Monday, May 11, 2015

Aloo Methi Paratha

                                                         Aloo Methi Paratha a little healthier version of the Aloo Paratha.I have tasted this Aloo Methi Paratha in Creme Centre Restaurant.It was very tasty and aromatic with the Methi leaves.Whenever i order the Indian platter i would go with this one which is usually served with Dal makhni,raita and pickle.I tried to copy the same menu at home today yes i made Aloo methi paratha,Dal makhni and of course some rice to with it.

You will Need(makes 7-9)parathas

  • 3 to 4 Boiled Potatoes
  • 2 to 3 small Bunches of Methi Leaves
  • 2-3 tsp Green Chilli and Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • A pinch of Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbs of Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

For the Outer Dough

  • Two cups wheat flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to Knead
  • Oil to Knead

How to
1.Take wheat flour in a large wide bowl add salt,water and knead in to a soft dough.
2.Rub a little oil in your hands and knead the  dough for a smoother and non sticky dough.
 3.Pressure cook the Potatoes and cool them.
 4.Peel off the skin and mash when it is warm.else wit will become hard and difficult to mash.
 5.Heat oil in a pan crackle cumin seeds,add washed methi leaves and saute them for two minutes.
 6.Add salt,green chilli and ginger paste,turmeric,coriander and garam masala powder.
 7.Add the mashed potato and mix well so that the masalas are coated well on the potatoes.
 8.Take a portion of the kneaded dough make a small disc place a portion of the filling inside.
 9.Close it from all sides and roll it again.
 10.Roll it in to a medium sized roti.
 11.Heat a tawa place the roti and cook on both sides.smear few tsps of ghee on both sides.
 12.Cook on both sides till the brown spots appear like shown in the picture.


 Enjoy the hot paratha with some raita or plain curd and pickle.

Notes
  • Rub a little butter on top of the paratha after it is cooked for a perfect taste.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste.


2 comments:

Neela Manogar said...

Healthy and delicious parathas.

Uma Shankar said...

Thank you Neela!