Monday, 3 August 2015

Mochar chop

Mochar chop
Ingredients :
For the filling
Banana flowers -  2 cups   boiled and mashed
Potato - 1 boiled , peeled and mashed
Bay leaf - 1
Cumin seed - 1/4 tsp
Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
Green chilli paste -  1/2  tsp
Salt - to taste
Sugar- 1/2 tsp
Ghee- 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
1 tbsp broken Kaju nuts fried
1/2 tbsp resins

For frying
Bread crumb as required
Corn flour - 4 tbsp
Refine oil as required (For deep frying)

Method :
Remove the outer purple covers one by one and take out the real flowers, till you reach the yellow coloured inner flowers. Discard the outer covers and center portion. Boil the flowers with turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker.Drain out the water and mash.

Heat ghee in a pan add cumin seeds and bay leaf. Now add  boiled mashed banana flower, mashed potato, salt and all the ingredients,  except  the ingredients for frying. Stir at low flame until all the moisture content is completely gone. Remove the heat and cool the mixture. Remove the bay leaf from the mixture. When it is cooled, make small oval shape of it.In a bowl take corn flour and water and make a batter. Dip the oval  shaped cutlets.Lay the bread crumbs on a plate and coat the patties with crumbs on both side, shed any excess crumbs.Heat oil in a non-stick pan on medium heat and shallow fry until lightly brown on both sides. Drain on to paper towels. Serve hot with tomato sauce.