Kothu Parotta | how to make kothu parotta | Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 10m
  • Ready In: 10m

kothu parotta recipe

Spicy South Indian recipe

Kothu parotta is a famous street food of South India, especially Tamandu and Kerala. This flavorful dish is made with parotta, egg, onion, green chilies and curry masala. Parotta used for making this dish is a famous main course is soft and layered bread, made with all purpose flour. Unlike North Indian Paratha, this parotta is prepared in a different way.

The word meaning of ‘kothu’ is chopped or minced. It is prepared by mincing or chopping the parotta with egg, vegetable and sauté in vegetables and curry masala. There is no need to make separate gravy for making this kothu parotta, you can use chicken or beef gravy. Here I have used chicken gravy for making this dish. Black tea is the perfect combination for kothu parotta.

Hope you all will like this minced parotta recipe. Please try it out and let me know how turned out for you.

How to make Kothu Parotta


4 no of plain parottas
3 no of eggs(lightly beaten with little salt and pepper)
1 no of chopped onion
1 no of finely chopped tomatoes
4 no of sliced green chillies
1 cup of chicken gravy
1/2 cup of Shredded Chicken(optional)
1 spn. of ginger garlic paste
4 tbsp. of finely chopped coriander leaves
2 springs of curry leaves
1/2 spn. of chilli powder
1/4 spn. of turmeric powder
1/6 spn. of pepper powder
1/4 spn. of garam masala
Few drops of lemon juice
Salt as required
1 tbsp. of oil


Step 01

Heat oil in a pan

Step 02

Add ginger garlic paste.Fry till the raw smell goes off.

Step 03

Add finely chopped onion and green chillies. saute till onion get translucent.

Step 04

Add finely chopped tomatoes.Fry till tomatoes become mushy.

Step 05

Add all the spices.Fry for 1 minute in low flame.

Step 06

Add beaten egg mixture and scramble it till almost cooked.

Step 07

Add chopped coriander leaves.Saute for a while.

Step 08

Dump the parotta shreds and chicken shreds.Mix well for 1-2 minute.Add chicken gravy(You can also use water instead of chicken gravy) and again mix well.

Step 09

Add salt and finish it off with few drops of lime juice

Step 10

Goes well with black tea.No need of any side dish…Enjoy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *