Potato Kathi Roll

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May. 17, 2015

Kathi rolls as they are known in northern india are hot crispy rotis served with a choice of fillings. This mouth-watering recipe originated as a good way to use up left-over chapatis which were warmed in ghee or butter and rolled up with a spicy vegetable mixture with a sprinkling of chaat masala. Kathi rolls are versatile enough to be served at any time of the day and can even land up at a party as a cocktail snack! use any combination of vegetables you like e.g. paneer, corn or green peas to make these vegetarian Indian "frankies". .


For the rotis:
Plain flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (maida)
Ghee 1 Tablespoon (For greasing)
Cornflour 1 Tablespoon
Plain flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (For dusting)
Soda bi carb 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
For the filling
Mashed potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon (dhania)
Finely chopped onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped green chillies 2 Teaspoon
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



For the rotis

Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl.

Knead into a soft dough using enough water.

Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 15 minutes. 


Divide the filling into 6 equal portions and keep aside. 

Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.

Roll each portion of the dough into a 250 mm. (7”) diameter thin circle using a little plain flour for rolling. 

Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the rotis, using a little ghee, till brown spots appear on both the sides. 

Spread one portion of the filling on one end of the roti and roll it up tightly. 


Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 304Calories from Fat 23

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 281 mg11.71%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%


Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet