Aloo or alu paratha

A popular north indian breakfast dish served with yogurt, pickle or butter.


  • Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes - 2 cups
  • Green chillies - 2 nos (finely chopped)
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Amchur powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Few coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Butter


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE ALU PARATHA Knead wheat flour with little water and oil to a soft dough.

Step 2

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and keep it aside for half an hour.

Step 3

In a bowl add mashed potatoes, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchur powder, coriander leaves and salt and mix all the ingredients for filling.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into equal portions and set aside

Step 5

Divide the dough into equal parts and roll into smooth balls.

Step 6

Take one ball of dough. Roll into 3 inch diameter circle.

Step 7

Place the potato mixture in the centre of the dough and bring all the edges to the centre and seal the dough.

Step 8

Press the round dough from the top and roll them into a medium circle with the rolling pin.

Step 9

Heat a flat tawa on a medium flame. Apply butter on the tawa and put the paratha on it . Cook for a minute.

Step 10

Apply butter on the top of the paratha and flip on the other side. Cook till both the sides of the paratha become golden brown.

Step 11

Serve the paratha hot..


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