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Sunday, February 24, 2008

Italian Aaloo Paratha


This is a unique dish. It is Indian aaloo paratha, made with heavy Italian touch. Its really a marriage of two different cuisine. The filling is prepared using common Italian herbs. The dough, however, is prepared with our Indian wheat flour. This dish can be eaten as weekend's late breakfast or heavy afternoon snack. Be sure serve hot for that wonderful melted cheese aroma.

Ingredients:-

-- For Dough


  • 2-1/2 cups of Wheat Flour
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp black-pepper
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste

--For Filling

  • 2 medium Boiled Potato, grated
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1-1/2 tbsp Chopped Black Olives
  • 1-1/2 tbsp Red Chopped Bell Pepper
  • 2 Chopped Garlic Cloves
  • 1 cup Shredded Fontina Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Sour Cream
  • 1-1/2 tbsp mix Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 2-3 tbsp Marinara Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste


Method:-

1. Knead semi-soft wheat dough and keep aside.
2. Take large bowl and mix all filling ingredients. Taste and adjust seasonings.
3. Make paratha, like regular aaloo paratha.
4. Sprinkle sliced olives, parmesan cheese, and chopped basil on each hot paratha.
4. Serve hot with warm marinara sauce on side. If not a Marinara sauce fan, use the same recipe with either Pesto or Alfredo sauce.


Enjoy...

8 comments:

megha said...

Hey Madhavi .. Hi.. I just tried the Italian aloo paratha yesterday !! They were too good.. Great Receipe !! Devang and myself just loved it ...

It's all about passion for cooking said...

Hi Megha..I m glad u guys liked it. Thanxx for trying and visitin':))

Divya Vikram said...

love this paratha..I have seen these pics in orkut..Where do u stay exactly in LA..I stay in glendale

Madhavi said...

Oh really...i m in montrose, near la canada. We r neighbours:))))wat's your id ?

Sonu said...

Wow...what a Indo-Italian combination...!!! ur pix are just mouth watering... :)
must have to try it,
Thanks Madhavi,
Sonu. :)

Medhaa said...

wow, what a union, looks yummy, will try this sometime.

Scoobie said...

ur recipes re amaazing........ extremely exotic..... its just tht i cannot try them.... bcoz they need lots of effort and diff unusal ingredients :))
i always trun arnd ur blog to chk if i can prepare something with what i have.....
but really lovely recipes with even better decoration or presentation rather! :)

Gulmohar said...

Such a great fusion recipe Madhavi....Sure I'll love this..So innovative