Mar 3, 2012

Vegetable Kothu Parota (Paratha) – Recipes using leftover Paratha / Lunch Box Ideas

Kothu Parota is a common and famous recipe found in all street foods stalls and also in big restaurant..To be frank it is a must have menu in all menu cards here…It is one of my favorite one too..The cool thing about this is you can do it in anyway you like..You can add chicken, fish, mutton or anything to make this..It is a super flexible recipe..

This is a recipe that uses leftover paratha and turn it into a awesome recipe..I have a version of egg kothu parota in my blog, check it out here..And also if you want the recipe for parota, you can check it here..

I hope you like it and let me know what you think..


Paratha / Parota – 3 chopped (Check recipe here)
Onion- 1 chopped finely
Capsicum( I used red, green and yellow) – 1 cup
Peas – ½ cup( I used frozen)
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu -1 tblspn
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder /malli podi – 1 tblspn
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
Tomato Ketchup – 1 tblspn or to taste
Soy Sauce – 1 tsp or to taste
Salt to taste
Oil – 1 tblspn
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Heat oil in a kadai. Add fennel seeds and allow them to pop.

Add onions, capsicum and mix well..Cook them for 2 mins.

Add salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix well.

Add frozen peas and toss well. Cook for 2 mins.

Add tomato ketchup, soya sauce and mix well. Add in parota and mix well.

Once everything is mixed, take a sharp edge steel cup and pree it against the parota to make them smaller and this process is actually the kothu part.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Take all your ingrediants
Prep them
add fennel seeds to oil
and capsicums
add salt
chilli and coriander powder
add garam masala powder
and mix well
add peas
and toss well
add ketchup
soy sauce
and mix well
add paratha
and toss well
take a sharp edge cup
and start to chop the paratha
you will get small pieces of kothu parota now

Check out my Egg Kothu Parota Recipe and Homemade parota ...Click on the image for the recipe..

Homemade Parota
Egg Kothu Parota


  1. perfect way to use leftover

  2. Great idea by using leftover paratha.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. I've never had this before but from your step by step photos it looks quite easy to prepare. I love the ingredients and I'm sure it smells amazing while it's cooking. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  4. I never knew to chop the Paranthas with glass, new to me. I loved it when made at home

    UK Rasoi

    Ongoing Event '' For U - Mum

  5. wat a innovative idea.looks great..

  6. my favorite, looks very tempting arthi :)

  7. Awesome, nice idea using the cup to break the pieces..

  8. Nice recipe and new to me dear.

  9. Vegetable kottu paratha looks yummy.

    Cuisine Delights
    My First Event - "COLOURFUL HOLI".

  10. Its my fav...looks yummy, perfect like in shops

  11. New to me. looks like something that i need to try out.


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