Street food brings out the essence of the local culture. It holds a special place in the hearts of people who love the authentic nature of food cooked by “chefs” from the streets. It has a certain touch that is beyond compare to any fancy restaurants.
If you have ever traveled in Kolkata, you are bound to find some place selling gigantic rolls made with fresh ingredients right before you. A bite of that flaky roll takes us to a place that we always cherish. With this recipe, we are trying to capture the same element of joy right in our kitchen. It’s simple, has basic ingredients and is best served in multiples.
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A delicious street snack which can be made at home
Cooking the chicken
Wash the chicken pieces and marinate it with yogurt, black pepper powder and ginger-garlic paste. Set aside for a minimum of 1 hour
Add the sliced onions and saute on medium heat until it forms a golden colour
Add the tomatoes and green chilies and saute for 1 minutes
Add the rest of the ingredients except for garam masala
Mix and cook for atleast 2-3 minutes
Add the chicken pieces to the mixture.
Mix it well so it incorporates with the mixture. Cover and cook on low heat for approximately 10 minutes. Keep stirring in regular intervals
Add 1/2 cup of water and let it keep cooking
When the chicken is cooked, remove from heat and top it with garam masala and mix.
Making the paratha
In a large bowl, add the maida flour, oil and salt.
Add water slowly and start kneading with your fingers until it forms a smooth dough. Make 3-4 dough balls.
On a oiled surface, roll out each ball into a round paratha
Heat a frying pan, add oil and cook the paratha until it forms a light brown flaky crust
Making the roll
Place the paratha on a flat surface and arrange the cooked chicken in the middle
Add some lemon juice, ketchup, coriander leaves and some sliced onions
Roll the paratha and serve hot