Vegetable Kebab

Vegetable Kebab

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Appetising, cocktail-sized snack made from bottle gourd, potatoes and onions, with a generous sprinkling of piquant onion masala mixture. Serve vegetable kebabs hot, with tea or at a cocktail party, and bask in the compliments.

Vegetable Kebab recipe - How to make Vegetable Kebab

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 kebabs
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2 cups grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1/4 cup grated onions
1 cup boiled , peeled and grated potatoes
3 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Onion Masala Mixture (for Serving)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
salt to taste

  1. Squeeze out all the water from the bottle gourd, combine it with all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into15 equal portions.
  3. Shape 3 portions of the mixture into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter flat round kebab.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry the few kebabs, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 12 more kebabs in 4 more batches.
  6. Whilst the kebabs are hot, press them flat using a spoon and sprinkle a little onion masala mixture on top of each kebab.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per kebab
Energy60 cal
Protein0.5 g
Carbohydrates3 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat5.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A76.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C1.9 mg
Folic Acid3.6 mcg
Calcium5.8 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.4 mg
Potassium42.3 mg
Zinc0.1 mg
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Vegetable Kebab
 on 24 Jun 17 06:00 PM

Vegetable Kebab
 on 14 Aug 14 09:22 AM

I could never imagine a recipe of kebabs with doodhi and grated onions...the masala mixture that is topped after frying is very spicy and chatpatta...