Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Aloo paratha [potato filled fry bread].

Aloo paratha is simple Pakistani  flat  fry bread . its almost the quickest bread and mostly eaten for breakfast or can be served for brunch. We Pakistani prepared paratha dough everyday so it’s always in our refegertor  ,so it’s depend on the mood which kind of paratha we want simple paratha, minced meat filled paratha,potato,lentil etc.
And today I am in the mood of Aloo paratha ,I usually do my breakfast late when my husband go to office and my two beautiful daughters go to pre school .I take time to make my breakfast and take time to eat it.
And potato paratha is very easy to make just make the filling day before and also knead the dough night before.

Aloo Paratha
For paratha
1-cup flour
½ cup water

 For Stuffing:
2 medium size boiled Potatoes 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 small finely chopped Onion (optional)
 cilantro ,Coriander leaves finely chopped
1 /2 tsp crushed red chili
Salt and pepper to taste
½ tsp coriander powder
1.In a large mixing bowl add flour and salt and water little by little until the dough form.
2.Knead the dough for 15 minutes and cover and let it rest for 1 hour.
3.Now Mash the potatoes and add all the spices and the cilantro and salt.
4.Make small balls from the dough and roll it half way to make a small circle then add the filling to the one circle and cover it with the second circle  .
5.Now roll it slightly. until the desire size paratha is made Put it in a pre-heated skillet and add little bet of oil fry on both sides until golden and fully cook serve with mint sauce and cup of tea.
Preparation  time:20 minutes
Cooking time:15 minutes

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