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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Tea Time & Some Snack - Vegetable Chop

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This is a very hectic week for me ... Lots of work in the office & at home also .But today is last day of the week , now 2 days off for weekend . That means again my normal weekend routine . but last week when I got continious 3days off I made some delicious recipes . I already post one in my earlier poat & I promised to all of you that i wil post those recipes one by one . So today I am posting one snack recipe , called Vegetable Chop .
So here is the recipe .



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Ingredients:-


1. 1 medium potato .
2. 2 medium size carrot .
3. 2-3 medium size beetroot .
4. 1 tsp ginger paste
5. 3 tsp peanuts .
6. 3-4 tsp bhaja masala .
7. 1/2 tsp sugar .
8. Salt .
9. 4-5 tbsp besan .
10. 1/2 cup bread crumbs .
11. 1 cup white oil (for deep frying) .

Ingredients for bhaja masala :-

1. 2 tbsp cumin seeds .
2. 6 dry red chillies .


Method :-

1. Roast cumin seeds & dry red chillies on low heat till jeera turns brown and chillies dark red. Do not char. Remove from heat and grind in a grinder. You can preserved it for long periods and used for different preparations also .
2. Cut potato , carrot & beetroot into 2-3" size big chunks. Pressure cook on high heat for 2 steams. Drain the water & mash the vegetables coarsely & mix 2-3 tsp bread crumbs .
3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in kadai. Fry the peanuts & remove from the heat .
4. Now add ginger, fry for 2 min . Add the roughly mashed vegetables, salt and sugar. Cook for 8-10 minutes on medium high heat.
5. Add bhaja masala and mix . Remove the vegetables from heat and let it cool.
6. Make a besan mix by adding 1/4th cup water. The mix should not be too thick or too watery . Make chop-size dumplings of the vegetable mixture using your hands & dip in besan mix to form a thin layer, coat with bread crumbs and keep aside.
7. Pour the oit in a deep bottom pan & fry them till golden brown. Remove from heat and keep on paper towel to drain excess oil before serving.
8. Now serve them with some tomato sauce .

22 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Those chops tease me!! I am craving for some now:)

Sudeshna said...

Hi dolon,
Vegetable chops always remind me of those ones we bought from the sweet shops in Kolkata. Yours look awesome, I'll try them out at the next evening party. Thanks for sharing

Padma said...

They look so perfect and nice brown color... perfect tea time snack :)

Gita said...

Crispy and delicious vegetable chop...this makes an excellent snack with tea :)

sangi said...

Looks sooo delicious&perfect...!must try...

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow....simple and yum recipe.....

Doloncookbook said...

@ Raks Kitchen : thanks for the lovely comments .

@ Sudeshna : Yes dear , I also miss them very much ... Try them & let me know ...

@ Padma & Gita : Thanks dear .

@ Sangi : Thanks for such nice comment .

@ Kitchen Flavours : Sorry dear , its alreay corrected & thanks for informing me . It was a typo . & also thanks for the comment .

Hari Chandana said...

WOW.. looks simple and yummyyy... perfect presentation.. :)

Pavithra said...

Mmmmmmm lovely mouthwatering snack.. and healthy too will definitely give a try.. Thanks for sharing

Viki's Kitchen said...

This is a good tea time snack. Want to grab a piece from that plate:)

Sharmila said...

Great looking chops Dolon! I have never tried making these.

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

perfectly done... Looks so good...

kittymatti said...

wow! yummy yummy!!! good one!

Shama Nagarajan said...

looks yummy and crispy

Uma said...

ooh, looks so tempting and yummy :)

Parita said...

Veegtable chops looks so crispy and delicious! perfect snack

rekhas kitchen said...

haa you are tempting mehummm. I am coming there for this yummy looking vege chops drooling yaar.

Doloncookbook said...

Thanks to all for such lovely comments ....

Sunshinemom said...

Yummy! Perfect weekend treat:)

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Sue said...

Hi, Dolon. Thanks for the recipe. I tried it out yesterday and the chops came out perfect.

Anonymous said...

jesus, finally my childhood seems to be back...almost 40 years ago, ibought those lovely chops once in a while on lakegarden market in kolkatta...what a timeflash!

I'll try out your recipe..and will inform you about the results..deeply having in mind the original taste.
just hope to get all the ingredients together...well munich ...it should be possible in such a big town.!
see ya
oliver