Vermicelli potato birds nest - 3rd day blogging marathon

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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
2 servings
15 min
Cook time:
25 min
Ready in:
40 min
Very Easy


Potatoes - 1 libra or 500 g ( boiled and mashed)
Peas - 1/4 cup
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 teaspoonboth
Red chili powder - 2 teaspoons or to taste
Corainder powder - 1 1/2 teaspoonor to taste
Chat masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala - 1/4 teaspoon
Fennel seed powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - A pinch
Amchur powder - 1/4 teaspoon(optional)
Soy sauce - 1 teaspoonor required
Salt - to taste

For Coating 1:
- All purpose flour or Maida - 1/2 cup
- Corn flour - 2 tablespoons
- Salt - as required

For coating 2:
- Broken Vermicelli - 1 cup
- Oil - For deep frying


Step 1

Mix Mashed potatoes, 3/4th of peas, all masala powder, soy sauce and salt. Adjust salt to taste.

Step 2

Knead it with out lumps as we do for chapati dough.Divide potato mixture in to equal size balls ( You will get 13 ~ 14 balls for this measurement) 7 keep it aside.

Step 3

Mix All purpose flour, corn flour, salt with required water and make it as thick batter as we do for bhaji batter. Take vermicellli in a plate or bowl & keep it ready.

Step 4

Gently press the balls to give nest like shape and make gentle thumb impression on middle of the ball.

Step 5

Dip potato balls in all purpose flour batter and roll it on vermicelli .Make sure vermicelli is coated on all sides and it is more uneven. ( don't shape the vermicelli, leave it as it coated.).

Step 6

Rest it in refrigerator for minimum 15 minutes to set. Heat oil in a pan or kadai & drop the prepared balls & fry till it turns golden brown colour.

Step 7

Sprinkle chat masala on rest of the peas and drop it in middle of the potato nest balls to make it to appear as a birds eggs.

Step 8

Serve with Tomato ketchup or Ranch..


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