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Monday, October 14, 2013

Aloo and Palak (Potato & Spinach) Paratha –Aloo Paratha with a green twist –Go Green Go Healthy




It sometimes becomes boring to have the usual aloo paratha. Tried making it with Palak

(Spinach). Tasted good n here is the recipe I share in my Grand Veg Kitchen...
Aloo and Palak (Potato & Spinach) Paratha –Aloo Paratha with a green twist –Go Green Go Healthy
Ingredients:
For dough:                                                                                 For stuffing:
2 Cups Wheat flour                                                                     2 Boiled Potatoes
½ cup Maida (all purpose flour)                                                  1/2 tsp Ajwain (Carom seeds)
10-12 Palak (Spinach) leaves                                                     1tsp Red chili powder
5-6 Green chilies                                                                         1tsp Garam masala
1tsp Garam masala                                                                     Salt to taste
6-7 Cloves of garlic
½ inch Ginger piece
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking
Method:
Mash the boiled potatoes and add salt, ajwain, red chili pwd and garam masala and mix well
and shape them into small balls for stuffing.
In a big bowl mix Wheat flour, Maida, salt and garam masala and mix well.
Wash the Palak (Spinach)leaves and add lill water and boil it for 2-3 mins and cool it.
Now with the cooked water add the Palak (Spinach)leaves  to the mixer along with green
chilies, garlic, and ginger n make a smooth paste.
Add this paste to the mixed flour and kneed to make it into a chapati dough consistency.
Add little water if required .Allow it to rest and make balls.
Flatten the dough balls slightly using the rolling pin & wheat flour and stuff it with the potato
balls prepared. Pack it up from all sides .Press in flour and roll the pin to make parathas.
Pan fry the parathas from both sides using little oil.
Serve hot with yogurt or butter!