6 Veg Roll Recipes That Are Delicious and Healthy

Veg rolls or Kathi rolls or Frankie are hot pockets of delicious filling wrapped in flatbread smothered with spicy or creamy sauces. Who doesn’t love a delicious veg roll for an evening snack or for a light meal? You can make an infinite number of recipes with various combinations of ingredients. We are here with 6 veg roll recipes that are delicious and healthy and will surely leave you drooling.

Veg rolls are one of the kids’ favourite snacks. This is an excellent way to include more vegetables and protein options in your kid’s diet. Who said that quick meals have to be unhealthy? You can include, proteins like chickpeas, paneer, sprouts or any kind of beans or pulses. You can add salsa for a Mexican flavour, garam masala and chaat masala for an Indian flavour, add schezwan or Chinese sauces for a Chinese flavour, and there’s always our beloved cheese to make everything more delicious. Kathi rolls can also be a great tiffin box meal, but make sure to avoid sauce in the roll as it may make the roll soggy and not pleasant to eat. Include it in a separate box for the kids to dip and eat. Now, let’s get right into 6 veg roll recipes that are delicious and healthy.

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Kathi roll base:

Preparing the base for the Kathi roll takes time. When you have the base ready then assembling the roll hardly takes any time. You can also buy readymade tortillas or Kathi roll base from supermarkets when you are in a pinch.

Kathi roll base - roti
Hot Rotis
Ingredients:

2 cups whole wheat flour
½ teaspoon salt or add as required
1 tablespoon oil
1 cup water or add as required
oil or ghee for roasting Rotis

Method:

In a mixing bowl, take 2 cups of whole wheat flour, 1 tablespoon of oil and ½ teaspoon of salt
Slowly add 1 cup of water while mixing the flour.
Begin to knead. Add water as required and knead to a smooth soft dough.
Cover the dough and keep it aside for it to rest for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes, divide the dough into portions and make dough balls.
Dust the dough ball with some flour. Then gently roll it into a thin roti.
Place the roti on a hot tawa. Cook, till you see bubbles appearing on the rot.
Cook on a medium-high to high flame. Then flip the roti.
Spread some oil all over.
Then flip again when the second side is cooked.
Spread some oil on this side too. Flip the roti for even roasting.
Remove and keep the roti aside. Keep the rotis covered so they do not become dry. Prepare all rotis this way.

Now that the base is ready, let’s dive into some flavourful veg Kathi roll recipes.

1. Paneer Tikka Roll
Paneer Tikka Roll
Paneer Tikka Roll
Ingredients:
For the paneer tikka filling:

1 cup paneer cubes
1/2 cup tomatoes
1/2 cup capsicum
1/4 cup onions
Oil

For the marinade:

1/4 cup curd
1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp besan flour
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp Kasuri methi
3/4 tsp garam masala
Salt

For the Kathi roll:

Lettuce
Onion slices
Rotis

Method:

In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients for the marinade
Now add the paneer cubes, tomato cubes, capsicum cubes and onion cubes into the marinade and mix well
Marinate it for 20 mins
In a pan, add oil
Once the oil is hot, add the marinated mixture and cook it for 5 mins
To assemble the Paneer Tikka roll, place some lettuce leaves on the roti, place the cooked paneer tikka filling and top it off with onion slices and roll the roti.
Your Paneer Tikka roll is ready to be served
You can serve the roll with mint chutney or ketchup.

2. Chatpata Rajma Roll
Chatpata Rajma Roll
Chatpata Rajma Roll
Ingredients:
For the rajma filling:

1 cup boiled rajma
1 small onion chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
2 tsp coriander powder
Coriander leaves
Salt
Oil

For the Kathi roll:

Lettuce
Onion slices
Mint chutney
Chaat masala
Rotis

Method:

In a pan, heat some oil
Add onions and ginger garlic paste and saute for 3-4 minutes
Once the cooked has turned golden brown, add the tomatoes and all the spice powders and salt
Cook the tomatoes till they are soft
Now add the boiled rajma beans and mash them gently
Mix everything well
Add the chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove
To assemble the rajma roll, place some lettuce leaves on the roti, place the cooked rajma filling and top it off with onion slices, mint chutney and chaat masala and roll the roti.
Your Chatpata Rajma roll is ready to be served

3. Cheesy Potato Roll
Cheesy Potato Roll
Cheesy Potato Roll
Ingredients:
For the potato filling:

1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1 small onion chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tsp garam masala
Coriander leaves
Salt

For the Kathi roll:

Onion slices
Cheese spread or cheese slice
Mint chutney
Chaat masala
Rotis

Method:

In a mixing bowl, add boiled and mashed potatoes, onions, green chillies, garam masala powder, coriander leaves and salt
Mix everything well
Divide the potato mixture into equal parts and shape them into long cylindrical shapes
To assemble the cheesy potato roll, spread the cheese spread (if you don’t have cheese spread you can add a cheese slice or grated cheese in the next step) and mint chutney on the roti
Place the potato filling, and top it off with cheese slice or grated cheese, onion slices, and chaat masala and roll the roti.
You can toast the roll on tawa or grill it on a tawa or even broil it to melt the cheese
Your Cheesy Potato roll is ready to be served

4. Hara Bhara Tikki Roll
Hara Bhara Tikki Roll
Hara Bhara Tikki Roll
Ingredients:
For the Hara Bhara Tikkis:

1/4 cup boiled chana dal
1/2 cup boiled peas
1 cup blanched palak leaves (chopped)
1/2 cup grated paneer
2 tsp ginger and garlic chopped
1 small onion chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chaat masala
1/2 cup bread crumbs
Coriander leaves
Salt
Oil

For the Kathi roll:

Onion slices
Tandoori mayonnaise
Mint chutney
Lemon juice
Chaat masala
Rotis

Method:

In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the hara bhara tikki
Mash the chana dal and peas slightly
Mix everything well and make a dough
Divide the mixture into equal parts and shape them into round patties
Heat a pan with some oil
Fry the patties till they are evenly roasted on both sides and golden brown in colour
To assemble the hara bhara roll, spread the tandoori mayonnaise spread on the roti
Place the hara bhara tikkis, top it off with mint chutney, onion slices, lemon juice and chaat masala and roll the roti.
Your delicious and healthy Hara Bhara Tikki Roll is ready to be served

5. Tandoori Mushroom Roll
Tandoori Mushroom Roll
Tandoori Mushroom Roll
Ingredients:
For the Tandoori Mushroom:

2 cups mushrooms
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 small onion chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tsp garam masala
Coriander leaves
Salt
Oil

For the Kathi roll:

Tandoori mayonnaise
Lettuce leaves
Mint chutney
Chaat masala
Rotis

Method:

Heat a pan with some oil
Add onions, ginger garlic paste, and green chillies
Saute till the onions are golden brown in colour
Add mushrooms and saute them
Add garam masala and salt and mix well
Cook till the mushrooms are tender
Once done, keep the mushroom filling aside
To assemble the tandoori mushroom roll, spread the tandoori mayonnaise spread on the roti
Place the lettuce leaves, and tandoori mushroom filling, top it off with mint chutney, and chaat masala and roll the roti.
Your Tandoori Mushroom Roll is ready to be served.

6. Aloo Paneer Tikki Roll
Aloo Paneer Tikki Roll
Aloo Paneer Tikki Roll
Ingredients:
For the Aloo Paneer Tikki filling:

1 cup boiled potatoes
3/4 cup crumbled paneer
1/4 cup boiled corn kernels
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 small onion chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp garam masala
Coriander leaves
Salt
Oil

For the Kathi roll:

Lettuce leaves
Mint chutney
Chaat masala
Rotis

Method:

In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the aloo paneer tikki and mix well
We have added corn kernels to add some sweetness to the tikkis, you can skip it if you wish.
Divide the mixture into equal parts and shape them into round patties
Heat a pan with some oil
Fry the patties till they are evenly roasted on both sides and golden brown in colour
To assemble the aloo paneer tikki roll, place the lettuce leaves, aloo paneer tikkis, and top it off with mint chutney, and chaat masala and roll the roti.
Your aloo paneer tikki roll is ready to be served.

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Conclusion

It always gives us comfort to know that we can quickly whip up a loaded veg roll or that we already have one in our lunch box during a busy day. So, the next time when you crave a hot Kathi roll or Frankie, do try these 6 veg roll recipes that are delicious and healthy and let us know which one was your favourite. You can also send us your variation of veg roll recipes, we will be happy to try those out!

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