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It so happened that I used to wake up late (I still do:P) and then need to rush without grabbing a proper breakfast. But, this had a bad toll on me and my health. I felt that pre-afternoon hunger and sluggishness. So, I made it a point to have a good and wholesome breakfast. You can check some of the quick breakfast recipes.
The four main reasons to skip breakfast, what I have learned from family and friends are:
- I don’t have time
- I really don’t have time
- I seriously don’t have time
- I’m skipping breakfast to lose weight
You can either set your alarm just 15min earlier or rush to the office with the hungry tummy aching to have some food. I chose the first option, nothing is better than to have a healthy breakfast and plan for a good day. Now, if your reason to skip breakfast is solely to shed some pounds, then beware skipping breakfast has a reverse effect on your weight loss plan. This is a good read on skip breakfast, get fat.
Serves: 2 Cooking time: 10 min Preparation time 10min
For the filling:
- Potato (Alu): 3 large, boiled, peeled and mashed
- Onion (Peyaj): 1 medium size, chopped
- Tomato: 1 medium, chopped
- Green chili (Kancha Lanka) : 2, chopped
- Coriander leaves (Dhane Pata): ¼ cup chopped
- Salt to taste
For the wrap:
- Wheat Flour (Maida): 2 cup
- Make a dough using the flour and prepare parathas
- Mash the boiled potatoes, add the other ingredients and mix well
- Once the parathas are ready put a generous amount of the filling mixture and roll the parathas
- Cut each roll into two from the middle and serve hot with tomato sauce, lemon juice and salad
Hot Tips – I have used parathas for the wrap you can use chapattis too. You can also use the left over rotis or parathas from last night to prepare the wrap. The filling can also of your own choice of vegan or meat, check the egg roll post for more ideas.
Further Readings – Breakfast with eggs, Mumbai Frankie rollIf you like this post, please consider linking to it or sharing it with others. I’ll love to hear your comments too. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email, or Subscribe in a reader
4 thoughts on “Kolkata Style Vegan Frankie”
This post really helped my family and I out a lot. Thanks for the info because you made our decision making process much easier.
I hv this bad habit of skipping breakfast…am simply lazy… :P…frankie looks like worth a try….darun hoyeche eta..
Frankies make such a delicious snack..love it.Me being a vegetarian would love love this one!!
Yummy and delicious.. thanks for the recipe 🙂