Aloo Paratha – Delicious stuffed bread

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‘Aloo Paratha’ is a must try recipe for those who have not had it .This delicious wheat bread can be had for breakfast , lunch or dinner .It is an awesome comfort food and something you will never get bored of having.’ Aloo’ is potato in Hindi and ‘parathas’ are nothing but bread .That’s how it gets the name , basically wheat bread stuffed with delicious mashed potatoes. The potatoes are flavored with many flavorful spices with a tinge of tanginess from the dry mango powder . The clarified butter added to it while cooking ,takes it to the next level making it taste heavenly.

This can be had by itself ,with curd or spicy pickle .Although it seems tedious to make ,it is not that difficult at all .Once you master the trick, to roll the bread with stuffing inside , it’s a breeze.The effort is especially worth it when you take the first bite and all the flavors melt in your mouth.Hope you get a chance to try it out ,please read on for the full recipe .

5 from 6 votes
Aloo Paratha – Delicious stuffed wheat bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins

Lucious Wheat bread stuffed with spicy n tangy mashed potatoes and smeared with butter or clarified butter

Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: delicious
To make the dough
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt or as desired
  • 1 cup water or as desired
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
To make Potato Stuffing
  • 2 large potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4
    tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp salt or as desired
Other ingredients
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour for dusting and rolling
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter or oil for cooking
To make dough
  1. Add salt to the wheat flour and knead it by using water a little at a time. Continue until it comes together as one big ball .Keep kneading till it is a smooth ball. Add oil if needed to make it smooth and moist .Keep aside in a closed container for about 3 to 4 hours.

To make Poatato stuffing
  1. Boil and mash potatoes .

  2. To the mashed potatoes , add salt and spices namely turmeric, chilly powder, dry mango powder, cumin powder ,green chilies, ginger and coriander leaves.

  3. Mix them well with your hands and make small round balls.

To make the parathas
  1. First make round balls of the dough as big as a large sized lemon.

  2. Roll into a round shape with the help of dusted flour .

  3. Place the rolled round potato stuffing in the center

  4. Cover the sides by bringing together all the ends of the rolled dough and join them.

  5. Flatten it and turn it upside down and keep rolling gently until you get a nice round shape.Be careful while rolling and ensure that the stuffing does not pop out.

To cook the Parathas
  1. Heat a flat pan, add the paratha and cook on both sides until it is well cooked and fluffs up . Add clarified butter and serve it hot with curd and pickle .

Aloo Paratha being cooked
Steps in rolling and preparation
Aloo Paratha stacked up
Pickles and curd the awesome combination with parathas
Aloo Paratha

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  • Christy B
    October 1, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    This one looks and sounds amazinggggg!

    • InspiresNish
      October 2, 2019 at 7:53 pm

      Thank you Christy , it indeed is a must try!

  • positivesideofcoin
    October 1, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    My favorite breakfast😋

    • InspiresNish
      October 2, 2019 at 7:54 pm

      It makes a great breakfast for sure ! Thank you 🙂

  • raj
    October 2, 2019 at 3:41 am

    Just now me and my wife having breakfast and discussed about aloo paratha and you have a post here now! Love it 😛

    • InspiresNish
      October 2, 2019 at 7:56 pm

      What a coincidence 🙂 hope that this post inspires the preparation very soon. Thank you!

  • Jyo
    October 2, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Just one word “EPIC”

    • InspiresNish
      October 2, 2019 at 7:57 pm

      Thank you Jyo , I agree !

  • Megala
    October 2, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    5 stars
    Looks pretty & perfect! I just love it. 🙂

    • InspiresNish
      October 2, 2019 at 7:57 pm

      Thank you Megala , yes me too loves it!

  • Richa
    October 2, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    5 stars
    Wow these look heavenly! 😉

    • InspiresNish
      October 3, 2019 at 6:34 pm

      Thank you Richa, appreciate it!

  • Caz / InvisiblyMe
    October 3, 2019 at 10:49 am

    5 stars
    I’d never known what this was, but bread & mashy tatties always get a thumbs up from me. This recipe sounds delicious, so comforting! xx

    • InspiresNish
      October 3, 2019 at 6:33 pm

      Thank you Caz! Yes indeed very delicious and comforting .

  • Sandhya
    October 3, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    5 stars
    That aaloo paratha looks so delicious Nisha! I wish I could lift some right off the screen 😉

    • InspiresNish
      October 3, 2019 at 6:35 pm

      Thank you Sandhya for the lovely comment 🙂

  • Diane
    October 4, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    I just saw these at the International Food Store in the freezer section. My husband said “Look at these I never heard of them.” I will have to show him your post!

    • InspiresNish
      October 7, 2019 at 9:02 pm

      Hope you get to try them sometime ! Thank you for stopping by.

  • Deeksha
    October 8, 2019 at 9:46 am

    5 stars
    Nisha, I can have them as any meal of the day. A dollop of butter or a bowl of curd and I am content!!

    • InspiresNish
      October 8, 2019 at 4:12 pm

      I agree Deeksha , it’s truly a comforting meal !Thank you for stopping by .

  • Holly
    October 14, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    5 stars
    Yum! These look amazing. I must admit, I’ve never had anything quite like it. This looks like the perfect comfort food and would make a great pair with coffee in the morning!

    So glad you made me aware of this delicious recipe. All my best to you! ❤

    • InspiresNish
      October 17, 2019 at 2:49 pm

      True they are a great comfort food and perfect for breakfast with coffee .Thank you so much for stopping by and the kind comments , appreciate it!

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