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Aloo Matar Paratha

Ingredients:
Wheat Flour - 5 cups
Boiled Potatoes - 2 big
Green Peas - 1 1/2 cup
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Kasoori Methi/Dried Fenugreek Leaves - 2 tbsp
Coriander/Dhania Seeds - 1 tbsp
Fennel/Saunf Seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin/Jeera Seeds - 1 tsp
Black Peppercorns - 5
Turmeri/Haldi - 1/4 tsp
Aamchur or Chat Masala - 1/4 tsp
Cayenne Pepper/Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Butter or Oil
Salt

Method:
1. In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, little salt and knead into a soft dough with water.  Keep the dough covered for about 2 hours, minimum 30 minutes.
2. Grind kasoori methi, coriander, fennel, cumin, black peppercorns to a fine powder.  Grate the ginger.  Mash or grate the boiled and peeled potatoes.
3. Heat about 2 tsp oil in a pan and add grated ginger.  After few seconds, add green peas.  Saute for 8 - 10 minutes at low flame or till the peas are cooked.  Add ground powder, turmeric, chat masala, cayenne pepper, salt and saute for about 2 minutes.  Lastly add mashed potatoes.  Continue cooking at low flame to mix all the ingredients well.  Let the stuffing cool.
4. Make round balls (about 2 tbsp) of the stuffing.
5. Make round balls of the wheat dough and roll each one big enough (4 - 5 inches diameter) to hold the stuffing.
6. Place the stuffing in the centre and gather the edges into a round ball.  Let the stuffed balls rest for a couple of minutes.  Roll the stuffed balls just like roti or slightly thicker.
7. Heat a griddle/tawa and roast rolled stuffed parathas both sides using butter or oil.
8. Serve hot aloo matar paranthas with curd or pickles or curry.

13 comments:

  1. superb combination of aloo n matar ...uma ur paratha looks wonderful dear

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  2. Simply superb Uma..easy as well as healthy recipe..thanx for sharing..

    Tasty Appetite

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  3. ..pictures are too good as recipe ..well directed and detailed!

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  4. Superb combo..looks so yummy and perfect.

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  5. liked he pic which explains any layman how to make paratha..

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  6. Sounds very healthy and looks perfect...

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  7. I love this stuffing combo in parathas..looks yum yum!!

    US Masala

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  8. Filling is really nice with a flavour of kasuri methi, looks very yum

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  9. paratha looks yummy. I also do it but slightly diff. way. urs look perfect.

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  10. Droolworthy parathas, wat a delicious filling..

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  11. Good combo of aloo mattar uma,it rocks

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  12. paratha looks so yummy dear...

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