Mar 11, 2011

Chilli Paratha

Spicy Chilli Paratha
In Nagercoil there is a Hotel called Arya Bhavan,it is a Vegetarian Hotel..And they serve a Wonderful Chilli Paratha.I always order that dish when I go to that Hotel.I have tried to make that dish a couple of times but it didn workout well,but Later I found the Secret of that recipe through a show that I watched in TV.The Thing is,they deep fry the paratha dipped in a batter of maida and other spices.When I made this first time,I was amazed,it tasted like that Arya Bhavan Chilli Paratha.So please try it and please leave comments.


Paratha-5 chopped into squares(For Recipe check out this link)
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.


Mix ingrediants given for batter with water...Dip the chopped paratha pieces in this and fry till golden
Crackle fennel and cinnamon in oil...Add in onions and tomatoes and mix well...

Add some poppy seeds to the mixture and make it into a paste

Now in a kadai crackle some fennel seeds....

Add in onions and capsicum to this...

Add some ginger garlic paste

Add in tomatoes

and your spice powders

Pour in the blended paste

and a touch of Tomato Ketchup(This is the secret ingrediant)...

add in the fried paratha...

Mix well...



  1. It was good. but measurement for masala is littlebit more for the given parata(5).I add yogurt (1cup) to matchup the spices.

  2. Awesome dish thanks for sharing~

  3. Oh man, the deep-fried parathas in chili paratha recipe is terrific, awesome work by you...drool worthy dish.

  4. Love your blog.. all of your posts are with brief and clear, especially this paratha looks yummy and mouthwatering.

  5. Hi ! Stumbled on your blog by accident . Whoa ! Great blog , Great Pics nd gud Presentation...Found it really interesting . Copied down my Favourite KFC nd Chilly Paratha . Thanx a ton . Take care too much of spicy food is not gud for our system . Carry on with Ur gud work nd keep giving us fantastic recipes . CIAO .

  6. Hi ... I love chilli parathas lot ... Loved it in your blog ... :)
    Thanks for sharing the same ...

  7. what a colour arrthi, its look sooooo good.mouth watering.

  8. Hi...
    Got to look into the yummy chilli parotta receipe...
    Wanna make that and fill my tummy...
    Made it... Was so wonderful... Came out very well except one... While grinding the mixture the kasa kasa was not ground it stood in as such... What shall we do...

  9. @Sri

    Just soak poppy seeds in warm water and then grind it


  10. Thanks for sharing this recipe. I look forward to trying it out...
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  11. Your recepies are awesome mam.keep inspiring best regards


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