Roti Pulao Recipe


Why waste the left roti/paratha?

You can prepare a tasty dish by adding just a few ingredients to it. India is such a place where one can find a variety of dishes. You can always add a new dish to your breakfast. Today we are here with a new dish that you can prepare in a few minutes, and that too with the leftovers. Read the recipe for tasty roti pulao that will be a heavy breakfast for you.

About Roti Pulao

Roti Pulao recipe is a dish that can be prepared at home. This will help in avoiding the wastage of excess food that is leftover and you don’t have to think of overeating in case you fail to finish the food. This

One of these leftover recipes is “Kawe,” also known as “Namkeen Roti Pulao,” which is a staple in my mother’s house. Even though we also have a sweet version of it by the name of “Meethe Kawe,” I’ll only be writing about the namkeen/spicy one here.

However, if you are a devoted fan of this dish, you can occasionally transform leftover fresh Rotis into this form. Normally, we prepare a special seasoning for it by combining cumin (jeera), mustard seeds (rai), onion, potato, spices, water, and salt, and then cook the dried Rotis in that until they become soft and slightly mushy. No doubt you can make it even more interesting and tasty by adding Gobi ki sabji or any other vegetable.

Read the article below to know the recipe which has different names in different regions.

Method to Prepare Roti Pulao

If you have some leftover Rotis or paratha at home and don’t want to throw it or waste it,  then here is the method to prepare roti pulao.  This will not only avoid wastage of food but also give you something tasty to eat in your breakfast.

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Roti Pulao

Leftover rotis can be used in the best way by making a dish known as roti pulao. The dish is one of the tastiest food items to be served even to the guests.
Servings 2 people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 4 pcs. Roti
  • 1 medium-sized Onion
  • 2 medium-size Tomato
  • 2 pcs. Green Chilli
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic (chooped)
  • ½ tsp Jeera
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • ½ tsp Haldi powder
  • Salt (according to its taste)
  • ½ tsp. Chilli Powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala Powder


  • Firstly, take the leftover roti/paratha and cut it into small pieces. Then you can keep it aside.
  • Next, take some oil in a pan and heat it.
  • After that add some jeera, Green chillies, and chopped onion, to the heated oil.
  • The next step is to wait for a minute, till the onions turn golden, and then add chopped garlic and chopped tomato to it.
  • Once done with this, cook the mixture of vegetables for around 2 to 3 minutes.
  • After that add salt and other spices to the vegetable mixture and again let it cook for a few minutes.
  • Once it is properly cooked, then add rotis or paratha to it and mix it well.
  • Lastly, as the dish is completely cooked, then you can serve it hot with curd or sauce.


This is one of the easiest and most tasty breakfast items that can even be served to guests without hesitation. If you haven’t tried it yet, then this is the right time to make perfect use of leftovers.
Author: Dr. Deepti Joshi
Cost: 150 rs.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Roti Pulao

Hope you would love to eat the roti pulao.

Frequently Ask Questions:-

Q.) Can we make use of leftover parathas?

Yes, you can surely make use of the parathas that are left and make a yummy item that all will love.

Q.) Can I add matter to roti pulao?

For sure you can add it to your recipe and make it tastier.

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  1. 5 stars
    Thanks for sharing. I read many of your blog posts, cool, your blog is very good.

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