Aloo methi paratha/ indian potato and fenugreek flat bread

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
15 min
An indian style fenugreek flatbread stuffed with spiced potatoes


Number of serving: 5
Whole Wheat Flour - 2 cups

Fresh Fenugreek (Methi) leaves - 2 cups

Cooking Oil - 2 tblsp

Salt-1/2 tsp

Boiled Potatoes - 3

Green Chillies - 2

Grated Ginger - 1/2 tsp

Red paprika powder-1/2 tsp

Whole Cumin - 1/3 tsp

Dried Pomegranate (Anardana) powder-1 tsp*

Garam Masala - 1/3 tsp


  • For the dough
    1. Wash and chop the fenugreek leaves finely.
    2. Take the flour in a bowl, add salt and oil and mix well.
    3. Then add the chopped fenugreek leaves and mix again.
    4. Make a soft dough by adding enough water. Cover and keep aside.
  • For the stuffing
    1. Mash the potatoes, and add finely chopped green chillies, ginger, paprika powder, 1/2 tsp of salt, garam masala, cumin, anardana powder and a teaspoon of oil. Mix well.
  • For the Paratha
    1. Make a small ball from the dough, flatten it a bit and place 2 tblsps of the stuffing on it. Turn up the edges of the dough so that the stuffing is concealed completely.
  • 2.Dust the ball with some dry flour and Gently roll the ball with a rolling pin,if you press it too hard then the filling may come out, make a paratha of medium thickness (about the same thickness as a pancake
  • . Then dry roast on a griddle/skillet/non stick pan, on medium heat.Then flip and apply little oil or butter on both the sides, and cook till both sides are golden brown and crisp
  • Serving suggestion: Parathas go best with yogurt, indian pickles or tomato chutney.


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