Paratas and Pooris
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  • ½  kg  potatoes
  • 1 onions
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp dhania powder
  • 2cups maida
  • 1cup wheat flour
  • Salt to taste..
  • Few coriander leaves..
  • 1tbsp oil

Potato mixture


Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and mash it. In a frying pan take some oil, add cumin seeds.  When it starts spluttering add finely chopped onions and fry until they become transparent.  Add the mashed potatoes along with the dry powders and finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix well, let it cool  and keep it aside.


Combine Maida and wheat flour , add a pinch of salt and make a smooth dough adding sufficient water.

Aloo parata's rolled

Make small lemon  balls of  the dough, roll to a puri size circle, stuff it with the potato mixture, close carefully and roll out to a parata.  Fry it on a pan smearing oil on both the sides.

Serve hot with curd…enjoy....................

By Mrs NIRMALARAJU , Chicago

edited by Mrs Uma ramana

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