Thursday, September 10, 2015

Punjab Aloo Paratha | Stuffed Paratha

Aloo Paratha, a delicious stuffed indian flat bread made from wheat flour with potato fillings. Aloo Paratha doesn't need any introduction, it's one of the popular stuffed paratha from Punjab, India. It tastes as good as it is without any side dish or simple raita is enough. 

Because of work, ST lived in Mumbai for a while before marriage and out of all north indian dishes, this aloo paratha & rasmalai are his favorite. Through his interest in north indian food only, i had started to make parathas and other north indian dishes at home and now it's became the regular in our home. Basically i love to try all cuisine, no restriction on whatsoever !!!  Now let's check out on how to make this delicious paratha.

Aloo Paratha

Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 20 minsMakes :
Recipe Category: Paratha | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
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For Dough
Wheat Flour - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Water -as needed.
For Stuffing
Potato - 2 large(Cooked)
Cumin seed  - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - a pinch
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala  - 1/2 tsp
Dry Mango Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Coriander leaves - few
Oil - 1 tsp

In a bowl, add wheat flour, oil ,salt and mix it well, then add water and make soft pliable dough and keep aside for 20 -30 mins.
Mashed the cooked potato , add all the spices (turmeric,chili,dry mango,garam masala powder),ginger garlic paste & salt.In a pan, heat  the oil, add cumin, allow to splutter, then add  the mashed potato,mix it well until the raw smell of the masala left.
Finally add coriander leaves , mix well & switch off the flame.
Allow to cool, make equal size balls from both the outer dough & stuffing. Take the dough , roll into small disc.
Place the stuffing and seal the edges as shown below.
Flour the surface and roll into required size with rolling pin. Heat the tava, butter the surface , add the rolled paratha, cook on both side until the brown spot appears.
Serve it with any of your favorite dishes or even with simple raita  . Either way it tastes yummy.
  • Make sure the potato stuffing is thick ,that help to roll the paratha easily.
  • Soggy potato filling make it difficult to roll the paratha.
  • Mash the potato well without any lumps.


  1. Though I do not make it at home, use to relish it a lot at my friends place. Yes, you have mastered preparing these roti. They have come up perfect

  2. Aaloo paratha is a hot favourite from Punjab , we love these and can eat anytime .

  3. Never get bored of this paratha, everyone favourite at home.

  4. yummy breakfast or dinner option.. I like the bowl of channa / chole along side :)

  5. This is the very first paratha that I tried. Love it to the core.

  6. Such a classic and delicious aloo paratha :-)

  7. Aloo parathas are awesome and delicious.

  8. Aloo paratha is welcome anytime any day. U have made it beautifully.

  9. This must be the popular one among the stuffed parathas category. Just yummy and filling.

  10. I love aloo paratha, and yes getting the knack of stuffing the disc takes some time. You have made it perfect..

  11. love aloo paratha... one of my fav... you have made it sooo well...