Monday, December 14, 2009

Aloo Stuffed Methi parathas

December 14, 2009
Hi All,
I am in Dubai since two months and as we all know it’s generally hot over here. For the past couple of days it’s been drizzling and to all our relief there was some chillness by night. What could be a best dinner in such times???
Kichadi, Pakodas, parantas … Yes!hot parantas with dal and raita was my choice. Wanna know the recipe for a delicious dinner??? Here it is.


Aloo Stuffed Methi Paratha

Preparation Time: 25-30 mins
CookingT ime: 15-20 min
Serving: 4 persons

Ingredients:
Whole wheat flour- 3 cups
Methi leaves-1 1/2 cups
Potato boiled and mashed-2 cups
Gram masala- 1 tsp
Grated ginger-1 tsp
Jeera-1 tsp
Salt- as per your taste
Oil- as required

Method
Chop the methi leves and clean it with water very well
In a kadai put ½ tsp oil and fry all the methi leaves till it become tender. Then remove from heat and let it cool down. Put the leaves and little salt into flour and mix well with as required water to form a soft daugh.Keep it aside for half an hour.
Mix in gram masala powder, cumin seeds, and grated ginger salt to taste with mashed potato. Make sure the filling is lump free as it will be easier to stuff and roll the paratha without the filling oozing from the sides. Make equal lemon sized balls and keep them aside till needed.
For the Paratha:
Knead the dough again for a minute and make equal sized balls.
take a medium size of ball and make a shape a small bowl then place one aloo ball in the centre. Cover and seal the ends and roll it dusting flour on it if necessary, into ½ cm thick roties.
Mean while, heat a tava at flame gently dust off the excess flour and place Stuffed Paratha on hot tava and cook on both the sides till its cooked well. Apply little oil as required.
Serve hot with any curry and raitha as you like.

Calorie Count One paratha contains approximately 270 calorie.

Tips:
1. If you don’t like raw jeera putting in potato mixture you can put roast jeera powder into it .
2. After boiling potato let them cool down then mashed it.If you do like this then the mixture will not come out of paratha .
3. if you want paraths little spicy then u can add green chilli paste into it.

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