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Chicken Roll

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Time45 Min
DifficultyDifficult
Serves1

Chicken roll is a popular street food recipe from Kolkata. Bengalis love indulging in thick tawa parathas turned into wraps and stuffed with delicious chicken filling. These rolls make your tastebuds melt and have a filling consisting of an assortment of colourful vegetables, spicy chicken chunks, Indian spices, paprika and jeera powder. We’ve infused apple cider vinegar into this chicken roll rec ... ipe to bring you the benefits of prebiotics. If you’d like to make them gluten-free, substitute the atta with a base like a coconut flour or blanched almond flour. You can serve this as a snack during the evenings to your kids along with other chicken recipes like fried potato nuggets with mayo dip, or simply on their own. A chicken roll is best enjoyed with your evening tea but these days, people prefer having a glass of chilled mojito with the roll to finish it off. In North Indian cuisines, chicken rolls are served as a main course or appetizer. To make this chicken roll recipe more true to the original, you can stuff the parathas with fried eggs or an omelette. Add a dollop of ketchup or mustard sauce on top of the roll when it’s done and dive in! We’re sure you’ll love it.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre509 Cal509 Cal509 Cal509 Cal
  • 24gProtein
  • 15gFat
  • 63gCarbs
  • 17gFibre

Ingredients

Fruits & Vegetables

Beetroot

Beetroot

1 small piece

Sambar Onions/shallots Peeled

Sambar Onions/shallots Peeled

0.25 cups

Onion

Onion

1 cup

Capsicum Green-regular

Capsicum Green-regular

1 small piece

Capsicum Yellow (regular)

Capsicum Yellow (regular)

1 large piece

Capsicum Red-regular

Capsicum Red-regular

1 small piece

Zucchini Green

Zucchini Green

1 small piece

Tomato

Tomato

1 small piece

Ginger

Ginger

1 small piece

Mint W/o Roots

Mint W/o Roots

5.6 small glasss

Dry Grocery

Synthetic/white Vinegar

Synthetic/white Vinegar

0.5 teaspoons

Mustard Oil

Mustard Oil

0.5 teaspoons

Gram Flour/besan

Gram Flour/besan

1 pinch

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Kasuri Methi

Kasuri Methi

1 pinch

Black Salt

Black Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

0.5 teaspoons

Salt

Salt

1.5 teaspoons

Paprika Powder

Paprika Powder

1 pinch

Aromat Powder

Aromat Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Deggi Mirch Powder

Deggi Mirch Powder

1 pinch

Red Chilli Flakes

Red Chilli Flakes

1 pinch

Oregano Herbs

Oregano Herbs

1 pinch

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2.5 teaspoons

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

2 units

Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon Seeds

0.75 teaspoons

Black Cardamom

Black Cardamom

1 unit

Bay Leaf

Bay Leaf

0.5 leafs

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Slim Milk

Slim Milk

2 teaspoons

Honey

Honey

0.25 teaspoons

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

0.25 teaspoons

Chat Masala

Chat Masala

1 pinch

Amchur Powder

Amchur Powder

1 pinch

Atta

Atta

1 cup

Dairy

Curd

Curd

0.5 cups

Poultry

Chicken Breasts

Chicken Breasts

0.5 unit

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

1.25 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

0.75 tablespoons

Other

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

0.75 teaspoons

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Paste

Red Chilli Paste

1.25 teaspoons

Garlic

Garlic

6 pieces

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

1 cup

Water

Water

4 tablespoons

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

1 unit

Ice Cube

Ice Cube

1 unit

Directions
1
In a bowl, add Beetroot, Vinegar, Madras Onion and soak overnight.
2
Take a muslin cloth, put Curd on center and hang in a cool place for 2hrs.
3
In a bowl, add diced Chicken, Lemon Juice, Ginger Garlic Paste and toss it well and set aside for 30 mins marination.
4
Heat Oil in pan. Add Besan and toss till aromatic.
5
In a mixing bowl, add Mustard Oil, Jeera Powder, Hung Curd, Kashmiri Chilli Powder, Red Chilli Paste, Garam Masala, Coriander Powder, Kasoori Methi, Black Salt, Bhuna Besan and mix it well.
6
Add marinated chicken and toss it well and keep for 3 hrs marination.
7
In a baking tray, put Garlic and place it in an oven for roasting at 180 degrees for 8 mins. Remove it from the oven allows it to cool.
8
Take it out to a blender and make a fine powder.
9
Remove it to a bowl and keep aside.
10
In a mixing bowl, add Kashmir Chilli Powder, Salt, Paprika, Aromat, Roasted Garlic Powder, Deggi Mirch Powder, Chilli Flakes, Cumin Powder, Oregano and toss it well.
11
Remove it to a bowl and keep aside.
12
Heat Oil in pan. Add chopped Garlic and saute till fragrance.
13
Add julienne Onion and saute.
14
Add julienne Green Pepper, Red Pepper, Yellow Pepper, Green Zucchini and saute till soft.
15
Remove it from heat. Add Fajita Spice Mix, Salt, chopped Coriander and toss it well.
16
Remove it to a bowl and set aside.
17
In a heavy bottom vessel, add Water, Cashews, Magaz and bring to boil. Stain it and keep aside.
18
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cardamom, Bayleaf and saute.
19
Add sliced Onions and saute.
20
Add boiled cashew and magaz and saute.
21
Add Water and boil for 1 hr in slow flame.
22
In a blender, add the above boil cashew and magaz and make a paste.
23
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Ginger Garlic Paste and saute.
24
Add chopped Onion, Salt and saute till golden brown.
25
Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and cook it for a minute.
26
Add chopped Tomatoes and cook till mushy.
27
Heat Oil in pan. Add chopped Garlic, Ginger Garlic Paste and saute.
28
Add chopped Green Chilli and saute.
29
Add Garam Masala, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric, Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder and saute.
30
Add Tomato Puree, White Gravy, Onion Tomato Masala and cook for some time.
31
Add Vinegar Onion and cook.
32
Take of the heat. Add Milk, Honey and mix it well.
33
Remove it to a bowl and garnish with chopped Coriander.
34
In a blender, add Chilli Paste, Water, Salt, Aromat, Cashews, Watermelon Seeds, Oil, Cider Vinegar and make a fine paste.
35
Take it out to a bowl and keep aside.
36
In a baking tray, put the marinated chicken and place it in an oven for roasting at 250 degrees 6 mins.
37
Remove it to a bowl and set aside.
38
In a blender, add Coriander Leaves, Mint Leaves, Green Chilli, Garlic, Ginger, Salt, Lemon, Curd, Black Salt, Chat Masala, Cumin Powder, Water, Amchur Powder, Ice Cubes and make a fine paste.
39
Remove it to a bowl and set aside.
40
In a mixing bowl, add Curd, Water, Atta, Salt and make a dough.
41
Add Oil and knead till soft and shiny.
42
Make portions of 30 gms and flatten it using a rolling pin.
43
Spread oil on it and sprinkle atta on top.
44
Fold the two opposite side.
45
Again fold the remaining two opposite side make a square and rest the folded paratha for 30 mins.
46
Take a rolling pan and add roll the paratha with minimum pressure.
47
Heat a pan and place the flattened dough portion on it. Cook it from both sides.
48
Place the Paratha on flat surface.
49
Spread Khatta Pyaaz Gravy all over the surface.
50
Place the Fajita Vegetables on it.
51
Add Chicken Tikka.
52
Pour the Southwest Sauce on top.
53
Roll it tightly and cut into half.
54
Serve with Green Chutney.

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Origin of Chicken Roll

Not many know that this delicious snack, also known as chicken kathi roll, originated in Kolkata in the 1930s! It was created as a filling ‘take-away’ heavy snack for people who did not have time to sit down for a meal. The spicy kababs rolled in a layered egg paratha filled with julienned carrots, lettuce, and onions and favours of mustard, vinegar, lime juice, and tomato sauces are what makes chicken roll super tasty and filling. While the earliest chicken roll recipes had the filling of beef, they gradually evolved to chicken, mutton, and lamb fillings. As similar as they sound and look, chicken rolls are very different from chicken Frankies. The latter has its origins in Mumbai and has a chicken cutlet filling instead of tikka or fried chicken pieces. Today, the chicken roll has become so popular around the world that it’s commonly found on the menus in restaurants there as an Indian specialty.

Goodness of Chicken Rolls

Not only is chicken roll filling and tasty, it has amazing health benefits too. They contain an array of nutrients that help in preventing several deficiencies and disorders. These include: Chicken and egg are two of the best sources of proteins in your chicken kathi roll recipe that help in muscle building. The Omega-3 fatty acids in these rolls help in improving your brain functioning, relieving stress, and bettering your eyesight. The vitamin D in these chicken roll fillings helps in making your bones stronger and reducing fatigue. The herbs and spices used in chicken paratha rolls have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help in fighting infections and easing pains. Since this roll is full of proteins and fibre, it helps in keeping you feel satiated and avoids binge eating. This helps in losing weight. The selenium in chicken helps in preventing thyroid-related disorders.

What are some tips for making the best chicken roll every time?

Before we share some easy chicken roll recipes, here are some tips for making the crispiest rolls at home: To make your rolls crispy, coat them in eggs. The key to a delicious chicken roll is in the marinate. Use fresh spices and herbs and marinate the chicken pieces at least for 45 minutes to let them soak the flavours well. Using the flavourful mustard oil in your roll or chicken Frankie recipe, instead of the blander olive and vegetable oils, will give your roll an amazing bite and taste. To cut the calories in your roll, you can bake the chicken filling instead of frying. You can use gluten-free flours like that of coconut and almond instead of wheat or refined flour in your roll or chicken Frankie recipe.

Which are some other than that of the best chicken roll recipes that you can try at home?

Chicken rolls are an extremely versatile snack that needn’t be just about the chicken. You can get extremely creative with chicken roll recipes and create a unique snack each time. Some other easy recipes other than chicken kathi roll recipe for you to try at home: Whole-wheat Egg Roll : This is a healthy recipe that uses whole wheat instead of refined flour & can be served hot with Mint Chutney. Tex Mex Chicken Roll : This fun twist on the traditional chicken paratha roll is loved by children and adults alike for its amazing flavours and texture and can be served with Tomato Salsa or Guacamole . Chicken paneer roll: This chicken kathi roll recipe has the goodness of paneer along with vegetables and herbs. Make Rotis from Whole-Wheat Flour. Mix egg whites with coriander and dip the roti into this mixture. For the filling, heat oil in a pan and add chopped tomatoes, juliennes of bell peppers, onions, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, green chillies, turmeric, and salt. Cook well till they become brown. Add prepared chicken tikka strips and chopped coriander to this and cook well. Place this mixture on the rotis and roll them. Serve the paneer chicken kathi roll with tomato sauce or mint chutney. Chicken Frankie: This chicken Frankie recipe is so easy that even kids can make delicious Frankie’s using the right method. It can be served with Garlic Chutney

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