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Recipe: How to make Aloo Paratha in a jiffy

June 26, 2014 09:20 IST

Recipe: How to make Aloo Paratha in a jiffy

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Reader Urmimala shares her mother's recipe for making Alu Parathas without the hassle of stuffing.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sized potatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 medium-sized bowl refined flour (maida
  • Oil or ghee 

Method

  • Boil the potatoes, add salt to the water.
  • Mash the boiled potatoes well do there are no lumps.
  • Knead the potatoes with the flour to make a soft dough.
  • Make 10 to 12 medium-sized balls.
  • On a rolling board, dust some flour and roll the ball into a lean flat circle just like a roti.
  • Heat a tava, add 1 tsp oil and cook the parantha on both sides.
  • Repeat the process with the rest of the dough.
  • Serve it hot with pickle, sauce, curd, curry or simply with a hot cup of tea or coffee.
  • Tip: You can also add finely chopped green chilli, onion and jeera masala to the mashed potatoes before kneading the dough. 

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Image: Aloo Paratha
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