Monday, March 22, 2010

Cottage Cheese Shawarma Wrap

I used to have chicken shawarma wrap when i was in banglore, it was my fav among wrap and i really wanted to have it today so i tried making a vegetarian version of it with paneer and the taste was too good and me & my family enjoyed having it as well after a very long time..


4-5 flour tortilla

For the Filling

1 cup paneer cut diagonally

1/2 capsicum cut into thin long strips

1 onion sliced

4-5 garlic cloves

2 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tbsp kasuri methi

1 tsp honey

2-3 green chilli chopped

2 tbsp cream

1 " cinnamon

salt to taste

2 tsp oil

1 tsp garam masala powder

For the Salad

1/2 cup sour cream

1 onion sliced

1 tomato cut into thin long strips

2 tsp dry mint

2 tsp freshly crushed peppercorn

salt to taste

Other ingredients

1/4 cup hummus
(given below)

1-2 lettuce leaf

For Herbed Hummus

1/4 cup boiled chickpeas

juice of 1/2 lemon

1 tsp hung curds

1 tsp chopped parsley

1 clove of garlic

salt to taste


For the Herbed Hummus
  • Blend all the ingredients with little water to a smooth paste and then keep aside
For the Filling
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, when it crackles add onion and fry till translucent
  • Add coriander leaves, garlic, green chilli and fry for 1-2 minutes
  • Add kasuri methi, salt, garam masala powder and fry well and then keep aside to cool
  • Blend it with honey, cream, cinnamon & little water to a smooth paste and take in out in a bowl
  • Then add paneer & capsicum and marinate it for 30 minutes
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan and fry the marinated paneer till golden brown on both sides(keep stirring it) & the paste is well blended with the paneer and then keep aside

For the Salad
  • Roast the onion and tomato for 1-2 minutes and take it out in a bowl
  • Add sourcream,salt,dry mint,pepper and mix well and then keep aside
To Assemble the wrap
  • Take one tortilla and apply humus on it evenly
  • Put lettuce leaf in the center, and top it up with salad,and 1-2 tsbp paneer pieces as shown below and then roll it up ,
  • then wrap it up with aluminum foil and cut into half,repeat the same for the rest of the tortilla and the filling and then serve hot