Veggy Party Kebab is an amazing, comforting snack made with Taro root commonly known as Arbi or Chamagadda mixed with a variety of nutritious and colorful veggies, fresh herbs along with few spices, which is also mixed together with roasted chana dal flour, made into kebab shape and shallow fried until crisp and golden in colour.It is a fantastic vegetarian veggy party kebab that is nutritious and healthy to eat. It is very easy to prepare and kebab made with taro root taste extremely awesome and just tastes like any non-vegetarian kebab. The taro root or arbi gives a nice crispness and texture to the kebab apart from taste. Taro root (Arbi) tikki is one of the most tastiest kebab which just tastes like any non veg kebab.
Recipe: Veggy Party Kebabs
- Taro root - 1 cup
- Green gram sprouts, crushed - ¼ cup
- Carrot, finely chopped - ¼ cup
- Onion, finely chopped - ¼ cup
- Ginger, finely chopped - 1 tsp
- Garlic, finely chopped - 1 tsp
- Green chillies, finely chopped - 1 tsp
- Mint leaves, finely chopped - ½ bunch
- Coriander leaves, finely chopped - ½ bunch
- Salt - to taste
- Cumin powder - ½ tsp
- Garam masala - ½ tsp
- Roasted Chana dal pd - ½ cup
- Lemon juice - 2 tsp
- Oil - for frying
- Boil taro root, peel the skin, grate and add into a bowl.
- In the bowl, add crushed green gram sprouts, carrots, onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, mint, coriander, salt, cumin powder, garam masala, roasted chana dal powder, lemon juice and mix all ingredients thoroughly well.
- Make small dumplings and flat them as tikki. Keep aside.
- Add oil in the hot griddle and shallow fry the tikkis.
- Press them with a spoon to make them crispier.
- Cook them on both side and transfer into a plate when they turn golden in color.
- Serve hot
Do try this recipe and you’ll surely keep making it to satisfy your taste buds. To try more luscious and appetizing Taro root is a starchy tuber vegetable that looks like, and can be used similar to, a potato. They can be used as an alternative to potatoes. However, they somewhat have a nut-like flavor when cooked. Common uses for taro roots include frying, baking, roasting, boiling, or steaming them as an accompaniment to meat dishes. They are also often used in soups or stews. Additionally, vegetarians have found the cooked taro root to be a delicious addition to meals such as antipasto salads that include endives, peppers, tomatoes, chicory, and fresh herbs.
Another reason that the taro root has gained in popularity for cooking purposes is because its starch is easily digestible. Additionally, taro roots or chamagadda are extremely nutritious as they provide a good source of fiber, contain a high amount of protein, calcium, and phosphorus, and supply approximately 95 calories per adult serving. Taro is a very common dish served with or without gravy; a popular dish is arvi gosht, which includes lamb or mutton in North India. The taro is either made like fritters or steamed for the morning breakfast in the state of Karnataka. In Kerala there are known as chembu kizhangu and is used as a staple food, as a side dish or sometimes added to the sambar or prepare a taro root chutney with fresh grated coconut.
In other Indian states, Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh, taro corms are known as sivapan-kizhangu, chamagadda or in coastal Andhra districts as chaama dumpa in Telugu, and cooked in many ways, deep fried in oil for a side item with rice, or cooked in a tangy tamarind sauce with spices, onion and tomato called as the Chamagadda pulusu. The hulled variety of mung beans is called Moong dal. The flavour of moong dal is refreshing and crisp with a touch of sweetness. When the outer skin is removed, moong beans are light yellow in colour. They are split and flat and cook quickly. They are relatively easy to digest.
The yellow split moong dal is used in making any other type of Dal added with tomatoes, chillies and spices or they are added with rice to make Khichdi and vadas which are quite popular. Moong dal as such is very healthy, adds protein, fiber and nutrients packed to your snacking in a tasty crispy package. These lentil based fritters are best enjoyed hot with green chutney. The yellow gram like other lentils is good source of protein and dietary fibre. They are low in fat and rich in B-complex, vitamins, calcium and potassium. Do try this amazing snack recipe which will surely be a very delightful dish to treat your family and friends.
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