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Veg Kathi Rolls ,Kolkata Style

Veg kathi rolls -Healthy and filling vegetables rolls made with Indian tortillas-street food of Calcutta

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: snacks/starters, street food
Cuisine: Bengali Cuisine
Keyword: kathi rolls, no onion garlic, vegetable, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1.5 cup Refined flour
  • 1/3 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Cooking oil
  • to taste Salt- to taste
  • 1 cup Dosa batter
  • 1 cup Cucumber sliced
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum sliced
  • 1/2 cup Red bell peppers sliced
  • 1/2 cup Cabbage shredded
  • 1.5 tsp Jalapenos chopped
  • 3/4 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper Powder / Kali Mirch
  • 4 tsp Tomato ketchup
  • 3/4 tsp Chat masala
  • 2.5 tsp Red Chili chutney/Red chili sauce


  • Take a bowl and add refined flour,salt,oil and baking powder and mix.
  • Now add water and make a medium soft dough,cover and rest the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Make medium size balls from the dough and roll to make a medium thick paratha.or make a lachcha paratha.
  • On a heavy griddle,cook the paratha so that it will lightly roast from both the sides and then keep side.
  • Add some salt and pepper powder in the dosa batter and mix well.
  • Heat a non stick pan and pour a laddle of dosa batter and spread to make a dosa of the size of paratha.
  • When the dosa get half cooked ,place the paratha over it and press gently so it will stick with the dosa batter.
  • Apply 1 tsp of oil on both the sides and cook till done,remove the paratha from the griddle,
  • Repeat the process with all the parathas.
  • Assemble -Place a paratha on a plate with dosa batter side up, and apply some red chili chutney/chili sauce in the centre of the paratha.
  • Place shredded cabbage,capsicum,sliced jalapeno and cucumber on it.
  • Now sprinkle some pepper powder,chat masala and lemon juice over the vegetables.
  • Drizzle tomato ketchup and roll the paratha tightly to make a neat roll.
  • Wrap the roll in a paper napkin or foil and serve hot.


  1. TIPS-
    Can use ready made parathas to make this or for a low fat version can use chapatis to make these rolls.
  2. *Red chili chutney-grind 4 dried red chilies,1/2 tsp cumin,1/3 tsp mustard seeds,salt ,1.5 tsp vinegar and little water to make a coarse paste-
  3. use only if you like the taste of mustard paste,otherwise can use chili sauce .