Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Hare bhare kebab

A patty made with greens like spinach, coriander leaf,fenugreek leaves and green peas. A healthy food which can be grilled, shallow fried or deep fried. Tastes good when served with mint-yogurt chutney.


For the kebabs
Chopped spinach---- 1 cup
Chopped coriander leaves --- 1 cup
Methi leaves chopped ---- ¼ cup
Shelled peas ----1/2 cup
Chopped onions --- ½ cup
Bread slices dipped in water and sqeezed well --- 4 nos
Green chillies – 3 nos
Ginger piece – 1”
Maida - 2-3 tbsp
Halved cashew nuts - 2 tbsp
Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
Amchoor powder --- ½ tsp
Red chilli powder --- ¼ tsp
Oil fro frying

For the chutney
Thick curd --- ½ cup
Coriander leaves ---- ½ cup
Mint leaves --- ½ cup
Green chillies --- 2
Salt to taste
Lemon juice --- 2 tsp

To serve
1 onion cut into rings
juice of half a lemon
A few mint leaves, chopped finely

Grind spinach, coriander, methi,peas,chillies and ginger into a fine paste.
Add crumbled bread, chopped onions,salt and other spices. Mix well.
Make small balls of this mixtureand pat them into flat, circular shapes about half inch thick. Gently press a piece of cashewnut in the centre of each kebab.
Roll in maida and shallow fry till golden brown.

For chutney:
Grind all ingredients except the curd to a fine paste. Add the curd, mix well and chill.

To serve:
Place hot kebabs on a bed of onion rings sprinkled with lemon juice and chopped mint leaves together with chilled mint chutney.

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