Friday, July 9, 2010

Aloo Paratha

Atta / Whole Wheat Flour - 1 and a half cups
Potato - 2
Red Onion - 1/2 very finely chopped
Cilantro - 1 bunch - washed and chopped finely
Garlic - 2 cloves, grated
Ginger - 1 inch, grated
Green Chillies - 5, finely chopped
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Chaat Masala - 2 tsp

Maida for rolling paratha

Steam the potatoes till fork tender. Remove and grate them with a grater. Add chopped onion, cilantro, green chillies, ginger, garlic, salt, lemon juice and chaat masala. Mix well and make 5 balls out of the mixture.

Make a dough from the wheat flour after adding a little salt and some warm water. The dough should be very soft and pliable. Add a tsp of oil to the dough and keep it covered with wet cloth for 10 minutes. Then make 5 balls out of it. Now take a ball of dough and stuff it with aloo mixture ball. Roll out thick parathas using maida for rolling. Heat a cast iron griddle and cook the parathas with a little ghee. Serve with sweet mango pickle.

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