Friday, April 10, 2009

Spicy Jeera Aloo Paratha


For the dough

3/4th  cup wheat flour

1/2 cup maida

1 tsp sugar

1 tbsp ghee

salt to taste

For the stuffing

2 tsp cumin seeds

3 boiled & mashed potatoes

4-5 green chillies finely chopped

1 sprig of curry leaves finely chopped 

1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

1 tsp lemon juice

a pinch of sugar

salt to taste

1 tsp oil


For the dough

  • In a bowl, add maida,wheat flour,salt,ghee,sugar and enough water to knead a soft dough and cover and keep aside for 30 minutes

For the stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds,when it splutters add green chillies,coriander leaves,curry leaves, and fry for 2 minutes
  • Add salt,sugar,lemon juice and mix well and fry for another minute
  • Then add this to the mashed potatoes and mix well and keep aside

For the paratha

  • Divide the dough and stuffing in equal portions and keep aside
  • Now take one portion of the dough and flatten it and then add one portion of stuffing in the center Gather edges and roll out into a thick parantha 
  • Heat a tawa, put a tsp of oil and then fry the parathas till golden on both the sides, repeat the same procedure for the rest of the dough and stuffing 
  • Serve hot with fresh curds