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Aloo Paratha Recipe | Stuffed flatbread

Aloo Paratha recipe is probably one of the most common and popular breakfast recipes of north India. This carbs rich breakfast is perfect for those who enjoy leading a physically active life.This is a great recipe for mothers who have kids. Its quick and easy to make and the stuffing method can be used to send in a lot of veggies into ones child. Aloo paratha is good nutrition for a child who is likely to be physically active.

The traditional version of the dish can be very rich with dollops of ghee/butter/oil used in its preparation. These days we use a lot less oil/butter/ghee since we are much more health conscious. I have shared the traditional version of the recipe. You can adjust the amount of oil used as per your diet.

Tips

If you don’t know how to flatten dough watch this VIDEO. In case you don’t have the equipment Innovate, use a glass bottle with smooth surface πŸ™‚

If you can’t get a handle of the technique to flatten dough. Make a round ball and place a flat dinner plate on top and apply pressure at the center to get a round-ish shape. Use dry flour to make sure the flat dough does not stick to the bottom of the plate.

The usual practice is to heat the oven up as you flatten the dough. However, if you don’t know how to shape the dough, its best to heat the pan later.

Aloo Paratha Recipe ingredients

 

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Aloo Paratha Recipe

July 10, 2020
: 2
: 15 min
: 5 min
: 20 min
: Low

This is the perfect recipe for a healthy and filling breakfast. You can always experiment with the fillings.

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Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Atta/ Whole wheat flour
  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled
  • 1 medium Onion – finely chopped or grated
  • 1 green chilli – finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4th tsp garam masala
  • 1/4th tsp chat masala
  • 1/4th tsp powdered coriander
  • 1/8th-1/4th tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbsp Dhaniya leaves/ Cilantro – Chopped
  • Ghee ( Clarified Butter) / **Cooking oil if you are VEGAN **
  • 1 cup water
Directions
  • Step 1 In a flat bowl take the wheat flour, sprinkle 1/2 tsp salt,1 tsp oil/ghee into the flour,1/2 cup water and knead the dough. Use the water carefully, you don’t want the dough too soft or too hard. Set Aside.
  • Step 2 Mash the potatoes nicely in a bowl.
  • Step 3 Add the cilantro leaves, onion and the green chilli and mix well.
  • Step 4 Now add the salt, garam masala, powdered coriander, red chilli powder, chat masala and mix well. Set aside
  • Step 5 Make a small round ball of the dough/atta. Flatten it on a pan.(Video below)
  • Step 6 Take a small amount of the potato mixture put it in the center of the flat dough. Cover the mixture with the dough around. Seal it tight.(Pic Below)
  • Step 7 Re-flatten the dough Into a round shape.
  • Step 8 Heat a flat pan on high flame. When its hot reduce the flame to low.
  • Step 9 Put the flat dough on it.
  • Step 10 Flip it after 90 secs.
  • Step 11 Apply Ghee/Oil on top with a brush/spoon. Repeat for the other side as well.
  • Step 12 Roast on the pan till its nice and crisp.
  • Step 13 Repeat the process for the rest of the dough and mixture.
  • Step 14 Its best when served hot of the pan with a thick slice of butter on top, accompanied by curd , Indian pickles or dip of your choice.

Aloo Paratha recipe with pictures

In a flat bowl take the wheat flour, sprinkle 1/2 tsp salt,1 tsp oil/ghee into the flour,1/2 cup water and knead the dough. Use the water carefully, you don’t want the dough too soft or too hard. Set Aside.

Mash the potatoes nicely in a bowl. Add the cilantro leaves, onion and the green chilli and mix well.

Now add the salt, garam masala, powdered coriander, red chilli powder, chat masala and mix well. Set aside

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Make a small round ball of the dough/atta. Flatten it on a pan.(Video below)

How to make a flat bread

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Take a small amount of the potato mixture put it in the center of the flat dough. Cover the mixture with the dough around. Seal it tight. Pics Below

Aloo Paratha Recipe WIP
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Re-flatten the dough Into a round shape like video above.
Heat a flat pan on high flame. After the pan is hot, reduce the flame to low.
Put the flat dough on it. Flip it after 90 secs.
Apply Ghee/Oil on top with a brush/spoon. Repeat for the other side as well.

Aloo Paratha Recipe WIP

Roast the paratha on the pan till its crisp. If done right it will swell in places.Repeat the process for the rest of the dough and mixture.

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Aloo Parathas are best when they are served hot with a slice of butter accompanied by curd and Indian pickles.

Aloo Paratha Recipe

There! Your Aloo Parathas are ready to be enjoyed. You can innovate with other fillings as per your dietary requirements.

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