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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Aloo Paratha

Everybody loves Aloo and definitely we would have tried this at home one day or the other. Just a lil variation, I used cheese, I always find ways of using Cheese :)



Ingredients:

For the Filling:


Potatoes - 2 medium
Onion - 1 small minced
White Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tbsps

For the Parathas:

Whole Wheat Flour - 2 cups
Buttermilk - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Flax Seeds - 1 1/2 tbsps

Others:

Cheese grated and crumbled
Garam Masala

Method:

1. Wash, peel and boil Potatoes and mash them.
2. Heat Oil in a pan add Cumin Seeds when they splutter add minced Onion and cook until they turn golden.
3. Sprinkle Salt, Turmeric Pwd, Chilli Pwd, Pepper, Cumin Pwd and Turmeric Pwd mix well.
4. Add the mashed Potatoes and cook for a coupla mins and remove from flames and let it cool.
5. In the mean time Mix all the ingredients for the Parathas and roll them into balls larger than golf balls.
6. Now separate the Potato mixture and make a ball put some crumbled Cheese and place them within the Paratha balls and roll them using a rolling pin.
7. Toss the Parathas on a Tava by spraying Oil and cook both the sides.
8. Serve by sprinkling Garam Masala on them and grated Cheese.

Serve With: Curry

23 comments:

Divya Vikram said...

I like the addition of cheese and flax seeds..

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Hi... This is my fav. Looks so good. Never tried mixing cheese in aloo paraths. Will try it this time. YUM!

Valarmathi said...

Looks yummy. Nice picture.

Never added cheese. Will try next time.

Neha said...

Love Aloo and Parathas are again my fav. Cheese and Flax are new to me I will try it for sure.

Sumi said...

Cheesy Cheesy Parathas good my daughter loves cheese shall do so by adding cheese

vahini said...

good looking Parathas with cheese mmmm

byravi said...

Good post Ramya. I like Aloo Parathas looks easy to make.

Suma Rajesh said...

addition of cheese makes me even more hungry..looks perfect

raaji said...

I dont know how you people manage to make stuffed parathas so neatly withouth the stuffing getting out....great!!!!!

Laxmi said...

Good looking stuffed Aloo Parathas that too with Cheese! Lovely idea.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow aloo partha with cheese added. This is my kind of food. Looks gr8.

Ramya Bala said...

Lovely parathas...flax seed in a very good addition :)

chou said...

I agree--aloo paratha is one of my favorites. It was so exciting to realize I could make my own. Thank you for your well wishes, they are appreciated!

Deepa said...

Ramya parathas are looking lovely and the idea of cheese and flax sound great.

Arundhuti said...

wow...aloo paratha with cheese!!! i love anything with chesseeee!!!!!!

Simply...Gluten-free said...

It is not often that I miss products made with flour but this tempts me!

DEESHA said...

i love aloo paranthas ... lovely addition of cheese

Sireesha said...

Its my favorite one..Love the adiition of flax seeds....I am hungry now...

Alexa said...

Ramya,
I wonder how they would come out with gluten-free flour. It sounds so good to me. I love this type of finger food. We have a restaurant here that serves only that with a variety of different fillings. It would be my kind of place if not for the fact that I can't have wheat.

Daily Meals said...

Those cheese aloo parathas look delicious...

vidhas said...

Aloo paratha looks yummm.. Never tried cheese, it will be favoutire for my daughter for her lunch boxthen

Jo. said...

mmmmm cheese is an interesting option. Have to try this one as well

Devi Meyyappan said...

I love aloo paratha!!.. never tried with cheese.. shud be yummy!.. will add the next time :):)

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