Zucchini Fritters.

Zucchini Fritters.

Ingredients:

  1. Zucchini – 200 gms.
  2. Gram Flour or Besan – 250 gms.
  3. Rice Flour – 25 gms.
  4. Onion – 1.
  5. Green Chillies – 2.
  6. Potato – 1.
  7. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  8. Salt – According to taste.
  9. Panir – 1 slice.
  10. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  11. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  12. Peanuts – 2 tbsp.
  13. Coriander Leaves – A handful.
  14. Cheese – 1/2 cup.(optional).

STEPS.

Step 1 – Wash,scrape and grate the zucchini. Boil, peel and mash the potato.Finely chop the onions,green chillies,coriander leaves.Grate the panir cube and crush the peanuts coarsely in a mortar-pestle or spice grinder.

IMG-4037.JPGStep 2 – Take a bowl.To it add the given amounts of gram and rice flour,remaining spices,ie,salt,garam masala and red chilly powder.Now add to this mixture the grated zucchini,onions,mashed potato,green chillies,peanuts,coriander leaves,grated panir and some grated cheese,though the last ingredient is optional.Now adding some water make a batter so that you can form small pakoras out of it on your hand.

Step 3 – Heat oil in a kadhai and when it is hot start dropping small balls of the above made batter into it.You can flatten the balls as I have done and give it some other shapes too.Fry them till browned and crisp.

Our crunchy and tasty zucchini fritters are ready.Serve it with yoghurt,mayo dip,mustard sauce or any other dip that you like.

Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback.Have a great week everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!

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Spinach fritters in mustard gravy.

Ingredients:-For the fritters

  1. Spinach – 250 gms.
  2. Gram Flour – 200 gms.
  3. Onions(finely chopped) -1.
  4. Green Chillies(finely chopped) – 2.
  5. Salt – According to taste.
  6. Asafoetida – A pinch.
  7. Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  8. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  9. Mint or pudina – 1/2 a bunch.
  10. Vegetable Oil – for shallow frying.

For the gravy:-

  1. Yellow Mustard – 3 tbsp.
  2. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  3. Tomato Puree – 1 tbsp.
  4. Ginger-Garlic paste – 1 tsp.
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  8. Salt – According to taste.
  9. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp.
  10. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp.

For garnish —Fresh Cream and chopped cilantro.

STEPS.

Step 1 – For making the spinach fritters,take a bowl and add the given amounts of gram flour,spinach,chopped onions,salt,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,asafoetida,garam masala,mint leaves and adding water make a batter of it.Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed kadhai and when it becomes moderately hot drop in the batter making balls and fry it till browned and crisp.

IMG_3841Step 2 РFor making the gravy,make a paste of yellow mustard.Now take a kadhai, add one tablespoon of oil and splutter half teaspoon of cumin seeds. Now add  chopped onions,and ginger-garlic paste and fry it for two minutes.Next add the masalas,coriander powder,red chilly powder,garam masala,salt,turmeric powder and tomato puree.Fry these for two minutes and add the mustard paste.Again fry it for one minute.Now add water for the gravy and let it boil for five minutes.Lastly drop in the spinach balls and let it cook on medium flame for three minutes.

Our spinach fritters in mustard gravy is ready.Garnish it with fresh cream and chopped cilantro.

Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback.Have a great weekend everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Fish Fritters.

Ingredients:-

  1. Boneless Fish Fillet(cut into thin strips)-150 gms.
  2. Gram Flour – 200 gms.
  3. Semolina – 50 gms.
  4. Ginger -Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  5. Nigella seeds -1/2 tsp.
  6. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala Powder- 1 tsp.
  10. Dry Mango Powder or Amchoor Powder – 1 tsp.
  11. Salt – According to taste.

For Sprinkling :-Chaat Masala.

For Serving :-Schezuan Sauce.

STEPS.

Step 1 – Wash and cut the boneless fish fillets in strips.Now sprinkle a pinch of salt over them.

Step 2 – Take a bowl and add gram flour and semolina in the given amounts in it.Next add the nigella seeds,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,cumin powder,garam masala,dry mango powder,salt and ginger-garlic paste and using water make a thick batter of it.

IMG_3018.JPGStep 3 – Now heat a kadhai and add oil to it.When it is hot enough take the fish strips and coat them in the above batter and drop them one by one in the oil.Fry the strips till golden brown and drain on a tissue paper.

Our fish fritters are ready.

Sprinkle some chaat masala over them and serve with schezuan sauce or any other dip of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback and have a great day everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!!And happy mother’s day to all.

 

 

 

Red Lentil and Onion Fritters.

Ingredients:-

Red Lentil – 300 gms.

Onions(finely chopped) – 1.

Green Chillies (finely chopped)- 2.

Asafoetida or Hing -A Pinch.

Salt – According to taste.

Chopped fresh coriander -According to your need.

STEPS.

Step 1 – Wash and soak the red lentils for four hours.Grind the lentil slightly coarsely.

Step 2 -Add chopped onions,green chillies,salt,asafoetida and coriander to the lentil batter.

Step 3 – Mix it up well. Heat oil in a wok. When it is hot add dollops of the batter in the oil and fry it up.

Step 4 – Take out the fritters on a tissue paper and serve with green chutney or green chilly sauce.

Our red lentil fritters are ready.

Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feed back. Its a great idea for your afternoon or evening snack. It’s crunchy and tasty to be had with a cup of tea or coffee. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking,happy living!

 

 

 

 

 

Yam Fritters.

Ingredients:-

  1. Yam – 250 gms.
  2. Gram Flour or Besan – 250 gms.
  3. Salt – According to taste.
  4. Dry mango or amchoor powder – 1 tbsp.
  5. Asafoetida or hing – A pinch.
  6. Red chilly powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Chaat masala[optional] – A pinch.
  9. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.

STEPS.

Step 1 – Scrape, wash and cut the yam into thin strips and blanch it in a saucepan.

Step 2 – When the yam is firm but cooked remove it from gas and let it cool.

Step 3 – Now take a vessel, add to it the given amounts of gram flour or besan, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, dry mango or amchoor powder, asafoetida or hing, garam masala powder and make a smooth batter of it with water.

Step 4 – Now heat oil in a wok . Dip the yam pieces in the batter and release in hot oil .Deep fry the yam until lightly browned. The fritters are done.

Step 5 – Remove on tissue paper. Garnish by sprinkling some chaat masala and serve with tomato or green chilly ketchup, green chutney, hummus, mayonnaise or other such dips.

I hope you will all like this crunchy recipe. Do try it at home and share your comments and feedback and ask queries if any. It is a simple,tasty dish which can be had like a snack in the evening or can be used as a side dish when taking lunch or dinner.Have a great week friends.Till then be happy and cook beauties!!!