Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)

This is a recipe for Indian Bread Stuffed with Potatoes, also called Aloo Paratha. I made this to bring to where we had Thanksgiving. It was a hit!

The kids helped with the Cilantro

Once again, this recipe is inspired from this book:

Elsa helping knead the dough

Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)
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This is easier to make than one would think and so tasty.
Recipe type: Bread
Serves: 8
  • 2 cups Whole-wheat flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil or Ghee if available
  • ¾ Water or enough to mix into a stretchy dough
  • Filling:
  • 1 cup cube potatoes
  • 2 tbsp minced Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Mango powder or a pinch of Cinnamon if not available
  • ½ tsp Cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp Tumeric
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  1. Boil potatoes with pinch of salt and Tumeric
  2. Prepare the dough by mixing flour, salt, water and oil to form an elastic dough. divide into 2" balls. Cover for 10 minutes
  3. Drain liquid from potatoes and mash
  4. Mix Cilantro and remain spices into potatoes.
  5. Take a ball of dough and on a lightly floured surface, roll out to ⅛" thick disk
  6. Place a small amount of potato filling in the middle of the rolled dough, about 1 tbsp, and fold the sides over the filling. Gently roll out the dough again.
  7. Cook bread on a lightly greased hot griddle, turning once
Great served with a raita of yogurt mixed with spices and cucumber

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Eliza Alys Young, aka CreativEliza, is a free spirit, world traveler, creative expert, and part of multicultural family… Eliza shares her time between the US, Dominican Republic and beyond. When she is not caring for her high-energy kids, writing her poetry or for her blog, creating art or cooking up a storm, she is designing for her own company, Design Intense.

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