Dec 26, 2011

Alloo Paratha

Aloo/Potato/Urala Kazangu - 3
Green Coriander -10strands
Amchoor Powder/Dry mango powder -1tps
Turmeric powder -1/2tbs
Green Chilli - 2
Garam Masala - 1tps
Jeera Powder - 1tps
Atta/Wheat flour - 2cups
Yellow butter - 4-5 tbs
Water - 8cups

1. Boil and mash the potaotes.
2. To it add the finely chopped coriander leaves, green chillies and mix well.
3. Add mango powder, turmeric,jeera powder, garam masala, salt to it and mix well.
4. If you prefer you cna add GINGER and GARLIC paste too.
5. Do not add water.
6. In another bowl take the wheat flour to it add salt and mix well.
7. Remember you have added salt to the Potato mixture before so do not add too much of salt.
8. Make a dough of the atta by adding water to it.
9. Close it with muslin wet cloth and rest it for atleast one hour so that the dough becomes moist and soft.
10. After an hour take the dough and make medium sized lemon shaped balls.
11. Take on ball press it like cutlet and make a cup. Making the edges bit thin.
12. Now fill in the potato mixture and pull each of the sides of the dough and close the ball.
13. Now dust the working platform with atta and roll the filled in ball like chapatti.
14. As this dough has a mixture inside do not try to flatten thin.
15. It has to be bit thick.
16. Take a chappatti tawa heat it to medium flame and put the flattened paratha.
17. Cook both sides.
18. When you see light brown spots on the top of the paratha add the butter to it.
19. After adding butter do not keep the paratha for more seconds as they might turn black.
Serve hot with sweet curd and butter.

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