Kerala Style Kothu Porotta/Paratha

             Porottas are one of the easily available things in the Indian store in freezer section. This kothu porotta is a South Indian dish which can be easily prepared, and is a perfect brunch for weekends:). You can also serve it as a snack. Here is the recipe for kothu porotta.

Kerala Style Kothu Porotta


  1. Porotta – 4-5,  cut  into bite-sized pieces
  2. Onion – 1 medium, diced
  3. Ginger – 1 tsp, finely chopped
  4. Garlic – 1  tsp, finely chopped
  5. Green chillies – 4, finely chopped
  6. Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
  7. Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  8. Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Turmeric  powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Tomato ketchup – 2 tsp
  11. Eggs – 2
  12. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  13. Oil – 2 – 3 tsp
  14. Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  15. Coriander leaves – to garnish
  16. Salt – to taste


1. Heat oil in a pan, splutter the mustard seeds.

2. Add onion and salt. Saute onion untill translucent. Then add ginger, garlic, curry leaves and green chilies.

3. Add the tomatoes, cook until soft.

4. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and mix well.

5. Add the porotta pieces and stir fry it for a few minutes. Now add the tomato ketchup and mix well.

6. Beat the eggs with little salt. Now pour it into the porottas gently and scramble it.

7. Garnish with the coriander leaves. Remove from the heat.

8. Serve hot.


1. You can use chappathi/plain nan instead of porotta.

2. You can also add minced chicken/any meat to this.

3. The porottas can also be deep fried for extra taste.

4.  Vegetarians can avoid eggs.

Recipe by Lakshmi Abhilash

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  • Kudoos Yummy team,very different recipe!!
    I tried it with home-made chappathi.
    Guess what? My spicy Kothuchappathi was even yummier along with slightly sweetend plain yogurt.
    My little one had a kid version of Kothuchappathi with strawberry yougurt 🙂

  • Hi, First of all let me congratulate you for having such a wonderful food blog.They are simply tempting…I happened to know about your food blog last week thru one of my friends,Swathi.
    I have tried this particular recepie of kothu porotta and I loved it.This is a wonderful snack..!!!
    Thank you,
    Keep posting more recepies… Great Job…!!!
    Sana Shanker

  • Sana,
    Thanks a lot for your inspiring words..We are glad that you loved this recipe..Please keep checking the site..we will surely post more recipes that you will like…

  • Yummy team..

    I have also tried this snack recipe and it was soo tasty. we all loved it…thank You and keep up the good work..

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