Kavya's Cookery

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Saturday, 4 February 2017

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha is one of my favourites. Today I would like to share this recipe with you.

Ingredients:

For paratha dough:
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Salt
Butter - 1-2tsp
Wheat flour for dusting
Oil for cooking parathas

For stuffing:
Potatoes- 2(boiled and mashed)
Green chillies -1-2 finely chopped
Coriander leaves(finely chopped) - 1tsp
Onion - 1 small finely chopped (optional)
Chilli powder - 1/2tsp
Pinch of turmeric powder
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2tsp
Ajwain seeds - 1/2tsp

Method:


  • In a mixing bowl mash boiled potatoes well. Then add rest of the ingredients mentioned in ingredients list for stuffing and mix well.
  • In another large mixing bowl, take wheat flour, add salt and butter. Add warm water, knead the dough well and make lemon sized balls out of it.
  • Dust a little flour and roll out the dough into a small circle. place the prepared stuffing in the center. Gather all the corners, seal the dough with stuffing inside, and press gently to flatten it. 
  • Dust a little flour and roll out the flattened dough(Do not apply too much pressure as the stuffing might come out).
  • Heat thava, place the rolled out paratha dough. Add little oil and cook both sides well until it becomes golden brown. Enjoy yummy and delicious aloo paratha with Masala curd(Curd raitha) or any other curries of your choice.

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