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Veggie Balls 555 – Air fried Recipe


  • Author: Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 50m
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Recipe for Veggie Balls 555. Healthy recipe loaded with veggies and made in the air fryer. “Baked not Fried” Veggie Balls 555.


Ingredients

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For the Veggie Balls

1 tablespoon Idhayam Mantra Groundnut Oil
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
1/4 teaspoon red chilli flakes
2 cups mushrooms, finely chopped
1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
2 cups broccoli, finely chopped
1 green chilli, finely chopped
2 cups boiled & grated potatoes

For Baking / Air Frying

1.5 tablespoon Idhayam Mantra Groundnut Oil

Other Ingredients

1 tablespoon Idhayam Mantra Groundnut Oil
1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
2 stalks spring onion (white part only)
2 sprigs curry leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1.5 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon plain vinegar
2 tablespoon mint leaves, finely chopped
2 stalks spring onion – green part, finely chopped


Instructions

Heat oil in a pan and add in the cumin seeds, fennel seeds, ginger, garlic and curry leaves. Saute for a few seconds till aromatic.
Add in the finely chopped onions. Saute for a couple of minutes. Add in the salt and the spice powders. Saute for a few seconds.
Add in the finely chopped vegetables. Add in the green chillies. Adjust the green chillies according to your taste and spice levels. Cook for 6-7 minutes. Do not add any water while cooking. The moisture from the vegetables will suffice. Add in the grated potatoes and mix well to combine. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool.
Make into small bite sized balls out of the mixture. Brush the balls with groundnut oil. Air fry the balls in batches at 200 C for 12-15 minutes until the balls are golden. Set aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add in the fennel seeds, cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, spring onion (the white part) and finely chopped curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
Add in the onions, green chillies and saute for a minute more.
Add in the spice powders, sugar and dark soy sauce. Add in the vinegar. Saute for a few seconds. Add in the herbs. Cook for a minute. Add in the air fried balls and toss well.
Veggie Balls 555 is ready. Serve with rice or noodles.

Notes

If you cant get dark soy sauce, regular soy sauce can be used too.

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