Aloo Paratha Recipe | Punjabi Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha

Cook Time: 25 mins
Quantity: 12 Parathas
Category: Parathas

Ingredients Quantity
For Dough
Whole Wheat Flour / Atta 1 ¼ cup
Salt ½ tsp
Oil 1 tsp
Yogurt / Curd / Dahi 1 ½ tsp
Water as required for Kneading
Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee as required for Roasting
For Stuffing
Boiled & Mashed Potatoes 3 small
Chopped Green Chillies 1 tsp
Grated Ginger 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Haldi ½ tsp
Dry Mango Powder / Amchur ½ tsp
Mustard Seeds / Rai ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera ½ tsp
Asafetida / Hing ¼ tsp
Salt ½ tsp
Oil 4 tsp
Coriander Leaves as required


# Cooking Aloo Paratha | Step by Step
1 In mixing bowl, add 1 ¼ cup of Whole Wheat flour (Atta), ½ tsp of Salt, 1 tsp of Oil and 1 ½ tsp of Yogurt (Dahi).
2 Mix it well and add Water as required to knead the soft dough.
3 Cover the dough and allow it to rest for 20 min.
4 In a heating pan, take 4 tsp of Oil to that add ½ tsp of Mustard Seeds, ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds, ¼ tsp of Hing, 1 tsp of grated Ginger and 1 tsp of finely chopped Green Chillies.
5 Then add boiled and mashed Potatoes followed by ½ tsp of Turmeric Powder, ½ tsp of Amchur Powder and ½ tsp of salt, mix well and Potato stuffing is now ready.
6 After 20 Min, knead the dough again for more 2 Min by dusting dry flour over it, take two small portion of the dough and start to roll 3 inch two round Puris.
7 Add stuffing approximately 1 ½ tsp on one Puri, press nicely all over the Puri and place the second Puri over it, seal the edges, and press gently as shown in the video.
8 Now with the help of dry flour start rolling into round 5 to 6 inch Paratha.
9 Put Paratha on preheated tawa and roast it with 2 tsp of Ghee from both the sides on medium flame.
10 If required with the help of masher slightly press the Paratha and roast from both the sides.
11 In a similar way, make all the Aloo Parathas, garnish with butter and serve hot with Yogurt (Dahi).

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Aloo Paratha and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!


Steps to Prepare Aloo Paratha

Useful Tips
– If the dough gets little sticky and rolling has a problem it is good to add some amount of dry flour to the dough to make it soft and pliable.
– While roasting you can use Oil also in place of Ghee.

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