How to make Kottu Roti - SK Khazana -

A popular Sri Lankan street food – roti strips cooked with a spicy chicken mixture

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour, Shredded roasted chicken

Cuisine : Sri Lankan

Course : Main Course Chicken

Kottu Roti - SK Khazana

Kottu Roti - SK Khazana Recipe Card


A rich source of protein chicken provides the body with all essential amino acids which varies based on the cut used. One of the world’s most popular food chicken also works as means to uplift sulky moods– that is probably why chicken soup is for the soul!

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kottu Roti - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Refined flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Shredded roasted chicken

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 teaspoon

  • Butter 2 teaspoons

  • Onion large, sliced 1

  • Leeks medium, thinly sliced 1/2

  • Carrot medium, cut into thin strips 1

  • Tomato puree 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • A pinch of turmeric powder

  • Curry powder 2 teaspoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Eggs 2

  • Ready-made gravy 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish

  • Lemon wedge to serve


Step 1

Take refined flour in a large bowl, add salt, 2 tsps oil and sufficient water, mix and knead into a soft dough.

Step 2

Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into balls. Immerse them in a bowl of oil for 5-6 hours.

Step 3

To make roti, place each dough ball on the worktop and spread the dough with your finger tips to form a thin sheet.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, place rotis on it, one at a time, and cook for a few seconds on each side. Stack the rotis one on top of the other, roll and thinly slice them. Cut the slices in half and set aside.

Step 5

Heat butter and remaining oil in a non-stick pan and let the butter melt. Add onion, leeks and carrot, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Add tomato puree and mix well. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, curry powder, crushed black peppercorns and salt and mix well.

Step 7

Make a well in the centre and break the eggs in it and mix well. Add chicken and gravy and mix well.

Step 8

Add the roti strips and mix well.

Step 9

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and lemon wedge and serve hot.

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