Friday, January 24, 2014

Wrap up in Lunch Box

Sweet Corn and Spinach Wrap

Sweet corn and spinach wrap, get rid of monday blues with this delicious wrap. Sweet corn, spinach, mayonnaise and lettuce together make for a kiddie delight.


For The Sweet Corn and Spinach Tikkis

1 cup boiled and crushed sweet corn kernels
1/2 cup shredded spinach (palak)
1/2 cup mashed potatoes
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp green chilli paste
salt to taste
2 tbsp whole wheat (gehun) bread crumbs for coating
1 tsp oil for cooking

Other Ingredients

4 lightly cooked whole wheat (gehun) chapatis (approx. 150 mm. (6”) in diameter)
2 cups torn lettuce
8 tbsp eggless mayonnaise


For the sweet corn and spinach tikkis

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter flat oval tikki.
  3. Roll each tikki in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from both the sides.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each tikki using ¼ tsp of oil till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place a chapati on a clean dry surface and arrange ½ cup of lettuce in a row in the centre of the chapati.
  2. Place a tikki and spread 2 tbsp of mayonnaise over it and roll it up tightly.
  3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more wraps.

How to pack

  1. Wrap in an aluminium foil or cling wrap and pack in a tiffin box.

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