Cheesy Vegetable Discs or UFOs
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 to 5
  • 2 Medium potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 cup broccoli, finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ Teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ Teaspoon dry mango powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs or dry roasted and finely powdered corn flakes
  • 2 Teaspoon all purpose flour or saathu maavu
  • Oil to shallow fry
  1. Take a pressure cooker and boil the potatoes for 2-3 whistles and mash it once it is cooled.
  2. Take a frying pan and add ghee, cumin seeds, onion, cabbage, carrot, broccoli. Allow it to fry for 5-7 minutes. add salt as per your taste. Add chili powder and dry mango powder.
  3. Take a mixing bowl and add mashed potatoes, all the fried vegetables, cheese. Mix well and make sure all the ingredients are well combined. If you find the mixture soggy, you can add the bread crumbs or corn flakes powder. Add milk, if the mixture is too dry.
  4. Make a watery paste using milk and all purpose flour or you can also beat 2 eggs.
  5. Take a spoonful of mixture and give it a shape of a disc. Dip it into flour or egg mix and then into breadcrumbs or corn flakes powder.
  6. Shallow fry until crispy on both sides. It will take 4-5 minutes for each side.
  7. You can also make these discs in the oven . Preheat the oven to 180C. Line a baking tray with foil and add the discs.
  8. Cook these discs for about 10-12 minutes in baking mode. Flip the discs in between.
  9. Serve this dish with homemade lemon curd dip or chutney of choice.
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