How to make Kathi Rolls -

Spicy paneer and soya served rolled in rotis with chutneys.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Wheat flour rotis, Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kathi Rolls

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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. 

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kathi Rolls Recipe

  • Wheat flour rotis 4

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Soya granules soaked (in warm milk) 1 cup

  • Onion 1

  • Green capsicum 1/2

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chutney 1 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Slice onion and green capsicum. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and capsicum and sauté till soft.

Step 2

Add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for ½ minute. Add soya granules and mix well.

Step 3

Cut paneer into small cubes and add along with salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add 1 tbsp yogurt and mix well. Sprinkle kasuri methi and mix.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa and heat the rotis on it. Mix remaining yogurt with green chutney in a small bowl.

Step 6

Keep a roti on work top, spread a little chutney over it. Place some of the paneer mixture at one end of the roti, sprinkle a little chaat masala and roll tightly.

Step 7

Cut into pieces diagonally and serve. You can also roll it in aluminium foil or cling wrap and serve.

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