Makai aloo paratha

Waving goodbye to winters… here’s last makka or maije flour atta recipe : Aloo makai paratha.

Servings: 5-6

Makka aloo paratha

Makka aloo paratha


Makai atta: 2 cups

Potato: 3-4 boiled and mashed

Onion: 1 chopped

Coriander: 2 tbsp chopped

Salt: to taste

Red chilii powder: 1/2 tsp

Ajwain or carrom seeds: 1 tsp

Green chilli : 1 chopped

Ginger: 1 tsp grated

Ghee: for shallow frying parathas

Warm water: 2-3 cups


1. Take makai atta in a mixing bowl. Add mashed potatoes, salt, chopped onions, red chili powder, ajwain, green chilli, ginger, chopped coriander and mix well.

2. Add warm water and knead a soft dough.

3. Heat a tawa. Divide the dough into equal portions.

4. Take one portion and form a ball from it by applying some loose atta on hands.

 Potato stuffed Makki paratha

Potato stuffed Makki paratha

5. Cover worktop with loose atta and pat the ball with your fingertips and form a roti. You can also put this atta ball in between two sheets of plastic and can form roti with rolling pin.

6. Put roti on tawa and cook from both sides by applying ghee.

7. Put aloo makai roti in plate and serve with butter or dahi.

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