Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll

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A kati roll or kathi roll is a street food which is originated from Kolkata, India. In original form, this roll is a skewer-roasted kebab wrapped in a paratha, it can be a bamboo or iron skewer.
Now-a-days any wrap containing a filling (even when neither kathi nor kebab was involved) enfolded in a paratha or roti is called a kathi roll.
The bengali word 'Kati' or 'kathi' means stick. Traditionally these rolls are prepared with a paratha made up of all purpose flour (maida), one side of the paratha is coated with egg and then wrapped into a roll with a filling (mainly chicken or mutton kebab).
In this recipe, I have come up with a vegetarian healthy version which is equally yummy too. Instead of maida, I have made the wrap dough with wheat flour and then filled with paneer tikka.
This paneer tikka kathi roll is absolutely delicious as well as a nutritious dish. These can be served as an snack or appetizer in parties.
4.30 from 4 votes
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Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Street Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Tangy
Calories 689 kcal
Servings 2


Paneer tikka

  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 5 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • ½ tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam Masala
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil for greasing


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • Water as needed
  • 1 tsp Oil + extra for roasting


  • ¼ cup Cabbage shredded
  • ¼ cup Capsicum thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Carrot thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Onion thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp Green chutney
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt as needed


  • First cut paneer into cubes of 1 inch size.
  • In a mixing bowl, take all the ingredients mentioned under marination, except paneer and oil. Mix very well.
  • Then add paneer cubes and gently mix so that the paneer cubes are evenly coated with the marination. Cover and keep aside for at least 30-45 minutes.
  • Now in another mixing bowl, add wheat flour and salt. Add a little water at a time and make a smooth soft dough.
  • Then add 1 tsp oil over the dough and knead for a couple of minutes again. Cover and keep aside.
  • Mean while, in a bowl take shredded cabbage, sliced capsicum and onion, grated carrot, lemon juice and chat masala. Mix everything and keep aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, grease it with oil. Put the marinated paneer and cook on low-medium flame turning at intervals.
  • Once the paneer cooked completely, switch off the flame.
  • Now knead the dough a bit again and divide into equal size balls (around 4 no.)
  • Take a ball and roll into thin roti.
  • Heat a tawa, place the roti on hot tawa and cook it on both sides by smearing oil over it until the roti becomes brown in color and slightly crisp.
  • Similarly do for rest dough balls and make rotis.
  • Now it's the time to assemble the roll. First place a roti or chapati on a plate, then spread the green chutney over the roti evenly.
  • Next place the paneer tikka cubes in center and topped with the vegetable mixture.
  • Sprinkle some salt and finally roll both side tightly.
  • Secure the edges with a toothpick or wrap the roll in wax paper and serve scrumptious and yummy paneer tikka kathi roll !
    Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

  • Instead of Greek yogurt, hung curd can be used.
  • The addition of oil helps in creating a crisp texture to the rolls.
  • Eat these rolls right away after assembling, otherwise they may get soggy and loose their taste.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4369IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 678mg | Iron: 4mg


Myself Sasmita, an ex-software engineer by profession and food blogger by passion. I am the creator, writer & photographer of ' '. In every recipe, I share my thoughts about food, give cooking as well as baking tips.

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