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Broccoli Kathi Roll


If you are looking for a snack recipe that’s nutritious along with being tasty, then this dish is just perfect. Kathi Roll is traditionally a Bengali street food that you can easily get in the nook and corner in the city of Kolkata. Though, you can prepare kathi roll with any vegetable, but we can certainly say that its amazing! This is an easy-to-make dish that you can easily prepare for your friends and family, and mind you this doesn’t takes much time! The only time it takes to prepare is the filling, which is prepared using broccoli, red and yellow bell pepper, capsicum, potato, onion, tomato, and a melange of spices.

2 broccoli
1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 handful chopped coriander leaves
1/4 cup refined oil
1/2 red bell pepper
1/2 capsicum (green pepper)
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
2 potato
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
8 chapati
salt as required
1 tomato
1/2 yellow bell pepper
1 medium onion

Step 1
To prepare this delicious kathi roll, put a large pan over medium flame and boil water in it mixed with a little salt. Meanwhile, cut the broccoli in florets and wash them in running water. Once the water is boiled, add these broccoli florets in it and keep it inside for 2-3 minutes. Turn off the flame and strain the extra water from the broccoli. Transfer to a bowl and pat dry these florets. Keep aside in a bowl until required.

Step 2
Now, peel the onion and thinly slice in a bowl. Afterwards, wash the red and yellow bell pepper along with capsicum, and thinly slice them as well. Wash the tomato and finely chop in a small bowl.

Step 3
Now, put a saucepan over medium flame and heat a little oil in it. One the oil is hot enough, add cumin seeds in it and let them crackle for a few seconds. Then, add ginger-garlic paste in it along with chopped onion. Once the raw smell of garlic goes away, add tomato along with sliced bell peppers in the pan. Cook them for 2-3 minutes and then add all the masalas in the pan. Stir and let the veggies cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 4
Finally, add mashed potatoes in the pan along with broccoli florets and stir fry for another 2 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and turn off the flame. The filling for kathi roll is ready.

Step 5
Then, warm the chapatis on tawa or you can also use a microwave for the same. Place a chapati on flat surface, and add the 2-3 tablespoons of filling in it. Roll the chapati tightly and use a foil paper to hold the filling. Serve with mint chutney.