How to make Jain Veg Frankie -

Few people can resist a Frankie – and this one deserves to be devoured in seconds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Jain Veg Frankie

Jain Veg Frankie Recipe Card


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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Veg Frankie Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) ½ cup

  • Yogurt ¼ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to knead the dough + 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Green capsicum chopped ¼ cup

  • Yellow capsicum chopped ¼ cup

  • Red capsicum chopped ¼ cup

  • Babycorns chopped 5-6

  • Purple cabbage chopped ¼ cup

  • Cabbage chopped ¼ cup

  • Raw banana boiled and chopped 1 medium

  • Dried oregano 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) chopped ¼ cup

  • Frankie masala 1 teaspoon

  • Lettuce leaves shredded 4-5


Step 1

Put refined flour, whole wheat flour, yogurt and salt in a bowl and knead into a soft dough with water as required. Add a little oil and knead again. Let it rest for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add green chillies and sauté for half a minute. Add green capsicum, yellow capsicum, red capsicum and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add baby corns, mix again and cook for a minute. Add purple cabbage and cabbage and mix again.

Step 4

Add raw banana, salt, oregano, chilli flakes, soy sauce and tomato ketchup and mix well. Add the cottage cheese and mix again. Add the Frankie masala, mix well and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Divide the dough into equal portions and roll them into balls. Roll each ball into thin four to five inch diameter tortillas.

Step 6

Heat a non-stick tawa, and cook each tortilla,turning sides, for about thirty seconds on each side.

Step 7

Put each tortilla on direct flame and let it puff. Set aside on a plate.

Step 8

Keep each tortilla on worktop, sprinkle some Frankie masala on it, put some shredded lettuce over it, spread the vegetable mixture on it and roll the tortilla to make frankies.

Step 9

Heat the tawa again, put one teaspoon oil and place a Frankie on it. Cook, turning sides, till golden all around. Similarly cook the remaining frankies.

Step 10

Place them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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