KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA

Few days before i had posed a tomato salna recipe .. remember ?? In continuation to the post , today i have for you all a dish called " Kothu Parotta " made using Kerala Parotta, Salna and Egg / Meat / vegetables. Kothu Parotta actually means ‘minced’ Parotta .There are many variations of Kothu parotta- egg / meat / chicken / veg version etc. Today of course i will be sharing with you all the recipe for " Veg Kothu Parotta " . Its yummy,delicious and Perfect for breakfast, dinner or as a snack....

VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA

The first time I had this dish was long back in a small road-side shop in Chennai . Watching the street vendors making it is itself a lovely sight . The ingredients are thrown on a greased hot cast iron griddle .They are later minced and mixed by repeated pounding using 2 heavy iron spatula. Salna is very important ingredient here. I have shown the actual way of doing kothu parotta. But if you want to make it jiffy , you can skip making salna and just spicen up your kothu parrotta with some chilli powder , garam masala powder and chat masala . As now a days , ready made Kerala parottas are available almost everywhere , making kothu parotta at home is so so easy . Do try this recipe for sure.. i'm confident that you will just love it . But before you try ..let me WARN .. this dish is heavy , takes in little more oil and highly irresistible. So if you are on a mission weight loss watch out .. don't blame me later.. He He....!!!

Few days before i had posed a tomato salna recipe .. remember ?? In continuation to the post , today i have for you all a dish called " Kothu Parotta " made using Kerala Parotta, Salna and Egg / Meat / vegetables. Kothu Parotta actually means ‘minced’ Parotta .There are many variations of Kothu paro...

Veg Kothu Parotta

Summary

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  • Coursebreakfast
  • Cuisinetamil
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving

Ingredients

Parotta
4
Salna (Use it according to your preference)
1/2 cup
Onion medium sliced
2
Tomato big chopped
1
Green chillies sliced
1-2
Capsicum - small ( optional ; but preferred )
1
Mixed veggies ( beans , carrot , peas etc ) ( optional )
1/2 cup
Turmeric powder
a big pinch
Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp
Pepper powder
1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
handful
Oil
2- 3 tbsp
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. Heat a tawa / griddle . Roast the parotta by adding a tsp of oil.Stack the cooked parotta and pat it between your palms so that the layers get seperated .
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    VEGETARIAN kerala PAROTTA
  2. Chop them into small pieces roughly using your hands or a knife or kitchen scissors. i used knife .
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
  3. Heat Oil in the pan.Add green chilli, curry leaves and onion. Saute till light brown.
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
  4. Add tomato and capsicum . Add little salt.Saute till tomato is mushy.
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
  5. Now add finely chopped vegetables and saute for 3-4 mins till veggies are cooked or you can precook them partially and add .
  6. When the vegetables are sauted well, add turmeric powder , chilli powder . Mix
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
  7. Add the Salna (Gravy) and remaining salt . Stir for a second.
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  8. Now add the shredded parotta pieces . Mix it really well . Nicely mash and pound the parotta pieces with your dosa flipper such that they get minced nicely and get coated to the spices well. If required add more oil / salna .
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
  9. Finally add pepper powder and Saute well till it is slightly roasted.
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  10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot .
    VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA
    KOTHU PAROTTA RECIPE / VEGETARIAN KOTHU PAROTTA

NOTE :

  1. I have used ready made ID brand kerala parotta . If you want can make in home too .
  2. If you want can apply the same recipe to left over chapathi too.
  3. If you don't have time to make Salna , you can skip and instead make kothu parotta quickly using the short cut method ie once tomato becomes mushy add a tsp of red chilli powder , garam masala powder and little chat masala to it and saute. Later addminced parotta

YOU CAN SEE TOMATO SALNA RECIPE HERE

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