Monday, June 27, 2011

Paneer Frankie / Veg Kathi Roll

When I was working in Hyderabad, I used to have frankies at a regular basis in my office cafeteria. I love them!!! . Now staying in US, I really miss this street food item. 




I taught why not try in our home, and made this yummy snack this weekend. I and my husband enjoyed them a lot!!!

Frankie’s or Kathi Rolls is Street food item from India. These looks like wraps and they can be filled with a variety of ingredients like vegetables, meat, chicken, eggs, potatoes or paneer. I made paneer franky and learnt this recipe from showmethecurry cooking site.

We can use any variety of chuntey as a spread for roti. I used green chutney, sliced the Frankie’s into cute pieces and wrapped them with silver foil / to hold properly. To make these quick we can use tortillas or regular left-over Chapatis instead of roti’s.

Source :  Showmethecurry.com

Ingredients:

For 5 Frankie’s

For Roti’s
All purpose flour -1 cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Salt - ½ tsp
Potato – 1 small boiled, peeled and mashed

For Filling
Paneer – 10oz/100grams mashed into small pieces
Potato – 2 small no boiled peeled and mashed
Green chillies – 2 no chopped
Chaat Powder – ½ tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Salt – ½ tsp
Oil – 2 tsps
Coriander powder – ½ tsp
Garam masala powder– ½ tsp




For Garnish
Onions – to taste fine sliced
Lemon juice – to taste
Coriander leaves – fine chopped
Green chutney – to taste

Preparation

  • Combine all purpose flour/maida, salt and mix.
  • Add 1 tsp of oil and rub it into the flour.
  • Add mashed potatoes and mix well.
  • Add little water at a time to form soft dough.
  • Knead for couple of minutes.
  • Drizzle a little oil over the dough, cover it and rest if for 15mins
  • Meanwhile prepare filling
  • In a bowl take paneer, mashed potatoes, chaat powder, chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix well and keep aside
  • Now in cooking vessel take oil heat it.
  • Add chopped green chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Now add above paneer, potato mixture and cook for 10 mins by stirring in between.

  • Take off from stove transfer into a bowl and let it cool.
  • Now to make rotis, divide the dough into 5 equal balls.
  • Like chapati’s take one ball flatten it, dust it with some all-purpose flour and make roti’s.
  • Place on the hot Tawa and allow it to cook on both sides till you see the dough color change and bubbles start to appear.
  • Lastly put the cooked rotis on high flame directly and allow it blow up (like pulaka) and keep aside.
  • Add chopped onions, coriander leaves and lemon juice to the above cooled paneer mixture and divide them into 5 parts.
  • Now assemble them to rolls take green chutney spread all over the roti and place the above divided paneer mixture on one side and roll the roti tightly to form a roll.
  • To serve wrap the lower part of the roll in a tissue or foil. 
Sending this to Let's Go Stuffed Series - LGSS hosted by Vastala, Let's Cook - Break Time Snacks hosted by Radhika, Kid's Delight hosted by Champa originally started by srivalli and Bookmarked Recipes hosted by Priya.





46 comments:

  1. yummy rolls..simply love to have that!!bookmarked dear,will surely try this out..

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  2. Oh yeah..Def Yummy Sravs.. This is also in my to do list..YUM YUM

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  3. wow..rolls looks so perfect and tempting , that I feel like grabbing it from the pic....yum yum

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  4. Fantastic rolls dear,luks so tempting...Pass me them:)

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  5. Tempting rolls dear...Can have the whole thing....bookmarked...

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  6. very yummyy... very tempting very reminded our good days at office ...
    www.rajafood.blogspot.com

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  7. Paneer kathi rolls looks perfect and delicious, love to try them.

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  8. Perfect rolls, loved the filling.

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  9. Yum Yum! Kathi rolls look super delicious..

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  10. Kathi rolls look so yummy with a tasty filling...

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  11. This is grand Sravs. Kids would love it.

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  12. Looks yummy !! I love Frankies too, and def wil bookmark this :) lovely snackbox item too :)

    Cheers
    Kalyani
    Event: One Pot Meals

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  13. Very nice rolls..I just love them..

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  14. Looks so delicious ..yummy rolls!

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  15. Love your rolls,, looks perfect and tempting..

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  16. Ok Am hungry now looking at them!! :)

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  17. They looks super delicious and inviting, feel like having some rite now..

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  18. Tempting rolls Sravs!! Loved the filling!!! Reminds me of the one I had in mumbai..Loved it :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  19. wow...another first class recipe...looks fab dear..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  20. I love kathi rolls..!! Urs looks so inviting and flavorful!!

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  21. OOh love the stuffing inside the rolls. Best one to pack for the lunch box

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  22. Lovely looking rolls, looks super filling.

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  23. Tempting rolls,love the stuffing inside,delicious

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  24. Bookmarked! Need I say more? Yes. Absolutely delicious. Never thought of this way of making franky. Thanks

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  25. Thanks Sravs for linking it to our bookmarked event. I am drooling over it. Technically dear, this doesn't qualify as you posted this recipe yesterday and for bookmarked every tuesday event, your recipe has to be posted on Tuesday.

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  26. I love these katti rolls. it used to b my fav. i am going to try this at home. am drooling here. bookmarking it rightaway.:-) am glad to follow your blog.

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  27. very new recipe to me .... looks very tempting delicious sravani .... with wonderful presentation ...

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  28. Tempting and yummy frankie:)

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  29. Simply superb. Nice to see that you have linked it to LGSS_Paneer. You have entered my name as Vatsi.....I'm confused about it. How come you wrote this name. Please reply me back.
    Show and Tell
    Event - LGSS_Paneer

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  30. oh...you made yummy paneer frankie...I am craving for this now. The recipe is just perfect!

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  31. I want now :)..looks so perfect and delicious..yumm!!

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  32. I am a big fan of Paneer Frankies,yours looks so perfect and yum.

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  33. I love these frankies. Best for lunch boxes :D

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  34. Wish I could get hold of one of your wraps now... looks too tempting!

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  35. wow.the roll looks absolutely delicious and tempting...I feel like grabbing one from the screen

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