Dry Veg Kothu Paratha




This is a simple homemade dry veg kothu recipe.

Step 1: Ingredients

- 1 medium onion, chopped

- 1 carrot, chopped

- 1 c frozen beans

- 1 c frozen peas

- 4 parathas, readymade or homemade

- ½ chilli, chopped

- Small piece of ginger, thinly cut

- ½ t turmeric

- 1 ½ t garam masala

- 1 ½ t coriander powder

- 1 t cumin powder

- 1 t chilli powder

- Salt to taste

- 2 t oil

- Water

- Lemon slice

- Yogurt

Step 2: Prepare Parathas

Make the ready made or homemade parathas, and tear it up into small pieces.


- To make homemade parathas, add into a bowl plain flour, salt, oil and required luke warm water and mix to get a dough consistency. Let the dough rest for 2 hours. Then get small lime sized dough and roll out into thin circles. Then heat and lightly grease a flat pan and toss these rolled parathas on it, and remove it once both sides have brown dots on it and is cooked.


Step 3: Prepare Vegetables

In a microwave safe bowl add the chopped carrot, frozen beans and peas and a little bit of water and boil for 8 mins or well boiled but not mushy.

Step 4:

Place a saucepan on the stove top over medium heat, and add the oil, and let it get slightly hot.

Step 5:

Next add in the chilli and ginger and saute for 30 seconds.

Step 6:

Next, add the chopped onion to the saucepan and saute until lightly pale (2 mins).

Step 7:

Slowly add all the spices, turmeric, garam masala powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and salt and stir.

Step 8:

Add the boiled vegetables into the sauce pan.

Step 9:

Stir all together and add a little bit of water and saute for 3 mins.

Step 10:

Next add the torn parathas into the vegetable mix and stir all together.

Step 11:

Let all the ingredients combine and let it remain over the heat for a further 2 mins, stirring occasionally.

Step 12:

Take it from the heat and transfer to a plate, serve with onion raita or plain yogurt, with a slice of lemon.


- To make the onion raita, just chop onions and add salt to it, let it rest for a few minutes then squeeze out the excess water from the onion, then add yogurt to the salted onion before serving.



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