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Aloo Paratha (lit. "potato paratha") is a bread dish originating from the Indian subcontinent;[1]. The recipe is one of the most popular breakfast dishes throughout western, central and northern regions of India as well as in Pakistan.[2] Aloo parathas consist of unleavened dough stuffed with a mixture of mashed potato and spices, which is rolled out and cooked on a hot tawa with butter or ghee.[3] Aloo paratha[4] is usually served with butter, chutney, or Indian pickles in different parts of northern and western India.

Aloo Paratha
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Aloo Paratha with butter
Alternative namesAloo Parantha, Aloo Prantha, Alu Porota, Alu Forota
Place of originAlwar region of the Indian subcontinent
Main ingredientsPotato, atta, maida, butter or ghee

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  1. ^ Goyal Siraj, Ashima (8 January 2015). "Breakfast like a king: Here's how to make Aloo Paratha". The Indian Express. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  2. ^ Anu Canumalla (16 October 2008). Paakam: Everyday Indian for a Vegetarian Lifestyle. AuthorHouse. pp. 75–. ISBN 978-1-4685-8061-7. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Quick Recipe: Aloo Paratha".
  4. ^ "Quick Recipe: Aloo Paratha Recipe in Hindi".

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