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Beetroot kola urundai recipe | Beetroot balls with breadcrumbs and roasted gram


Beetroot kola urundai recipe


Cuisine Style: Chettinad, India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Tahini[sesame seeds sauce], Yogurt dip, Green chutney, Tomato chilli sauce, coconut chutney | Type: Snacks


Ingredients

  • Beetroot – 1 [finely grated]
  • Roasted gram[Pottukadalai, chutney kadalai] – 4 tbsp
  • Sambar onion [shallots] or big onion[1] – 6 to 7 [finely chopped]
  • Dry red chilli – 2
  • Green chilli -1
  • Coconut -3 tbsp [grated]
  • Garlic – 3 cloves [chopped]
  • Ginger – 2 tbsp [chopped] or ½ inch piece
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Peppercorns -3
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Bread crumbs – ¼ cup or 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – 3 springs or 4 tbsp [finely chopped]
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying [ground nut oil or sunflower oil]

Preparation Method

  • Add garlic, ginger, dry red chiili, cumin seeds & fennel seeds in a mixer jar then coarsely grind.
  • Then add onion, green chilli, coriander leaves, coconut in the same mixer jar & coarsely grind [ Don’t add water]
  • Put roasted gram in a mixer jar & peppercorns grind to fine powder.
  • Then transfer the mixture to a bowl add ground mixture, grated beetroot, salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, garama masala & bread crumbs mix well.
  • Divide the mixture into equal size balls.
  • Heat enough oil in a pan deep fry both sides till golden brown & crisp on medium hot oil.
  • Then drain on absorbent paper & serve hot with tea or coffee.

Tips & Notes

  • If you add too much water mixture becomes sticky & it will break.
  • Don’t overheat oil while deep frying.
  • Before frying, make small ball, put it in a hot oil & check whether it’s breaking or not.
  • If it’s not working & the mixture is sticky add flour, bread crumbs or roasted gram flour & adjust the consistency & check again

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Beetroot balls with breadcrumbs and roasted gramBeetroot balls with breadcrumbs and roasted gram


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