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Vegetable Kothu Paratha/Parotta

Vegetable_Kothu_Paratha_Parotta_1Kothu Parotta is generally a common street food in Tamil Nadu. It is a non vegetarian food using egg and maida paratha/parotta as important ingredients.

Here I have prepared vegetarian Kothu Paratha/Parotta with more vegetables. I have used ready to use maida Parotta/Paratha to save time. This is a wholesome meal and can be carried in lunch box also. Pachadi/Raitha can be served as side dish to this.


  • Maida parotta/paratha – 3 no
  • French beans – 14 no
  • Carrot medium size – 1 no
  • Cabbage leaves medium size – 5 no
  • Palak leaves – 5 no
  • Green peas (frozen) – half cup
  • Sweet corn (frozen) – half cup
  • Onion – 1 no
  • Tomato thick skinned – 1 no
  • Green chilli – 4 no
  • Coriander leaves – few strings
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Kashmirilal mirch (red chilli) powder – half teaspoon
  • Sugar – half teaspoon
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Cooking oil – 2 tablespoon

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  • Rinse frozen green peas and sweet corn in water; boil it in water for 5 minutes; then drain water and keep green peas/sweet corn.

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  • Chop parotta/paratha into as much fine pieces as possible; chop beans, carrot, palak leaves, cabbage, onion, green chilli, tomato, curry leaves, coriander leaves.

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  • Heat a flat non stick pan with oil; add chopped onion and fry in low flame for a minute; add chopped green chilli, curry leaves and fry for a minute.

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  • Add chopped beans and fry in low flame for few minutes; add chopped carrot and fry for a minute.

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  • Now add chopped cabbage and fry in low flame for a minute.

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  • Add Kashmirilal mirch powder, salt and fry in low flame for a minute.

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  • Add green peas and sweet corn; fry in low flame for few minutes.

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  • Add chopped tomato and fry in low flame for few minutes.

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  • Add chopped palak leaves and fry in low flame for a minute.

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  • Add chopped maida parotta/paratha; fry in low flame for few minutes.

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  • Add sugar and mix well; add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

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  • Now delicious Vegetable Kothu Paratha/Parotta is ready.




  • Non stick pan helps to prepare with less oil.
  • Type of vegetables can be changed to suit your choice.
  • As the dish gets cold, the parotta/paratha pieces in the dish is likely to become hard. It is better to serve it hot.

{ 5 comments… add one }

  • Priya August 18, 2011, 1:08 pm

    Colourful and filling kothu parotta,love the addition of veggies..

  • Reva August 18, 2011, 2:21 pm

    parotta looks yummy:) never had vegetable kothu but it looks absolutely delicious:)

  • mini August 29, 2011, 9:07 pm

    it so delicious and healthy food

  • harini January 27, 2013, 10:23 pm

    If I want to add egg when should I add it?

  • IraBraceloff August 20, 2013, 11:40 am

    Very tasty parotta with healthy ingredients. Loved it. Thank you..

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