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aloo methi tofu paratha recipe | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha is a protein filled variation to stuffed Punjabi style aloo methi paratha. Learn how to make Indian style tofu methi paratha.

To make aloo methi tofu paratha, first make the dough. For stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chaat masala and salt and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the potatoes and tofu, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Cool the stuffing slightly and divide it into 4 equal portions. Roll each portion in to a ball. Keep aside.

Then to make Indian style tofu methi paratha, roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Place one portion of the aloo methi tofu stuffing in the centre of the circle, bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly. Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the aloo methi parathas, using 1 tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 3 more parathas. Serve aloo methi tofu parathas hot with fresh curds or pickle.

Aloo and methi are made-for-each-other, irrespective of the form in which they are cooked. With tofu, they become even more enticing! Although fenugreek makes an ideal combination to make Indian style tofu methi paratha, you can also replace it with other greens like palak for a change.

While the veggies are the highlight of the stuffing, common but effective ingredients such as ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chaat masala make the whole wheat methi and tofu paratha truly irresistible. Fresh curd and a pickle is all you need to square up a satiating meal.

Tips for aloo methi tofu paratha. 1. Tofu can be replaced with grated paneer. 2. Chaat masala can be substituted with amchur powder, anardana powder or lemon juice.

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Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas recipe - How to make Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 parathas

Ingredients

For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Aloo Methi Tofu Stuffing
1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/2 cup grated tofu (bean curd/ soya paneer)
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp chaat masala
salt to taste

Other Ingredients For Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
4 tsp oil for cooking

For Serving With Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas
fresh curd (dahi)
pickle
Method

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

For the aloo methi tofu stuffing

    For the aloo methi tofu stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chaat masala and salt and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the potatoes and tofu, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Cool the stuffing slightly and divide it into 4 equal portions. Roll each portion in to a ball. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make aloo methi tofu parathas, roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  2. Place one portion of the aloo methi tofu stuffing in the centre of the circle, bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
  3. Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the aloo methi parathas, using 1 tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 3 more parathas.
  6. Serve aloo methi tofu parathas hot with fresh curds or pickle.

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what is aloo methi tofu paratha made of?

  1. what is dough of aloo methi tofu paratha made of? dough of Indian style tofu methi paratha is made of 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta), 1 tsp oil and salt to taste. See ingredients for the dough of aloo methi tofu paratha.
  2. what is the stuffing of aloo metho tofu paratha made of? the stuffing of  Indian style tofu methi paratha is made of 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes, 1 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves, 1/2 cup grated tofu, 2 tbsp oil, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder, 1 tsp chaat masala and salt to taste. See ingredients fot stuffing of aloo methi tofu paratha.

for the dough of aloo methi tofu paratha

  1. For making the dough of aloo methi tofu paratha recipe | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha | in a deep bowl, take 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  2. Add 1 tsp oil. Oil can be substituted with ghee or butter. The fat helps in making soft parathas.
  3. Add salt to taste.
  4. Gradually add water to form a dough. The quantity of water will depend upon the quality of flour. Knead into a soft dough using enough water. We have used approx. 5 tbsp of water. Always while making stuffed paratha knead the dough little soft so it is easy to roll the parathas.
  5. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

for the stuffing of aloo methi tofu paratha

  1. For the aloo methi tofu stuffing, take a bunch of methi.
  2. Firstly, we will clean and wash the methi Leaves and separate the leaves from the stems.
  3. Now chop the methi leaves finely and keep aside.
  4. Then heat 2 tbsp oil in a broad non-stick pan. 
  5. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds (jeera).
  6. When the seeds crackle, add 1 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves. Fresh methi leaves tastes the best but, if you don’t have them then add kasuri methi or dried fenugreek leaves.
  7. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  8. Add 2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste. You can also make use of finely chopped ginger-green chillies.
  9. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  10. Add 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder.
  11. Add 1 tsp chaat masala
  12. Add salt to taste.
  13. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  14. Add 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes.
  15. Add 1/2 cup grated tofu (bean curd/ soya paneer).
  16. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  17. Remove in a plate to cool slightly. 
  18. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and roll each portion into a ball. Keep aside.

how to make aloo methi tofu paratha

  1. To make aloo methi tofu paratha recipe | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha, take a portion of the dough and flatten them between the palms. Roll it in whole wheat flour nicely and remove the excess flour. Then roll out the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  2. Place one portion of the aloo methi tofu stuffing in the centre of the circle.
  3. Bring all the sides together in the centre. Seal the dough ball tightly.
  4. Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Roll it very lightly, if you press hard while rolling then the stuffing may come out from the sides of the paratha.
  5. Place the stuffed paratha gently on the hot tava. Cook one side of the paratha till you see small blisters on top of the paratha.
  6. Flip the aloo methi tofu paratha recipe | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha | and cook a little.
  7. Drizzle 1/2 tsp oil on the paratha.
  8. Flip the paratha, press it lightly on the edges and cook the paratha slightly on other side too.
  9. Again drizzle 1/2 tsp of oil on the paratha and cook till it turns goldne brown in colour from both the sides.
  10. Once the paratha is cooked nicely on both sides, remove it on a plate.
  11. Serve aloo methi tofu paratha | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha | hot with fresh curds or pickle.

tips for aloo methi tofu paratha

  1. Tofu can be replaced with grated paneer.
  2. Chaat masala can be substituted with amchur powder, anardana powder or lemon juice.

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Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas
5
 on 12 Jul 18 04:14 PM


Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas
5
 on 15 Feb 18 08:10 AM


Method for making stuffing is not mentioned. How to cook stuffing
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, As mentioned in the recipe, the stuffing just has to be mixed no need to cook it....
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15 Feb 18 09:00 AM
Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas
5
 on 01 Oct 13 05:55 PM


Use of Tofu in this paratha instead of Paneer helps to cut down the calories.