How to make Hearty Bites - Heart shaped egg and vegetable cutlets - sure to win lil hearts

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), French Beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Hearty Bites

Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

For more recipes related to Hearty Bites checkout Egg Patties, Poached Eggs in Tomato Chilli Sauce, Egg Chaat, Egg Roll . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Mushroom toast, Momos, Caramelized Banana Crepes, Banana Pancakes.

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Hearty Bites Recipe

  • Eggs 2

  • French Beans

  • Onion finely chopped 1/2 medium

  • French beans finely chopped 5-6

  • Carrot grated 1/2 medium

  • Spinach blanched and chopped 5-6 leaves

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomato ketchup 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Oil to shallow fry

Method

Step 1

Grate the boiled eggs into a bowl. Add the onion, French beans, carrot, spinach, cornflour, salt, pepper powder, mustard paste and tomato ketchup.

Step 2

Add the breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into eight equal portions and shape each portion into a heart shaped tikki.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the tikkis on medium heat till golden brown on both the sides.

Step 5

Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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