Palak paratha


A paratha bread with potato and spinach.


1 c flour (plain wheat flour)
3 potato (boiled and mashed)
1 c spinach (finely chopped, about 3 large leaves)
2 clv garlic (peeled and finely chopped)
1⁄4 t turmeric
1⁄2 t chili powder (or to taste)
1 t coriander (ground)
  mango (dry mango powder, amchoor)
  salt (to taste)
1 pn caraway
  ghee (clarified butter, or oil, for frying)


  1. Make dough with wheat flour, with a pinch of salt and enough water to bind the dough.
  2. Season mashed potatoes with turmeric, chili powder, coriander, dry mango powder and salt.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, and put garlic in. Fry until it is light brown.
  4. Add the finely chopped spinach, caraway seed, season with salt and fry for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  5. Make balls of the dough and roll out in to small circles.
  6. Place some mashed potato and a little spinach in the center of each circle, gather all the sides in the center and make it a ball again.
  7. Roll them out in to parathas and toast in a pan on a medium flame applying ghee on both sides till they are done.


Serve hot with curd or raita and pickles.

6 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes