The piping hot Kothu Roti, a Sri Lankan street-side snack best described as sautéed shredded rotis with vegetables, masala, and eggs. It’s hot, spicy, filling, and pairs well with a beer.
What You Need:
– 3 to 4 stale rotis
– 1/2 cup julienned carrots
– 1/2 cup shredded cabbage
– 2 eggs (You can also use paneer instead)
– 1/2 onion sliced
– 1 tomato chopped
– 3 teaspoons chopped garlic
– 2 teaspoons chopped ginger
– 2 teaspoons chopped green chilli
– 1 teaspoon chilli powder
– 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
– 1 teaspoon coriander powder
– 1 teaspoon cumin powder
– Salt to taste
– Coriander, lime wedges, and crushed peanuts, to garnish
What to Do With It :
– Shred the rotis into ribbons.
– Now heat some oil in a pan and throw in the onions, ginger, garlic, and chillies. SautÃ© until fragrant and add the chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and cumin powder.
– Once the spices cook through, add tomatoes and cook until they are softened. Now add the eggs (or the paneer if youâ€™re a brain-dead buffoon).
– Now throw in the rotis and toss, while smashing them to bits with the edge of a spatula.
– Shovel into bowls, garnish with coriander, peanuts, and a wedge of lime and prepare to get caught out on a googly of flavours.