Nov 17, 2011

Aloo, Grated Cheese & Herb Paratha

Aloo, Greated cheese & Herb Paratha (A very popular North Indian dish) !!!

Makes: 4 - 5

You will need

For Atta dough:

Sufficient atta dough for 4 - 5 parathas


2 cups ( 400 g ) whole wheat flour ( gehun ka atta )
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon oil
165 to 180 ml warm water


For dough:

Combine the flour and salt and knead into soft and pliable dough with sufficient warm water ( 165 to 180 ml ) .

Add the oil and knead again till the dough is smooth and elastic.

Cover and keep aside in an airtight container for one hour.

For Stuffing:

3 potatoes /aloo (200 g)medium size), boiled and mashed well
2 cheese cubes, grated
2 tablespoon finely chopped onions
2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves
2 tablespoon finely chopped mint leaves
1/2 teaspoon amchur powder ( dried mango powder )
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
6 - 8 teaspoon oil or ghee
1/2 cup extra dry flour


Final preparation:

Mix all the stuffed ingredients well (except oil and dry flour) and make a soft dough.

Divide the mixture into 4 - 5 portions also make atta dough into 4 - 5 lemon sized balls ( bigger than the dough required for normal chapati ) and flatten it . Place aloo filling, cover, form a ball and roll out like a paratha. Sprinkle dry atta flour when making parathas.

Heat a flat frying pan or griddle. Reduce heat to medium and cook parathas till golden brown ( cooking time approximately 3- 5 minutes for each side ) on both the sides. Apply oil / ghee on both sides. Serve hot with pickle / curd / butter.


Poornima Nair said...

Love the paratha stuffings...looks very tempting!

chondrus said...

Will try it out! Looks yummy :)