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Easy Three-Layered Aloo Paratha recipe

Experience the delightful layers of flavor in our Three-Layered Aloo Paratha, a recipe that brings a creative twist to the traditional Indian flatbread. This dish combines the comforting taste of spiced mashed potatoes with the unexpected addition of mozzarella cheese and a hint of fresh green onions, all encased within a soft, golden-brown crust. Here's how you can make this mouth-watering treat:


**Ingredients and Preparation**

- Start by making a pliable dough from basic pantry staples like flour, salt, and water.

- Prepare a savory filling of mashed potatoes seasoned with aromatic spices such as chaat masala, roasted cumin, and Kashmiri chili.

- Roll out the dough and strategically place your fillings on segmented sections of the rolled-out circle for an artistic touch.

- Skillfully fold the dough to create a triangular paratha that encloses the rich flavors in every layer.


**Cooking**

- Cook each paratha on a hot skillet until crispy golden spots appear, sealing in the flavors with a touch of ghee for a rich finish.


This Three-Layered Aloo Paratha is more than just a meal; it's a celebration of textures and tastes that will bring excitement to your dining table. Serve it hot for a satisfying breakfast, a hearty lunch, or a comforting dinner, and enjoy the burst of flavors with every bite. Perfect for any meal of the day, this recipe promises to be a favorite for everyone who tries it!




Ingredients:

  • For the Dough:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour or whole wheat flour

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 tsp cooking oil

  • Approximately ¾ cup room temperature water

  • For the Filling:

  • 2 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed

  • ½ tsp salt, or to taste

  • 1 green chili, finely chopped

  • ½ tsp chaat masala

  • ½ tsp roasted cumin powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chili powder

  • ¼ tsp black salt

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped

  • Additional Ingredients for Layering:

  • Additional Kashmiri red chili powder

  • Chopped green onions

  • 1 slice mozzarella cheese

  • For Cooking:

  • Cooking oil, as needed

  • 1 tsp ghee (optional)





Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Dough:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and oil. Gradually add water and knead into a smooth dough. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes to rest.

  1. Prepare the Potato Filling:

  • In a separate bowl, mix mashed potatoes, salt, green chili, chaat masala, roasted cumin, coriander powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, black salt, and chopped coriander until well combined. Set aside.

  1. Roll and Layer the Paratha:

  • Divide the dough into four equal balls. Roll out one ball into a thin circle.

  • Lightly brush the surface with oil. Make a single cut from the center to the edge.

  • Visualize the circle in four segments:

  • In the first segment, sprinkle a bit of Kashmiri chili powder.

  • In the second, spread a portion of the potato filling.

  • In the third, add chopped green onions.

  • In the fourth, place a slice of mozzarella cheese.

  1. Shape the Paratha:

  • Apply a dab of water along the edges of the circle for sealing.

  • Carefully lift and fold the segment with the chili powder over the potato filling. Continue folding, moving in the sequence until all segments overlap.

  • Press the edges together to seal and gently roll into a triangular shape.

  1. Cook the Paratha:

  • Heat a pan over medium heat and place the paratha on it. Cook until the bottom starts to brown and then flip.

  • Optionally, brush with a teaspoon of ghee and continue cooking, flipping occasionally, until both sides are golden brown with crispy spots.

  1. Serve:

  • Serve your delicious three-layered aloo paratha hot with your favorite sauce or enjoy it on its own.


This recipe combines the traditional tastes of aloo paratha with a creative twist of layers, making each bite uniquely flavorful and satisfying. Enjoy your cooking!

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