Masala kothu porotta

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Spicy and flavoursome kothu porotta is a popular street food that is loved by the porotta lovers in Kerala. Check out the fairly simple recipe of masala kothuporotta.


3 porotta

2 onions (finely chopped)

1 tomato (diced)

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

½ capsicum or 2 green chillies

4 bunches curry leaves

1 tsp chilli powder

½ tsp black pepper powder

½ tsp garam masala

½ cup chicken curry gravy

2 -3 pieces of chicken from the curry (shred it and add it in the gravy; if you do not have chicken curry you could melt a few chicken stock cubes in ½ glass water and use it)

3 eggs

Salt as required

Oil as required


Tear the porotta into small pieces and keep it aside

Heat oil in a wok and half sauté the onions

Add the ginger-garlic paste, capsicum, curry leaves, and tomato

Sauté until they are half cooked

Now add the chilli powder, black pepper powder and garam masala

Sauté until the raw smell of the powders is gone

Add salt as required and mix well

Into it add the porotta pieces

Mix well for 3-4 minutes on medium flame

Add the chicken gravy with the chicken pieces in it

Give everything a good mix

Cook for 4-5 minutes with the lid on

Tastes best when served hot.