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February 18, 2013

CHILLI PAROTTA – Easy dinner recipes

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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 parotta 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 …

  • 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 ( Use 1/2 tsp for less spice)
  • 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
  • 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 !!


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

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

  3. super perfect... Need that plate right now :(

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

  5. Mouthwatering!!! Pass me that plate this instant!!
    Prathima Rao
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  6. my favorite...
    looks delicious and very tempting chitra :)

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

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

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

  9. looks very delicious and tempting..

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

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

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

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

  14. i make something similar and we love it!!! super tempting and super delicious!!
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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:)

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

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

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

  19. Super tempting and yummy chilli parrota

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

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

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

  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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