Aloo paratha recipe

Aloo paratha recipe

Aloo paratha

Aloo paratha is an Indian recipe basically from north India. Its a stuffed potatoes mixture rolled in parathas served hot with chutney or yogurt or you can have it with pickle as well. Aloo paratha is one of a kind dish which almost every 1 likes it from granny to kids. In fact my grandma use to  always say make aloo paratha on low flame so that it cooks well whereas it turns out crispy & good in color. This tip has always made my parathas taste yumm. So here is my recipe of aloo paratha.
aloo paratha


For the dough:

  • 2 ¼  cup whole wheat flour [ gehun ka atta}
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp ghee.

For the filling:

  • 3-4 boiled potatoes                                                                                       
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves { hara dhania)
  • 2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur powder)
  • 2 tsp red chillie powder
  • 1 ½  tsp cumin seeds (jeera)                                                                             
  • 1 tsp lime (lemon juice)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ghee or oil
{Optional: if you want more spicy you can add green chilies finely chopped }


Add flour, water, salt, ghee mix them well & knead into a semi-soft dough.keep aside.
For the filling
  • Roast the cumin seeds n crush them into powder.
  • Now mash the potatoes add salt,cumin powder,mango (amchur powder) coriander leaves( hara dhania) lemon juice,red chili powder.
  • Mix them well & keep aside.

How to make paratha:

  • 1.Divide the dough into 9-10 portions.
  • 2.Roll out the dough portion into a circle of 125 mm. approx 5″ diameter
  • 3.Place a portion of prepared potato filling in the center of the dough circle.
  • 4.Get all the edges in the center & seal tightly
  • 5.Dust in some flour & roll out into a paratha carefully.
  • 6.Cook the paratha on a non stick pan by using little ghee or oil.
  • 7.Cook on low flame till its completely done from both the sides.
  • 8.Repeat the same procedure with the remaining dough & potato mixture.
  • 9. Serve Aloo paratha hot with chutney, yogurt or pickle.


SERVES:8- 10 people.

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