Monday, November 21, 2011

Kheema Bharee Aloo Tikki!!

Back In Action :D

"No I Haven't Gone Missing 
Neither have I stopped Cooking  
Nor have I Given Up Writing :-) !!"

"Stay tuned.. as I shall bring some Fragrant Dishes n' Spicy Moments 
from My Kithcen (My Life) to My Blog - Sooon!"

On that promising note- here is One heck of a Yummyliciously Promising Dish 
" Kheema Bharee Alu Tikki Aka Kheema Pattice "

"I made these yesterday on the 2oth of November 2011- Cincy had such rough weather :(( i think at times the weather does dictate so much about what you wanna eat n' cook! "

2 lbs of Kheema(Goat/Lamb)
2 Medium Sized Finely chopped Onions(Deep fry 1 onion and make a paste, keep it aside and use it for the marination )
1 tbsp Tomato Puree(optional)
8-10 Garlic cloves
2 inch Of Ginger
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
4-5 Finely Chopped Green Chillies
1 tbsp Finely Chopped Cilantro
1/2 Red Chilli Powder
1/2 Turmeric Powder
1 -2 tsp of Garam Masala Powder
Salt to taste

For The Outer Covering
2 medium sized potatoes (boiled and grated)
2 garlic cloves
2-3 Finely Chopped Green Chillies
1 tbsp Finely Chopped Cilantro
2 slices of bread (dip it in water and mash it)
1 inch small piece of ginger(optional)
salt to taste
Bread crumbs
Rice Flour (Optional)
1 egg (optional)

STEP I- Kheema Marination!
1. Deep fry 1 onion to make a paste.
2. Now add ginger-garlic, green chillies, cilantro and grind it together.
3. Add this paste to kheema, also add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric (If you are using lamb meat)
4. Keep this marination for atleast 1 hour.

Step II- Cooking Of the Kheema!
1. Heat oil in pan and add the chopped onions to it. 
2. Fry onions untill the color changes to pink.
3. Now add ginger garlic paste.
4. Saute and add some tomato paste/puree (optional).
5. Next, add kheema to the pan and let the kheema cook until it becomes dry.Pour some water if desired and let it cook on low to medium flame for about 25 minutes.

For outer covering 
1. Mix grated potatoes,garlic,ginger,mashed bread and salt.
2. Make slightly deep bowls of potato mixture in your palm and add a spoon full of kheema in it.
3. Do not overstuff or else it will be difficult to close the open end of that covering.
4. Break the egg in a plate and whisk it. 
5. Dip the pattice in it and roll it in bread crumbs or rice flour(optional)
6. Take a flat pan and shallow fry these pattice until it looks golden brown.

Tadaa- Your Kheema Pattice is Ready!!!
 Call in your lovelies n' your friends n' don't forget to snug a couple of pieces for yourself ...I'd say, you are all set once... you have your hubby AKA assistant ;-) handy to make some kewl n' divine beverages for you!