Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Dimer Chop / Egg Croquette
Hard boiled eggs - 4
Yukon Gold potatoes - 4, boiled and mash with salt while hot. ( Potatoes need to be enough to cover 8 egg halves)
Ginger, garlic paste - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Onion - 1 large, sliced.
All Purpose Flour / Cornflour - 1/4 cup
Whole wheat panko bread crumbs / Corn Meal for gluten free option
Salt to taste
Peanut Oil for deep frying
Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the onion slices on low, till they turn light brown and caramelise well.
Add ginger, garlic paste and cook for some more time. Then add the mashed potato, garam masala powder and red chili powder and cook for a few minutes. Remove from heat and cool the mix.
Cut the boiled eggs into half lengthwise. Cover each egg-half with the potato mix.
Add a little water to make a thin batter with the flour. Add a pinch of salt to the batter. Dip the egg-potato ovals into the batter and roll in bread crumbs / corn meal.
Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown. Serve immediately with tomato ketchup.