Punjabi Potato Paratha

Potato paratha is  originated from Punjab, India. This is very popular breakfast in India as well as Pakistan.Potato Parathas made of unleavened dough stuffed with spicy  flavored boiled potato and cooked on tawa with little oil/butter.


  • Potato -2 boiled,mashed
  • Whole wheat flour- 1 cup
  • All purpose flour -1/2 cup
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp to taste
  •  Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  •  Coriander leaves – 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Black paper powder – 1/2tsp
  •  Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Onion- 2tbs finely chopped( optional)
  • Green chili -1/2 tsp finely chopped
  • Dry mango powder-1/2 tsp( optional) 
  • Fennel seed-1/2 tsp(optional)
  • cooking oil/butter-2 tbs


Step1 – Take both  flour  in a bowl, add 1 tsp oil,salt and make soft, smooth dough with  water  (knead 10 minutes), cover it and keep aside for 20 minutes.

Step2 – Heat nonstick pan add just 1 tsp oil,add onion and saute on a 1 minute add green chili and all spices, salt mix it ,then add potato and cook 1 min and mix well. Remove from heat and cool it completely.

Step3 – Take lemon size ball from dough and  flatten it by pressing  make like small bowl,  put potato mixture inside and close it proper and again make it into a ball .

Step4 – Press the filled ball  gently in dry flour  and coriander leaves,using a rolling pin roll  the ball make 6 inch circles.

Step 5 – Heat nonstick tava(griddle)  and place paratha and cook in low medium flame when the paratha begin start puff up  flip it gentle apply  little oil/butter on paratha and  flip  paratha again,apply oil/butter and cook proper in both side  3-4 minutes. Make all paratha similar way and serve hot/cold  with curd/raita.

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