Delicious, filling, and satisfying, Indian Alu Paratha is basically a whole wheat pan-fried flatbread stuffed with a spicy potato filling. This paratha is best enjoyed with yogurt, pickle, butter and a side of chai!
In short, it’s a classic perfect breakfast and lunch box recipe.
- Multigrain Flour Dough:
- 2 cups Multigrain Flour
- 1 to 2 pinch of Asafetida
- 1 tsp. Ghee or Olive Oil
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Salt
- 3/4 to 1 cup of Warm Water
- 2 to 3 medium Potatoes (boiled & peeled)
- 1/2 inch piece of Ginger (finely chopped)
- 1 to 2 small Green Chili ((finely chopped)
- 1/2 to 1 small Red Onion (finely chopped)
- 1 to 2 tbsps. Fresh Coriander (finely chopped)
- 1/4 tsp. Red Chili Powder
- 1/4 tsp. Garam Masala
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Pink Salt
- Olive Oil to cook Paratha (flat bread)
To prepare the dough, place multigrain flour, asafetida, salt and ghee into a bowl. Mix well and form a crumb like mixture. · Add warm water as and when required and knead it to form a soft dough. Let it rest for 20 to 30 minutes to set properly and before using it for Paratha.
Place the potato stuffing ingredients (except onions) into a bowl.
Use potato masher to mash the potatoes evenly.
Combine the ingredients well to form a flavorful potato stuffing mixture.
Store the potato stuffing into a steel/plastic box.
Keep the onions separately. Add them in the stuffing while making Paratha.
Take a lemon size portion of multigrain flour dough. Pack some spicy potato stuffing into it.
Flatten the stuffing filled dough ball into a disc with your hands.
Roll it into a thin flat disc, using a rolling pin.
Cook it on a heavy iron tawa, over medium heat, from both sides. Use a little Cook it on a heavy pan or tawa from both the sides, over medium heat. Apply some olive oil or ghee to make it crispier and tastier.
Our Spicy Potato Stuffed Paratha (flat bread) is ready to serve with yogurt.