Aloo ka Paratha, a yummy fried Indian bread, is the undisputed king for all kinds of servings: breakfast, lunch and dinner. The dish is prepared by mashing potatoes with spices and chillies. The mixture is filled in the dough to spice up the dish.
A majority of the ingredients that are used to prepare the dish are readily available. Also, unlike other dishes, it neither involves too many items nor complicated steps. As a result, it can be prepared with ease.
Speaking of its popularity, it is as popular as Hyderabadi dum biryani in Sugarland, Texas. If you happen to be one of the foodies who prefer home-made food rather than paying a visit to the restaurants for the same, here’s good news – you can prepare it at home by following some simple steps that are given below.
- Flour (2 cups)
- A peeled and mashed large sized potato (1)
- Rock salt (1tsp.)
- Knead water
- Ghee for frying
- Coriander leaves (1tbsp.)
- Dry flour
How to Prepare Aloo Ka Paratha
- Mix all the ingredients together: mashed potatoes, chilli powder, rock salt, green chillies and coriander leaves.
- Knead the dough in the same way as it is done for normal paratha.
- Now, pinch the edges after making flat rounds. For best results, ensure that it is done 1/3 way towards the central portions so that it forms a cup. Next, place some filling in it.
- Make the edges wet so as to bring them together to cover the filling. Seal it properly by making use of the pinching technique.
- Try rolling it out thinly as far as possible. Make sure it does not tear apart.
- Now, put the parathas in the oil and fry them until they become crisp on both sides.
This concludes the preparation of Aloo ka Paratha. To experience the taste of the paratha, serve it hot. Also, remember the following points in order to ensure that you leave no stone unturned to prepare it in the best possible manner.
Rolling the dough is imperative to ensure that the parathas stay in shape before they are placed in the oil for frying. To ensure this, knead the dough as smoothly as possible. This will also make it easy to roll the parathas with ease. Use milk for smoother dough.
For a spicier taste, consider adding crushed ginger-garlic or mint leaves. An important thing to remember while making paratha is that the stuffing can be changed I accordance with your preferences to suit your taste bud.