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February 18, 2013

CHILLI PAROTTA – Easy dinner recipes


CHILLI PAROTTA FINAL 1
 
Chilli parotta was in my try list for a long time. My sister told me to try long back but that time i dint have any idea about its taste & look.Recently i tasted this dish in some restaurants , did research  Thinking smile & finally i tried at home to match the taste of chilli parotta i had in restaurants.I rarely buy ready made parotas as my hubby is not much fond of them.So far i have bought them only thrice. First two times to try salna recipe & this time to make chilli parotta. We loved it and planning to make this for my guests too Smile. I made it little spicy to suit its name. If u wanna make it less spicy , reduce the quantity of red chilli powder OR add lime juice before serving.. Do try this simple ,colourful , easy dinner recipe & let me know how u liked it …
 
 
INGREDIENTS
  • Parotta – 2 nos
  • Cooking oil –  2 tbsp
  • Small Bell pepper – 1/2 no ( cut into small cubes)
  • Big onion – 2 nos (medium size , slice cut)
  • Tomato – 1 nos ( finely chopped)
  • Ginger – Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 - 3/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup / sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Salt & water – As needed
  • Lime juice – few drops (optional)
  • Coriander leaves – to garnish
 
METHOD
  • Cook the frozen parotta as per the directions given in the pack .. Cut into strips & then into square pieces..Keep aside.
chilli parotta tile 1
  • In a kadai heat oil , saute the ginger garlic paste ( be careful , it splutters while u saute) till its raw smell leaves.Now add the onions, curry leaves ,bell pepper pieces & saute till it turns transparent.. Then add the tomato pieces & saute till it turns mushy..
chilli parotta tile 2
  • Now add all the powders , salt .. Mix well in low flame for few minutes.
chilli parotta tile 4
  • Finally add the tomato sauce , mix well , add a tbsp of water (optional) if the mixture is too dry..Then add the parota pieces..Toss it well with a fork like ladle to avoid turning mushy.. Switch off the flame & garnish with coriander leaves..
chilli parotta tile 3
  • Add lime juice if desired & serve hot immediately !!
 
CHILLI PAROTTA CLOSEUP FINAL
 
 

29 comments:

  1. One of our favourite! I make it in a different way! Your version looks good Chitra!

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  2. I always wanted to try this...Looks yum...

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  3. super perfect... Need that plate right now :(
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  4. Among parota's i love this one a lot.

    http://sabdhaskitchen.blogspot.in

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  5. Mouthwatering!!! Pass me that plate this instant!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  6. my favorite...
    looks delicious and very tempting chitra :)

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  7. Superb clicks. It makes me to try immediatelty.can chappati be replaced for paratha?
    will it work out?

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    1. Yes , u can try .. I have tried it with leftover chapathi :)

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  8. Its one of my favorites.. totally love it. urs look so tempting

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  9. looks very delicious and tempting..

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  10. innovative way to have plain parotta...especially when u don't have any sides to go with it...

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  11. Never get bored of this chilly parotta, makes me hungry;

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  12. Love chilli parotta and this is so tempting ....drooling here

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  13. Aj's favorite and helps a lot when have nothing to cook for dinner :)

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  14. i make something similar and we love it!!! super tempting and super delicious!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - Dish it out - Lentils & Garlic
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  15. Very nice one Chitra. It is a popular dish in my native. I too wanted to try this for a long time. Good job. I'm Drooling:)

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  16. Our most fav dinner :)
    yours make me drool for some

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  17. looks good.. I haven't done for a while.. my son has been asking for it for quite sometime.. will try soon

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  18. Looks delicious..bookmarked to try soon.loved your wonderful blog!!

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  19. Super tempting and yummy chilli parrota

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  20. Love the bright fiercy red color of the dish...yumm,good to know it is very quick to make..

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  21. Superb. Even it is in my list from long time. After seeing your post I feel like try ASAP :)

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  22. I had this dish everytime in Sarvana bhavan ... loved your recipe..will try

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  23. I didn't realized you are cooking parotta in this fashion until I see the pics. :D
    Never had it , lovely presentation.

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