Poha Nuggets Recipe

Poha Nuggets Recipe – Vegan

Crispy Nuggets with a piping hot cup of tea is the ultimate combo one could enjoy during monsoons. With just a handful of ingredients like poha, potato, onion, capsicum, peas and a handful of spices, you can easily make some delicious nuggets at home. No need to deep-fry and make the snack extra-oily, as these nuggets can be prepared with just 2 tbsp of oil. To make the nuggets crispier, we have dipped them in a cornflour slurry and coated them in breadcrumbs.

If you don’t have breadcrumbs, you can skip this step as well. To add a touch of cheesiness to the nuggets, stuff a small piece of cheese in the nuggets before frying them. Pair up the nuggets with tomato ketchup and mint chutney to make them wholesome. If you like to try out new recipes, then do bookmark this recipe right away.

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How to make Poha Nuggets

Step 1 – Wash the poha

Wash the poha and soak it for a minute. Now drain the excess water and collect the poha in a bowl.

Step 2 – Mash the poha with potato

Add boiled potatoes to a bowl and mash them. Add soaked poha to it and mix well using your hands.

Step 3 – Add veggies

Now add finely chopped onion, capsicum, peas and coriander leaves to it. Again give a good mix.

Step 4 – Add the spices

Now add cumin powder, dry mango powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Also add rice flour. Use your hands to mix and make a dough.

Step 5 – Make nuggets

Take small portions from the dough and roll them between your hands to make cylindrical nuggets.

Step 6 – Prepare cornflour slurry

In a bowl, add cornflour slurry along with 1/4 cup of water. Mix to make a slurry.

Step 7 – Coat the nuggets

Toss the nuggets in the slurry to coat well and then roll them in the breadcrumbs to coat from all sides.

Step 8 – Shallow fry

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Place the nuggets in the pan and shallow fry until golden brown in colour.

Step 9 – Ready to be served

Your Poha Nuggets are now ready to be served. Pair up with ketchup and mint chutney. Enjoy!

Ingredients of Poha Nuggets

  • 8 Servings
  • 1 cup pressed rice
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/4 cup boiled peas
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • salt as required
  • 2 tablespoon corn flour
  • 2 tablespoon virgin olive oil
  • 2 large boiled potato
  • 1/2 capsicum (green pepper)
  • 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon dry mango powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoon rice flour
  • 4 tablespoon bread crumbs

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