Thursday, September 17, 2009

Aloo-Capsicum Wraps

Wraps have become everybody's favorite today ..... and this is definitely one of my favorite as it has got intense and fresh flavors in that and with a common magic vegetable available in every house that easily blends in any way ...You will be surprised how lovely treat it is when u taste it :)


For the dough

2 cup Maida

2 tbsp softened butter

1 tsp cornflour

1 slice of white bread

1/4 tsp cooking soda

1/2 tsp sugar

Milk to knead the dough

salt to taste

For the filling

2 Potatoes

1 capsicum cut into thin strips

1 small onion sliced

3 green chillies roughly chopped

2 tsp grated garlic

1 tsp grated ginger

1 tbsp tomato puree

1 tsp tomato sauce

a pinch of sugar

1 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp fresh cream

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil + 2 tsp oil for shallow frying

For yogurt-mint chutney

1/2 cup hung yogurt

1/2 cup coriander leaves

8-10 mint leaves

a pinch of sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

salt to taste

2 garlic cloves

1 ' piece Ginger 

For Green chillies in vinegar

4 tbsp vinegar

3 green chillies roughly chopped


For yogurt-mint chutney, blend in all the ingredients in a blender expect yogurt to a fine paste and then Mix this paste with the yogurt and then keep aside

For Green chillies in vinegar, soak the chopped chillies in vinegar for 15 minutes and then keep aside

For the filling

  • Boil the potatoes in a microwave for 2 or 3 minutes, peel it and cut it into cubes
  • Heat 2 tsp oil, and shallow fry the potato and capsicum till potato turns crisp and light brown, then keep aside
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil, add grated ginger, garlic, green chillies and fry till light brown, then add onion and fry till translucent
  • Add tomato puree, 2-3 tbsp water and fry for 2-3 minutes
  • Add chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt, tomato ketchup and mix well
  • Add potato and capsicum and fry well for a minute and then add fresh cream and mix well, then keep aside(if its too dry then add 2 tbsp water)

For the dough

  • Sieve Maida,soda,cornflour,salt and keep aside
  • Soak the bread slices in water for a few minutes. Squeeze out the water and crumble thoroughly.
  • Take a bowl add the maida mix,softened butter,crumbled bread,sugar and enough Milk to knead a soft dough
  • Cover the dough with wet muslin cloth and keep aside for half an hour
For The wrap
  • Divide the dough in equal portions
  • Take one portion,dust it with dough and roll it in a round shape as thinly as possible
  • Heat a tawa and slightly fry the roti on both the sides till light brown spots appear
  • Take one roti and apply Yogurt-mint chutney on it evenly and then put the sliced onion in the center 

    Top it up with the filling in the center,

  • Then sprinkle 1 tsp of green chillies in vinegar on top of the filling and then cover it up with both the sides of the roti, Repeat the same procedure for rest of the portions and serve hot