Egg Kothu Parota/ Mutta Parota/ Kothu Parotta

Egg kothu parota is a popular street food in Tamil Nadu. Here minced/ shredded parota is tossed with egg and spices to give a delicious recipe.  It is a perfect recipe for dinner. It can be eaten as a snack too.

Kothu Parota

  • Onions - 1 (chopped)
  • Tomato - 2 (chopped)
  • Green chillies - 2 (chopped)
  • Parota  -3 (shredded/chopped)
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Eggs -2
  • Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tbsp
  • Pepper Powder - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Curry leaves - 4 or 5 leaves
  • Mustard seeds (for seasoning)
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add curry leaves.
  2. Now add onions, green chillies and fry till the onions become translucent.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute well until the raw smell goes off.
  4. Add the tomatoes and saute well until the tomatoes are soft.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, pepper powder, salt and saute for a minute.
  6. Break the eggs and add it to the pan and mix well. When the egg is half cooked add the chopped parota and mix well. Adjust salt accordingly and saute well.
  7. If needed half cup of chicken gravy or salna can be added and mixed when adding the porata. This will enhance the taste. (This is optional)
  8. Saute until the eggs are completely cooked and blended with the parota.
  9. Turn off heat and serve hot with onion raita.