November 16, 2012

Kothu Roti - Egg Kothu Chapathi Recipe - Quick Indian Snacks

Kothu chapathi is my answer to a kothu parotta craving on a boring Saturday evening when you don't feel like going anywhere near a stove, let alone cook up something. While you do need to go near a stove and even use it for about 10 minutes to make this kothu roti, it's well worth your time.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
Most kothu roti recipes I have seen have a mix of vegetables or use a list of spices which I am sure add to the flavour and taste of the dish but I wanted a quick snack using what I had in hand and this simple kothu chapathi recipe hit the spot.

There are many variations to this but I doubt if you will see a simpler kothu roti recipe anywhere!

So, are you ready to make some piping hot kothu roti that gets done in 10 mins?

Kothu Roti-Egg Kothu Chapathi Recipe

Preparation time: 3 minutes
Cooking time: 7 minutes
Serves 2-4

Ingredients for Kothu Roti:
6 roti / chapathi
1 arge onion, sliced thin
4-6 dried red chillies
2 eggs
1 tsp of minced garlic
A few curry leaves
1 tbsp of oil
Salt to taste

How to Make Kothu Roti (Kothi Chapathi):

0. Stack the rotis and cut into half. Cut each half into quarters and then chop those into thin long strips. You can cut them up further into smaller pieces, it's up to you.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
1. Heat oil in a pan and add the sliced onions.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
2. When it begins to brown (about 2 mins), add the red chillies torn into halves, curry leaves, and minced garlic. Fry for another 3 mins.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
3. Break and add the 2 eggs.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
4. Gently scramble without breaking the egg pieces too small. Cook for about 3o seconds until the eggs are cooked yet soft. Add salt and mix well.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
5. Add the rot / chapathi strips to this.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe
6. Mix well and cook for another 1-2 mins until the rotis are heated through and the mixture looks combined and happy.
Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe

That's it! Eat piping hot with a fork with a cup of tea or coffee.

Easy Kothu Roti-Kothu Chapati Recipe

Cooking with leftovers is so much fun especially when boring rotis / chapatis turn into something so delicious!

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  1. i use to do this wthout egg ! infact i add tomato !

  2. Wonderful recipe..and very appetizing pictures...the Kadai you have used here got my that hard-anodised one? May i know its brand?

    1. hello madhumathi, yes it's an anodised kadai. it's by hawkins and comes as a set. there's this kadai, a chapati/dosa pan and a cooking pot. altogether i think it costs around 2000rs

  3. You r a superstar :-) keep posting such recipes.

  4. wow..this looks soooo yummy...i wud try this today ..

  5. Drooling here :-) Super pics as always

  6. Good One Nags.. Smart idea.. WIll try and let you know!

  7. I make this everytime I crave for ...looks very appetising

  8. nice....thnks for the detailed steps.


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