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Carrot Jala Roti By Chef Pankaj Bhadouria

Carrot Jala Roti

Carrot Jala Roti is a healthful and appetizing snack. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria shares the step-by-step recipe of this wholesome snack.
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Cooking Time

10 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-15 Min



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  • For Carrot Jala Roti

    • ¼ cup hung curd

    • 1 tbsp fresh cream

    • ¼ cup grated cheese

    • 1 tbsp mustard oil

    • 1 tbsp lemon juice

    • salt to taste

    • crushed black pepper as required

    • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

    • ½ tsp kasuri methi powder

    • ½ tsp fennel powder

    • 2 cups diced paneer

    • ¼ cup diced yellow bell pepper

    • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper

    • ¼ cup diced green capsicum

    • 1 cup besan

    • salt to taste

    • ½ cup carrot juice

    • 1 tsp oil

    • 1 tbsp oil

    • ¼ cup chopped tomatoes

    • ¼ cup chopped onion

    • ¼ cup chopped carrot

    • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

    • salt to taste

    • 1 tbsp lemon juice

    • crushed black peppercorn

    • green chutney

    • coriander leaves

    • lemon wedge


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add hung curd, fresh cream, cheese, mustard oil, lemon juice, salt, crushed black pepper, ginger garlic paste, kasuri methi powder, fennel powder and mix well to form a smooth paste.
  2. 2

    Now add diced paneer, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, green capsicum and mix them well until all the veggies and paneer are well coated with marination. Keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.
  3. 3

    In another bowl, combine besan, salt and carrot juice. Using whisk make a smooth lump-free batter. Pour the batter into a squeeze bottle.
  4. 4

    Heat oil in a non-stick pan, gently spread the batter onto the pan, starting with from the centre and going round and then in sort of an up and down motion to create the net look.
  5. 5

    Cook for about 2 minutes on medium flame. Flip and cook on another side for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and make more jala roti in the same manner.
  6. 6

    Heat oil in a pan, add marinated paneer mixture and cook for 3- 4minutes until the mixture becomes slightly dry and paneer gets slightly caramelized.
  7. 7

    In a bowl add tomato, onion, carrot, coriander leaves, salt to taste, lemon juice, crushed black pepper and mix it well.
  8. 8

    Place the cooked paneer mixture in the centre of jala roti and wrap it like a roll. Serve jala roti with green chutney and salad. Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon wedge.

Carrot Jala Roti is full of vegetables and is a great way to make children eat different vegetables. This savoury snack is made with carrots, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green capsicum and paneer (Cottage Cheese). All these vegetables and the paneer make this roti wrap a nourishing and filling snack. 

Another speciality of this snack is its look – this roti looks like a net, hence the name Carrot Jala (net) Roti.

Carrot Jala Roti is a perfect recipe to woo kids so that they eat vegetables.

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