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Malabar Parotta & Kurma - A Delightful Combo You Must Try

Malabar parotta, also known as Malabar paratha, is a popular Indian flatbread from the Malabar region of Kerala.

Shubhi Singh
Parotta is a special type of bread famous in Kerala.
Parotta is a special type of bread famous in Kerala.

Malabar Parotta is made with all-purpose flour, water, salt, and oil, and it is known for its flaky, layered texture. In this article, we will show you how to make delicious malabar parotta at home. The special parotta can be eaten with kurma.

Kurma is a delicious and hearty Indian dish that is perfect for any occasion. It is made with a variety of spices, vegetables, and proteins, making it a satisfying and flavorful meal.

Let’s have a look at the recipe for the dishes to enjoy flavorful winters!

Malabar Parotta Recipe

To make malabar parotta, you will need the following ingredients:

Here's how to make Malabar parotta:

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Add the oil and mix until the flour resembles breadcrumbs.

2. Slowly add the warm water and mix until the dough comes together. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes, or until it is smooth and elastic. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and set it aside to rest for at least 15 minutes.

3. Divide the dough into small balls, about the size of a golf ball. Roll each ball into a circle about 6 inches in diameter.

4. Heat a griddle or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Place one of the dough circles on the griddle and cook for about 30 seconds, or until it starts to puff up and brown.

5. Flip the parotta over and cook the other side for about 30 seconds. Brush the parotta with a little oil and cook for another 30 seconds, or until it is golden brown and crispy.

6. Repeat the process with the remaining dough balls. Serve the parottas hot with your favorite curry or chutney.

To make the perfect malabar parotta, it's important to use all-purpose flour and knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic. It's also important to cook the parotta on a hot griddle or frying pan and to brush it with a little oil to help it brown and become crispy. With these simple tips, you can easily make delicious malabar parotta at home.

Kurma recipe

To make kurma, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup of boiled and cubed vegetables (such as potatoes, carrots, green peas, and green beans)

  • 1 cup of cooked protein (such as chicken, lamb, or paneer)

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon of ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds

  • 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon of garam masala

  • 1 teaspoon of salt

  • 1 cup of water

  • 2 tablespoons of oil

To make the kurma, follow these steps:

1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

2. Add the cumin seeds and coriander seeds and fry for 10 seconds until fragrant.

3. Add the onions and fry until they are golden brown.

4. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for another minute.

5. Add the boiled vegetables and cooked protein to the pan and stir to combine.

6. Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt to the pan and stir to coat the vegetables and protein evenly.

7. Add the water to the pan and bring the mixture to a boil.

8. Reduce the heat to low and let the kurma simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the vegetables and protein are tender and the sauce has thickened.

9. Serve the kurma hot with rice or naan bread.

Making kurma is a simple and delicious way to enjoy a hearty and flavorful meal. With a few basic ingredients and a little bit of time, you can create a satisfying and satisfying meal that will be enjoyed by all.

Enjoy your winter!

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