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This is one interesting dish that we can make with leftover chappathi.. Its perfect for lunch box too. I am sure everyone gonna like this dish. Its spicy, tangy, crunchy vegetables what not ??? Yummm !!!! Give it a try...

Ingredients :

Left over chappathi - 4 to 5 ( make to small pieces)
Onion - 1 sliced
Carrot - 1/4 cup julienned
Potato - 1/2 cubed ( cook in microwave for 3 to 4 minutes)
Green peas - few
Tomato - 1 big chopped finely
Chilli powder - according to your spice level
Turmeric - little
Garam masala - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander for garnishing
Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp
Oil and salt

Seasoning :

Mustard - 2 tsp
Urad dhal - 2 tsp
Cummin seeds - 1 tsp
Saunf - 1 tsp

Method :

1. Heat oil in the pan. Add the mustard followed by urad dhal, cummin and saunf.
2. Add the onion and curry leaves till golden brown followed by carrot, Green peas and potato.
3. Once carrot and green peas is sauteed well add the tomato.
4. Fry until it is mashed and gets the saucy consistency.
5. Now add the turmeric, garam masala and chilli powder.
6. Add the chappathi pieces, Tomato ketchup and salt.
7. Saute well until everything is well blended and roasted.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
9. Serve with your favourite raita.

You can view my another leftover chappathi dish VEGETABLE CHAPPATHI NOODLES here.


Saute the chappathi well until it is roasted. So that it will not become soggy for your lunch box.

The same thing can be done with Toasted bread too.

Rekha shoban  – (January 18, 2010 at 11:57 PM)  

wonderful click...lovely and deliciou...i love this way to eat chapathi

chef and her kitchen  – (January 18, 2010 at 11:59 PM)  

Even I do this way sometimes my left over chapati's...but it is very rare that I have left over chapati's..he he

Nithya  – (January 19, 2010 at 12:16 AM)  

Sounds interesting. :) pretty similar to chilly parotta :)

Preety  – (January 19, 2010 at 1:13 AM)  

great way to use leftover chapati..very innovative recipe too

Jeyashris Kitchen  – (January 19, 2010 at 1:18 AM)  

quite interesting recipe.We make similar thing using bread.Ur version sounds yummy.
Excellent click.

Rohini  – (January 19, 2010 at 1:49 AM)  

Thats a great way to use up the left-over chapathis..Sounds similar to chilli parotta..!
Great clicks dear!

Oraphan  – (January 19, 2010 at 1:59 AM)  

Wow! This dish looks and sounds so delicious! What a beautiful presentation! I love all these great pics!

Shanthi Krishnakumar  – (January 19, 2010 at 2:36 AM)  

Awesome simple recipe and well presented

Latha  – (January 19, 2010 at 3:12 AM)  

Interesting recipe....reminds me of kotthu parotta :).

Raks  – (January 19, 2010 at 3:15 AM)  

Love the idea,my mami makes similar to this,will try next time!

kitchen queen  – (January 19, 2010 at 4:01 AM)  

lovely dish with leftover chappathis,looks yum.

gtyuk  – (January 19, 2010 at 4:14 AM)  

a delicious dish with left over chappati , why not? excellent idea! looks great with all veggies and spices!!!

Priya Suresh  – (January 19, 2010 at 4:24 AM)  

Neat way to finish the leftovers chappathis...sounds marvellous Nithya..

Finla  – (January 19, 2010 at 4:58 AM)  

Soicy delicous. serve this to me anytime of the day.

Rachana  – (January 19, 2010 at 5:56 AM)  

Even I use my left-over chapatis in a similar way:) your version sounds great too:)

Unknown  – (January 19, 2010 at 7:20 AM)  

Now this is real innovative,looks inviting...
Great clicks...

Saraswathy Balakrishnan  – (January 19, 2010 at 7:38 AM)  

A mouth watering dish from ur to mine with a excellent click as usual:)

Vrinda  – (January 19, 2010 at 7:56 AM)  

I make this for tea time,yummy upma...

Bergamot  – (January 19, 2010 at 8:03 AM)  

a great way to use left over chapati

lubnakarim06  – (January 19, 2010 at 9:24 AM)  

New way to recycle leftover chapati to me....looks yummy....

Padhu Sankar  – (January 19, 2010 at 9:37 AM)  

I rarely have left over chapatis.But for the purpose of trying this yummy dish I am going to prepare some extra chappatis one day

Pavithra Elangovan  – (January 19, 2010 at 9:43 AM)  

Me too Rarely have leftover chappathi.. to make this sometime I make extra chappathi because we all love this.

Dolly Sharma  – (January 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM)  

Dear Pavithra.Beautiful and inviting Clicks. My mom and MIL make this with leftover Phulka/Chappathi..I have never made like many others I rarely have left-overs..But now looking at ur awesome presentation, I'm going to have some left-over Chappathi's

Red Chillies  – (January 19, 2010 at 10:04 AM)  

Cool idea. Loved that first click Pavithra.

Pam  – (January 19, 2010 at 10:15 AM)  

I've never had chappathi but it looks and sounds delicious.

Renuka Bedre - Rao  – (January 19, 2010 at 11:10 AM)  

wonderful clicks! even i make this at home! this is my favorite bfast!

Anu  – (January 19, 2010 at 11:31 AM)  

Sounds interesting.. great way to use the left over chapati..

Parita  – (January 19, 2010 at 12:03 PM)  

My mom too makes this in similar way, grt way to use up the leftover rotis :)

Nisha  – (January 19, 2010 at 2:22 PM)  

thank you Pavitra for following thats a big encouragement. i love your recipes . i visit here often.

Padma  – (January 19, 2010 at 2:50 PM)  

Me too love to make this with leftover chapathi. Looks yumm feeling like having some Pavithra :)

Preethi Rajeev  – (January 19, 2010 at 2:51 PM)  

Very creative way to use left over chappathis. Nice dish, following u

Simplyfood  – (January 19, 2010 at 3:24 PM)  

Lovely easy dish and ideal way to use up leftovers.Very colourful too.

Simplyfood  – (January 19, 2010 at 3:24 PM)  

Lovely easy dish and ideal way to use up leftovers.Very colourful too.

Spice  – (January 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM)  

nice or I should say tempting click.....we call it roti ki subzi...

Anonymous –   – (January 19, 2010 at 4:16 PM)  

nice dish.

Anonymous –   – (January 19, 2010 at 4:35 PM)  

too much !great idea to sue leftovers and also an interesting way of using it too

SE  – (January 19, 2010 at 5:41 PM)  

nice snap....good use of leftover chapati

Khaugiri  – (January 19, 2010 at 8:33 PM)  

My favorite:) We call it as kuskara. Sometime I make extra chapatis to make kuskara!

Deepti  – (January 19, 2010 at 8:35 PM)  

I've been searching 4 this recipe...thanks 4 sharing...No need 2 waste leftover chappathis from now...

PJ  – (January 19, 2010 at 10:44 PM)  

This was my favorite breakfast as a kid :D we used to call it phodnichi poli in Marathi :) Nice click and a very nice recipe.

Sum Raj  – (January 20, 2010 at 1:13 AM)  

it is very useful and sounds great..

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Ash  – (January 20, 2010 at 5:46 AM)  

Loved that simple, everyday dealt... but still newly discovered prep.... That was simply brilliant... I was surprised to see this & so was my husband.... No wonder so many shared their love on this prep... Because its simplicity is its USP....


Raje  – (January 20, 2010 at 8:41 AM)  

Great way to use up left over chapathi Pavithra. Will try it next time.

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (January 20, 2010 at 8:59 AM)  

Even me too use leftover chappathi this way, but wont add veggies. Will try next time.

Priyameena  – (January 20, 2010 at 10:02 AM)  

Thats the good way to use the left over chappathi..Looks spicy and yummy

Namitha  – (January 20, 2010 at 10:33 AM)  

Perfect way to use up the leftover chappathis...Looks too good Pavi...:-)

Nithu Bala  – (January 20, 2010 at 10:35 AM)  

Hi Pavithra, am new to your space..happy to have found you..a very very cute to follow you..joining your blog now..I love this delicious sauteed chappathi..what a creative idea!

Gita Jaishankar  – (January 20, 2010 at 10:36 AM)  

What a delicious way to have leftover chapathis...looks spicy and tasty :)

radha  – (January 20, 2010 at 11:01 AM)  

Should try this sometime. But I like chapatis even if they are left over! Maybe with toasted bread. Great idea.

Anu Nandu  – (January 20, 2010 at 3:42 PM)  

This is Kothu Parota..similar! Looks great. I love to make this with the store bought maida parathas. What a fun way to eat!

Unknown  – (January 20, 2010 at 11:24 PM)  

Nice idea to empty leftover chapathis!

Sushma Mallya  – (January 20, 2010 at 11:38 PM)  

Best way to use leftover chapathi,but i havent tried this so far but looking at the pic and presentation i feel like making it now...looks really delicious and quiet a simple one for me to try as well

LifenSpice  – (January 21, 2010 at 5:16 AM)  

Lovely idea Pavithra..And great pics too!

Aparna  – (January 23, 2010 at 4:14 AM)  

wowww gud 1 dear....awesome presentation :)

Perspectivemedley  – (January 25, 2010 at 12:42 AM)  

Hi Pavithra., the sauted chapati looks great... absolutely tempting!!

Madhavi  – (March 31, 2010 at 11:21 PM)  

nice receipe

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