Wednesday, June 11, 2014

ALOO PARATHA ( with flax seeds)


Aloo paratha is something that everyone loves. Today I have added flax seeds powder in addition to the usual spice powders and methi dhaniya leaves.

Ingredients:
Potatoes ... 4-5
Flax seeds powder .. 1 tbsp
Kasoori methi ......... 1 tbsp (you can add fresh methi if you have)
Coriander leaves .. handful
Green chillies .. 1-2 (finely chopped)
salt .... to taste
Garam masala powder .. 1 tsp
Turmeric powder .... 1/4 tsp
Amchoor powder .... 1/4 tsp
Wheat flour .... 2-3 cups (or as needed)
Oil or ghee .. for making parathas.


Method:
1. Boil the potatoes and mash them
2. Add the spice powders, salt,flax seeds powder, coriander and kasoori methi.
3. Knead the wheat flour adding a little salt and 1 tbsp. of oil to make a soft dough. ( if the dough is not soft the filling comes out while rolling )
4. Roll out a portion of the dough, place the filling and seal the edges like a bundle.
5. Roll it carefully with light hands.
6. Make the parathas on the griddle spooning a little oil or desi ghee.
Serve hot with pickle , curd or chutney.


Tip: If the filling comes out while rolling then try making with two rotis. Roll out 2 small rotis. Spread the filling and seal the edges aroud the roti with your finget tips. Roll the paratha again carefully.


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11 comments:

  1. its very healthy paratha..................

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  2. Looks very tempting..am drolling over it!

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  3. These stuffed flatbreads look awesome! What does aloo mean?

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  4. yumm yumm paratha!!looks delicious

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  5. looks so delicious, addition of flax seeds is nice twist.

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  6. I make aloo paratha often but never used flaxseeds in it! I have a jar of it so next time for sure...

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  7. Love aloo parathas, adding flax seeds is a super idea.

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