How to make Jain Frankie - Popular street food made specially for Jains without onions or potatoes.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Bread slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jain Frankie Recipe Card

Jain Frankie

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jain Frankie Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Bread slices 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Cabbage finely chopped 1/2 small

  • Raw bananas boiled, peeled and mashed 2

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Frankie masala 1 tablespo

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Take refined flour in a bowl. Cut bread slices and add in the bowl alongwith salt. Mix well and knead a semi-soft dough using sufficient water. set aside for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 3

Add green chillies and curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 4

Add cabbage and raw banana and mix well.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder, salt, castor sugar, frankie masala and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 6

Divide dough into equal portions and roll into medium size round rotis.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 8

Prick the rotis with a fork and deep-fry in hot oil for 10 seconds.

Step 9

Add 1 tablespoon chopped coriander in the cooked masala and mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions shaped into oval patties.

Step 10

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place a frankie base on it and cook on both sides. Place a pattie on it and fold it. Prepare remaining frankies in a similar way.

Step 11

Serve hot.

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