Aloo paratha recipe (How to make punjabi aloo paratha)
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Aloo paratha recipe (How to make punjabi aloo paratha)

The BEST and easy aloo paratha recipe that is served as a breakfast or meal. It can be packed into lunch box for kids, adults.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 parathas (4 servings)
Calories 261kcal
Author Kanan


For aloo stuffing:

  • 500 grams Potatoes or 2 cups boiled, peeled, mashed
  • 2 Green chilies chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur powder (dried mango powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin powder

for making dough for aloo paratha recipe:

  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour (chapati atta) + more for dusting while rolling
  • 2 tablespoons Oil + more for frying parathas
  • Salt to taste
  • ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons Water


Making stuffing and dough:

  • Boil the potatoes in pressure cooker. Once cool to touch peel and mash using potato masher.
  • While potatoes are cooling, make the dough. Mix whole wheat flour, salt and oil in a bowl.
  • Start adding little water at a time and knead into soft and smooth dough.
  • Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile make the stuffing.
  • Take mashed potatoes, green chilies, cilantro and grated ginger in a bowl and mix.
  • Also mix in salt, amchur, garam masala, red chili powder and cumin powder. 
  • divide it into 8 equal portions. Keep it aside.

Making aloo paratha recipe:

  • After the dough resting time, knead the dough once again for 2-3 times to smooth it out and divide it into 8 equal portion. Make smooth ball and flatten it out into disc.
  • Take one flatten ball, roll into 3-4 inch diameter circle.
  • Put the stuffing inside and seal it by gathering the edges into the center.
  • Flatten it using hand and roll into 6 inch diameter circle. Use dry flour to make rolling easy.
  • Now heat the tawa on medium to fry the paratha.
  • Fry them on hot tawa using oil till both sides gave golden brown spots.
  • Repeat the same process for rest of the paratha.


Serving: 1paratha | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 36.9g | Protein: 4.4g | Fat: 10.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 0.7g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.8mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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