Aloo Methi Paratha

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Mar. 19, 2015

Aloo Methi Paratha, a very famous and delicious combination of the ingredients, making it perfect for your meal.


For the dough
Boiled and mashed potatoes 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (gehun ka atta)
Finely chopped fenugreek leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) (methi)
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon (jeera)
Salt To Taste
Ginger green chilli paste
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon (haldi)
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon (dhania)
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Other ingredient
Whole wheat flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , rolling
Oil 1/2 Tablespoon (for cooking)



For the dough 

Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.

Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

For the methi aloo stuffing

In a broad non-stick pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds.

When the seeds crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.

Add ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chaat masala and salt.

Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. 

Add potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Divide the stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.


Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.

Place one portion of the aloo methi stuffing in the centre of the circle, bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.

Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.

Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. 

Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 4 more parathas.


Serve hot with fresh curds or pickle.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 397Calories from Fat 84

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 288 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%


Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet