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Friday, August 15, 2008

Aloo Parata

Ingredients:

2 medium sized Potatoes/Aloo

2 cup Wheat flour

1/4 tsp Chilly powder

1 medium sized Onion

Salt to taste

2 tsp Oil / Ghee

Pinch of Pepper powder

Pinch of Turmeric powder

Butter

Recipe:

Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker. (3-4 whistle) Once the pressure goes off, remove the outer cover of potatoes, smash it properly and keep it aside. Finely chop onion and fry it in a pan by adding 1 tsp oil, pinch of turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp chilly powder unitill onion turns golden in color. Add this fried onion to the vessel containing smashed potatoes. Add salt and pepper powder to the same vessel. Mix it well and keep it aside.

Mix wheat flour, 1-2 tsp hot oil/ghee, salt and knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of warm water.

Take little amount of dough and make a round ball. Roll the ball little bit by using sufficient amount of dry wheat flour as shown in the picture below. Take little amount of potato masala and place it over the rolled chapathi as shown in the picture below.

Close up bringing the sides together carefully, shape into a ball again as shown in the picture below.

Roll the ball again by using sufficient amount of dry wheat flour as shown in the picture below.

Heat the tava and cook the parata by putting butter on both the sides of parata.

It goes well along with curd masala. (Add 1 cup of curd, salt, chunky chat, pepper powder in a bowl and mix it well)Serve hot along with curd masala and pickle. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 7-8 aloo paratas.

1 comment:

Prakrithi Marakini said...

it looks realy good...thank u for d recipe..