Dum Parotta

by Nazreen Ebthisam
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Dum Parotta | Chatti Parotta | Clay Pot Porotta Recipe

Dum Parotta is a flavorful and indulgent South Indian dish that originated in Kerala. It is a variation of the traditional parotta, where the dough is prepared with all-purpose flour (maida) and a combination of oil and ghee, resulting in a soft and layered flatbread.

The unique aspect of Dum Parotta lies in its cooking method. The parotta is cooked in a dum-style process, which involves slow cooking with even heat. Traditionally, the parotta is wrapped in a banana leaf or aluminum foil, allowing the flavors to infuse and the juices to be absorbed, resulting in a more flavorful and aromatic dish.

Dum Parotta is often served with a variety of meat gravies or curries, such as chicken, mutton, or beef. The parotta is torn into small pieces and mixed with the rich and flavorful gravy, creating a delicious combination of textures and tastes. The slow-cooked parotta absorbs the flavors of the gravy, making each bite a burst of savory goodness.

In addition to the meat-based options, there are also vegetarian versions of Dum Parotta, where the parotta is paired with vegetable curries or gravies. This makes it a versatile dish that can cater to different dietary preferences.

Dum Parotta is enjoyed as a main course dish and is often served in restaurants, street food stalls, and homes across South India. Its distinctive taste, soft texture, and aromatic flavors make it a favorite among food enthusiasts looking for a satisfying and flavorful meal.

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Dum Parotta

Serves: 3 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Rating: 4.6/5
( 8 voted )

Ingredients

  • Parotta - 6 nos
  • Chicken Fry - 6 pcs
  • Mutton Curry / Beef Curry - as needed
  • Boiled Eggs - 2
  • Fried Onion - one cup
  • Coriander Leaves - 3 tbsp (chopped)
  • Mint Leaves - 3 tbsp (chopped)

Instructions

  1. In a clay-pot, layer 3 parottas, pour enough mutton / beef gravy. Add chicken fry, sprinkle some coriander leaves, place the boiled eggs, sprinkle some fried onions on top and continue the process.
  2. Cover the clay-pot with banana leaf and dum cook for 10 minutes on low flame. Dum Parotta is ready. Serve hot.
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