Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Kothu Parotta / Step by Step Recipe

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Good Morning Friends,  I just got back from my vacation & I am glad to share with you this lipsmacking recipe  “ Kothu  Parotta”  today..!  
Kothu Parotta ( literally, minced parotta ), is a high energy, famous street food of Tamil Nadu, South India. Seeing this being made in roadside hotels is awesome...:)
We can enjoy this tasty appetizing dish for breakfast, brunch or just a snack. So yummy for the tongue as well as the soul ! 
In this recipe,  fresh  parottas  prepared at home or parottas available at Indian stores can also be used.   ( You can also prepare Vegetarian Kothu Parotta, with the addition of Paneer & vegetables, instead of adding egg. )
Here is the awesome  Egg  Kothu  Parotta  recipe, which can be prepared in a jiffy !!! 
·         Parottas                           - 2 or 3
·         Eggs                              - 3
·         Oil                                  - 2 tbsp
·         Mustard                          - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin seeds                   - ½ tsp
·         Curry leaves                     - a few
·         Onion                               - 2
·         Minced garlic, ginger          -  1 tbsp
·         Green chilly                       - 1
·         Red bell pepper cubed        - ½ cup
·         Mashed tomato                   - ½ cups
·         Chaat masala pwd             - ½ tsp
·         Red chilly flakes                - 1 tsp
·         Garam masala pwd           - ½ tsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Fresh coriander leaves
1.   Heat oil in medium flame in a wide pan.
2.   Add mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
3.   Sauté till it pops.
4.   Add finely chopped onions and cook until transculent.
5.   Add minced garlic, ginger, green chillies and cook for 1 minute.
Chop Red Bell Pepper, green chilly and fresh coriander leaves to fine slices.
6.   Add cubed red bell pepper and finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.
7.   Sauté well for few seconds.
8.   Add mashed tomato and cook for few minutes until oil separates.
9.   Add chaat masala pwd, red chilly flakes, garam masala pwd and salt.
10.Combine well.
11.Tear and break Parotta to fine bite sized pieces.
12.Add chopped Parotta and stir fry the Parotta pieces, until the curry and onion mixture is well blended with Parotta.
13.Once the Parotta absorbs all the spice masala to it, break the eggs and add into the pan directly.

14.Increase the heat and mix continuously until the eggs are scrambled.

15.Now bring the flame to low medium, and cook the eggs together with minced parotta, until the masala turns dry.
16.Remove from flame.
17.Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
18.Serve hot with onion raitha & any sauce.
19.Yummy Kothu Parotta is ready to relish.
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  1. It’s a lip smacking platter

  2. Looks so tasty and filling. :)

  3. Welcome back Jay! this recipe looks very tasty, like it!

  4. You are back with a wonderful recipe.. This is my all time favorite..
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  5. Kothu parotta looks so yum Jay :-) Lovely pics ..

  6. This post has my mouth watering!

  7. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  8. hi jay, glad you enjoyed your holiday... your parotta looks very appetising. the step by step pics sure makes me hungry now.. have a nice day dear

  9. TQ friends for your lovely feedback..:)

  10. This is hearthy hearthy favvvvvvvvvvvvv

  11. Aha! super clicks and yummy kothu parota.

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  12. This is my fav street food when I visit my parents at tvm...your version has come up perfect...BTW can u give me ur mail id...I just cant find it in your blog.

  13. WOW, I loooooooooooooooooove it, you are killing me :D

  14. Anonymous15 June, 2016

    This is an authentic Srilankan food!


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