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Aloo Paratha Quesadilla

Aloo Paratha Quesadilla is filled with Indian spiced potato stuff and cheese. Dip in a cumin-based yogurt sauce and enjoy!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Indian Fusion
Diet Vegetarian, Whole Wheat
Servings: 6 quesadillas
Calories: 788kcal
Author: Nisha


for the potatoes

  • 10 gold potatoes boiled

for the onions

for the potato stuffing

for the yogurt dip

  • 1/2 cup whole yogurt
  • little water as needed
  • to taste cumin
  • to taste red chili powder
  • to taste chat masala
  • to taste salt

assemble aloo paratha quesadillas (makes ~ 6)

  • spray avocado oil per quesadilla
  • 1 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2/3 cups mexican cheese, shredded per quesadilla, divided
  • 1/2 cups potato stuffing per quesadilla



  • Boil the potatoes. Let them cool.
  • Chop the onions and green chilies.
  • Heat up a castiron skillet. Once hot, add oil followed by cumin seeds. Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add the onions. Saute for 5 minutes until slightly brown.
  • This is what you should have.

Make the Potato Masala

  • Peel the potatoes.
  • Mash the potatoes.
  • Add the spices - mango powder, garam masala, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • Now add the sauteed onions from earlier.
  • Add fresh cilantro and ginger.
  • Mix well.

Prepare the Yogurt Dipping Sauce (wing it)

  • In a bowl, add yogurt. Dilute with a little water if need be. Add salt, red chili powder, chat masala, and cumin powder.
  • Mix well.

Make the Quesadillas

  • Heat up a castiron skillet on low-medium heat. Once hot, spray avocado oil. Place a whole wheat tortilla on the skillet. I like Trader Joe's Olive Oil Whole Wheat Tortillas. Flip the tortilla.
  • Add Mexican cheese to half of the quesadilla.
  • Add roughly 1/3 - 1/2 cup of mashed potatoes.
  • Top with more cheese over potatoes.
  • Fold the other half of the quesadilla and cook on both sides. Feel free to use a lid to cover the pan so the cheese melts.
  • Aloo Paratha Quesadilla is ready. Cut into thirds.


Calories: 788kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1404mg | Potassium: 1702mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 711IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 658mg | Iron: 5mg