How to make Aloo ke Paranthe -

Perhaps the most popular of stuffed paranthas are aloo paranthas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Whole wheat flour (atta) dough (गूंदा हुआ आटा)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Breads

Aloo ke Paranthe

Aloo ke Paranthe Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo ke Paranthe Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3 medium

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) dough 1½ cups

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) for dusting

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Put potatoes, onion, coriander leaves, salt, chaat masala powder, anardana, red chilli powder and garam masala powderin a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Divide the dough into four equal portions. Roll out each portion into a thick disc and keep a portion of the potato filling in the centre, bring the edges together, seal well and roll into a ball.

Step 3

Flatten the balls lightly, dust with dry flour and roll into thick paranthe.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa and cook each parantha for two to three minutes on one side. Flip and cook the other side for another two minutes.

Step 5

Apply ghee on top, flip and cook for a minute. Repeat the same for the other side.

Step 6

Put it on a serving plate and serve immediately.

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