How to make Smoky Paneer Wrap - Paneer wrapped in rotis with a smoky flavour.

This recipe is from the book Paneer Book.

Main Ingredients : Cottage CHeese, Roomali Rotis (रूमाली रोटियाँ)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Smoky Paneer Wrap Recipe Card

Smoky Paneer Wrap

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Smoky Paneer Wrap Recipe

  • Cottage CHeese 300 grams

  • Roomali Rotis 4


Step 1

Combine vinegar and green chillies in a bowl. Heat oil in a pan; add garlic paste and ginger paste and sauté for half a minute. Add onion and continue to sauté for half a minute longer. Add capsicum, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, amchur, salt and paneer and sauté over medium heat for two minutes.

Step 2

Add bean sprouts and continue to sauté for another minute. Remove from heat and set aside. To obtain a smoky flavour, place a live charcoal in a bowl and place the bowl in the centre of the paneer mixture.

Step 3

Pour a tablespoon of hot ghee over the charcoal, cover immediately and leave for three to four minutes. Remove the bowl from the paneer mixture. To make the wraps, divide the paneer mixture into four equal portions.

Step 4

Place a lettuce leaf on a roomali roti. Spread a portion of paneer mixture over the roti and drizzle with half a teaspoon of chilli-vinegar. Roll up and wrap in aluminium foil and serve immediately.