Cream cheese Pinwheel

Delicious and easy pinwheel recipe with a cream cheese filling. These colorful cream cheese pinwheels are perfect for a party or kids lunch box or tiffin recipes.

Delicious and easy pinwheel recipe with a cream cheese filling.

Cream cheese roll ups or tortilla roll ups are nothing but tortilla (or roti) stuffed with cream cheese filling and tightly rolled. If you cut these roll ups into small bite size portions, then they are called pinwheels. In this recipe we will learn how to make easy cream cheese pinwheels. You can serve them as a snack, or as a party appetizer. They are also perfect as complete and wholesome meal for your kids lunch box or tiffin.

Cream cheese is such a versatile ingredient. You can mix a variety of vegetables, herbs, spices with cream cheese and it always brings the best flavors out. It’s a lot healthier than using oodles of cheese and oodles of cream. However, it does not come cheap. It’s expensive in India, I am not too sure about places abroad. Having said that, cream cheese is extremely simple to make at home. We will learn how to make Cream cheese in this post.

how to make Cream cheese at home?

  1. Take 1 cup home made paneer (cottage cheese) or store bought malai paneer (creamy paneer).
  2. Blend it in a blender till it gets crumbly.
  3. Now add 1/2 cup of thick curd and blend again.
  4. Blend until everything comes together and there are no lumps. Scrape the sides in between for a smooth mixture.
  5. Your cream cheese is ready.
  6. If you feel that it’s a bit loose then you can keep it on a sieve lined with a muslin cloth, in the fridge overnight.
  7. Next day you will get your cream cheese which is not lose.

Here are three other veg wrap recipes which are part of my 4 way veg wrap recipe video below, Hara Bhara Kabab Recipe, Paneer Kathi Roll Recipe and Mexican Burrito Recipe

Delicious and easy pinwheel recipe with a cream cheese filling.
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Cream Cheese Pinwheels Recipe

Delicious and easy pinwheel recipe with a cream cheese filling. These colorful cream cheese pinwheels are perfect for a party or kids lunch box or tiffin recipes.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Nandita

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cream cheese homemade/store bought
  • 2 tbsp Red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 tbsp Yellow bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 tbsp Purple cabbage finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Carrot finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Coriander finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 4 Whole wheat roti or chapati

Instructions

  1. Mix everything together except for the whole wheat roti.

  2. Apply this mixture on the roti evenly and roll the roti. Cut the rolled roti int pinwheels.

  3. Serve warm or pack it in the lunch box.

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