Stuffed Paratha Recipe
Did you know there are more than 50 types of paratha relished all over the world? This much-loved delicacy originated in the Indian subcontinent. Mostly made of whole-wheat flour, this flatbread is usually shallow fried on a tawa with ghee or any other cooking oil. Clarified butter aka ghee definitely enhances the taste of paratha.
Do you often crave for well-made delicious stuffed paratha? Well, you won’t have to run to your favourite stall or relative’s place for it anymore. Because with our simple-to-follow stuffed paratha recipe, you can make the best paratha at home. You can follow this recipe to easily make any paratha – from gobhi, mooli, aloo, paneer, matar to dal, pyaaz, and gajar – at home.
The best part about this irresistible delicacy is that anytime is paratha time. You can relish delicious paratha for breakfast with a glass of juice, for lunch with a glass of lassi, as snacks with evening tea, or for dinner with a glass of lassi. Isn't your mouth watering already? Our’s is.
We can’t wait to dig into some appetising bites – loaded with the goodness of ghee, select spices, and your choice of vegetable. Let's get cooking then.
We will today unfold the recipe of the king of stuffed paratha – aloo paratha. You can follow the same procedure to make any stuffed paratha – with just the change in the main vegetable involved.
Prep time - 30 minutes
Cooking time - 30 minutes
Serves - 4-6
- Wheat flour - 2 cups
- Water - as per requirement
- Salt to taste
- Potatoes - 4-5 (medium sized)
- Red chilli powder - 2 tsps
- Garam masala - 1 tsp
- Dhania powder - 2 tsps
- Amchur powder - ½ tsp
- Coriander - fresh, finely chopped
Stuffed paratha easy recipe
- Knead the dough. Make sure you keep it a little soft
- Mix all the ingredients under ‘stuffing&rsquo
- Roll out a paratha and carefully stuff it with the filling
- Neatly close the ends and roll it between your hands gently before rolling it on the chakla (flat, round board used to make chapati in India)
- Roast it with ghee, butter, or any other oil
If you are a busy working woman and find it difficult to get hold of all the ingredients in one go, we suggest you go for a good-quality paratha masala. It will make things easier for you without compromising on the taste. They are easily available and add more flavour to your paratha – as the ingredients in the readymade masala are in perfect proportions. All you have to do is add it to the stuffing and you are done.
It is time to savour the heavenly bites with a dollop of butter, pickle or chutney, papad, and curd. How about some buttermilk to wash the oil down your throat and help you with digesting the heavy meal? Check out our quick and easy buttermilk recipe here.
Paratha are also enjoyed with any gravy, non-vegetarian curry, or even sabzi. We have never come across anyone who does not have a weakness for these world-famous delights. No wonder, paratha has found its way to the list of 20 most delicious food items in the world.
And don’t even try to eat this delicacy with a fork or spoon. It is meant to be had absolutely in desi style. Dunk it in curd or gravy and fill your mouth with its rich and exquisite flavour.
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