How to make cheesy Potato Frankies

Making rolls for kids can be a handful. That also keeping their health and taste in mind. Mothers always try to give their kids what is good for them. But what is good for health sometimes doesn’t look that appetising to the kids. So the appearance also does matter according to the kids perspective.

Potato Cheese FrankiesA wholesome snack-on-the-go, the Potato Cheese Frankie is something you can easily make at home once you know the right ingredients and method to use. Plain flour rotis play host to a deep-fried potato roll. The inclusion of onion masala mixture and masala water gives the frankies an authentic taste, which measures up to the way your favourite vendor makes it!

How to make cheesy Potato Frankies
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Kids will love to have Potato Cheese Frankie and a glass of Chocolate Milkshake as an after-school treat Here we are going to prepare Potato Cheese Frankie. Let’s get started.
Serves: 6 frakies
For The Rotis
  • ¾ cup plain flour (maida)
  • ½ tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • plain flour (maida) for rolling
  • oil for cooking
For The Potato Rolls
  • 1½ cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
  • ½ cup grated processed cheese
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep-frying
To Be Mixed Into Masala Water
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • salt to taste
To Be Mixed Into An Onion Masala Mixture
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
  • salt to taste
For the rotis
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 125 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Keep aside.
For the potato rolls
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a cylindrical roll.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, 3 rolls at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Keep aside.
How to proceed
  1. Place a roti on a clean, dry surface and drizzle little masala water evenly over it.
  2. Place a potato roll in the centre, finally top with a little onion masala mixture, roll it up tightly and seal it with a toothpick.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 5 more frankies.
  4. Serve immediately.



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