Kuchkara (Fried roti) | Kurkuri & Tasty Dish By DeetsForYou: Kuchkara is a very famous Marathi dish for breakfast made by leftover chapatis. This is a popular breakfast dish among Maharashtrians.
This is a nutritious way to use up leftover roti. The addition of vegetables makes it even healthier. It’s also delicious lunch or late snack.
Kuchkara | Kurkuri & Tasty Dish By DeetsForYou
How To Proceed
- Chapati or Roti: 4
- Onion or pyaaj: 1
- Oil or tel: 2 tsp
- Asafoetida or hing: 1 pinch
- Mustard seeds or Raai: ½ tsp
- Red chilli powder or Lal Mirch powder: ½ tsp
- Turmeric powder or Haldi: ¼ tsp
- Salt or Namak: as per taste
- Sugar or Shakkar: ½ tsp
- Lemon or Nimbu: 1
- Green chilli: 1
- Coriander or Dhania Patta
- First, grind the chapatis in small pieces.
- Then heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds to it.
- Let Mustard seeds crackle then add asafoetida and chopped onions to it.
- Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and grinded chapatis to it. Mix well all the ingredients.
- Then add salt and sugar to it mix it well, keep a lid over it and let it cook for 5 minutes.
- Squeeze the lemon, add the lemon juice to it
- Garnish it with fresh coriander.
- You can have a topping of namkeen bhujia.
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