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Paratha stuffed with Potato Bhaji

Parathas stuffed with potato bhaji - Indian flatbread wrap, nutritious and immensely hearty. Serve with Raita and Pickle.

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces of uncooked paratha dough (available from Indian grocery in the freezer section)

  • 2 tablespooons oil

  • Ingredients for Potato Bhaji

  • 250 gms of potato - boiled and roughly mashed

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds

  • 2 green chillies - de-seeded - roughly chopped

  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 2 curry leaves (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger

  • 1 red oinon - roughly chopped

  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice

  • season to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves

Method

  • 1.

    Pre-heat oven to 180C

  • 2.

    Thaw paratha dough

  • 3.

    Heat oil and add mustard seeds.

  • 4.

    When mustard seeds begin to crackle, reduce heat to low and add green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, onions and curry leaves.

  • 5.

    Fry till very aromatic but not burnt.

  • 6.

    Add roughly mashed potatoes and lemon juice.

  • 7.

    Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes and stir well to combine.

  • 8.

    Season to taste.

  • 9.

    Add garam masala and chopped corainder leaves.

  • 10.

    Stir and mix well.

  • 11.

    Leave mixture to cool.

  • 12.

    Chill mixture in the fridge for about ½ hour.

  • 13.

    Spoon 3 tablespoons of the chilled potato mixture onto the paratha dough.

  • 14.

    Fold into a rectangular block.

  • 15.

    Seal edges with water.

  • 16.

    Shallow fry the paratha block on all sides till slightly crisp.

  • 17.

    Transfer onto baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.

  • 18.

    Leave it to cool for 5 minutes before cutting.

Notes

You can also add carrots, paneer and peas.

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