Aloo Paratha - Potato Bread
Indian potato stuffed flat bread recipe
Potato bread (Aloo paratha or Alu paratha
languages), is one popular Indian Bread recipe.
Aloo Paratha can be part of breakfast, lunch or dinner or as a snack. It is easy to
Aloo paratha - Indian potato stuffed flat bread
You can prepare the stuffing as well as the dough in advance. You can keep it in the fridge for 2-3 days. You
need only a few minutes to make parathas as and when you want.
Serve Aloo Parathas with pickle, curry, or just with plain yogurt. It can be a one dish meal too.
You can take it for lunch to office or school or on a picnic.
How to make Potato Bread - Aloo Paratha
Main ingredients for aloo paratha - Flat potato bread
Whole wheat flour
Potatoes - Aloo - Batata
Ingredients for Aloo Paratha
- Potatoes - 2 large
- Coriander(cilantro) leaves - 1 tbsp
- Salt - 1/2 tsp
- Green chili paste - 1.2 tsp
- Garlic paste(optional) - 1/4 tsp
- Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
Ingredients For covering dough
- Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
- Salt - 1/2 tsp
- oil- 1 tbsp
- water - for forming the dough
- Oil for cooking
Potato stuffing for aloo paratha
Prepare Potato Stuffing
- Boil potatoes. Mash them finely. (I use a grater to grate them and then it is easier to mash).
- Chop coriander leaves finely.
- Add green chili paste, ginger paste, garlic
paste, salt, coriander leaves to mashed potatoes. Mix well.
- Make lime sized balls.
- Mix whole wheat flour, salt, oil.
- Add water little by little to form a dough ball.
- Knead well. Keep aside for 20 min.
- Knead again after 20 minutes and divide the dough in big lime sized balls.
Making Aloo Parathas - Potato stuffed flat bread.
Potato stuffing for aloo paratha and dough balls
Small rolled dough with aloo stuffing
- Take one dough ball. Dip it in dry flour.
- Sprinkle a little flour on the board and put the dough ball on it.
- Using a rolling pin, roll a small round.
- Place potato stuffing on that round.
Covering the potato stuffing
Potato stuffed, ready to roll
- Cover the stuffing with the dough from all sides and form a ball again.
- Roll lightly the paratha in to a thick circle.
Sprinkle a little dry flour when necessary so that it doesn't stick to the board.
- Heat a girdle and place the paratha on the hot girdle.
- Add a little oil on it. When it has light brown spots on one side, turn it using a spatula.
- and cook it on the other side till it has golden brown spots.Take off the girdle.
- Prepare all the parathas in the same way.
hot with any curry, pickle , tomato ketchup
or a cup of Curds(plain yogurt).