Paneer Kathi Rolls will be a family favorite recipe that will be popular with your kids. Make this for lunch or for your kids lunch box, you will enjoy it. Also known as Paneer wraps | frankie by street food vendors. Paneer marinated with yogurt, spices, ginger and garlic, cooked till golden. Load your Frankie with onions, tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers and you are in for a treat. Learn how to make the best paneer wrap with step by step pictures.
Paneer Wrap Recipe
Healthy and filling paneer cheese wraps made using roti, paneer and cheese. These make yummy breakfast, lunch or dinner.
I was thinking so hard yesterday for dinner ideas. Sometimes it happens, your head go blank and you will be looking for inspiration. I know I had a packet of paneer, so I am sure that it is going to be something using that. Hubby told me to make roti and paneer curry. But I was quite bored to make the same thing again and again. So I decided to use the both and create a new dish.
About Paneer Kathi Rolls (Frankie)
A wrap is a snack dish similar to a roll which has any cooked protein, veggies and sauce of your choice.
Paneer Wrap is made with wheat tortilla, some grilled spicy paneer, some crunchy veggies. They are so healthy, you can put them in your kids lunch boxes or make it for parties. Paneer cheese wrap or roll have stuffing of paneer which is grilled in spicy masala.
Is Paneer Wrap Same as Kathi Rolls or Frankie
Paneer kathi rolls also called as frankie by street food vendors. Kathi rolls are so easy to make and so tasty to eat. This recipe is entirely vegetarian. Usually kathi rolls has eggs poured over the roti when it is cooked.
You can even add cheese over the paneer, roll it and just heat it on tawa till the cheese melts. Paneer kathi rolls can be filled with paneer tikka and salads on top. You can add an egg over the roti when frying it just like this veg kathi rolls.
Paneer Kathi Roll Ingredients
Cottage cheese or paneer makes a great vegetarian alternative for wraps and rolls. It is made with milk. Paneer absorbs the spices and yogurt which you marinade it with. Grilling the paneer adds a smoky flavor to it.
Tortilla | Chapati
Tortilla is a whole wheat flour flatbread or plain flour bread that is'nt leavened. It is light and airy, and its great with veggies, lentils, or meat dishes.
Yogurt or curd tenderises the meat or paneer you add and gives a hint of tang to the dish.
Fillings | Toppings
Fresh vegetables like sliced onions, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, bell peppers can be used in wraps which adds a crunch.
How to wrap a paneer frankie
When assembling. Take a tortilla and place it on the board. Spread few dashes of ketchup over the tortilla to make it moist. Now place few pieces of grilled paneer over it. Top this with thinly sliced onions, lettuce, tomatoes and bell peppers.
Fold the tortilla from both sides and roll them tight and wrap them in foil or parchment paper.
You can serve it hot or at room temp.
How to Make Paneer Kathi Roll (Stepwise Pictures)
1)Take yogurt in a bowl.
2)Add in ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, salt.
3)Add in lemon juice.
4)Drizzle in some oil.
5)Mix well. Marination done.
6)Add in paneer pieces in the marination.
7)Coat it well in the yogurt spice mix. You can marinate it for 10 mins or overnight.
8)Heat a grill pan. You can use nonstick or cast iron. Grease the grill pan lightly with oil using a pastry brush. Place the paneer pieces on it and cook on low medium heat till cooked. You can use a regular frying pan instead of frying pan.
9)Flip the paneer and cook till grilled.
10)Remove the grilled paneer in a bowl and set aside.
Wrapping Paneer Frankie
11)Take a whole wheat tortilla, roti or chapati.
12)Spread the tortilla with some tomato ketchup. You can spread some mayonnaise and mustard sauce too. If you want it to be more healthy, spread some hummus.
13)Place grilled paneer on top.
14)Place in sliced onions.
15)Spread shredded lettuce.
16)Sprinkle some sliced tomatoes.
17)Add in sliced bell peppers.
18)Wrap the paneer roll.
More Wraps to Try
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Paneer Kathi Rolls | Paneer Frankie | Paneer Wrap Recipe
- 4 Tortilla you can use roti or chapati
- 4 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
- 1 Onions sliced thinly
- 2 cups Lettuce shredded
- 1 Tomato sliced thinly
- 1 Bell Pepper sliced thinly
- Take curd, chilli powder, salt, ginger garlic paste, oil in a bowl and mix well. Add the paneer pieces in this and let this marinate for 30 mins.
- Heat a grill pan to high heat and grill these paneer pieces for few mins on both sides till they are nicely grilled and gets charred marks on it.
- Now time to assemble. Take a tortilla and place it on the board. Spread few dashes of ketchup over the tortilla to make it moist. Now Place few pieces of grilled paneer over it. Top this with thinly sliced onions, lettuce, tomatoes and bell peppers.
- Now roll them from both sides and wrap them in foil.
- You can serve it hot or at room temp.
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