Ammi’s Hand Delicious Aloo Paratha So we eat it with love and fun, but are you far away from your mother and miss Aloo Paratha a lot but don’t know how to make it then don’t worry because it’s time to make delicious crispy aloo parathas filled with potatoes and spices!
Aloo paratha is very popular in Pakistan and almost every country and is made in every home.
Making Aloo Paratha is relatively easy, and you can make it at home or serve it to your guests for breakfast.
The delicacy of your hand and the crispy aloo paratha can surprise them!!
If you don’t know how to make Aloo Paratha and are searching online, please stop because your search is over. I will tell you the best recipe, which will be very tasty and whet your appetite even more.
Aloo Paratha turns out to be very tasty, but the condition is that the maker has skill in hand, and it looks delicious only if it is well made. You can eat this Aloo Paratha with green chutney raita and lots of butter like Punjabis and serve it to guests.
Whenever Aloo Paratha is made in our house, I cook it with butter on a pan and eat it with pickles; everyone in the family likes to eat it like that.
How many calories are in Aloo Paratha?
If filled with potatoes and spices and fried with oil or butter, a paratha has around 290-360 calories. A simple loaf of bread has 60 calories.
Aloo Paratha is a healthy food. If you eat it daily for breakfast, you will gain weight in a few days because Aloo Paratha contains more calories than regular roti.
Mistakes in making Aloo Paratha.
Some people make Aloo Paratha but must make it right because it breaks.
Breakage is primarily due to improper filling or freshly boiled potatoes used in the paratha, so the Aloo Paratha must form properly and break. Always use cold potatoes in filling Aloo Paratha.
Butter and ghee make your Aloo Paratha tastier, but if you like less ghee or butter, you can cook the Aloo Paratha first and then add little ghee or butter and spread it with the help of a silicone brush.
Ingredients we need for making Aloo Paratha
- About three boiled potatoes for stuffing in Aloo Paratha
- One and a half teaspoons of red chili powder
- Small onion finely chopped or half an onion finely chopped
- 4 to 5 green coriander leaves
- Take salt as per your requirement.
- Half teaspoon garam masala powder
- Ghee or butter 2 tbsp
- One and a half cups of wheat flour to make the Aloo Paratha dough
- 1/3 cup water
- 20 minutes
- 10 minutes
- 30 minutes
- Five people
Calories in Aloo Paratha
Instructions for cooking Aloo Paratha
1- To make Aloo Paratha, boil the potatoes for about 3 hours before making the paratha, mash the potatoes in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate.
2- After three hours, remove the potatoes from the fridge, add all the spices like finely chopped onions, garam masala powder, salt, coriander, onion, and red chili powder, and mix everything well so that all the spices are absorbed into the mashed potatoes. And there should be no lumps.
3- Now take a bowl to knead the dough and add wheat flour. Slowly add water with the help of water, knead well, and keep it covered for 5 minutes at room temperature.
4- After 5 minutes, roll it in your hand and make small and medium-sized dough balls when it is well absorbed.
5- Now spread all these dough balls in the center with the help of your finger, fill the potato mixture in it, and then close the mouth of the balls by pressing them with your fingers.
6- Ensure that the potato mixture you make is soft and lumpy-free; otherwise, your Aloo Paratha will get spoiled or break, which could be better.
7- Let’s start making our Aloo Paratha. Take a ball of potato-filled dough and place it on a rolling pin. With the help of a rolling pin, slowly spread it like round bread. Wait to press the bread as hard as all the mixture comes out.
8- To cook the Aloo Paratha, place the pan on the stove and let it heat on low flame. Remember that the stove’s heat should be quiet while making Aloo Paratha.
9- When the stove is hot, put the paratha on it and add ghee or butter. Now flip the paratha, apply butter or ghee on the other side, and cook it by flipping it well for 7 to 10 minutes.
10- If you don’t like to put more ghee or butter on the Aloo Paratha, cook the paratha first in an iron pan. When the Aloo Paratha becomes crispy, grease it with ghee or butter with a silicone brush and cook for 1 minute.
11- Your delicious crispy Aloo Parathas are ready. Serve them hot with pickles, yogurt, and green chutney.