Thursday, 21 February 2013

Vegetable croquettes

Makes 8
These croquettes make great starters and are very similar to veg cutlets.I'm not a big fan of fried food, but I make these ones and those days that I decide to indulge myself :)

Potato - 2 medium
Carrot - 1
Arbi - 1 small
Peas - 100 g
Cabbage - 100 g
Onion - 1 small,chopped finely
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped finely)
Green chili - 2 (chopped finely)
Ghee - 1 tsp
Vermicelli - 50 g,broken into small pieces
All purpose flour - 50 g and 2 tbsp
Oil - for deep frying.

Method :
-Chop the Potato,Carrot,Arbi and cabbage into small pieces.Chop the cabbage.Steam all the vegetables in a pressure cooker( Add them to a tall vessel, sprinkle little salt and keep inside a pressure cooker with 1 cup of water.Cook on high for 1 whistle and simmer for 10 minutes).Remove from stove and mash the vegetables.
-In a pan add the ghee and when it heats up add the green chili and coriander leaves, saute for 2 - 3 mins.Add the onions and fry until translucent.
-Mix the onions with the mashed vegetables,2 tbsp of flour and mix well.Add salt if needed and make small dumplings.
-Make a thin batter by adding the 50 g of flour to 1 cup of water and a little salt.Break the vermicelli into small pieces.
-Dip the dumplings in the flour batter and roll well in the vermicelli.
-Add to hot oil and deep fry until golden brown !

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