How to make Paneer Frankie-SK Khazana -

A popular street food especially amongst the college students

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Refined flour (maida) rotis (मैदे की रोटियाँ)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Paneer Frankie-SK Khazana

Paneer Frankie-SK Khazana 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Frankie-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) thick strips 8

  • Refined flour (maida) rotis 4

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Black salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Medium tomato finely chopped 1

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chilli vinegar as required

  • Onion strips as required

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped as required


Step 1

Mix together 2 teaspoons red chilli powder, black salt, 1 teaspoon coriander powder and chaat masala in a plate. Add salt and mix.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix and sauté till fragrant,

Step 3

Add tomato and sauté till tomato turns soft. Add 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, ½ teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon cumin powder, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder and salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add 2 tablespoons water and mix. Add 8 thick cottage cheese strips and mix. Add a little water and mix and cook for 1 minute. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa and warm the refined flour rotis on it.

Step 6

For each Frankie keep a roti on the work top, place some cottage cheese mixture in the centre, drizzle some chilli vinegar on top, sprinkle some of the above spice mix, place some onion strips and coriander leaves and roll.

Step 7

Wrap the rolls in colourful tissue napkins or aluminium foil and serve immediately.

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