Thursday, December 10, 2009

Golden Crunchy Mushroom Lollipop

I got this interesting recipe from one cook book by rano suri, as soon as i read the ingredients i wanted to try this immediately, was easy as well and yet a lip smacking appetizer for sure...so i have included this to my list whenever i have a get together at home....it was so crunchy & delicious that i wanted to share it with u all also so that even u can impress ur guests with this one!!!!!

Ingredients

200 gms Mushroom(small or med size)

Oil to deep fry

1 cup crushed honey or plain cornflakes( i used honey )

For Marinade

2 tsp crushed peppercorn

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp garlic paste

salt to taste

For the batter

3/4 cup Maida

1/2 cup cornflour

1/2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp garlic paste

1 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese

3 green chillies finely chopped

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

salt to taste

Method

  • Wash and pat dry the mushrooms and then prick it all over lightly with a fork and then rub it all over with salt, peppercorns,garlic paste and lemon juice and keep aside for 30 minutes
  • Insert a toothpick through the stem of the mushroom to give it a look of a lollipop
  • Crush the cornflakes and spread it in a plate and keep aside
  • Sieve maida,cornflour,salt,baking powder and then mix it with green chilli,coriander leaves, garlic paste, and enough water to a semi-thick smooth batter like that of a pakoda batter(add less salt as during marination also we have added salt )
  • Heat oil in a pan, dip the mushroom lollipops in the batter and roll it in cornflakes

  • Then deep fry it till golden brown and crispy(fry 2 lollipops at a time), roll it with aluminum foil at the end of the lollipops to make it even more nice to look at..
  • And then Serve hot with tomato ketchup