How to make Kathi Roll - Spicy chicken cubes rolled in maida rotis smeared with green chutney

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Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters

Kathi Roll

The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

For more recipes related to Kathi Roll checkout Khasta Kachori, Chicken Kathi Roll, Vegetable Momos, Eggless Sponge Cake . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Chane Ke Chops, Moong ke Pakode, Cheesy sandwich , Instant Brown Bread Dahi Vada.

Kathi Roll Recipe Card

Kathi Roll

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kathi Roll Recipe

  • Refined Flour 4-6

  • Boneless Chicken 300 grams

  • Ginger paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Carrot cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Green chutney 4-6 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix ginger paste, garlic paste and salt and marinate chicken cubes in it for an hour preferably in the refrigerator. Heat oil in a pan and sauté chicken cubes till done.

Step 2

Add roasted cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, chaat masala and salt. Mix sliced onions and carrot strips.

Step 3

To make kathi rolls, put one teaspoon of oil on a tawa and lightly heat the rotis. Smear each roti with one tablespoon of green chutney, place six to eight pieces of cooked chicken and sprinkle with remaining green chillies and coriander leaves.

Step 4

Spread a spoonful of onion and carrot mixture on the roti and sprinkle salt.

Step 5

Roll the roti tightly over the stuffing and serve.

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