Paneer-corn roll: A street food that's also loaded with nutrients

This crunchy street food is also rich in nutrients. Representative image/iStock/ajaykampani

How many of you like Mumbai's popular street food paneer-corn roll, often called makai roll? Not only is it a crunchy comfort food, it's also rich in nutrients from its ingradients paneer and corn. While potato is often used in makai roll, this version of the snack doesn't have it. Regardless, it tastes yummy and can be easily made at home.

1 packet bread
For the filling
1 tbsp oil
100 gms paneer
1 cup corn
½ cup onion
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1/8 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chili powder
½ tsp chaat masala
½ tsp cumin powder
Salt as required

Heat oil in a pan
Sauté the onions
When they turn brown add turmeric powder, chili powder, chaat masala and cumin powder
Sauté until the raw smell of the powders is gone
Now add grated corn, grated paneer, coriander leaves and salt as required
Mix well
Allow this mixture too cool down
Cut off the edges of the bread slices
Roll the bread slices using a rolling pin
Slightly moisten the four sides of the bread slices
Place the paneer fillings in the centre
Roll and secure the edges using water
Fry in hot oil on medium flame
Serve the paneer – corn rolls with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney.

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