Sri Lankan Mutton Kothu Roti – Recipe

Adam Lowe

Mutton Kothu Roti is a Sri Lankan recipe made from Godhaba roti mixed with vegetables, egg, meat and spices that can be made with any curry. The recipe comes courtesy of Kothu Kothu – winners at TravelSupermarket’s International Street Food Festival.


130g roti, cut into thin strips
100g mutton curry
40g red onion, cut into thin slices
50g spring greens, shredded into medium slices.
½ mild/hot red or green chilli, finely chopped
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 egg, scrambled
1 tsp fresh coconut, finely chopped
A few curry leaves
Salt to taste


Heat a little oil in a pan.
Add the cumin, onions, spring greens, chilli, curry leaves and a little salt.
Fry for a few minutes until the vegetables are cooked through and set aside.
Now add the roti and mutton curry to the same pan, mix together and heat through.
Then add the vegetables plus the scrambled egg to the roti and mutton curry, and mix everything together.
Finish off with a scattering of coconut pieces.

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You can find more street food recipes at Travel Supermarket.

About Adam Lowe

Adam Lowe is an award-winning author, editor and publisher from Leeds, now based in Manchester. He runs Dog Horn Publishing and is Director and Writing Coordinator for Young Enigma, a writer development programme for LGBT young people. He sometimes performs as Beyonce Holes.

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