Thursday, March 6, 2014

Aloo Naan


Ingredients

3 cups plain flour/Maida
1 cup lukewarm water
1 cup milk
2 tsp yeast
2 tsp oil
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
2 tbsp butter 

For The Potato filling

3 boiled and mashed potatoes
1 onion very finely choppped
3 green chillies finely chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
4-5 cloves of garlic finely chopped
few finely chopped curry leaves
few finely chopped coriander leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp lemon juice
sugar to taste
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil

Method

For the Dough
  • In a small bowl put yeast,sugar,salt,1 tsp oil and warm water and mix and keep aside for 5 min till frothy
  • In another bowl, add maida,yeast mix,1 tsp oil and enough milk to make a sticky soft dough(if the dough sticks to ur hands apply little oil ) and keep aside for 1 hour
For the potato filling
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin once it crackles add the garlic,green chilli,curry leaves and stir fry for few seconds and then add onion and fry till translucent 
  • Add turmeric powder,salt, sugar, lemon juice and mix well and then add the boiled potatoes and fry for 2 min and then add the coriander leaves and switch off the flame and keep aside

For the Aloo Naan
  • Apply some flour to ur hands and Take one medium size portion of the dough, press it on the palm and flatten it
  • Put a tbsp of filling in it and close it tighly, apply little flour and then roll it into semi thick round (just like a paratha)
  • Repeat the same procedure for the remaining Naan
  • Heat a tawa and shallow fry the Naan till golden brown on both the sides and then apply butter with the help of a brush on both the sides and serve hot