Sunday, July 25, 2010

Husband's Treat- Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll

First of all I am so happy to announce that Zestyflavors made it to FoodBuzz Top 9 three times this week and 2 days in a row! My last 2 recipes of Stuffed Green Pepper and Stuffed Aloo Paneer Buns got selected on Foodbuzz yesterday and today respectively. Check out Foodbuzz Top 9 Tab above and see the screenshots!  YAY!!!!!

Now coming to today's recipe! My DH offered to make dinner tonight! He wasn't even telling me what he is going to make. He just requested me to make a few Chapattis (Indian Bread) as he wasn't sure if he would be able to get all of those round if he makes by himself. As soon as I made Chapattis; I was shown my way out of kitchen.....And after a few minutes, I was amazed to see Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls!!! ( Marinaded Paneer rolled into Indian Flat Bread) 
He had done all the preparations while I was busy working on my blog this evening. I must say he did an amazing job! Kathi Rolls were delicious!!!! They were so good that I over-ate and I am still feeling stuffed. I am so proud of my dear husband. 

Later he told me that he felt like treating me with something special so he went to Sanjeev Kapoor's website and found this recipe from there. He remembered that I used to love Kathi Rolls from New York (where I used to live before wedding). So he decided to make these specially to bring back those memories for me....You must be thinking How Sweet !! [ I know....I thought the same :) ]
 Wowwww...These were so delicious!!

He made some little tweaks in the original recipe and made these Delicious Kathi Rolls (Click here for printable recipe)


Paneer Tikka Filling
Paneer (cottage cheese) 1/2 inch cubes- 1 cup
Tomatoes, seeded and chopped- 1 medium
Oil-1 Tbsp
Green Pepper, seeded and chopped- 1 medium
Onion- Chopped Thin and Long- 1 small

Yogurt, whisked-1/2 cup
Water- 2 Tbsp
Red Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Ginger paste- 1/2 tsp
Gram flour (besan)- 1 tbsp
Chaat masala- 1 teaspoon
Dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) - 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Salt- To taste

Whole wheat flour (atta)-1 cup
Water-1/4 cup
Salt-To taste

1.      Mix together all the ingredients of the marinade in a deep bowl.
2.      Add Paneer and tomatoes and toss lightly. Set aside to marinate for 30-40 minutes.
3.      Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add Onions and Green Pepper and sauté for 4-5 minutes on medium high flame.
4.      Add the paneer mixture and sauté over high heat for four to five minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook till dry and set aside.
5.      For chapattis -Combine all the ingredients and knead into soft dough. Divide the dough into six equal portions. Roll out each portion into a thin chapatti.
6.      Heat a Tawa (Flat bottom grill) and cook each chapatti on both sides with some oil on both sides. Set aside.
7.      Divide the Paneer tikka filling into six equal portions. Place one portion of the filling in the center of each chapatti and roll up tightly.


PS: If you like more spicy and tangy; apply a thin layer of any chutney (hot sauce) or pickle masala in center of chapatti before putting Paneer mixture. Yummmmm!!!


Sanjana said...

Well done for making it again! I wish you so many more :)

indianhomemaker said...

Yes I did go 'Awww' and I loved the fact that it was a kind of a surprise :)

Indian Home Maker said...

Voting for you on indiblogger :)

Susan and Abraham said...

fantastic... wish you many ahead...

Srimathi said...

GOod Job. Its nice when your blog gets picked in food buzz. I am happy for you. the recipe that you have posted looks mouth watering. Will have to give it a try soon.

Parita said...

Delicious kathi rolls there..yummy filling with paneer!

Torviewtoronto said...

Mouthwateringly delicious said...

Whata wonderful and tasty dish looks absolutely devine.

Divya Kudua said... sweet of your hubby to do this for you!!No wonder you overate..these look so good!!


Good for you on the Top 9! This looks delightful!

payal said...

well done jiju....Kathi Rolls looks yummy....

Priya said...

U r so lucky dear,thats so nice of ur better half for making this yummyilicious kathi rolls...very tempting..

Mina Joshi said...

Congratulations on making it to Top 9 in Foodbuzz!! I knew both of them would be winners!!

You have a great blog and your style of writing recipes is very good!! I love following your blog.

Jay said...

Kudos to you dear. very tasty recipe from your hubby.

Prathibha said...

No wonder those rolls n buns were selected in food buzz dear..looks really yummy..we just love them..

Gulmohar said...

Congrats for being in Foodbuzz top 9 :-)This looks are so lucky :-)

A Little Yumminess said...

Congrats! This looks yum!!

Heather said...

Holy cow!!! Anything with paneer wins my heart. This looks awesome.

Rajesh Kumar said...

I check almost everyday for your recipes & its finally here :) can’t wait to try this recipes & add its to my collections of your recipes :) hoping mine will do yours justice :)
Kathi Rolls & Kebabs

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