I just came to know that the word ‘roti’is popular in many parts of the world. Always thought this flat bread was known only to Indians and didn’t have anything to do with not so flat world. In India rotis are eaten usually with a side curry but in most parts of the world it’s eaten as wraps. Hardly makes a difference…I mean you can fill the curry into a roti and it becomes a wrap.
Me and hubby were taking a stroll in a park and were surprised to see a roti stall. Later on our walk back, we were discussing why roti wrap stalls are spreading like wildfires. We came up with our reasons… since wraps are easy to eat at any hour of the day, cheap, and easily adapted to different fillings. And we also realised one more thing…each city has its own street food that people prefer to eat while they are on the run. Can you come up with some street foods? I know one for sure…Mumbai’s Vada Pav.
Interested in knowing more about roti? Read here
Ingredients for the filling (for making one roti wrap)
Boiled black chickpea 1 tablespoon
Any cheese of your choice (I used Kiri cheese cubes)
Mint and coriander chutney 2 teaspoon
Tofu pieces 3-4
Tomato ketchup (I used Heinz)
Shredded cabbage and carrot 2 tablespoon
Some lettuce leaves.
Oil 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Prepare thin rotis and keep them aside. You can even use leftover rotis for this. I’m assuming you know how to make the dough. If not please ask me. Will write a post on that too:)
Temper oil in a pan, add the shredded veggies and sprinkle salt. sauté well till cooked. In a similar way, shallow fry the tofu pieces.
For making the chutney
In a blender jar, add mint leaves, coriander leaves, garlic cloves, two green chillies, and salt. You can adjust the proportions according to your taste buds. Add little water and blend it till you get paste like consistency.
Keep the roti on the hot plate (tavva) Heat it from both the sides. Then place lettuce leaf, chickpeas, veggies and tofu pieces. Add chutney and ketchup and cheese. Then fold both sides of the roti. Take it down and secure it in place with a toothpick.
Try this wrap and do let me know how you like it.