October 03, 2013

Aloo Paratha


For The Dough

  • Whole Wheat Flour - 2 1/2 Cups

  • Salt - As needed

  • Ghee - 2 Tbsp

For The Stuffing 

  • Boiled potatoes - 4 

  • Chopped onion - 1 

  • Chopped coriander - 1 Tbsp 

  • Green chillies - 4 chopped 

  • Chilli powder - 1/2 Tbsp 

  • Salt -  to taste


For the Flour:-

  • Sieve the flours with the salt. 

  • Add the ghee and mix well. Add enough water and make a semi-soft dough. Keep aside. 

For the stuffing
  • Mash the potatoes coarsely or cut into very small pieces. Keep aside. 
  • Heat the ghee in a vessel, add the cumin seeds and onion; and fry for at least 3 minutes.For the dough 

  • Add the green chillies and fry again for 1 minute. 

  • Add the potatoes, salt, coriander, chilli powder. Mix well and cook for 1 minute. 

  • Cook the mixture. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Knead the dough and divide into 10 portions.
  2. Roll out one portion of the dough into a circle.
  3. Place one portion of the prepared filling in the center of the dough circle.
  4. Bring together all the sides in the center and seal tightly.
  5. Roll out again into a circle with the help of a little flour.
  6. Cook the paratha on a tava (griddle), using a little ghee until both sides are golden brown.
  7. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make more parathas.
  8. Serve hot

Baby Aloo Toast

I had some Baby Aloo remaining in my Tray, which happens to be there after i made my Baby Aloo Biriyani. So i decided to make Baby Aloo  Toast as a side dish for Biriyani.

  • Baby Aloo - 25
  • Turmeric Powder - A Pinch
  • Chilly Powder - 1 Tsp
  • Oil - 2 Tbsp
  • Boil the Potatoes in Water until they are 3/4th cooked.
  • Show the boiled potatoes in Running Tap Water, so that they do not turn Mushy.
  • Take a wide Mouthed Vessel.
  • Add the Turmeric Powder, Chilly Powder, and Oil. Mix them well. If needed 1 Tbsp of water can be added.
  • Throw in the boiled potatoes to it.
  • Give it a nice Turn, so that the masala fits well into the Potatoes.
  • Leave it aisde like that for 1/2 to 1 Hour.
  • Take a Kadai and pour 2 Tbsp of Oil.
  • Throw in the Marinated Potatoes.
  • Keep the stove in Low flame and switch off the stove, when the potatoes turn deep brown in color.

October 01, 2013

Pepper Noodles

  • Noodles - 1 Pkt ( I used Hakka Noodles)
  • Salt - As needed
  • Oil - 2 Tbsp
  • Pepper - As needed
  • Take a Bowl with 3/4th of water.
  • Throw in the noodles to it and allow it to boil
  • Add 2 Tbsp of Oil preferring Gingely Oil.

  • When the noodles start boiling and its 3/4th cooked, switch off the stove
  • Transfer the same to a siever and show it in Cold Water.
  • Take a kadai and pour some Oil.
  • Transfer the noodles to it.
  • Add salt, and pepper to the same.
  • Delicious Pepper Noodles is ready!!!
  1. Gingely Oil is added to prevent the noodles from Sticking
  2. You can add Tomato sauce and Soya sauce to the same. I din because my Baby doesn't like the taste, as this noodles happens to be her all time favorite.