Apr 7, 2017

Aloo Onion Paratha

Aloo Onion Paratha 

Aloo Onion Paratha is very healthy and nutritious , roasted onion with mashed potato and spices makes it tasty and delicious.


  • Wheat flour 3 cups 
  • Potato 1  (boiled and mashed)
  • Onion 1 (finely chopped)
  • Red chilly pwd1/2 Tsp
  • Garam masala pwd1/2 Tsp 
  • Dhania jeera pwd-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste   
  • Ghee or oil for frying   
  • Jeera-few 


1.Knead the flour with water, a little salt,oil into a soft dough.Cover it for 4-5 hours.
2.In a Kadai heat oil, add  jeera,add onions fry .Then add the chopped onion  and fry well next add garam masala powders, and fry for a while. Add the mashed potatoes, salt and mix well.Fry till dry set aside to cool. Divide the mixture into balls. 
3.Make a small chapati with the dough,keep this ball in the middle and bring all the sides together, flatten them with your fingers, or use the rolling pin to make the paratha 
4.Heat a tava, put in the paratha, turn on both sides till done.Add oil or ghee all around the edges, fry both sides, carefully turning over until evenly brown. Serve very hot with pickle or curds.
5.We enjoyed with Avarekayi Masala. It tasted well !

Avarekayi Masala -

Avarekai /Surti Papdi or Flat Lilva beans is all time favourite .Enjoy this spicy Avarekalu Masala a different version ! 


Avarekalu(Lilva beans)- 2 cups
Onions- 1 Cup Chopped 
Amchur pwd- 1 Tsp
Mustard,Jeera-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Oil- 2-3 tsp
Dhania Jeera pwd-1 tsp
Garam masala-1 tsp

For Masala paste 
Roasted Onion - 2
Red Chillies 6-8
Grated Coconut- 1/2 cup
Coriander Seeds-1/2Tsp
Khus Khus - 1Tsp

Method :

1.Soak avarekayi in water for around 7-8 Hours and remove the outer skin and keep it aside.

2.Grinding-Heat Oil a in a pan and add Red Chillies ,Coriander seeds and fry well ,add little grated coconut and fry for some time.Separately roast onions with skin on the tava.Now grind all the above into thin paste.Also grind coconut and khus khus with water into fine paste since khus khus takes time to grind , do it separately.

3.Cooking-Heat Oil/Ghee in a pan add mustard seeds ,Cumin ,Curry leaves and chopped Onions  and fry.Add the beans and fry for a minute and add the ground paste.,add water .Once beans is cooked well,add the masala pwd , salt  .Mix well.Allow it to simmer keep stirring and check the consistency.

4.Serve hot with rice/chapati.

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