Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Baked Veggie Breaded Balls

8 slices of bread
butter or oil for basting

For the stuffing
8-10 boiled french beans finely chopped
1 big potato boiled & finely chopped
1/2 cup boiled corn
2 carrot finely chopped
2 green chilli finely chopped
1/2' ginger (finely chopped)
 juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tbsp chopped coriander
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil

For Herbed bread crumbs
1 cup bread crumbs
1/4 tsp dried italian herbs
1 tsp very finely chopped coriander
salt to taste

For the stuffing
  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds & when its golden add green chilli, ginger, coriander leaves, salt,, red chilli powder, garam masala & fry for a min
  • Then add all boiled vegs and mix well and then cook for another min
  • Remove from fire add lemon juice and mix well & keep aside to cool
  • Mix all the ingredients for herb bread crumbs and keep it ready
For the Bread balls
  • Now cut the sides of the bread. Dip in water for a second and take out and squeeze out water & put the stuffing in the  middle and cover it as shown in the pic into oval shape, do the same for the remaining bread and then keep aside
  • Roll it in Herbed bread crumbs and brush it with butter or oil and then bake it in a preheated oven for 15 min at 200 C on  one  side & then turn over and cook for another 15 min till crispy and then serve hot with ketchup