Paratta + Mutton Varattiyath

Ingredients for Paratta:

1. Wheat powder – 3 cups

    Salt – For taste

    Sugar – 1 big spoon

    Milk – 100 milli

2. Oil – As needed

How to prepare Paratta?

1. Mix together ingredients no: 1.

2. If needed add extra water and knead dough similar to chappatti.

3. Allow it to rest for two hours.

4. Make small balls from dough.

5. Spread a little oil on top and allow them to rest for a little more time.

6. Spread each ball very thin, and spread oil on both sides.

7. From one side, fold in zigzag manner to form layers.

8. Then make round shapes out of them (Similar to Kerala Parotta).

9. Now spread each one like a chappatti.

10. Heat tawa and spread a little oil.

11. Now cook each paratta. Flip both sides to cook well.

12. Take 4 or 5 parattas together and beat from either side to form layers.

13. Serve hot.

Ingredients for Mutton Varattiyath:

1. Mutton pieces – 200 gm

2. Coconut oil – 100 milli

3. Onions – 100 gm, chopped fine

    Ginger – ½ inch piece, chopped fine

    Garlic chopped fine – 1 teaspoon

    Green chillies – 5, end split

    Shallots – 15, chopped fine

    Curry leaves – 1 stalk

4. Tomato – 2, chopped fine

5. Coriander powder – 2 small spoons

    Chilli powder – 1 small spoon

    Kashmiri powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Garam masala powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Pepper crushed – 1/2 small spoon

6. Salt – For taste

7. Coconut milk – 1 cup

8. Mustard – 1/2 small spoon

    Red chillies – 3

    Curry leaves – 3 stalks

    Cashews broken – 2 small spoons

How to prepare Mutton Varattiyath?

1. Cut mutton to small pieces.

2. Heat oil in a pan and sauté ingredients no: 3.

3. When it turns light brown colour, add tomatoes.

4. Mix well and add ingredients no: 5.

5. Sauté till masala flavour changes and a thin layer of oil appears on the surface.

6. Add mutton pieces and salt and cook in low flame.

7. When mutton is well cooked, add coconut milk and take off from flame.

8. Sauté ingredients no: 8 in a little oil and pour to your mutton.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine July 1-14, 2015

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