Chilly Parotta or Kothu Parotta is a lipsmacking delicacy of South Indian
cuisine. It tastes spicy hot with shredded parotta sautéed in onions, tomatoes
and aromatic masala. This popular street food recipe is very easy to prepare at
home in no time. Parottas can be prepared at home or you can get frozen
parottas from the shop. Try this restaurant style chilly parotta recipe and
enjoy your dinner..! Similar Recipes:
Who doesn’t love spicy, fragrant and yummy biryani from
hyderabadi cuisine. Hyderabad is famous for its lipsmacking mutton biryani. In this
biryani recipe, the mutton is cooked along with spices and added to basmati
rice that is cooked on dum over slow heat. The soft and mouth melting mutton
chunks in the biryani adds the zing to this speciality recipe. Prepare it at
home and enjoy the weekend lunch.
Ingredients: To marinate:
·Curd- ½ cup
·Turmeric pwd- ¼ tsp
·Red chilly pwd- ½ tsp
·Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
·Lemon juice- few
·Salt to taste
To prepare Mutton
·Onion- 2 big
·Green chilly- 1
·Mint & coriander leaves chopped- 1 cup
·Saffron strands- ¼ tsp
·Ghee- 1 tbsp
·Cumin- ½ tsp
·Saunf pwd- ½ tsp
·Turmeric pwd- a
·Red chilly pwd- 1
·Biryani masala pwd- ½ tsp
·Lemon juice- few
·Salt to taste
Method: To Marinate:
1.Take curd, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd,
ginger garlic paste and salt in a mixing bowl.
2.Squeeze few drops of lemon juice and make
a thick paste.
3.Wash and chop mutton to bite-sized
4.Marinate with the above paste and allow
to rest for 1 hour refrigerated.
To cook mutton:
5.Meanwhile chop the onion, tomato, green
chilly, mint and coriander leaves and keep ready.
6.Wash and soak basmati rice for 10 mins.
7.Drain the water and set aside.
8.Soak saffron strands in 1 tbsp of milk.
9.Add the marinated mutton pieces to
10.Pressure cook by adding ½ cup of water
for 5 whistles and simmer for 3 to 4 mins.
11.The mutton should be ¾ th cooked.
To make Masala:
12.Heat oil/ghee in a frypan.
13.Add the cumin, saunf, cinnamon, cloves,
star anise, javithri(mace) , bay leaf, peppercorns and saute till it splutters.
14.Add the finely sliced onions, green
chilly and saute till the onions turn golden brown.
15.Add the ginger garlic paste and cook till
raw smell disappears.
16.Add in the finely chopped coriander and
17.Add the sliced tomatoes and combine.
18.Cook well until the tomatoes are mashed.
19.Add the masala’s turmeric pwd, red chilly
pwd, biryani masala pwd, salt and stir.
20.Add the cooked mutton along with the water
(stock) from the pressure cooker.
21.Mix well and allow to boil until the
masala comes to thick masala consistency.
22.Turn off flame and squeeze few drops of
lemon juice to it.
To cook the Basmati
23.In a wide bowl, add 2 ½ cups of water.
24.Add the soaked basmati rice along with ½ tsp
garam masala pwd, ½ tsp salt and few drops of fresh lime juice.
25.Cook the rice until the rice is ¾ th cooked.
26.Drain the water and spread the rice in a
bowl and allow to cool.
27.The rice shouldn’t be overcooked.
To prepare Biryani
28.Now lets see how to prepare the biryani.
29.Take a thick bottomed wide vessel.
30.Add ghee and heat it.
31.Add half of the masala prepared (step 21)
32.Spread half of the cooked basmati rice
over the masala.
33.Again add the masala to top of the rice.
34.Top it up with cooked rice.
35.Drizzle the saffron colour on top of the
rice in circles.
36.Now cover the pan with a tight lid.
37.Heat a dosa pan and place the biryani
vessel on it.
38.Take hot water in a bowl and place it on
top of the biryani vessel lid.
39.Simmer the flame and cook for 10 to 12
40.Turn off the flame.
41.Let it rest for 10 mins and enjoy the irresistible
aroma of the mutton biryani.
42.Fluff the biryani gently with fork.
43.Enjoy hot with salna, raitha or any spicy
Here comes the lovely dish Schezwan Chilly Panner to go along with fried rice
and noodles. It’s an Indo-chinese recipe that is prepared with schezwan sauce, a
very flavorful, hot and spicy sauce. I prepare schezwan sauce at home and keep
it in air-tight glass jar in fridge so it becomes easy beezy to prepare
schezwan dishes like schezwan paneer, schezwan tofu, schezwan potato, schezwan
fried rice, etc quickly. (Check out the homemade schezwan sauce here.)Enjoy the Schezwan
chilly paneer at your home today with this delicious recipe..! Similar Recipes: