Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Aloo Parathas

2 cup Whole wheat flour
1 cup hot water
2tsp cooking oil
Salt to taste

Butter/Cooking oil

1tsp Cooking oil
1/2 cup mash Potatoes
1tsp turmeric powder
2tbsp chopped Cilantro
Salt to taste

1. Stuffing:
  • Heat a pan with cooking oil add turmeric, Cilantro and salt. Mix for around a min in a medium heat.
  • For it add mashed potatoes. Mix all of them.
  • Let it cool. Make medium size balls

2. Dough:
  • Mix flour, salt, oil and water together to make a soft dough. Knead the dough for couple of mins
3. Parathas:
  • Divide the dough into around 8 equal parts.
  • Roll the dough into 5 inch diameter circles. Put the filling in the center. Seal it by pulling the edges. Press the ball until stuffing is evenly spread. Then dip it in the flour and roll it carefully
  • Heat the skillet on medium high. Place the paratha and press with the spatula so that it is evenly cooked. Before flipping add little butter. Now cook other side with little butter
  • Serve it hot with curry
Nutrition Facts of
(for source/detailed information; click on the vegetable name)
Whole wheat flour -
  • Very good source of dietary fiber and manganese
  • Good source of magnesium
Potato -
  • Very good source of vitamin C, a good source of vitamin B6, copper, potassium, manganese, and dietary fiber.
  • Baked potato is an exceptionally healthful low calorie, high fiber food.

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