Hara Bhara Kebab is another vegetable cutlet like snack, prepared with spinach and green peas. This one is the best way to add some nutrition in your diet. This one is every vegetarians go to kebab. Made with a mix of mashed potatoes, spinach, green peas, chillies, some cornflour for binding and select spices for flavour this kebab is quick, simple and delicious.
- PREP TIME 20 MINS
- COOKING TIME 20 MINS
- SERVES 4-5
- 2 cup Spinach, blanched & chopped
- 2 large sized potatoes, boiled & mashed
- 1/2 cup Green peas, blanched & crushed
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 1 tsp caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
- 1 inch chopped
- 4-6 cloves Garlic, chopped
- 2 tsp Green chilli paste
- 2 tsp coriander powder
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- 3/4 cup Gram flour (besan), roasted
- 2 tbsp Cashewnut powder
- 1/2 cup Hung yogurt
- 2 Green chillies, chopped
- 5-6 Almonds, chopped
- 1/4 tsp White pepper powder
- 1/2 tsp chaat masala
- 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
In a kadai heat butter, add shahi jeera, sauté till it begins to change colour."
Add chopped ginger, chopped garlic, green chilli paste and sauté for another fifteen seconds making sure that the paste does not stick to the bottom of the kadai."
Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, besan and cook till it gives a good aroma. This may take about one minute on medium low heat."
Add cashewnut powder and cook for further thirty seconds on medium low heat."
Add the chopped spinach, mashed potatoes, crushed green peas and cook on medium heat for about five minutes or till it leaves the kadai."
Remove from heat and spread it out on a flat surface to cool."
Add chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, chopped almonds, salt, white pepper powder, chaat masala and garam masala powder to the hung yogurt. Mix well."
Divide both the spinach and the filling mixture into sixteen equal portions. Spread the spinach mixture on your palm, place the filling in the center and bring in the edges and roll into a round ball. Press slightly to form kebabs."
Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan and shallow fry the kebabs, a few at a time, till crisp on both the sides. This may take about one minute on each side on medium heat."
Serve hot sprinkled with lemon juice and chaat masala."
- Wash Spinach and other leafy vegetables in warm water before you grind it. This helps removing chemical and dirt from the vegetables.