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Wednesday, 11 February 2015

From the parata basket- Aloo ka parata

                   Aloo ka parata /potato stufed indian flat bread



Serves:2

Ingredients

Wheat flour- 1 1/2 cups(makes 10 paratas)
Salt 
Hot water
Oil-1 tbsp

For making the stufing

Pressure cooked aloo/ potato-5
Gin-1 tsp
Garlic1 tsp
Green chilli-
Cilantro-1-2 tbsp
Lime juice-from 1/2 of a lemon

Spice powders

Salt to taste
Chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
Chaat masala-1/2 tsp
Garam masala-1 tsp

  (As we like mild flavors & like to have it with pickle, i have used only little quantity of spice powders.You can increase the level as per your taste.Also you are free to add spice powders of your choice like cumin powder,coriander powder,amchur or dry mango powder etc..)

Method

1.First let us make the dough for chapathy.

2.For that take the wheat flour and salt in a mixing bowl .Mix the dry ingredients.Then add hot water little by little and knead the dough so as to get a soft and smooth texture.Add oil in between so as to avoid sticking as well as to make the dough soft.Once done pinch 10 balls of equal sizes.Keep them aside.

DOUGH IS READY

3.Now lets make the filling

4.For that peel and mash the pressure cooked aloo /potato very well.Into it add all the finely chopped ingredients such as ginger,garlic,green chilly,onion,and cilantro.Mix well.

5.Now sprinkle all the spice powders.Mix well.Do a taste test and adjust the amount of spice powders.
Our filling is ready.
    Now make 10 balls of equal sizes from this potato filling .Keep them aside.

FILLING IS READY
6.First take a ball from the wheat flour dough .Roll it into a circle.

ROLL..!

7.Now place a potato ball in its center.



8.Secure its side as we do for making momos.

SEAL THE SIDES

9.Pinch off the extra dough
.
REMOVE THE EXTRA DOUGH PRESENT ON THE TOP PORTION
10.Dust it with wheat flour

DIP IT IN WHEAT FLOUR
11.Roll slowly and carefully into small circles.                                                                                

CIRCLES ARE READY..

12.Now heat a griddle/tawa,once its hot place this parata carefully and cook                                        

COOK THEM ON A TAWA

        13.Can drizzle a little oil while the parata is being cooked.                                                          
DRIZZLE OIL ON ALL SIDES

14.Press all the sides and center gently while it is cooking.                                                          

PRESS ALL THE SIDES AND ALSO AT THE CENTER.

15.When one side is cooked flip it off and cook the other side too,till we get brown spots on both side of the parata.

FLIP AND COOK 

16.Now transfer it into the storing container.Drizzle  few drops of butter/ghee and stack the other paratas one on top of the other.
BRUSH SOME EXTRA GHEE /BUTTER ON TOP

17.Our paratas are ready to be served.                                                                                            Serve it with yogurt/curd or curry or pickle of your choice.


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for the recipe of tomato fry use the link below

http://manjuvinodzkitchen.blogspot.in/2014/07/tomato-fry-serves2-ingredients-tomato-4_25.html
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