Aloo paratha recipe | Potatato stuffed paratha | How to make aloo paratha

Aloo paratha recipe – indian whole wheat flatbread stuffed with spicy potato mixture and fried in butter or ghee is one of the most delicious bread recipes in India. This potato stuffed paratha is popularly known as aloo partaha.In this post, you will learn how to make aloo paratha?aloo paratha recipe , aloo paratha , pottao stuffed paratha

If you want to make some delicious breakfast recipes then this aloo paratha will be your best choice.

To cook the best aloo paratha recipe at home you have to follow the below step by step instructions.


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What is aloo paratha

Aloo paratha is an indian flatbread, where spicy potato mixture is first filled inside a disk shape dough of whole wheat flour, then sealed, rolled in a circular shape, and pan fried in oil.  


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What to serve with potato stuffed paratha

Serve hot aloo paratha with chai, or you can serve by topping butter on top of them with pickle and yoghurt or any gravy dish like paneer tikka masala, egg curry, veg kurma, punjabi kadhi pakora


Tips to make best aloo paratha recipe


  • Potato Filling : Add only a few tablespoons of potato filling inside the dough, and seal the dough properly with water, such that no mixture will come out while making paratha shape.


  • Thickness Of Paratha : Make sure you roll the paratha in an evenly medium thickness size, don’t make the parathas too thick which will become uncooked, as well as don’t make too thin paratha which does not taste good.


  • Cooking Method : To cook perfect aloo paratha fry them in medium-high flame, as the low flame will make paratha very hard similarly in very high flame parathas will burn quickly and uncooked from inside.


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How to make aloo paratha?

Here, the complete recipe of aloo paratha preparation is classified into three simple categories first one is making stuffing for aloo paratha,

second one is making dough for aloo paratha and the last one is cooking aloo paratha recipe.

so, let’s make it now.


Stuffing for aloo paratha

1. At first, for making stuffing for the aloo paratha recipe wash 4 medium size potatoes, boil them in a pressure cooker for up to 4 to 5 whistles then drain the potatoes using a strainer.

boil potatoes place on white bowl


2. When potatoes become cool a little bit peel them.

peel potatoes


3. After that mashed them and keep them in a mixing bowl.

mashed potatoes


4. Additionally sprinkle 1/2 tsp kashmiri red chili powder,1/2 tsp coriander powder,1/2 tsp amchur powder,1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder,1/2 tsp ajwain, and 1 tsp black salt.

sprinkle kshmiri red chili powder,black salt,cumin powder,amchur powder


5. After that add 1 tbsp chopped green chili,1 medium size onion,1 tsp ginger garlic paste.

add chopped green chili and chopped onions


6. Finally sprinkle 3 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves and knead properly to make stuffing for paratha.

sprinkle chopped coriander leaves


Making dough for aloo paratha


1. Now for making dough for aloo paratha add 300 grams whole wheat flour or atta and 1 tbsp salt in a large mixing bowl.

pour maida salt in mixing bowl


2. Then pour 4 to 5 tbsp oil into it. 

pour oil in atta


3. Next thoroughly rub the atta and oil mixture in between palms, such that it can easily form crumbs.

rub atta and oil mixture in between palm


4. Furthermore, pour water in intervals and knead thoroughly until it becomes a soft dough. 

pour water and knead the dough


5. Finally, add 1 tbsp oil all over the dough, cover the dough with a wet cloth and rest it for 30 min for making perfect potato stuffed paratha.  

apply oil on dough and rest it for some time



Preparing potato stuffed paratha

1. Now for preparing potato stuffed paratha, cut the dough into an equal small sizes, dust some flour on the table and roll the paratha using a rolling pin in a medium-thick circular shape.

dust flour and spread dough using rolling pin


2. Then add potato stuffing to it, giving a layer of water at the edges of the paratha.

add pottao filling inside dough


3. After that seals the mouth by bringing the edges together just like making modok or momo.

seal the mouth of dough


4. Then gently flat this stuffing dough by pressing in between palms, dust some flour, and make an equal thickness circular roti shape with help of a rolling pin.

roll on to make roti shape



Cooking aloo paratha recipe


1. Now for frying aloo paratha heat oil in a pan.

heat oil in a pan


2. Then transfer this aloo paratha to a hot pan and cook both sides of paratha for 1 min in medium high flame.

fry aloo paratha in a pan


3. Furthermore apply butter or ghee on both sides of this potato stuffed paratha then gently press them with a spatula and cook until golden brown spots are visible on the paratha.

apply oil ghee or butter on aloo paratha


4. Finally our aloo paratha recipe complete serve this hot with any gravy dish or chai

brown bubble visible on aloo paratha


Aloo Paratha Recipe Card

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Aloo Paratha recipe ( Potato stuffed paratha )

aloo paratha place on wooden food plater topping with butter and gren chili

Aloo paratha recipe is one of india's popular flatbread recipes where spicy potato filling stuffed in a dough of whole wheat flour then fried in butter or ghee. Must try this potato stuffed paratha at home.

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


Aloo Paratha Ingredients

  • 300 grams whole wheat flour [atta]
  • 1 tbsp salt[adjust if required]
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • Water required for kneading the dough
  • 4 medium size mashed potatoes
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chili
  • 1 medium size onion [chopped]
  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain


how to make aloo paratha

  1. At first, preparing stuffing for aloo paratha wash medium size potatoes,boil them in a pressure cooker up to 4 to 5 whistles.
  2. Next, cool the potatoes peel, and mash them.
  3. Next in a mixing bowl add mashed potatoes, chopped green chili, onions, coriander leaves.
  4. Also sprinkle half a teaspoon of garam masala powder,kashmiri red chili powder, amchur powder, black salt, cumin powder,coriander powder,ajwan.
  5. Furthermore add chopped green chili, onions, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste mix them all together.
  6. Now for making dough for paratha pour whole wheat flour or atta in a large mixing bowl.
  7. Sprinkle a pinch of salt, a tablespoon of oil mix them together.
  8. Furthermore pour water in intervals and knead the dough thoroughly until it becomes soft and nonstick.
  9. After that apply a tablespoon of oil to the dough, rest it at least 30 min.
  10. Now for filling cut the dough into equal size make a circular ball inside deep.
  11. Then add potato mixture, bring the edges together, and sealed it by adding a little water.
  12. Now dust some flour on the table and roll the paratha using a rolling pin in a medium-thick circular shape.
  13. Then transfer this aloo paratha on hot girdle or Tawa.
  14. Cook both sides of paratha for 1 min in medium-high flame.
  15. Now apply butter on both sides of the paratha, gently press them with a spatula and cook until golden brown spots visible on the paratha.
  16. Finally our aloo paratha recipe complete serve this hot with any gravy dish or chai.


Aloo Paratha Recipe Note

  1. If you want to make aloo paratha with a combination of both atta and maida, make sure to use a 1:1 ratio;for example 300 gram mixture it will be 150 grams atta and 150 grams maida.
  2. After preparing aloo paratha serve them hot immediately,otherwise it does not tastes good.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 1626Total Fat 130gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 113gCholesterol 14mgSodium 1307mgCarbohydrates 109gFiber 6gSugar 84gProtein 16g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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