Make Your Outdoor Classics at Home – Atta Kottu

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Sri Lanka’s popular outdoor classic, Kottu takes a healthy twist in your home kitchen. This unique preparation of Atta Kottu is ideal for an outdoor family picnic or even to be packed up for a good old road trip with friends, leaving them longing for more. While the dish can be prepared to suit any preference (from chicken to egg), 7 Star Chakki Atta Flour cooks up your chopped, mixed and mashed favourite for vegetarians.

Ingredients

For the Chapati:

  • 7 Star Chakki Atta Flour -1 cup
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Oil – ¼ teaspoon
  • Water

For Tempering:

  • Chopped onion – ½ cup
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped tomato – ½ cup
  • Salt
  • Fennel powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Oil – 3 tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
  • Garam masala – ½ teaspoon
  • Chilli powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander leaves for topping

Method

  • Make the chapati dough by mixing 7 Star Chakki Atta Flour, salt and water in a bowl.
  • Break the dough into separate balls and roll them in the shape of chapatis.
  • Place a pan on the heat, add oil and cook the chapatis. Cut them into bite-size pieces.
  • On a separate pan, add oil, fennel seeds, curry leaves and onions. Cook until the onions are soft and add the ginger garlic paste. Fry for one minute and add tomatoes, salt, chilli powder and garam masala. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the bite-size chapatis to the mixture with 2 tablespoons of water and mix well. Cover it with a lid and let it cook for 2 minutes.

Your Atta Kottu is ready to be served, but first, top it with some freshly chopped coriander leaves to serve it with your favourite curry.

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