Friday, January 31, 2014

Aloo Methi Paratha

For the dough
1 cup wheat flour
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
For the methi aloo stuffing
1 cup finely chopped methi/fenugreek leaves
1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
2 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste oil or ghee

For the dough

  • Combine all the ingredients for the dough and knead adding enough water to a smooth and soft dough.
  • Divide the dough into 5 equal portions. Roll into balls and keep aside, covered with a cling film.

For the stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds. Once they begin to crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the ginger and green chilli paste, followed by turmeric powder, coriander powder, chaat masala and salt. Mix well.
  • Add the mashed potatoes and saute for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and allow this mixture to cool.

  • Once cooled, divide this mixture also into 5 equal portions.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll out each portion of the dough into a 3 inch diametre round, by dusting wheat flour to prevent sticking.
  • In the center of the rolled out dough, place one portion of the potato methi mixture. Bring together all the sides to the centre and seal tightly into a ball shape.

  • Dust some more wheat flour and roll out again into a circle of 6 inch diametre paratha.
  • Heat a tawa/griddle and cook each of the rolled out paratha by drizzling some oil or ghee on both sides, until both sides are golden brown speckled.

  • Serve these delicious hot parathas with some pickle, sliced onion rings and yoghurt based raita.


  1. Yummy and delicious paratha

  2. They make a delicious breakfast option...looks yummy

  3. Last pic looks just like I would have served for myself...
    Love the aroma of methi in paratha..

  4. I can't take my eyes off the paratha and ohhh!!! How can I say no to potatoes.

  5. One of my favorite and looks really yummy...


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