- 1 cup or 2
large Potatoes boiled and grated
- 1/2 cup
- 1/4th cup
tablespoons melted butter or oil
- 1 teaspoon
- 2 Green
chilies, finely grated
tablespoons Cilantro /Coriander leaves, finely chopped
- 1 table
spoon Lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon
purpose flour for rolling
tablespoons Butter or Oil for basting
Mix all the ingredients thoroughly, adding enough flour to make a soft
Divide the dough into 6 equal portioned balls.
Roll each ball onto a lightly floured surface and flatten with a rolling
pin into a round disc approximately 1/4th inch thick and 6 to 8" in
Place the disc ("paratha") on a heated pan and cook for one
minute. Turn over and cook the other side for another minute.
Brush melted butter or oil on the cooked Paratha and all around and
shallow fry both sides over low heat until both sides are lightly
toasted and golden brown.
Remove and serve hot with plain yogurt or "Indian""
mainly made with vegetables and fruits like mango, lime, green chilies
etc. Made mostly during the summer in India, they are a spicy and
delightful addition to the Indian meal. One has to get acquainted with
the strong flavors of most pickles, so do try one. Some of the brands of
pickles to look for are "Bedekar Pickles" and "Nirav