Aloo Paratha / Potato Stuffed Chapati is a stuffed shallow fried flat bread recipe. Potatoes are boiled and mashed and stuffed into the bread and shallow fried on both sides. Aloo paratha is one of my favourite Breakfast. While we were living in pune aloo paratha happened to be our regular weekend breakfast or can even called as a brunch. All of us at home loved to have this from a nearby shop. It would be served with boondi raitha. Its was a filling breakfast. This is a stuffed bread variety. When i came across the theme weekend breakfast for this weeks blogging marathon, this is the first recipe that came to my mind. I have tried to make aloo paratha multiple times still i was never satisfied with my aloo paratha. Yes everyday is a step towards new perfection.
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Aloo Paratha / Stuffed Potato Chapati
Aloo Paratha is a Stuffed flat bread recipe.
Servings: 6 nos
- 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
- Required Water
- Required Salt
- 1 tablespoon Oil / Ghee
For Potato Stuffing
- Required Water
- 4 Small Potatoes
- ¼ Cup Coriander Leaves Chopped
- Required Salt
- 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
- Take whole wheat flour. Add salt to taste,. Add in water little by little and knead the flour into a smooth dough. Add in oil and knead them again.
- Set them aside for atleast 40 minutes by covering with a damp cloth.
- Steam or pressure cook potatoes until soft.
- Peel them and mash them without any chunks. Add in chopped coriander leaves, Garam Masala and salt to taste and make small balls out of the potato mixture. These balls must be smaller than the wheat balls. Set them aside
- Take the kneaded dough and knead them again and make small balls out of them.
- Take a ball from the kneaded dough. Flatten it in your palm. Dust on both sides with dry flour. Flatten them. Place a potato ball in the centre. Seal the edges of the wheat flour. Press them in the centre and flatten them.
- Roll them with a rolling pin gently so that the stuffing does not peep out. Heat a iron tawa or a griddle. Roast the parathas on both sides by sprinkle few drops of oil or ghee.
- Serve them hot with curd or raitha.
- Knead the dough into a smooth dough so that it is easy to roll with the stuffing inside.
- Mash potatoes properly and remove chunks, this will help in rolling them out smoothly.
- Green chilli, Mint, Ginger Garlic paste can be added for a more spicier taste.
- Wrap the parathas in aluminium foil and send as a snack for your kids.
- Adding oil or ghee while kneading the dough makes the parathas soft.
- Veggies likes carrot, beans and grated cheese can also be added.
Step by Step Photos on how to make Aloo Paratha / Potato Stuffed Chapati
- Take wheat flour in a mixing bowl. Add in little salt to taste. Sprinkle water little by little and knead them into a soft and smooth dough. Add in some oil and knead them again.
- Cover them with a damp cloth and set it aside for atleast 40 minutes. After 40 minutes open them and knead them again. Make smaller balls out of them. These balls must be bigger than the potato balls as they are to be stuffed inside the wheat balls.
- Steam or pressure cook the potatoes until soft. Cool them down. Peel them and mash them without any chunks. Add in Chopped Coriander leaves.
- Add Garam Masala powder and salt. Mix them well and make smaller balls out of them.
- Take a wheat ball flatten them in your palm. Dip both sides in dry wheat flour and flatten them uisng a rollin pin. Place the potato stuffing in the center.
- Cover them smooth with care so that there is no crack. No again press them in the center and roll them out into parathas. Dust some dry flour if required. Roll them out slowly so that the stuffing does not peep out.Heat a hot iron tawa or griddle. Toast the parathas on both sides with a few drops of oil or ghee sprinkled.
- Serve them hot with Raitha or curd.