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Aloo ke parathe

mildlyindian
Unleavened flatbread filled with mashed spiced potato is a delicious breakfast or anytime of the day.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
resting time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian, Vegan, Winter
Servings 12 parathas

Equipment

  • mixing bowl.
  • frying pan
  • Steamer

Ingredients
  

For the potato filling

  • 3-4 medium potatoes Steamed or boiled.
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp aamchur
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves

Paratha dough

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil ( use ghee if preffered)
  • 1 cup drinking water

To cook the paratha

  • 10 tsp butter (vegan butter works well)

Instructions
 

  • Start with the potatoes. Wash and add the potatoes to a steamer.
  • Once the potatoes are fork tender , Remove them from heat and cool them.
  • Peel the potatoes, mash them.
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, aamchur, coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Set aside till needed. Keep refirgerated if using later.
    spiced mashed potato

Make the dough

  • Inro a large mixing bowl, add the whole wheat flour, salt, oil and mix well.
  • Add the cup of water. Mix the dough with a spoon , cover with a wet kitchen cloth and set aside for 25 minutes.
  • After 25 minutes the dough would have absorbed the water and developed the gluten.
  • Knead this dough for a couple of minutes to form a soft pliable dough.

Readying to roll

  • Roll up the dough into roughly 12 lemon sized balls, Keep it covered with a moist kitchen cloth.
  • Roll the spiced mashe potato filling into 12 smaller balls
  • Using a floured board flatten the ball of dough to abput 2 to 3 inches.
  • Place a ball of filling in the centre.
  • Gather the edges and pleat to join them together towards the centre.
  • Pinch the seal together in the centre and make the seal is done completely.
  • Sealing will help to keep all the filling in.
  • Place this back on the floured board and roll to about 5 to 6 inchs in diameter.
    paratha

Cooking the Paratha

  • Heat a flat bottomed tawa to a medium heat.
  • Gently placed the rolled paratha on the paratha.
  • Once the parathas are detachable, flip them over and cook the other side.
  • Flip the paratha when small brown spots appear and brush with butter.
  • Cook on both sides and allow a bit of browning with the butter.
  • Remove the paratha onto a plate to serve immediately.
  • Serve the paratha with Curry, yogurt, pickle or salad.
    Aloo ke parathe - Indian bread
Keyword Indian breads
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