How to make Chana Cheese Roti Turnover -

Rotis stuffed with spicy chickpea mixture, folded into half and pan fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas (kabuli chane), Cheese cubes

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chana Cheese Roti Turnover

Chana Cheese Roti Turnover Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chana Cheese Roti Turnover Recipe

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chane) , soaked overnight, drained and boiled with salt a 1 1/2 cups

  • Cheese cubes AS RE as required

  • Whole wheat tortillas 4

  • Oil 2-3 tables for drizzling

  • Ginger , grated 1 tablespoon

  • Onion , finely chopped 1 large

  • Green capsicum , finely chopped 1 small

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teas to sprinkle

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 bunch

  • Chana jor garam as required

  • Ginger strips to garnish

  • Fresh mint sprigs to garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and sauté till raw flavour goes away.

Step 2

Add onion and sauté till it turns golden brown. Add capsicum and sauté for 1 minute. Add chickpeas, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well. Crush the chickpeas slightly with a masher. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.

Step 3

Chop coriander leaves and add to the chickpea mixture and mix well. Allow the mixture to cool down.

Step 4

Keep each roti on the worktop, place some mixture on one side, place chana jor garam and cheese cubes on top. Fold the other side of the roti over the filling to make into half moon shape.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa, place the folded rotis on it, one at a time, drizzle some oil all around and cook on medium heat till the underside becomes crisp. Turnover and cook till the other side becomes evenly golden and the cheese melts.

Step 6

Cut into half and transfer onto a serving plate. Sprinkle some red chilli powder, crush some chana jor garam and sprinkle on top. Serve hot, garnished with ginger strips and mint sprigs.

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