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Vegetable Balls in Hot Garlic Sauce


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Vegetable Balls In Hot Garlic Sauce, the hot and sour garlic sauce which coats the deep fried vegetable balls makes a tantalizing starter or can even be served to make a snack.

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This starter is for those who like a little zing. The garlic sauce which coats the deep-fried vegetable balls makes a tantalizing starter or can even be served to make a snack.

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Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For The Vegetable Balls
1/2 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup grated cauliflower
1/2 cup finely chopped french beans
1 tsp oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste
1 tbsp cornflour
oil for deep-frying

For The Hot Garlic Sauce
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1 1/2 tbsp schezuan sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp cornflour
salt to taste

Method
For the vegetable balls

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the carrots, cauliflower and french beans and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the vegetables are tender.
  2. Add the salt, pepper powder and cornflour, switch off the flame and mix well. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  3. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a round ball.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry, a few balls at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  5. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the hot garlic sauce

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the spring onion whites and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the spring onion greens, schezuan sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, cornflour, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, place the vegetable balls on a serving plate, and top it with hot garlic sauce.
  2. Serve immediately.
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n_katiraApril 12, 2013

This is a lovely starter to your meal.

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Reviewed April 12, 2013by n_katira

This is a lovely starter to your meal.

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