A Drizzly Evening with a cup of Coffee & Snacks !!
thermometer is rising rapidly. Scientists are explaining it as the consequences
of global warming. It’s another dull day of summer though the sky is partly
clouded. Everyone is waiting for the rain. It is not that monsoon has not come
yet, but summer is still dominating over it. Just sitting beside the window to
spend some time with myself and waiting for the sunset.
to my nose and I realized it has started drizzling. For a fraction of second I
was distracted from the world of hallucination. But again I went back to the
same state with crowded of thousand memories. Time is running but I had no idea
unless my biological clock reminded it. There was a feeling constantly
disturbing me and I realized bile secretion started, I have to eat something. Oh
no! Nothing is left in the fridge except few veggies. Temperature was decreased
and it was telling “hey, why don’t to you make some snacks and a cup of coffee”.
It’s a great idea.
Bengali Style Vegetable Chop / Vegetable Croquettes
Potato – 2 medium, boiled and mashed
Beet root – 1 medium, boiled and mashed
Carrot – 1 small, boiled and mashed
Finely chopped ginger
Peanuts – 2 tablespoon
Green chilli – finely chopped, 1 teaspoon
Dry Masala (Coriander powder, Cumin powder, Garam masala powder, Black pepper powder. 2:2:1:1, Stir it in a dry pan for few mins)- 1 tablespoon
Gram flour (Besan)- 1/4 cup
Maida/All purpose flour – 2 tablespoon
Bread Crumbs – 11/2 cup
Coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon, chopped
Salt to taste
Black salt – 1 teaspoon
Refined Oil – 3 to 4 cups for deep frying
1. Heat oil and fry the peanuts and keep them aside.
2. Take the boiled vegetables and mash them together.
3. Add chopped ginger, green chilli, coriander leaves, salt to taste and dry roasted masala into it. Add the fried peanuts. Mix them well and make a dough.
4. Now heat little oil in a pan. After that stir the above mixture until it becomes dry in nature.
5. Allow the mixture to cool and take a small part of mixture and give oval shape.
6. In the mean time, take besan and maida along with little salt and make a comparatively thick batter.
7. Now dip the croquettes and coat with bread crumb.
8. Fry the bread crumb coated croquettes in oil and serve hot.
the last bite of my vegetable chop and honestly speaking they are yummy. Though the
day was tiresome but drizzling rain with a cup of coffee and pakora made the