Saturday, August 8, 2015

KILIKOOD / BIRDS NEST RECIPE / POTATO SEMIYA BALLS - MALABAR SNACKS RECIPES


Here am with a lovely edible bird nest snack recipe . Birds nest candy and birds nest cookies are very popular and common among most of us. But this is something different. Here am sharing the recipe of a lovely delicious spicy snack with mashed potato and chicken filling shaped like a birdsnest. Hope you all really enjoyed this recipe. Do try this healthy snack recipe and make your kids happy. For sure, they will crave for more. 








INGREDIENTS


Potatoes                                        - 3 nos
Roasted semiya / thin vermicelli  - 1 cup ( crushed with hands)
Onion                                           - 1 ,small, finely sliced
Green chili                                  -2 ,thinly chopped
Ginger garlic paste                     - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder                        - half tsp
Pepper powder                           - 1 tsp
Minced / shredded chicken        - half a cup
Egg                                             -1
Curry leaves
Salt
Oil  

PREPARATION

  • Pressure cook unpeeled potatoes with little salt until 3 whistles.
  • Remove its skin and mash  it finely. Set aside.
  • Now prepare the filling by sauteing onion, chilies,turmeric powder, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste , minced / shredded chicken and curry leaves . Add required salt and keep it aside.(same like samosa / cutlet fillings).
  • Make a small ball with the mashed potatoes and press gently in the middle with your fingers.
  • Now put the fillings in the center and cover the filling with that mashed potato itself .
  • Make round shaped small balls and then give a small press in the middle and shape it like a birds nest. Keep it aside.
  • Prepare an egg batter by beating egg with salt.
  • Dip each potato balls in the egg batter and then coat it with fried / roasted  vermicelli or semiya.
  • Heat oil in a deep  bottomed nonstick fry pan and put each semiya covered balls in it carefully.
  • Do not over heat  or over cook, as it will make cracks in potato balls.
  • Better fry 2 or 3 potato balls at a time..
  • Drain the excess oil using tissue paper.
  • Serve hot with tomato chutney.

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