Indian food is famous throughout the world with the flavor of belongingness and spirit of togetherness. People staying in various parts of the nation have different food habit with varied cultural background. It is very interesting to learn about their culture and their cuisine with the taste of their land. Gujarat is one of the regions in India where food made are very delicious. Especially Gujarati snacks are famous in various parts of the world. Let us have a look at one of such delicious Gujarati snacks:
Farali Pattice recipe
This snack is generally consumed after fasting. If there is a religious occasion where individual needs to keep fast, Farali Pattice is a wonderful recipe that will help people to enjoy after fast.
- Boiled potatoes, 3-4 (mashed)
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup of bread crumbs
- ¼ cup of corn flour
- Freshly grated coconut (1/4th cup)
- Sugar 1 table spoon
- Chopped green chillies
- Garam masala powder (1/4th teaspoon)
- Grated ginger
- Coriander leaves
- Powdered roasted peanuts
- Lemon juice
Process of preparing
First of all you need to make a filling by pouring the ingredients like roasted peanuts, grated coconut, raisins, sugar, cashew nuts, sugar, green chillies, coriander leaves and salt to taste. All these ingredients are mixed really well so that it forms a nutty dough.
Take another bowl and put smashed potato, butter, corn flour and salt to taste. Mix it well to prepare a dough. Now separate this potato dough in small small balls to 7 equal parts. Now grease oil in your hand palm and keep one portion of potato dough in your palm. Use both your palms to make both side of the dough flat. Now put some portion of filling inside the flat dough and mould it by sealing the edges. Once the edges are sealed, you can roll the dough to get a round or an oval shape with the help of two of your palm. Similarly make 6 more balls with the fillings.
Now, preheat your oven to 180 degree C. Now roll the balls over the bread crumbs which you have made previously. Make sure that the ball is quoted with the bread crumbs equally in all sides. Now place the balls inside the oven and bake it for around 30 minutes. Bake it till the crush turns into the golden brown color.
Take out the pattice balls and place it over a plate. You can consume it with tomato sauce or green chutney. Enjoy the delicious snack and write to us.
Paneer millet cutlet
We have another delicious snacks recipe for you today. Paneer millet cutlet can be made in very simple way with an awesome taste which fits well in your kid’s lunch box. Even it is ideal for a tea time snacks party.
- Boiled potatoes – 3
- Steamed green peas- ½ cup
- Homemade paneer-200 grams
- Millets- ½ cup
- A bunch of chopped coriander leaves
- Roasted cumin powder ( 1 teaspoon)
You have to cook millet exactly like rice and cereals. If you can cook it in a pressure cooker, you have to take one and half cup of water inside the pressure cooker and pour single cup of millet in it. Pressure cooks the millet for 2 to 3c whistles. Do not open the pressure cooker forcefully; rather make an attempt of opening it just after releasing pressure. It will automatically open. After getting cooked, take out the millet and keep them aside.
Now, you have to make stuffed paneer. For this you have to take the ingredients like potatoes in steamed and smashed form, half cup of millets, roasted cumin powder, steamed green peas, chopped coriander leaves. Mix all these ingredients really well and make dough. Now divide the dough into 10 equal parts.
Now add salt in paneer, mix it and divide it into 10 small balls. Pour some oil in your hand palm and make it flat from both the sides. Now put the smashed paneer in the dough and close the head of the dough. Seal the edges really well so that the fillings does not come out. Roll it and press so that it forms a shape of cutlet. Dust the powder of biscuit and deep fry it till it becomes golden brown.
Your delicious paneer millet cutlet is ready. This tasty snack can be served hot with coriander chutney.