Kothu roti is a popular Tamil dish traditionally made with diced stir-fried roti, scrambled egg, onions, chilies, spices and vegetables or meat like mutton or chicken. It's a beloved dish loved by many across Toronto due to it being a flavourful spicy meal. Lately, restaurants in Toronto have found ways to make unique types of kothu roti different from traditional styles. Some have mixed kothu roti with chili chicken or even butter chicken! They also offer vegan options using soy meat. This versatile dish is easy to find at any Tamil restaurant for takeout, usually under $10.
Here are some of the best spots in Toronto to find kothu roti.