Did you know there are so many more ways to make aloo parathas?
Parathas are enjoyed lavishly across Punjab and other Northern states
Aloo paratha is a stuffed whole wheat flour flat-bread
Aloo paratha tastes delicious when paired with raita or pickle
Think aloo paratha and you instantly start salivating. The Punjabi flat-bread stuffed with spiced potato mix, topped with a dollop of butter is a sensation across the country. Team it with a cooling raita, pickle or spicy gravy and you are good to go. If you make parathas regularly, you would know that you can practically stuff anything in a paratha, from rice, dal, halwa, to paneer, but there is something about a soft and greasy aloo paratha that makes it one of the most favoured Indian breakfasts of all time. It is one of the easiest things you can make in mornings. But did you know there are many more ways to make the parathas that would not only save you time but also make the process even more efficient. Alternatively, if you have enough time in your hand, you can make the parathas even more indulgent and loaded.
In this video, Mumbai-based blogger and YouTuber Alpa Modi talks us through six incredible ways in which you can make aloo parathas. The video posted on the YouTube channel 'Something's Cooking With Alpa', is ideal for those who are wanting to try their hands at the classic Punjabi delicacy but do not know where to start. So pick the way that suits you the most and start cooking. For making the aloo paratha you would need handful of basic ingredients like wheat flour or atta, ajwain or carom seeds, oil and some salt for the dough. For the stuffing you'd need boiled and mashed potatoes, green chillies, onions, red chilli powder, chaat masala, garam masala and coriander leaves.