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Chapati Kothu Parotta with Leftover Chapati Recipe

by | Jan 17, 2017 | 16 comments

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Recipe for kothu parotta made with whole wheat atta chapati. Easy recipe made with leftover chapati. Veg. Kothu chapati recipe. With step by step pictures.
I always have leftover chapati after mealtime and it becomes dry over time. I do a stir-fry, chapati upma or kothu with leftover chapati. Its a wonderful way to give life to dry chapatis. I make it all the time for my sons lunch box and he loves it. Here is how to do it.
Here is the recipe for soft chapati
Prep
Cut the chapati into small bits. Set aside.
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Masala
Heat oil in a pan and add in the fennel seeds. Fennel seeds add a nice aroma and flavour to the kothu. Add in the sliced onions and saute till the onions are soft and starting to brown here and there. Add in the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.

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Add in the chopped tomatoes, salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and red chilli powder. Saute for couple of minutes.

Note: The chapatis are already salted. So go easy on the salt.

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Add in quarter cup of water, chopped curry leaves, mint leaves and simmer the gravy for five minutes.

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Add in the chopped chapati / roti and mix well to combine.

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Serve hot.

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Chapati Kothu Parotta with Leftover Chapati Recipe

Recipe for kothu parotta made with whole wheat atta chapati. Easy recipe made with leftover chapati. Veg. Kothu chapati recipe. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 6 chapati / roti
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 67 mint leaves, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Cut the chapati into small bits. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add in the fennel seeds. Add in the sliced onions and saute till the onions are soft and starting to brown here and there. Add in the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  3. Add in the chopped tomatoes, salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and red chilli powder. Saute for couple of minutes.
  4. Add in quarter cup of water, chopped curry leaves, mint leaves and simmer the gravy for five minutes.
  5. Add in the chopped chapati / roti and mix well to combine.
  6. Serve hot.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu

 

16 Comments

  1. Sathya Ravi

    Your blog has become my go to reference for cooking.. Tried this today and it came out very well..






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  2. anu

    If adding egg when it should be added?






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    • Suguna Vinodh

      Hi Anu, You can scramble the eggs and add it at the last. Else the eggs will get overcooked and dry!

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  3. Lekha

    We added some eggs to it and made it egg kothu chapathi . Very filling and good. Thanks for the recipe. Simple and delicious.






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    • Suguna Vinodh

      Thank you. Eggs make it complete πŸ™‚

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  4. KrithikaRamesh

    Hi Suguna Mam,
    I ve tried this recipe today and it turned out so well… Thank u so much for Sharing such wonderful dishes.
    U actually make cooking so easy, and also I really liked the way u chop the veggies.. Keep going Madam…






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  5. Akshaya

    I tried it. Simply awesome. Thank u for sharing this yummy recipe. Can we add any veggies to it






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    • Suguna Vinodh

      Sure Akshaya. You can add veggies you like.

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  6. Anis

    Super akka
    Keep going






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  7. Radhika Madhav

    Hi ..I ve tried many of your recipes ..Tried this for lunch box today and it was a hit as usual.u have made my job very easy ..Ur recipes are part and parcel of my cooking nowadays ..It’s to that extent …That when I try any recipe on my own ..My boys ask ..Kannamma is it …Haha ..Live ur recipes thx ..






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    • Suguna Vinodh

      You made my day Radhika Madhav. Really glad that the recipes are of some help. Thanks a lot!

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  8. Ram

    Love you Kannama. Though I didn’t know who Mr. Pepin and Ms.Child were, I liked the your other interests and the way you described the recette . Keep up the good work.

    Regards






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