Vegetable Gold Coin
Prepared by Lakshmi Aparna
Vegetable gold coins are prepared with carrot, potato and green peas. Kids will like this item as a snack and also in their lunch box. I have oil fried these to make them crispy. If you are calorie conscious, you can pan fry this with 1 tbsp oil.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1 bowl measurement: 250 ml
Potatoes: 2 medium
Carrot: 1 bowl
Green peas: 1 bowl
Chopped onions: 1 bowl, coriander leaves: 1 bowl, chopped green chillies: 2 or 3
Chat masala: 1 tbsp
Chopped ginger: 1 tbsp
Bread powder: 1/2 bowl
Corn flour and maida (all purpose flour): 2 tbsp each mixed in 6 tbsp water
Salt: As required
Oil: To fry
Step 1: Boil carrot, green peas, potatoes separately. Peel and mash boiled potato and carrot
Step 2: Mix mashed carrot, potato and green peas with 1 tbsp chat masala. Add 1 tbsp chopped ginger and salt as well in a mixing bowl
Pan frying method:
Step 1: Take a little of the mixture and make it round in shape or required shape, it should be flat so that it will cook well.
Step 2: Take it and coat with bread powder or bread crumbs evenly and all over. Roll over and coat it on the other side too.
Note: If bread powder is unavailable use suji or bombay rava (Semolina)
Step 3: Add 1 tbsp oil and pre heat pan
Step 4: Fry them on both the sides in low flame for 5 minutes or until it is properly fried
Oil frying method
Step 1: Take small quantity of paste, make it in to small round balls
Step 2: Add and mix a little salt, 2 tbsp maida (all purpose flour) and 2 tbsp corn flour to 1/4 cup of water in a bowl. Dip coin shaped ball in this corn starch
Step 3: Coat it with bread powder evenly and all over.
Step 4: Heat oil to fry. Fry them up to golden brown color in high flame
Remove them with an oil strainer and put them on oil absorbing cooking paper.
Serve hot :)
Vegetable gold coins tastes good with tomato sauce or ketchup