Aloo paratha – Nothing tastes as good as fresh, homemade parathas or flatbreads stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes. Serve them up with spicy pickle, yogurt and a dollop of ghee for a healthy breakfast or tasty and satisfying dinner.
Do you love parathas (Indian flatbreads)? I do. For all paratha lovers out there, I’ve an amazing way to enjoy them. Yes, I’m talking about classic aloo paratha that’s all about parathas stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes.
Wait, did I say mashed potatoes? Honestly, I love them. And it’s even better when spiced. Now imagine your favorite mashed potatoes stuffed in a flatbread. Totally yum!
In my opinion, stuffed parathas are similar to one pot meals. Plus, you don’t even need to think about whipping up an extra side dish.
This aloo paratha recipe is easy to make and addictingly good. A few pantry staples and humble potatoes are all that you need to make this recipe. You see, it’s that simple.
Ready to make these parathas stuffed with potatoes? Ok, let’s start.
To make these tasty stuffed flatbreads, you’ll need two or three medium sized potatoes. Peel them, cook them, mash them, and they’re ready to go in the flatbreads. The addition of ground cumin will make them more flavorful. And a pinch ofchilly powder will bring up the heat.
Again, you can see that I’ve used potatoes in this recipe. Well, potatoes in flatbread will give you aloo paratha. If you don’t like potatoes, you can substitute them with chickpeas for chana paratha, or cauliflower for gobi paratha. Or even better, how about a mixed vegetable paratha?
Remember to serve them warm with mango pickle and a dollop of ghee.
- Lachha Paratha (Layered Flatbreads)
- Malabar Paratha (Parotta)
- Keema Paratha (Minced Meat Paratha)