Paneer Roll


Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoon hung curd or thick curd

  • ½ tablespoon ginger garlic paste or 1 inch ginger + 3 medium garlic cloves - crushed to a paste in a mortar pestle

  • ¼ teaspoon ajwain

  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder

  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder

  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder

  • ½ teaspoon Chat masala

  • 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder

  • black salt or rock salt or regular salt as required

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 200 grams paneer (cottage cheese)

For The Green Chutney

  • 1 cup coriander leaves

  • 1 green chilli - chopped

  • 1 inch ginger - chopped

  • 1 to 2 small to medium garlic cloves

  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala

  • 2 tablespoons hung yogurt or thick curd

  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder

  • 1 teaspoon water (optional)

For The Dough

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt or add as required

  • ½ tablespoon oil

  • ½ cup water or add as required

  • oil or ghee as required for roasting rotis

For Veggie Salad Topping

  • ⅓ cup shredded cabbage

  • ⅓ grated carrots

  • ⅓ thinly sliced capsicum (bell pepper or shimla mirch)

  • ⅓ thinly sliced onion

  • ¼ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder

  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • salt as required


Method

  • In a mixing bowl take all the ingredients for the marination, except paneer. 

  • Mix very well. Check the taste and add more salt if required. 

  • Now add 200 grams paneer, which has been chopped in cubes.

  • Gently mix and let the marination coat the paneer cubes evenly. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes. If keeping for more than 30 minutes, then refrigerate.

Preparing Green Chutney

  • Take all the ingredients for the green chutney in a grinder jar. 

  • Add 1 teaspoon water (optional) and grind coarsely. Since the coriander and mint leaves are rinsed, the moisture from them helps in grinding.

  • Then add 2 tablespoon hung yogurt or thick curd.

  • Grind to a smooth chutney. Remove in a bowl and keep aside. You can even refrigerate the chutney.

Making Veg Salad For Paneer Roll

  • Thinly slice onion, grate carrots and shred the cabbage or thinly slice them. Also thinly slice capsicum (bell pepper).

  • Take all the veggies in a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon chaat masala, 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Also add salt as per taste.

  • Mix very well and keep aside Kneading Dough To Make The Rolls

  • In a mixing bowl or pan or a large tray, take 1 cup atta (whole wheat flour), ½ tablespoon oil and salt.

  • Then add ½ cup water in parts. First you can add ¼ cup water and add the remaining required amount of water later.

  • Begin to knead. Add water as required and knead to a smooth soft dough.

  • Cover the dough and keep aside for it to rest for 20 to 30 minutes.

Making Rotis For Paneer Roll

  • After 20 to 30 minutes, divide the dough into small or medium sized balls. This depends on the size of the wraps you want to make. You can also make mini wraps.

  • Dust the dough ball with some flour. Then gently roll to thin roti. The roti should not be thick. If required while rolling, you can add some more flour.

  • Place the roti on a hot tawa. Cook the base till you see blisters appearing on the rotis or the roti is ¼th cooked. Do note that the tawa should be hot. So cook on a medium-high to high flame. On a low flame, the rotis will become like papads.

  • Then flip roti. spread some oil all over.

  • Then flip again when the second side is ½ cooked.

  • Spread some oil on this side too. You will see golden blisters on the roti.

  • Flip once or twice more for even roasting. Remove and keep the roti in a roti basket or in a warm casserole. Prepare all rotis this way. Assembling And Making Paneer Roll

  • Take one roti.

  • Spread the mint-coriander-curd chutney over it.

  • Now place the paneer cubes in the center.

  • Top with the veg salad.

  • Roll both the sides of the roti and make a wrap.

  • Wrap half portion of the rolls in butter paper or aluminium foil. If packing paneer roll for tiffin, then wrap the entire roll in aluminium foil and skip adding the green chutney and veggie salad.

  • Serve paneer roll with the remaining chutney or tomato ketchup. You can also add some of the veg salad as a garnish on the paneer roll.


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