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Paneer Kathi Rolls

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr
Servings 8 Kathi Rolls


For the Paneer Marinade:

  • 1/3 cup whole milk plain yogurt
  • 12 oz Paneer, cut into small cubes (I prepfer Sach Foods Paneer)
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1.5 tbsp tandoori masala
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp chat masala
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Remaining Ingredients for Kathi Rolls:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, diced into 1 inch squares
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced into 1 inch squares
  • 1/3 green bell pepper, diced into 1 inch squares
  • 3 large cloves garlic, grated/minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped frsh cilantro
  • Roth/Paratha etc for Kathi Rolls
  • sliced cucumbers to place inside Kathi Rolls

Jalapeno Cilantro Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Hellman's Mayo
  • 1 cup cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1-2 jalapenos, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice


Marinate the Paneer:

  • Mix all of the marinade ingredients together in a bowl and whisk until well combined.
  • Fold in the paneer gently, cover, and place in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.

Make the Kathi Roll Filling:

  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the oil. Once the oil is hot add the cumin seeds and let them splutter for a few seconds.
  • Add the onions and bell peppers and saute for 4-5 minutes until they are slightly softened and then add the garlic. Saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes until fragrant and then add in the paneer along with all of the marinade.
  • Cook the paneer, stirring gently for about 5-6 minutes until the paneer is soft. Taste for salt, adjust if necessary and then add the cilantro and turn off the heat.

Jalapeno Cilantro Sauce:

  • Place all of the ingredients in a food processor/mini chopper and blend well until combined.

Assemble the Kathi Rolls

  • Spread each of the roti/paratha with a generous spoonful of cilantro jalapeno sauce, add sliced cucumbers down the middle, top with a couple spoonfuls of the paneer filling and then roll up tightly. Cut in half, serve with additional cilantro jalapeno sauce and enjoy!