Friday, October 30, 2009

Aloo paratha/potato stuffed flat bread


Ingredients:
for dough
  Whole wheat flour-2 cups
  water-1/2 cup
  salt-1 tsp
  oil-2tsp
stuffing
  potato-2 nos
  green chilly paste-1 tsp
  coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  lemon juice -2 tsp
  chat masala/garam masala-1/2 tsp
  vegetable oil-2 tsp
  salt -to taste
  coriander leaves
  spring onion
  you can add any spices according to your taste.
Method:
first prepare the dough for paratha.In a bowl take flour add oil and salt to the flour,mix it well.

then add water to it knead it well and make a soft dough.rest it for 20 to 30 mins.then the parathas will more soft.

for stuffing remove the peel for potato and cut into cube.In a microwave safe bowl add water and potato cubes cook them in microwave about 7 mins.

then remove from microwave and drain the water let it them for cool.then mash them with masher.

heat the oil in a pan add coriander powder,cumin powder,green chilly paste fry for 2 mins ,then add chopped spring onions,coriander leaves,salt.saute them for minutes till they leaves raw smell.at last salt.here u can add your own spices like garam masala,chat masala etc..now add mashed potato's.stir them well.when mashed potato's observe all spices pour the lemon juice on the top of it.mix it well .turn off the stove.let it cool.

mean time.take the dough make small equal size balls.if u don't getting equal sized balls.just roll the dough take a knife cut into equal parts then make lemon sized balls .



then u will get equal size balls.if the potato stuffing cool make equal balls as size of dough balls.

roll the balls into circles with rolling pin at flat surfaceor with hand into 3 or 2 inches diameter.

make sure the edges should be thin than middle of the dough circle.because we have to close the edges.take the potato ball and put into middle of the circle .

carefully close the all sides by  pulling the edges and sick together.if the edges are not stick touch the water to the edges before closing.

stuff remaining balls like this.

take one stuffed ball apply dry flour to both side then it don't stick.gently roll it into round shape with rolling pin.

while u rolling paratha u may get bubbles then take knife (or any sharp edge pin like tooth pick) press on the bubble.then the air will go.other wise it may tear and the stuff will come out.do like this to all stuffed balls.

heat the pan fry the paratha on both side till they turned into golden color.

serve hot with any pickle or curd or raitha.serve with raita will be more taste.

3 comments:

Sanghi said...

Wow thanks swapna. I was thinking for so long to try this, but forgot.. Thanks for reminding me with such a easy description and pictures for help.. Will try and let you know dear ;)

Swapna Sree said...

thank u soooooo much dear......

Sangeetha Subhash said...

partha looks awesome..Great presentation!!Keep rocking.