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Potato and Pea Paratha

Potato and peas paratha is a delicious and filling indian flat bread. It is ideal for breakfast, lunch, brunch or as a snack in the box. 

Course Breakfast, lunch box, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword aloo paratha, paratha, potato and peas paratha
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Jayashree


  • oil
  • flour

For the dough

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • a little salt
  • water for kneading

For the filling

  • 6 potato
  • 1/2 cup pea
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • salt to taste


  1. Wash the potato. Boil potato and peas in pressure cooker. 

  2. Mix the dry ingredients for the dough in a bowl. Add ghee to it and mix well. Knead it with a little water. The dough should be firm and soft.

  3. Grind the onion, peel and grate the potato.

  4. Take oil in a pan, add the onion paste and saute for sometime. The raw smell should go. Remove from fire, mix potato, pea and all the spices to it. Keep it aside.

  5. Make balls of the dough and the filling. 

  6. Take a ball of the dough, rol it and keep the filling in it. Seal it completly. Roll it lightly. 

  7. Heat a skillet. Put the rolled paratha on it. Smear some oil on the top surface and turn it tothe other side. Smear some oil on this surface. Let cook until golden spots are visible. Flip it over, let cook and serve hot with curd and pickle.

  8. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

Recipe Notes

  • There is no need to mash the peas.
  • Roll it lightly, dust with a little flour. 
  • A mixture of oil and ghee may be used. Only ghee too may be used.
  • Adding of butter on top imparts good taste.