Methi Aloo Paratha
Methi Aloo paratha

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This stuffed methi aloo paratha is aΒ very good breakfast dish. Pair it with mango launji, yogurt or any pickle and it is a very filling Indian breakfast.

This recipe is a Methi Aloo Paratha recipe in Punjabi style. I have added some paneer as well, but paneer is optional.

How to make Methi paratha soft? Add some potatoes and paneer. Yumm

Methi/ Fenugreek has numerous health benefits and tastes good too. Methi is good for heart, prevents anemia, good for the digestive system and is a strong antioxidant. But I eat these Methi Aloo parathas just for the delicious taste πŸ˜€

So let’s see How to prepare aloo methi parathas

Makes 5 aloo methi parathas

Ingredients:

Wheat Flour for kneading dough – around 1 cup

Salt to taste

Water – as required

Oil – 1-2 tsp

For the Filling:

Boiled and Mashed Potatoes – 2

Green chillies – 2 (chopped finely)

Methi/ Fenugreek leaves – around 1 cup (washed and chopped)

Turmeric powder/ Haldi powder – tsp

Red chili powder – 2 tsp

Minced garlic – 1tsp

Cumin seeds/ jeera – tsp

Salt as per taste

Amchur/Mango powder (Chaat masala may also be used) – 1 tsp (Optional)

Paneer 1/2 cup (Optional)

Ghee for tempering and roasting

Directions:

For the dough: Knead a dough with wheat flour, some salt and water. Add a tsp of oil and knead well until it is smooth and pliable.

For the filling, Take a wok, heat some ghee, add 1 tsp jeera, chopped green chilies, turmeric powder, minced garlic, chopped onions, saute. Now add chopped Methi leaves and saute again. Switch off the flame. Add mashed potatoes, mashed paneer(optional) salt, chili powder. Mix well and add some Amchur powder ( amchur powder is optional but it takes the paratha taste to the next level, try not to skip). Cool down the mixture. Make small balls.

aloo methi paratha
aloo methi paratha

Divide the dough in medium shaped balls and flatten the balls on the palm.

Put the methi-potato filling balls on each flattened dough piece, seal and roll out into a paratha.

Heat tawa and place the paratha. Smear ghee when the paratha becomes golden brown on both sides.

aloo methi paratha

Enjoy with green chutney, yogurt or pickle.

How do you make Methi Aloo parathas? What other spices do you add?

How do you make Methi Aloo parathas soft?

Do let me know in the comments below πŸ™‚