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Alu Paratha



Alu Paratha is a popular Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, potatoes, spices, and herbs. It is usually served with curd, pickles, or chutney. The potatoes are boiled, mashed, and then mixed with the dough before it is rolled out and cooked on a hot griddle. The paratha is then brushed with ghee or butter before serving. Alu Paratha is a popular breakfast dish in India.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

mashed potatoes

1/2 cup

finely chopped onions

1/2 cup

finely chopped green chillies

1/4 cup

finely chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup

garam masala

1/4 teaspoon

cumin powder

1/4 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/4 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and oil.

Step 2:

Add the mashed potatoes and mix until the mixture resembles a dough.

Step 3:

Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and pliable.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 5:

Take one portion of the dough and roll it into a circle.

Step 6:

Place the chopped onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, and red chilli powder in the centre of the circle.

Step 7:

Bring the edges of the circle together and seal the stuffing inside.

Step 8:

Flatten the stuffed dough and roll it into a paratha.

Step 9:

Heat a tawa or griddle over medium heat.

Step 10:

Place the paratha on the tawa and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 11:

Flip the paratha and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Step 12:

Spread some ghee on the paratha and cook for another minute.

Step 13:

Flip the paratha and spread some more ghee.

Step 14:

Cook for another minute or until the paratha is golden brown and crisp.

Step 15:

Serve hot with yogurt or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 91638 users have chowed down on Alu Paratha a whopping 151848 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Lucknow, Indore, Delhi, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Alu Paratha like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Alu Paratha, our users are head over heels in may, but the interest cools down in januaryfebruary.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Alu Paratha is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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