Vegetable Frankie (Veg Roll) – Quick and easy meal, Quick Dinner, Snack, Party dish, (Vegetarian Roll, Aloo Frankie, Veg Roll)

Vegetable Frankie (Veg Roll) – Quick and easy meal, Quick Dinner, Snack, Party dish, (Vegetarian Roll, Aloo Frankie, Veg Roll)




15 min


15 min

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Ingredients to make the Veg Frankie Filling

Onions (Diced) 2 medium
Potatoes - (Par Boiled, and Diced) 4 medium
Amchur / Dried Mango Powder 1 tbsp
Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp
Haldi / Turmeric pinch
Fresh Dhania / Cilantro (Diced) ½ cup
Salt 1 ½ tsp or as per your taste
Oil 1 tbsp
Hot & Sweet Tomato Chilli sauce/ Tomato Ketchup 2 tbsp

Ingredients to make the Veg Frankie Roti / Tortilla

All Purpose Flour / Maida ¾ cup
Wheat Flour / Atta ¾ cup
Salt 1 tsp or as per your taste
Oil 1 tsp

Ingredients for the Garnishing

Onions Diced ¼ cup
Cheese (Grated) ¼ cup


  1. Par Boil the potatoes ( Partially Cook the potatoes in boiling water but remove before they are cooked all the way through. I usually cut the Medium sized potatoes into half and if the potatoes are large I usually cut it into three parts, and pressure cook them. Usually to fully cook the potatoes it takes me 4 whistles, so here I turn of the flame in 3 Whistles, and let the cooker come to room temperature, I also always check using a knife if the potatoes are almost cooked or not, sometimes depending on the quality of the potatoes they can take more or less time) .
  2. Cut the Potatoes into cube size
  3. Dice the onions and Cilantro.
  4. Grate the cheese.


Method for making the Roti / Tortilla Dough

  1. In a large mixing bowl add the All Purpose Flour and the Wheat flour along salt and oil.Mix well.
  2. Now add water in parts and knead to make a smooth dough.
  3. Add more water if required for the Dough . Cover the dough with a wet cloth for 10-15 mins.

Method for making the Veg Frankie Filling

  1. In a pan, heat the oil, and once the oil is hot add the diced onions and salt for the onions, and cook on medium – high till they are translucent in color, it will take about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Now add the par boiled and cubed potatoes and salt for the potatoes, and cook for 1-2.
  3. Once the onions and potatoes are nicely cooked, add the Kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric, and dry mango powder. Mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add the cilantro and mix well, and cook for 1 minute.

Method for Bringing the dough and filling together

  1. Refresh the dough by kneading it once more.
  2. Take a part of the dough, almost the size of a big lime and roll it into 5-6 inches diameter disc using a rolling pin on a board or a clean counter top.
  3. Now press it with your palm and roll it into round roti / tortillas of about 5 -6 inches in diameter.
  4. On a hot oiled griddle place the Roti / Tortilla.Turn it on other side when one side is partially cooked. Turn the flame on low
  5. Spread the red tomato sauce evenly on the surface of the roti.
  6. Add the grated cheese in the center in a line.
  7. Now it’s time to add the filling on top of the cheese. And then some raw onions.
  8. Fold one side of the roti on this mix. Take the other side and carefully while holding the first side place it on top of the first side.
  9. Place this folded side facing the bottom of the heated oiled pan.
  10. Cook till golden brown on both sides.
  11. Serve hot with some more grated cheese on top

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