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Aloo Paratha Recipe - Make the best!

Make the best Indian Roti dish - the Aloo Paratha with this easy recipe.
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Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon Oil or Ghee
  • 1 pinch salt to taste
  • 1 cup water To knead the dough
  • Main Ingredients
  • 2 nos. large potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 4-5 nps. Green Chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger grated
  • 4-5 nos garlic flakes crushed
  • 1 leaves Coriander chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch salt to taste or as per your preference
  • 1 tablespoon oil for shallow frying

How to make:

  • Making the Paratha:
  • Mix all Paratha dough ingredients except water.
  • Add a little at a time and form a soft pliable dough.
  • Keep for 30 minutes before using.
  • Always keep covered with a moist cloth, and see that the cloth is kept moist.
  • One Paratha requires a ping pong ball sized lump of dough.
  • For rolling, use dry flour as in Phulka, etc., to roll easier.
  • Dust the roti with dry flour now and then.
  • For the Aloo stuffing:
  • Mash the potatoes.
  • Heat a tablespoon of Oil in a heavy pan.
  • Add ginger, chili, garlic, stir.
  • Add coriander, potatoes and other ingredients.
    Aloo stuffing for Paratha
  • Mix well. Roll a thick roti about 4" diameter.
  • Place a tablespoon of filling at center.
  • Brings the ends to the center from 4 to 5 points.
  • Overlap ends so they do not leave an opening. Press gently.
  • Dust with dry flour, proceed to roll to 6" diameter.
  • Heat a heavy griddle(tava), place paratha on it.
  • Allow one side to cook so that it forms golden brown patches.
  • Then repeat this process on the other side as well.
  • Drizzle some oil and flip.
  • Drizzle oil on other side. Sizzle till done.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup, chutneys or pickle or just plain fresh curds.


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