Hot steaming aloo Parathas with a dollop of butter and homemade curd or raita are simply divine!!!
- 6 potatoes pressure cooked and mashed
- 3 onions finely chopped
- 10 green chillies
- 2 inch piece ginger
- Coriander leaves
- Juice of half a lemon
- 500 gms wheat flour
- 2 tbsps oil for the dough
- 4 tbsps oil for seasoning
- 300ml water
Take 300ml water in a bowl. Add a tsp of salt. Add the wheat flour and make a dough. Add the oil and knead the dough well. Keep aside.
Crush the green chillies and ginger to a coarse paste. Heat 4 tbsps oil. Add a tsp of mustard. After it crackles add the chopped onions and the crushed ginger and green chillies. Add salt. Roast till the onions are transparent. Add the mashed potatoes, coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix and heat well. Keep aside.When the potato mixture has cooled down make 24 balls from it. Make 24 balls of the wheat flour dough too. Take a ball. Roll it into a a small puri/disc and place the potato mixture over it. Cover from all sides. Dust with wheat flour and roll out into a paratha which is neither too thick nor thin. Heat a skillet. Drizzle with ghee or oil. Roast the paratha. Flip, drizzle with oil or ghee and roast on the other side too. Serve hot with onion raita and pickle.
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