Perfect for those tiffin qs…(Aaj tiffin mein kya de??!) As a quick snack, or even for brunch. Full of flavour and proteins, it’s our Desi equivalent of a frankie! But much healthier. So have as many as you want, without going on a guilt trip!
- Prep Time
- Cook Time
- 4 pockets, 8 pieces
- Difficulty Level Moderate
- (2.7 /5)
- 18 ratings
- 2 cups of paneer/ cottage cheese cubes
- 2 cups of whole wheat flour for normal rotis
- 1 big onion finely chopped
- 2 tsp finely chopped garlic
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds / rai
- 1/2 tsp turmeric / haldi
- 1 tsp coriander-cumin powder
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp garam masala powder
- 1 tsp kitchen king masala
- 1/2 tsp chaat masala
- 1 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
- 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
- salt to taste
- oil for shallow frying
- 1/2 tsp asafoetida / hing
- Knead the whole wheat flour into our normal roti dough and keep aside.
- In a pan, heat oil and add the rai, turmeric, hing.
- Put in the cut onion and saute till transparent.
- Add all the spice powders along with the paneer pieces cut into cubes.
- Mix in the tomato ketchup and salt to taste.
- Add the green chopped coriander on top and mix well.
- Make four portions of the roti dough.
- Take one ball of dough and roll in out in a square shape.
- Put the paneer filling in the centre and fold the square into a snug pocket as shown in the photograph.
- Heat a little oil on a pan and shallow fry the pocket from both sides till uniformly cooked and golden.
- Cut into two pieces and serve with sliced onions, green mint chutney or tomato ketchup as per your choice.
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