom seeds (ajwain)

water for kneading

For the stuffing:

1 cup of mashed potatoes

1 tea spoon of grated chillies

1 tea spoon of grated ginger

3 table spoon of finely chopped onions

1/4th tea spoon of coriander powder

1/4th of a tea spoon of garam masala powder

1/4th of a tea spoon of red chilly powder

1 table spoon of chopped coriander leaves

salt to taste

oil for greasing

Method:

Mix all the ingredient listed under Dough to make smooth dough. Apply some oil and Cover with a moist cloth and keep aside.

For making the stuffing mix all the ingredient’s listed under stuffing.

Now u can shape it round in two different style

1. Take a portion of dough and shape it like a bowl fill it with 2 table spoon of stuffing and then close the edges and make a ball then flatten it a little by hand. Dust the board with generous amount of flour and then roll it in a round shape using a rolling pint.

OR

2. You can roll 2 thin flat round bread of same size, spread some stuffing on the bread, apply a little water on the edges and then place the other flat bread on top of it and press the edges to seal.

In a hot pan place the bread and cook from both the sides using a little oil or butter on both the sides. Till its completely cook.

Serve it hot with some Butter, curd or vegetable of your choice.

Thank you for Reading.

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