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makki aloo paratha
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Makki Aloo Paratha, How To Make Makki Aloo Ka Paratha

Makki Aloo Paratha- An Easy Maize flour and potato flat bread, winter specialty  from the state of Punjab
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Lunch box Recipe, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine
Keyword: aloo paratha, makki aloo paratha, makki paratha
Servings: 3 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 cup Maize Flour / Makki Ka Atta
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour / Atta
  • 2 medium Potatoes / Aloo boiled
  • 2 Green chili/hari mirch chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 2 tsp Cooking oil or ghee
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1 tsp Chili flakes /Kuti hui laal mirch
  • Pinch Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 4 tbsp Cooking oil or ghee to roast paratha


  • Peel and grate or mash the boiled potato.
  • Take a bowl and add both the flour and all the ingredients listed except the last ingredient(oil to roast the paratha . Instead of using wheat flour you can use multi-grain atta
  • Mix every thing and then add the grated potato and mix well.
  • You may need some water to make the dough so add little at a time and make a medium dough but if you get good binding with the potatoes then no need to add water.
  • Now make medium size balls from the dough and keep aside.
  • Take 2 thick plastic sheets or use zip lock bags and grease them with few drops of oil.
  • Now dust a dough ball with some dry maize flour or wheat flour and keep it between the two plastic sheets.
  • Roll it gently to make a medium thick disc and then remove the upper sheet and lift it gently.
  • Heat a griddle and transfer the rolled paratha over the medium hot tawa.
  • When it get cooked from both the sides and get few brown spots then apply some oil or ghee and then roast on low heat by pressing with spatula.
  • When it get a nice golden colour then remove from the griddle and apply some butter and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestions- it taste great with sarso ka saag , aloo tamatar ki ras wali sabzi or just with any tangy chutney and pickle .