Has it ever happened to you that you bought a spice mix for a special dish and then it was left in the Pantry since you couldnt make use of it again? One such spice mix would be Pav bhaji Masala. I used to buy it when I made Pav bhaji and then it used to be unnoticed until the next time I made the same. Hence I started trying to incorporate ways and means to include it in any other dish and this is another one in which it works really well. This following is my variation of the famous Aloo Paratha
Add the flours and salt together and stir to mix.
Add water until it comes together into a soft dough. Set aside while you make the filling.
Add rest of the ingredients for the filling and mash it together until there are no lumps.Make small balls out of the mix.
Now make round balls of the dough and roll it into a circle using a rolling pin, a little bigger than the filling balls.
Now place the filling in the center of the dough.
Bring the edges together on the top of the filling.
Now press the top of the filling with the palm of your hand until the dough gets depressed and forms into a flatbread.
Now slightly roll into a circle. Usually the Parathas are little thicker and not as thin as roti’s. Use some flour to dust the flatbread in order to help the dough from sticking to the dough. refer pic.
Heat a non stick pan and add Ghee/oil and place the Parathas. Roast them for 1-2min in med-high flame.
Turn them when some brown spots start appearing on the surface of the flatbread. Do the same for the rest.It is best with pickle / Raita and some butter/ghee :) I also take it with some onion slices.
I'm new to cooking (by myself that is). So far, my aloo parathas have never been so tasty. But after I followed your recipe, they came out amazingly tasty. My husband loved it!! Thank you so much for this recipe. I will definitely try it again.
followed the procedure given and yummy parathas ready :)