Sunday, February 10, 2013

Chicken frankie

There are so many famous street foods in India that are amazingly delicious, mouthwatering, sometimes healthy too! Frankie is one of healthiest street food i prefer for my kids and they simply love it.This is a perfect Sunday brunch to suit Every appetite...
For the roti / flat bread :
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Maida/all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Water to knead the dough
For the Frankie filling
  • 500 grams Chicken breast or boneless chicken pieces
  • 3 Onion ( chopped)
  • 3 Tomato ( chopped)
  • 2tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1tsp Garam masala or kitchen king masala powder
  • 1 heaped tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1/2tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2tsp Coriander - cumin powder
  • 1tsp Green chillies ( finely chopped)
  • 1/2tsp Kasoori methi/dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander leaves ( chopped)
  • salt to taste
  • 1tbsp Oil
For the salad
  • 2 Onion sliced
  • 1 big  Capsicum sliced
  • 1tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2tsp Chat masala
  • 2-3 tbsp Tomato -chilli sauce
  • 4-5 Eggs
Cooking Directions
For the filling
  1. Clean and wash chicken breasts and cut into small chunks.
  2. Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion fry till translucent,add ginger garlic paste and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add chilly powder, Coriander-Cumin powder,turmeric powder and garam masala or kitchen king powder.i have used Kitchen king masala which gives nice aroma and flavour to the dish , mix it well with the onion mixture.
  4. Now add tomatoes, finely chopped green chillies and salt to taste and saute till tomatoes are well cooked and mushy.
  5. Now add chicken pieces and sprinkle some kasoori methi and cook on medium flame for 10 minutes,then add 1/2 of the coriander leaves and cook on high for about 4 to 5 minutes on high flame till chicken is well cooked and the mixture is dry.
  6. Garnish with remaining coriander and keep aside.
For the salad: mix sliced onion and thinly sliced capsicum,sprinkle some salt and red chilly powder and lemon juice well and keep aside.

To make roties/flat bread
  1. Mix both the flours,salt and oil and knead into a soft dough using little water and cover it with a damp cloth and keep aside.
  2. divide the dough into 7-8 portions.and shape into round balls.Roll it with a rolling pin to make thick round shaped 7-8 inch circles.
  3. Heat the griddle and lightly fry on both the sides till light brown spots appear and keep them soft by covering it with cloth.
To make the Frankie
  1. Beat eggs with little salt and keep aside.
  2. Heat the griddle, apply some oil and put one roti/flat bread and brush it with a tbsp of beaten egg mixture ,spead it well to cover the entire roti and fry on low flame then turn the egg side down and fry again for couple of seconds and then take it out on to a plate.
  3. Add some chicken filling,salad and little tomato -chilli sauce.Sprinkle some chat masala,roll it and wrap it in a aluminium foil around it and serve it hot.