December 04, 2012

Chilly Parotta

This is my hubby's favourite...


Paratha-5 chopped into squares
Onion-1 chopped
Tomato-1 small chopped
Capsicum-1 chopped
Green Chilli-2
Ginger Garlic paste-1 tblspn
Tomato Sauce-1 tblspn
Kashmiri red chilli powder-2tblspn
Garam Masala powder-1 tblspn
Saunf(sombu or perum cherakam-1 tsp
Oil-1 tblspn +for deep frying

For Masala:

Onion-2 large chopped
Tomato-3 Chopped
Saunf(sombu or perum cherakam)-1 tblspn
Cinnamon-2 pieces
Poppy Seeds(kasa kasa)-3 tblspn
Redchilli powder-1 tsp
Tumeric powder- ½ tsp
Salt to taste

For Batter:

Maida-1 cup
Red chilli powder-1 tblspn
Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for Garnishing
Spring Onion for Garnishing


Make a batter of the above ingredients with some water.Dip the chopped paratha in the batter and deep fry till golden brown.

In a kadai,add 1 tblspn of oil and crackle some saunf and cinnamon.Add in the Onion and Tomatoes and cook till translucent,Add in the redchilli powder,Tumeric powder and salt and cook for 1 min.Let it cool down and grind it into a smooth paste with some poppy seeds.

In a large kadai add oil and sprinkle some saunf ,later add in some Onions,Capsicum,Ginger Garlic paste and fry for 30 sec.

Add in the Tomatoes,Redchilli and Garam masala powder and cook for 2 min.

Add in the Masala along with some Tomato sauce and throw in the green chilli and combine well.

Season the whole thing with some salt.Now add in the fried Paratha and mix every thing together and let it cook for 1 min.

Garnish with Coriander leaves and Spring onion,Serve hot with a Squeeze of a little Lemon Juice.

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