Paneer Frankie Recipe - Delicious frankies stuffed with paneer filling.

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) ( पनीर ) , Whole wheat flour (atta)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snack

Paneer Frankie

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, this product made from milk is quite common, especially in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Paneer Frankie

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) crumbled 150 grams

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 large

  • Tomato chopped 1 large

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder (optional) 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • To Serve

  • Green chutney 4 teaspoons

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Mix the whole-wheat flour and salt, add sufficient water and knead into a firm dough. Cover with a damp cloth and keep for about fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions, tomatoes, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and stir. Cook till everything blends well and the excess moisture has dried up.

Step 3

Add the paneer and lemon juice, mix and take it off the heat. Divide the filling into four equal portions and set aside. Divide the dough into four equal balls and roll out into thin rotis.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, place a roti on it, drizzle a little oil all around and cook till both the sides are evenly cooked.

Step 5

Spread a teaspoon of green chutney all over the roti. Place a portion of paneer mixture on one side.

Step 6

Sprinkle some onions and chaat masala over it and roll the roti. Similarly prepare the rest of the frankies.

Step 7

Wrap in aluminum foil and serve.

How to make Paneer Frankie

Step 1

Mix the whole-wheat flour and salt, add sufficient water and knead into a firm dough. Cover with a damp cloth and keep for about fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions, tomatoes, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and stir. Cook till everything blends well and the excess moisture has dried up.

Step 3

Add the paneer and lemon juice, mix and take it off the heat. Divide the filling into four equal portions and set aside. Divide the dough into four equal balls and roll out into thin rotis.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, place a roti on it, drizzle a little oil all around and cook till both the sides are evenly cooked.

Step 5

Spread a teaspoon of green chutney all over the roti. Place a portion of paneer mixture on one side.

Step 6

Sprinkle some onions and chaat masala over it and roll the roti. Similarly prepare the rest of the frankies.

Step 7

Wrap in aluminum foil and serve.

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