Weekend delight: Unwind with Minty Mushroom Croquettes
Chatting about the weekend includes delicious snacks. It’s a good way to relax, refresh and rejuvenate. A good treat to taste buds especially at weekend may help you to unwind and reconnect with your body, mind and energy. So, here we are again with a yummy recipe of minty mushroom croquettes. It’s hot and spicy and feels like heaven with every bite.
Serves: 5, Preparation time: 20 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes
Potatoes 4 (large and boiled)
Bread slices 5 (crumbled to get fresh bread crumbs)
Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder 2/3 tsp
Tamarind powder 1/3 tsp
Salt to taste
Mushrooms – 200 grams (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (large and finely chopped)
Garlic – 3 cloves (paste)
Mint – ½ cup (finely chopped)
Red pepper powder – ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Butter – 1 tbsp
Oil for frying
Boil potatoes. mash well while still hot or grate them if they have turned cold.
Add bread crumbs, red chilli powder, tamarind powder and salt to it. Mix well and keep aside.
Heat butter in a pan. Saute garlic for few seconds. Add chopped onion. Cook till soft.
Add finely chopped mushrooms and cook uncovered till they turn dry.
Add mint leaves, salt and red chilli powder. Saute for two-three minutes more.
Divide potato mix in ten equal balls. Flatten each ball to a diameter of three inches. Place two teaspoons full of mushroom mixture in the centre.
Lift the edges and form a roll gently.
Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Fry till golden brown.
Whether you prefer relaxing in a spa or having a delicious food this weekend, this dish truly offers something special for everyone. It is absolutely divine!