I tasted Malaysian paratha at my friend's home at a potluck party. The texture reminded me of Frankie wrap. So I used the Malaysian paratha (available at the freezer section of Indian stores) for my frankie here. As I was writing about Frankie, I wondered who introduced Frankie to Mumbai and when did it arrive? and I found some amazing information here. -
This Frankie recipe was in my draft forever. I meant to blog about it before going on vacation as a reader requested it. I sent her the recipe email but couldn't blog about it.
Chicken Wrap - Mumbai Style
8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
2 tsp oil
1 tbsp chicken seek tikka masala (I used Sanjeev Kapoor brand)
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp ginger -garlic paste
2 tbsp finely chopped onions
1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro/coriander leaves
A generous pinch of Amchoor powder
A generous pinch of chaat masala
A generous pinch of chili powder
salt if needed
few drops freshly squeezed lemon
Malaysian Paratha (Frozen)
1. Whisk the marinade. Marinate chicken pieces at least for 1 hour in refrigerator.
2. Heat oil in a pan. Add chicken pieces. Stir fry till they are cooked. Set aside.
3. Make the frozen parathas according to the instructions on the packet.
4. Spread some cooked chicken on paratha.
5. Spread some garnish of onions, cilantro, powders and lemon juice per taste. Roll into a wrap using a toothpick to secure the wrap.
6. Serve immediately.
1. The original frankie needs egg wash. I avoided that step as the frozen Malaysian paratha has plenty of oil and it's quite flaky.