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Easy homemade egg rolls, Kolkata-style

By Debjani Chatterjee
July 24, 2015 15:56 IST
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Here's how to whip up a batch of crispy, delicious egg rolls.

Egg Roll


  • 250 gm maida (refined wheat flour)
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cucumber, julienned
  • 2 onions, julienned
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped
  • 3 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp green chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp refined vegetable oil


  • Knead a soft dough using maida, 1 tbsp oil, sugar, 1/2 tsp salt and water.
  • Cover with a wet cloth and leave it for 30 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice to cucumber and onion. Mix well and keep aside for five minutes.
  • Add green chillies.
  • Make five even balls of the dough.
  • Roll each ball to make round parathas.
  • Heat oil on a tava. Cook paratha on both sides and keep aside.
  • Beat one egg and add salt.
  • In a tawa, add oil and make an omelette on low flame.
  • Place the paratha over the semi-cooked egg. Flip it.
  • Place the cucumber and onion filling over the egg.
  • Add tomato and green chilli sauce.
  • Roll the paratha with the filling. Wrap with a paper towel.
  • Serve hot.

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