Veg Paneer Lollipops

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Nov. 25, 2013

A must make Indian snack for any gathering.

Ingredients

Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
For the lollypops
Bread slices 4 Large , torn, wet with few sprinklings of water
Potato 2 Large , peeled, steamed
Grated paneer 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Shredded carrot 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Red onion 1 Medium , chopped finely
Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Ginger 1 Inch , grated
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , minced
Green chillies 3 Medium , chopped finely (to taste)
Salt To Taste
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder To Taste
Red chilli powder To Taste
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Garam masala To Taste
Carrot 2 Large , peeled, cut into half and further into sticks
For the batter
Gram flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Water 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (as required)

Directions

MAKING

For the Vegetable Lollipop

1. In a large bowl add all the ingredients of the vegetable lollipop except the carrot sticks. Mix them well till combined. Take portions approximately around 3 tablespoon and make smooth balls.

2. Take each carrot stick and stick it into the balls and seal them gently so that the stick is holding well into the balls.

For The Batter

3. In another bowl mix all the ingredients of the batter and mix into a smooth batter.

For Frying the Lollipop

4. In a deep frying pan heat oil on medium heat.

5. Dip the lollipop in the batter well and put it carefully into the hot oil and fry till golden brown on all sides. Transfer onto paper towel to drain off excess oil (do not overcrowd the pan, it will break the lollipop or not cook evenly).

SERVING

6. In a serving plate, serve the lollipop as snacks or appetizer with any dip of choice.

TIPS

The lollipops can be baked in the oven by preheating it to 350 degrees F. Either coat it with bread crumbs or bake it as it is till golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242Calories from Fat 70

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 306 mg12.75%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet