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Aloo Paratha – 3 Easy Fillings

Aloo Paratha is a popular Indian breakfast option that we often enjoy for lunch or dinner. It is the ultimate comfort food and my go-to on days when I am out of ideas or too lazy to cook. All it needs is dough prepared with wheat flour, and mashed potatoes to fill in the paratha. You can go as creative as you like with the mashed potatoes and here I have shared three easy and our favorite aloo paratha stuffing.

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Aloo Palak Paratha

Aloo Palak Paratha is a carb in carb comfort food with a good dose of fresh spinach in between. Aloo Paratha is a popular Indian stuffed bread recipe that is prepared with whole wheat. I like to add some greens to it, sometimes kale and sometimes spinach. Often served with yogurt on the side, a dollop of butter and some pickle, Aloo Paratha makes for a great meal. It is also sometimes served as weekend breakfast with a cup of piping hot masala chai.

Bengali Aloo Dum | Playful Cookinglink to Bengali Aloo Dum (Spiced Baby Potatoes)

Bengali Aloo Dum (Spiced Baby Potatoes)

Baby potatoes, boiled just until fork tender and then sautéed in spices until the sauce gets thick and coats all over.  Bengali Aloo Dum (Spiced Baby Potatoes) is a quintessential Bengali weekend breakfast, often paired with luchi (fried mini flat bread). This is a simple dum aloo recipe prepared with onion, garlic and lots of aromatic spices. This Bengali style dum aloo is a favourite in many household and often you can even find it as a Kolkata street food during morning hours to feed the hungry souls on the go.

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Kuttu Poori & Vrat Aloo Sabzi

Made with gluten-free buckwheat flour, Kuttu Poori is very popular in North of India. It has a lovely rustic nutty flavor and if you follow the steps I mentioned below, these kuttu poori will puff beautifully with crispy texture. You pair these pooris with aloo sabzi and I have shared a simple Vrat aloo sabzi too.

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Pudina Aloo ( Potato Mint Curry)

Refreshing mint, tangy yogurt and potatoes, all simmered into a uniquely tasting curry! The mint and yogurt makes the curry taste light and the sour from the yogurt balances wonderfully with the carb. Pudina Aloo ( Potato Mint Curry) has a nice smack (chatpata as we say in Hindi) and uplifts your palate instantly. We like to pair this curry with poori (fried Indian mini bread) but you can also enjoy it with Indian flat bread (roti) or paratha. It’s a great weeknight meal and gets ready in about 15 to 20minutes. This dish is also sometimes known as Chutney…

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Aloo Tamatar Sabzi

Rustic bite size potatoes swimming in spiced vibrant tomato gravy, served with flaky poori, provides the perfect morning pleasure. I have a few weekend breakfast favorites, and Aloo Tamatar Sabzi with poori tops the list. It’s a simple comfort stew that is loved by every Indian that I know. Every family has their own version of this sabzi, and I am sure they all taste equally good.