Potato and Rajgira Paratha(vrat/upvas recipe)

Potato and Rajgira Paratha is a delicious and healthy variation of traditional Indian paratha that is typically made during religious fasting or vrat. They are made from a combination of mashed potatoes and Rajgira flour (Amaranth flour) and are usually served with a side of yogurt or chutney.

Here is a simple recipe for Potato and Rajgira Paratha:


  • 2 cups Rajgira flour
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • Oil for cooking


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the Rajgira flour, mashed potatoes, salt, and enough water to form a soft dough.
  2. Knead the dough for a few minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  3. Divide the dough into small balls.
  4. On a floured surface, roll out each dough ball into a thin circle using a rolling pin.
  5. Heat a griddle or a tawa over medium heat and add a little oil.
  6. Place the rolled out dough on the griddle and cook until small bubbles appear on the surface, then flip it over.
  7. Cook the other side, adding more oil if needed.
  8. Remove from the griddle and serve hot with a side of yogurt or chutney.

Note: You can also add some more spices like cumin, coriander, or carom seeds to the dough for added flavor and nutrition.






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *