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Porotta is a popular flatbread dish from South India. It is made from maida , water, and oil. The dough is kneaded and flattened into thin sheets, which are then layered with oil and cooked on a hot griddle. Porotta is usually served with a variety of curries.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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all-purpose flour

2 cups


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

warm water

1/2 cup

Oil for frying



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Gradually add the warm water and knead the dough until it is soft and pliable.

Step 4:

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Step 5:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 6:

Roll each portion into a thin circle.

Step 7:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 8:

Place the rolled dough in the hot oil and fry until golden brown.

Step 9:

Remove from the pan and serve hot with your favorite accompaniment.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17592 users have chowed down on Porotta a whopping 31210 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Porotta like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Porotta, our users are head over heels in october, november, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Porotta is the food of choice for 15-18 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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