The flavours, aromas, and spices of Indian cuisine are well-known. But when it comes to indulging in those flavours, we possibly cannot do that without our beloved Indian breads! Whether you like the plain chapati, paratha, naan, or any flatbread, the varieties are endless. In fact, each regional cuisine has its own distinct breads that are always present on the traditional thali. Take, for instance, the South Indian famous parotta! The Kerala Parotta is a distinctive flatbread with flaky, crispy layers. Due to the use of maida and oodles of ghee, it is light in colour and has a deliciously chewy texture. So, if just reading about this delicacy makes you hungry for some, here we bring you a recipe of chicken kizhi parotta that you must try!
As the name suggests, this parotta is filled with chicken. But that's not only it; this variety of parotta is made in a banana leaf. Kizhi in Tamil and Malayalam literally means to 'tear.' So, with this, you can certainly imagine the texture of this delicious parotta! Since this parotta is tied and prepared in a banana leaf, the parotta soaks the flavour of chicken, making it even more irresistible to have! You can make this yummy parotta at home and impress your family with your cooking skills! Find the full recipe below:
Kizhi Parotta Recipe: Here's How To Make Kizhi Parotta
First, take the chicken pieces and marinate them in red chilli, turmeric powder, salt, lime and yoghurt. Then, till it marinates, prepare the curry for it. For the same, in a kadhai heat oil. Then add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli, coriander powder, garam masala and cook till the smell of raw onions goes away. Once done, put in the marinated chicken pieces. Adjust salt as per taste. Then take a banana leaf and place the parotta in the centre. Next add, the prepared chicken to it. Finally, close the banana leaf and tie it up.
Now in a pan, add some water, put the banana leaf in it and cook till the water evaporates. Then take it out and enjoy!
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Make this delicious delight, and let us know how you liked the taste of it!