Monday, 12 December 2011

Vegetable Roti



In Sri Lanka, we have popular appetizers or snacks which commonly call as ‘short eats’. I am not very sure they were prepared at home as it is very easy to buy.

Anyway this vegetable roti is a popular Short eat in Sri Lanka & they were prepared using Godamba roti.(Paratha).
If you are not sure how to cook Godamba roti - Check here on how to make paratha/godamba roti
or check this Roti Canai recipe with step by step pictures which is similar to Godamba roti.

As I have frozen paratha, this is a easy snack at my home most of the time.


Here is the recipe:
Ingredients (For 5 Vegetable roti)

5 uncooked Godamba roti / (paratha)
1 boiled potato-mashed
A handful of sliced spring onion or leeks (I used spring onion)
Sliced mixed vegetables of your choice (Carrot, cabbage etc)
Few curry leaves sliced
Onion sliced
1 tsp Chili powder
Salt & pepper to taste
1-2 tbs oil

Method
To prepare the filling,
Heat oil in a pan, once oil is hot; add mashed potato together with other vegetables. Mix & add chili powder, salt & pepper to taste.
Cook the mix well & switch off from the flame.


Take one paratha, scoop a portion of the mixture on it.(Check here on how to make paratha/godamba roti) 

However I used store bought 'Frozen Paratha',let it thaw before  wrapping, if you use frozen paratha.

Wrap it as shown below into square shape.


 Heat a flat pan & cook wrapped vegetable roti, turning both sides & also sides.

Serve hot. It is tasty alone or with some tomato sauce.















13 comments:

  1. Hey Amy, thks for sharing this recipe! The skin looks like something we have here in S'pore called Prata.

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  2. Omg, makes me hungry..super inviting rotis.

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  3. really inviting make me tempting to eat it

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  4. wow this so gud ....wonderful idea

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  5. This is yummy! Can I have one please?

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  6. super delicious rotis, looks yummy..

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  7. Amy these look so delicious and fun!

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  8. Thanks friends,this is a common 'short eat' from Sri Lanka.
    @Blackswan; yes,this is 'Prata',but we call it 'paratha',and what I have used is frozen prata which we can easily buy in S'pore....:)

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  9. This is a new way of using the frozen paratha for me..will try this one out soon. looks like a delicious snack.

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  10. hi amy, i like this recipe, cos of the curry added to it and make it taste savory and yummy..

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  11. Nice way of using frozen paratha Amy. My kids love the flaky parathas. Thx for linking to the event. Could you also add a link to the event announcement. Thx.

    Vardhini
    Event: Sinful Delights
    Event: Stuffed Paratha

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