Wednesday, May 22, 2013

BIRI ALOO CHOP(STUFFED POTATO IN URAD DAL BATTER)



INGREDIENTS:-

FOR BATTER:

Urad dal-1 cup
Semolina-1 and 1/2 tbsp
Chopped green chili-2 no.
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Baking soda-a inch
Salt to taste
Water as required

FOR STUFFING:

Boiled Potatoes-2 large(peeled and mashed)
Chopped Onions-1 small
Green peas-1/4 cup
Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
Roasted peanut-1 tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Coriander powder-1/4 tsp
Red chili powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp
Dry fenugreek leaves-1 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-5-6
Asafetida-a pinch
Lemon juice-1 tsp
Oil-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

METHOD:-

1-Wash and soak urad dal in water for 5-6 hours or overnight.Drain water and grind into a smooth paste using little water.
2-Add water little by little so that the batter doesn't go watery.It should be thick or not flow freely from the spoon when pour it down.
3-Mix semolina,baking soda,chopped green chili,cumin seeds and salt to the batter and mix well.Keep it aside.
4-Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,curry leaves,asafetida and let them splutter.add the onions and fry for a minute.
5-Add ginger garlic paste,salt,dry fenugreek leaves,turmeric,coriander,red chili and garam masala powders and mix well.


6-Add green peas and roasted peanuts and cook for 5 mins.Add mashed potato and coriander leaves and mix properly.Adjust the salt.
7-Saute for another 2 mins and remove for heat and sprinkle lemon juice.Let it cool down.


8-Then make small balls from the potato mixture  and keep them aside.

9-In a kadhai heat oil and dip each ball in the urad dal batter and deep fry in oil till golden brown.
10-Now your crispy biri chop is ready,Serve hot with tomato kethup or tamarind chutney.


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