Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lajawab Paneer Rolls/Wraps

Finding new ideas for kids lunch boxes can be a challenging job.Many children skip their breakfast or lunch. They prefer the food to be dry so that it can just be gobbled up without much fuss.And of course,we parents are always trying our best to make their food nutritious.
Keeping this in mind wraps or rolls seem like a good lunch or breakfast option.Wholesome and filling ,they look interesting and are a great way to make kids eat different vegetables. Using Wheat flour or multigrain flour or soy flour to make the rolls healthier.



These rolls are great,easy to make and great tasting. 

Ingredients for Suffing:

  1. 250 gms of Paneer/cottage cheese( cut into cubes)
  2. 2 Large onions
  3. 10-12 Garlic cloves
  4. 2 Tomatoes,
  5. 6-7 Red chillies
  6. 10 Cahewnuts
  7. Kitchen king masala powder or any garam masala powder
  8. 2 cardamom pods
  9. 1/2 cup red or green Capsicum (bell peppers)
  10. 2tbsp Butter or oil
  11. 1tbsp coriander leaves chopped
For Roti Roll/wraps



  1. 1/2 Cup Sprouted Soya flour or plain soya flour (In this recipe  I've used Manna Brand sprouted soya flour)
  2. 1 Cup Multi grain flour 
  3. 1 Tablespoon Yogurt (Optional)
  4. 2 Tablespoons Ghee or oil
  5. Salt to Taste
  6. Oil for Frying
  7. 1/4 Cup Wheat Flour, for rolling

For Salad:
  1. 1 Tablespoon Green Bell Pepper (capsicum), diced
  2. 2 Onion,sliced
  3. 1 Tablespoon Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), chopped
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder (optional)
  5. 1/2 Chat Masala
  6. Salt to Taste 
For Green chutney:


  1. 1/2 Bunch Mint leaves
  2. 1/4 Bunch Cliantro (Coriander leaves)
  3. 2 Tablespoon Peanuts
  4. 1 Clove Garlic
  5. 1/2 inch Piece Ginger
  6. 4-5 Green Chilies
  7. 1 Teaspoon Cumin Powder
  8. 1/2tsp Black salt
  9. 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  10. Salt to Taste


Method For Lajawab Paneer Suffing :


  • Grind together garlic cashewnuts ,tomatoes,cardamom pods  and whole red chillies into a fine paste.
  • Heat some oil or butter,in a heavy bottomed pan,add the onions. Saute it on a low flame till it turns translucent.
  • Add the capsicum and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add the ground masala paste, and cook till the oil seperates.
  • Mix in some garam masala or kitchen king masala and add about 2 tbsp of water and salt to taste and mix well.
  • Now its time to add our Paneer cubes and cook till the gravy is fairly dry.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
Method For Roti rolls/wraps:


  1. In a big bowl mix both the flours.
  2. Add yogurt, Ghee or oil and salt, using enough water make a semi soft dough.
  3. Knead the dough very well, cover it and keep aside for 1/2 hour.
  4. Knead again and divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  5. Make ball and flattened it. Take each ball dust it in dry flour from both sides.
  6. Place a skillet on medium heat so it will be a little hot by the time you are ready to cook the first roti / wrap.
  7. Roll into a 7 – 8 inch roti, then place it on skillet.
  8. When it starts bubbling on one side, apply little oil,turn it over.
  9. Apply little oil on the other side, cook until golden brown, keep it aside.


Method For Salad:


  1. In a bowl mix cabbage, tomatoes, green capsicum /bell pepper,coriander leaves
  2. Sprinkle red chili powder, chat masala and salt, toss lightly.
  3. Divide into 5 equal parts, keep aside.

Method For Green chutney:


  1. In an mixer crush  peanuts, garlic, ginger, green chillies,black salt and cumin powder.
  2. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and little water, grind it to a smooth paste.
  3. Add Lemon juice, salt and pulse it one more time.
Method For Kati Roll:

  1. Spread green chutney evenly on each roti / wrap.
  2. Spread one portion of the "Lajawab paneer"filling in the centre of each roti / wrap.
  3. Spread one portion of the salad on top paneer filling and roll up tightly.
  4. When you want to serve, cook the rolls on a hot tava/griddle.
Note:
These versatile roll-ups can be stuffed with chicken or other kinds of fillings.











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