Veg Quinoa Frankie

Chef Sadaf Hussain

Cook Time: 30 mins

Serves: 8 People

Frankie's are a famous Mumbai street food inspired from Calcutta's Kati rolls. It may not necessarily be termed as healthy, but what if it could be made nutritious? Adding quinoa to this famous roll can make it more nutritious without compromising on flavor. Indulge guilt-free with the help of this super-grain!


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 onion
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 400 gms black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400 gms diced tomatoes, drained
  • 8 tortillas
  • 2 tablespoon Taco seasoning
  • Shredded yellow and mozzarella cheese
  • Sour cream
51.6 gms


  • Begin by cooking quinoa according to the package instructions.

  • Then, sauté the thinly sliced onion and bell pepper with taco seasoning over medium heat for say about 7-10 minutes.

  • After which you proceed to mix the quinoa with beans, diced tomatoes, and remaining taco seasoning. Then stir well to combine.

  • Assemble the burritos: put the quinoa mixture with sautéed onion/pepper and both the cheese, on to tortillas. Roll up, tucking both sides.

  • The perfect combination is when served with sour cream.


Fibre: 22.2 g

Carbs: 129.6 g

Protein: 51.6 g

Fats: 20 g

Calories: 2118 cal