Sunday, November 15, 2015

VEGETABLE MASALA BASKET - VEGETABLE BASKET RECIPE

This is a creative party snack which is very healthy and filling. A cute vegetable basket which is made of wheat flour and spinach (palak leaves). Here the vegetables are sauteed before adding into the basket. Instead of roasted vegetables, you can use grilled vegetables for a completely healthy recipe. Hope you all give this healthy party snack a try.


healthy vegetable recipe with spinach and wheat flour


healthy vegetable recipe with spinach and wheat flour




INGREDIENTS




for the basket

Wheat flour                         - 1 cup
Palak (spinach)                   - 1 bunch
Ghee                                    - 4 tbsp
Curd                                    - 1 tsp
Cumin seed                         - half tsp
Salt
Oil (for frying)


for the vegetable masala

Green peas                          - 1/4 cup, cooked 
Cauliflower                         - 1/4 cup
Garlic                                 - 2 cloves
Carrot                                 - 1, finely chopped
Cabbage                             - 1/4 cup , finely chopped
Beans                                  - 1/4 cup, finely chopped
Turmeric powder                - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder                    - a pinch
Salt
Coriander leaves
Oil


PREPARATION



  • Grind together palak leaf with cumin seed and curd without adding water , to a fine thick paste.
  • Make a soft dough like chappathi dough with wheat flour using this green thick paste and a pinch of salt.
  • Finally knead the dough with 2 tbsp ghee also, to make soft crispy basket.
  • Take a very small lemon sized ball from the dough and roll it with rolling pin  on rolling board and make  thin small chappathi.
  • Now make basket using the back of  small  round shaped  steel cup by applying some ghee on this steel cup and then keep the rolled chappathi under the cup ,then shape like basket.
  • Immediately dip it in hot oil, take back the steel cup slowly and fry it in a  medium  low flame.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Now prepare  vegetable masala by sauteing the ingredients one by one.
  • Finally fill the vegetable masala inside the basket and serve hot!!!!


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