Monday, November 30, 2015

Aloo Paratha Recipe / Potato stuffed Indian Flatbread

Aloo paratha is a very popular recipe in Punjab. Aloo paratha is a delicious, filling, tasty dish. It is prepared by stuffing spicy potato mixture in a wheat dough. Aloo paratha is a simply tasty without any side dish, but when we have it with pickle and curd, the taste will be awesome. It is very easy to prepare and it can be prepared with the ingredients available in home.

Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 50 mins
For Paratha:
Wheat flour – 2 cup
Salt to taste
Warm water – 1 cup
For stuffing:
Oil – 1 tbsp
Onion – 1, finely chopped
Green chili – 2, finely chopped
Boiled potato – 3, mashed
Chili powder – 1 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Chat masala – ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Cilantro – few

To prepare stuffing:
1. Boil the potatoes with a pinch of salt, peel the skin and mash it.
2. Heat oil in a pan, Saute onions till it turns translucent. Add green chilies, mashed potato and give a good mix.
3. Now add all the spice powders and enough amount of salt. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes and garnish with cilantro.
To prepare paratha dough:
1. Take Wheat flour, salt in a bowl. Add water little by little and start kneading the dough. Prepare a soft and smooth dough.
2. Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes knead it again and divide it into small equal portions.
3. Roll the ball into small round and place the stuffing in the center and seal the edges and form it into a ball again.
4. Roll the stuffed ball into a medium round. Heat tawa and place the stuffed paratha and brush butter on both sides.

5. Cook on both sides till it turns golden brown color. Serve hot with pickle and curd.


  1. One of my favorite :-) Looks so good and YUM!

  2. Not so much into paratha but this one with potato, I am tempted.

  3. Wow, I love paratha's and potato is one of my fav..yummy and I never used cumin powder in paratha, but next time i love to try your recipe..Thanks for sharing dear :)

  4. Perfectly prepared aloo paratha...

  5. An all time favorite at home, looks superb..