Paneer Baida Roti (cottage cheese & egg parcel)

Hi everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Paneer Baida Roti’. It is basically a crisp parcel stuffed with paneer (cottage cheese) and egg.  Baida means egg. Most common form of this dish is prepared with boiled boneless chicken, here we are using paneer so that even eggetarians can enjoy this recipe. Chicken baida roti is very famous dish in Mumbai. If you do not have paneer at home and still want to prepare this roti/parcel go for boiled potatoes instead of paneer. Enjoy this dish as a starter or snacks.

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Paneer Baida Roti

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Serve: 3

Duration: 30 mins

Ingredients for Paneer Baida Roti

Paneer crumbled 1 cup

Refined flour/Maida 2 cups

Salt as per taste

Water for dough

Jeera/cumin seeds 1 tsp

Fresh Coriander/cilantro (chopped) 2 tbsps

Onion (chopped) 1 medium

Oil for shallow frying

Oil 1 tbsp for cooking paneer

Green chilies 2 tbsps

Egg 1

Chat masala 1/2 tsp

Red chili powder 1/2 tsp

Procedure for Paneer Baida Roti

  • Sift refined flour and salt in a bowl. Mix well and knead into a soft dough by adding water as required.
  • Keep the dough aside by covering it with a damp cloth.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera and cook it for few minutes till jeera turn golden brown in color.
Heat oil and add jeera.

Heat oil and add jeera.

  • Add paneer, salt, chat masala and red chili powder. Cook till oil separates.

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  • Grease flat surface with oil and roll out dough in a small thin square roti/chapati.

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  • Place paneer masala, chopped onion, chopped coriander leaves and chopped green chillies in the centre.

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  • Carefully add one egg over the above masala.

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  • Quickly fold in sides to make a square parcel. Heat a non-stick pan and gently shallow fry the parcel on low flame till it is of golden brown color. When the parcel is crisp and golden brown from all sides your paneer baida roti is ready to serve.

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  • Cut it into small pieces and serve it hot with green chutney and tea/chai/coffee.

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6 Comments

  1. This is an awesome snack recipe , Alisha 🙂 Would love to try out this recipe soon.
    http://www.naturalbeautyandmakeup.com/2016/06/a-visit-to-north-goa-day-3.html

  2. I love paneer, so I am sure I will love this one too! Thanks for sharing the recipe Alisha 🙂

  3. How interesting Alisha 🙂 there is so much to try from your blog I might conduct a food marathon this weekend 😀

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