Thursday, July 2, 2009

Aloo Paratha

I experimented aloo paratha for the first time. First paratha was a disaster but the second, third had turned out so well that I very much surprised, ofcourse taste was good too. Krish has liked it.

Ingredients :

1.Aloo - 2, medium sized, Boiled,peeled and smashed
2.Green chillies – 2,finely chopped
3.Onion - 1 finely chopped
4.Cilantro – ½ bunch
5.Salt – as per taste
6.chilly powder – as per taste
7.garam masal – ½ tsp
8.oil – 1tbsp
9.2 cups of wheat flour

How to prepare the aloo stuff

To the smashed potatoes add ½ tsp salt,1/2 tsp chilly powder and ½ tbsp garam masala. Mix it properly.

How to make Parathas

1. Take oil in pan and fry green chillies and onions till they turn golden brown
2. Add Aloo mixture to it and mix it properly
3. Add chopped cilantro and fry for 5- 6 min and keep it aside to cool
4. Mix water and wheat flour with salt and knead to make a smooth dough
5. Keep it for ½ hour
6. Make small ball out of dough and place the aloo stuff in the center.
7. Draw the edges towards the center to cover the mixture
8. Press the resulting dough gently and dust it with flour
9. Make it as a roti and place it on a preheated pan
10.After few min reveres the side of paratha after golden brown patches appear on
first side
11.Sprinkle some oil and then flip again
12.Cook till it is properly done
13.Hot Paratha is served with curd or chutneys