Dec 6, 2011

Chapati Noodles – For Left Over Chapati / Lunch Box Recipes

My system got totally sick yesterday and I couldn’t update anything.  It got fixed just now and I am ready with my post for today.

I made this recipe a while back and just now got time to post it. Many of you have been asking me to post recipe to put in lunchbox for kids and I can tell you this is perfect for that.This is a great recipe for leftover roti or chapati. I used my only carrot in this, but you could use any of your favorite vegetable like capsicum and cabbage. 

So here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures.


Chapati- 6 cut into thin strips
Onion- 1 large finelt sliced
Tomato-3 chopped finely
Carrot-1 cut into lengthwise
Green chilli-2
Soy Sauce-1 tblspn
Coriander Powder / Malli – 1 tblspn
Chilli Powder-1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi-1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves / Cilantro  for garnishing
Oil – 1 tblspn


Heat oil in a wok or kadai. Add onions and green chilli and fry for 3 mins.

Add carrots and cook for 5 mins till they are half cooked.

Add tomatoes..Cook this till it turn mushy, it will take around 5 mins.

Season with salt, Add all spice powders and mix well.

Add some soy sauce and mix well. Now add in cut up chapatti and mix well.

Garnish with cilantro and serve hot or put in lunch box.

Take all your ingredients
Slice your roti or chapati into thin strips

chop up your veggies

heat oil in a wok

add onions and green chillies
add in carrot

and saute for few minutes

add tomatoes and mix well

season with salt

add in spice powders

more spices

and mix well

add soy sauce in this

and mix well

add the chapati slices

and mix well

garnish with cilantro

and serve

it tasted awesome

I couldn't stop taking photos of this awesome here you go..


  1. best n delicious way 2 use left over chappathis

  2. best n delicious way 2 use left over chappathis

  3. yummy recipe and a nice idea to use the leftover chappathi too.

  4. Kids will love it..delicious and so healthy..

  5. Wow! This is so similar to my Kothu Chapati.....great chefs thinks alike:)
    Good one dear....looks delicious.

  6. It truly looks awesome and healthy. Perfect. besos.

  7. That looks perfect...seriously makes my mouth water. I make a similar type of dish and mix some scrambled eggs or grilled chicken etc.


  8. I do the same way too,my kids just love it..

  9. Oooh! Yummy! This looks so irresistible.

  10. My favorite one, love it a lot with raita!

  11. wonderful idea, i can finish off that platter in no time..

  12. nice looking chapati noodles....
    great way to use left over chapati

  13. Superb treat with left over chapathis..Nice recipe Aarthi.Thanks for sharing dear.

  14. Hello Aarthi ,

    first time on your blog . The noodles look yummy.

    Hope to see you drop by on my blog as well :)


  15. A great idea to use up the left over chappati dear..looks tempting and tasty

  16. cool idea Aarthi, trust you to make a stale recipe interesting

  17. Nice recipe and surely kids also will love this.Even i'm also planning to do this.

  18. wow..its my fav..looks tempting.

  19. This looks amazing. Lots of tempting pics too.

  20. Nice way to use leftover chappathi...looks absolutely yummy.

  21. Brilliant!!
    I too make this very often but without the Soya sauce, so that's not Indo-Chinese for sure....loved this recipe, dear.

  22. wow wat a coincidence ...i was planning to make something like this for dinner tonight....looks very delicious

  23. looks tempting. nice way to use leftover chapattis. Thanks for sharing.

  24. This is very similar to a popular street food in Sri Lanka called Koothu, where they stir fry strips of roti with chile, onions, etc. The vegetarian version they add grated is delicious, as I'm sure this is.

  25. Hi,

    I just came across your blog today, for the first time! And this recipe is really great!

  26. hi,
    yesterday I tried dis recipe it comes out well,i add capsicum and cabbage its give more taste.....

  27. Brilliant, ubhv made things so easy.i m a big follower of ur blogs.thanks a lot

  28. Brilliant, ubhv made things so easy.i m a big follower of ur blogs.thanks a lot

  29. Wow.easy to make and looks delicious.thnks for sharing


  30. Thanks for sharing this recipe. I look forward to trying it out...
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  31. Wow its very easy to make. Its a new style of serving a roti dish. My child will definitely like it as its mouth watering...


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