Festive Pouches

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2 cup - plain flour
  • 2 tbsp - ghee or oil
  • 2 - potatoes, mashed
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 3-4 cloves - garlic
  • 1 piece - ginger
  • 1/2 cup - paneer, grated
  • 1 tbsp - coriander chopped
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • A few drops - green food colour
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Festive Pouches

  • Mix plain flour, ghee and salt
  • Knead into pliable dough, adding water
  • Cover with a moist cloth and keep aside
  • Grind together ginger, garlic, chillies
  • Heat oil, add garlic paste, fry for a moment
  • Add mashed potatoes, lemon juice, salt, coriander, paneer and mix well
  • Divide into 15-17 parts, roll into round balls
  • To a fistful of dough add green colour and mix well
  • Divide the white dough into 15 -17 parts and roll into small rounds
  • Place a ball of filling in the centre
  • Make a strip out of a tiny bit of green dough.
  • Pull edges up around the filling like a pouch.
  • Wrap green dough string around neck of pouch.
  • Press and secure.
  • Deep fry in hot oil, on low flame till light brown.
  • Drain, and place on kitchen paper to remove excess oil
  • Serve hot with tamarind chutney or sauce