Goan Peas Potato Chop
Recipe type: snacks, vegetarian, side
RecipeCuisine: Indian, Goan
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Serves: 15
 
Easy Goan Peas Potato Chop Recipe a vegetarian snack you will love it.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 tbsp oil for shallow frying + 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 1 carrot chopped finely
  • 10 to 12 cashewnuts crushed
  • 1.5 tbsp wheat flour Or refined flour
  • 4 potatoes medium sized around 300 gms
  • 1 cup boiled green peas
  • 2 green chilies chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp cumin seed
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 t/s turmeric
  • ½ tomato chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp rice flour + 2 tbsp semolina for coating the chops
  • salt Or black salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly boil potatoes and green peas until tender.Keep the boiled green peas also aside.
  2. Peel off the potato skin mash them. Now add flour and salt to it. Mix all nicely with your finger Or spatula.
  3. Take a pan add 1 tbsp butter to it. Once oil is hot add cumin seed and cashew nuts. Once it starts crackling add chopped onion and green chilies. Saute until slightly brown in color.
  4. Now add ginger-garlic paste to it. Mix nicely until the raw smell of ginger-garlic vanishes.
  5. It's time to add chopped carrots and tomatoes. saute for 3 to 4 mins.
  6. Add garam masala and turmeric powder. Mix all nicely.
  7. Put the boiled green peas and salt. Cook until the mixture is dry.
  8. Rub some oil in your palms. Make 14 to 15 equal sized balls. With the help of your finger flatten each ball. Now scoop 1 tbsp filling of peas mixture over it. Bring the edges to the center to cover up the filling.
  9. Make a round patty. Repeat the same with rest of the balls. Ensure the filling isn't too much else the patty might burst.
  10. Mix rice flour + semolina on a wide dish. Roll the patty over the flour+semolina mixture. Take a pan add 2 tbsp oil. Place on high heat once oil is hot. Reduce the flame and place the patties over it. Fry few at one time else it will be difficult for you to flip over the patties.
  11. Shallow fry them from both sides until golden brown and crisp. Serve hot with tomato sauce and a cup of hot tea
Notes
1. While stuffing the chop don't put too much filling else the patty might burst.

2. Alternatively you could mix the mashed potatoes and green peas mixture together. Form into balls coat them into semolina-flour mixture and then fry. It's up-to you how you wanna make them.

3. You could also add french beans, soya bean, paneer any veggies of your choice. Infact fish lovers can add prawns as well.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/goan-peas-potato-chop/