How to Make Aaloo Matar Parantha - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Aaloo Matar Parantha

The Aaloo matar parantha is a complete meal in itself. It is filling and can be a great snack during the cold winters. Kids love mashed potatoes and this recipe makes use of just that. Serve a milder version with a dollop of ghee to your baby or toddler.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 people  10-15 Minutes 5 Minutes


For the stuffing

  • 1 cup boiled and mashed potato
  • 1/2 cup boiled and mashed peas
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 or 2 finely chopped green chillies (optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala (optional)
  • Salt to taste

For the dough

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup water to knead
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Knead the dough with little water and salt. Set it aside.

Step 2

Heat a little oil in pan, let the mustard and cumin crackle.

Step 3

Add the finely chopped onion and chillies to this a saute till the onion turns translucent.

Step 4

To this mixture, add the mashed potatoes and peas and fry for another minute or two and set aside.

Step 5

Avoid chillies if you are feeding the parantha to your baby. Add garam masala for the older members of the family.

Step 6

Now, divide the dough into equal parts.

Step 7

Roll out one of the balls with a rolling pin.

Step 8

Place 1 tbsp of the stuffing in the flattened dough and fold the sides into a small packet.

Step 9

Again, apply light pressure and roll out the stuffed dough.

Step 10

Cook both sides on a pan with a little butter or ghee.

Step 11

Serve with curd or tomato sauce.

Nutritional Information

Calories 209 K cal
Proteins  13.3 g
Fats  14.4 g
Carbohydrates 5.8 g
Cholesterol  19.3 mg
Sodium  337 mg
105 mg
Tip: For frying, add approximately 10 grams of fat per serving at 9 Kcal/gm of fat.
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