Rava Fries (Phodi)

Eggplant phodi

Phagla(Indian gourd) phodi(click here to see phagla). Usually in India, the fresh phagla is available and they are cut into round shapes. I got the frozen ones in Indian store here which were already sliced.

Following picture contains assorted phodis like kadgi/bread fruit(left), cauliflower(top), seeme badane(right), phagla(down).

Rava(sooji) 2 tbl spns
Asafoetida A pinch
Chilli powder 2 tea spns
Turmeric powder A pinch
Oil 2 tbl spns
Tamarind juice Half tea spn
Desired Vegetables 15-20 pieces

Any of the following vegetables can be used
* Plantain
* Seeme Badane( chayote squash)
* Potato
* Brinjal
* Cauliflower
* Phagla (Indian gourd)

Mix vegetables cut into big pieces with asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt, tamarind juice(Add 1/2 tspn garlic paste if using potato). Keep aside for 10-15min. Apply oil to the tava. Mix rava with chilli powder and little salt. Apply it on all sides of vegetables and shallow fry on the tava. (Check if it is cooked from all sides. If not cooked, add little water, close the lid of tava & cook).

Serves : 5
Preparation time : 30min

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