Monday, January 4, 2010

Paneer kati rolls

Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous new year. I know its late but we had taken a small break and had been to a place called Sun Island which is 80 km from Shanghai. Along with 13 other friends we had a great time. We did the new year countdown, played games like crazy, did go karting, archery, speed boat ride and what not. Definitely a great start to the wonderful year ahead. Thanks to all our friends who made it really special for us. Hope that this year brings in lot of luck, love and peace to all of us. Once we were back we were a bit a busy with one of our very good friend's family moving to India.
Well resolutions are a part of the New year.. though we do not believe in new year resolutions this year we decided to make some. Hoping that we will be able to keep it up :)
We have decided that we will make more healthy choices starting from this year and try to be more active and fit. I have even thought of giving more time to this blog and update this tiny space of mine regularly. I just hope I will be able to do it.
Now back with the recipe for the day. I made these kati rolls at the last minute when I realised that we were going to have guests for dinner. Luckily the previous day I had just made paneer for another dish and ended up using in this.
I am a big and ardent lover of rolls and wraps. Though I am not a very fond of Paneer I do make it twice in a month and every time I did I try a new recipe. This is one such. This is not the original kati roll recipe. Normally chapati's made of maida is used. I prefered to use our normal phulka's and we liked it. I had coloured bell pepper's at home so used them up too. The end result was yummy and our guests too liked them. I have just added spices randomly feel free to change.

For filling :
Here is what's needed:
1 cup Paneer cubed (I made mine at home)
1 small Green bell pepper cubed
1 small Red bell pepper cubed
1/2 Onion chopped
1 small Tomato chopped
1 tsp Red chilli powder (adjust as per your liking)
1/4 tsp Kitchen King Masala
1/4 tsp Garam masala
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
Chat masala to taste
Kasuri methi a generous pinch
juice of 1/2 lemon
Oil 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh Coriander leaves chopped for garnishing
1) Heat oil and saute onions and bell peppers on high flame for a min or 2. Add Ginger garlic paste and spice powders and saute. Add in cubed paneer,tomato, kasuri methi and salt. Saute for 2-3 mins and switch off. Squeeze lime juice and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Prepare phulka or roti as usual and place the filling in the center and roll it to form a wrap. Serve with mint chutney and sweet chutney.

P.S: You can add some sliced onion, cucumber and lettuce over the filling to make it even more tastier.