Raja Kebab is a stuffed paneer potato filling in a papad that is deep fried and served in bite sized pieces. These make a fantastic party starter and delicious evening snack.
When I wanted to make Awadhi Thali or the Mixed North Indian Thali, Vaishali suggested this Raja Kebab that was her restaurant. This is a stuffed papad with a filling of spiced paneer potato mix. Handling the water soaked papad and then deep frying it is an awesome dish.
I was planning on all other dishes and completely forgot that I didn’t have the papads stocked. There was a time when I used to regularly buy the papads but after a while, we stopped having them and I no longer buy.
So when Amma went shopping I told her that I need some papads. When she asked small or large, I assumed the quantity and said small. Only after getting it I realised I need the larger ones. I had to make a last minute shopping to pick up the larger papads.
I made some for the thali and rest I saved for my colleagues. Everybody enjoyed and said this was really restaurant special!
We are doing the BM#88, Week 2 and I am sharing some Bite Sized Food for Kids!
Step By Step Pictures for making Raja Kebab
Raja Kebab | How to make stuffed Papad Rolls
2 Papads (you can use any brand)
For the Stuffing
1 cup Paneer grated
1 /4 cup Potatoes boiled mashed
1 tsp Peas
1 to 2 Green Chilli, finely chopped
2 tsp Onion finely chopped
1 /4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1 /4 tsp Chat Masala
1 /4 tsp Garam Masala
A Pinch Kasoori Methi
A Pinch Turmeric Powder
Hand Coriander Leaves
Salt to taste.
In a bowl, take all the ingredients listed for stuffing and mix together
For Deep Frying.
Soak the papad in water just by dipping it and quickly removing it to a plate.
Make sure the papad is intact.
Divide the stuffing into balls.
Place one ball on the wet papad. Gently close from one side and repeat from all sides to make a roll
Check to ensure all the sides are closed.
Heat a kadai with oil. When it is hot, gently drop the stuffed papad and fry on all sides.
When it is golden on all sides, drain to a kitchen towel.
Cut into smaller pieces and serve with ketchup.