How to make aloo paratha – A video

How to make aloo paratha – A video
Aloo paratha is an Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, stuffed with mashed and spiced potatoes. Harsha is here for holidays and we thought a quintessentially Indian recipe should be posted soon. What better than aloo paratha? I add some besan (chickpea flour) to the whole wheat flour as this gives it a sturdier structure and imparts a robust flavour. My stuffing contains onions as we like it that way but it can be omitted if you do not like it. [embed]https://youtu.be/ac3_bPyt61M[/embed] Recipe:  Aloo paratha - Potato stuffed Indian flatbread Ingredients: For the covering: Wholewheat flour, coarse stoneground preferably (Chakki atta) - 2.5 cups Chickpea flour (Besan) - 1/2 cup Salt (I use rocksalt) - 1 tsp. OR to taste Red chilli powder - 1 tsp. (optional) Any neutral tasting oil (I use sunflower oil) - 2 tsp. Water to knead (About 200ml) For the filling: Potatoes, quartered - 5, medium sized Red onion, finely chopped - 1, small Green chilli, chopped - 1 OR to taste Coriander, finely chopped - 10-15 stems Roasted cumin powder - 1/2 tsp. A generous pinch of ground black pepper Method: For the covering: Place the dry ingredients and oil in a bowl and stir to distribute spices and flour uniformly. Add oil water, a ladle or two at a time to knead into a ...

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