no fry veg hariyali kebabs (healthier version)
Healthier no fry version of kebabs with clean flavors makes it a guilt free perfect appetizer loved by all.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 14 -16 balls
- 1 cup boiled peas
- 1 cup grated boiled potatoes
- ½ cup grated paneer
- 1 teaspoon veg oil
- ½ teaspoon dry mango powder / amchoor *
- 2 teaspoon fennel seeds/ sauf
- Fistful of mint leaves/ pudhina finely chopped *
- ½ teaspoon green chilly paste
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- ½ teaspoon crushed kasoori methi optional
- Salt to taste
- Dash of black pepper
- For coating
- ¼ cup or more corn flour for rolling
- 2 tablespoon flaxseed meal plus
- 9 tablespoon warm water
- 3-4 slices of breads grounded .
- ½ cup panko bread crumbs*
Roughly pat dry the boiled peas and pulse / mash or grind them. Heat oil in a non stick pan on medium heat, add in the fennel seeds, cook for 15 seconds. Add in the ginger chilly paste , cook it for 5 seconds. Add in the peas mixture , cook for 1 minute. Stirring it well . Add in dry mango powder, salt , pepper , grated potato, grated paneer and give a quick mix so that the mixture comes together and is evenly coated with spices. Taste test and adjust the spices. Switch off the flame. Add in the chopped mint , kasoori methi and mix it well . Let the mixture cool down before making lime size balls.
Prepare the kebabs for cooking.
Set up the dipping station as pictorial given above.
Place corn flour , flax seed meal slurry ( mix warm water plus flax meal and let it stand for a minute) flax slurry is ready to use and bread and panko crumbs in 3 separate bowls .
Now take one kebab , roll it in flour , then dip it in the slurry and well coat and then dunk it in the bread crumbs and roll it well. Repeat this with all the kebabs .
Heat up the appe pan on low medium heat, brush every cavity lightly with oil. Once warm , add the kebabs and brush them with oil , cook them until golden brown overall. Rotate and flip them in intervals with a help of a small spoon or wooden skewer as needed to evenly cook . The appe pan method is quiet slow but results are worth it. Alternatively you can bake or fry them. Serve warm with a side of your favorite dip , ketchup or chutney.
Please go through important notes for substitutions.