Vegetable Nuggets


These vegetable nuggets are heavenly tasty with loaded cheese.Crisp And crunchy from outside and mouth melting from inside.

Ingredients:-  ( Serves 16 )

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste / Lasan
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste / Adrakh
  • 1 finely chopped Onion
  • 1 tsp Chilli paste
  • 1/4 cup shredded Carrot / Gajar
  • 1/4 cup grated Cauliflower / Gobhi
  • 1/4 cup grated Cabbage / Pata ghobi
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Capsicum / Shimla mirch
  • 1/4 cup frozen or boiled peas / Matar
  • 1/4 cup frozen or boiled Sweet corn / Makki
  • Salt to taste / Namak
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper / Kali or salad mirch
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder / Dhaniya
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1/4 cup pressure cooked Kidney beans / Rajma
  • 1/4 cup pressure cooked White Chickpeas / Kabuli channa
  • 100 gm Cottage cheese / Paneer
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp Bread crumb

BATTER – Made twice

  • 1/2 cup Refined flour / Maida
  • 1/2 cup Corn flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli flakes


  • 1 cup crushed Corn flakes


Method :-

  1. In hot Oil add Cumin and let it to crackle on low for couple of seconds.
  2. Drop in Onion.Saute over medium for a minute and then add Garlic-Ginger paste and Chilli paste.
  3. Continue sauting for a minute,then add all the veggies, spices and Salt.
  4. Sauté till veggies get tender.Noe add Kidney beans and Chickpeas.Mix and mash using spatula.
  5. Next add and mix Cottage cheese and Cheddar cheese .
  6. Put off the stove and let it cool down.
  7. Mix Bread crumb,spread over a plastic wrap or a cling film to about 1 inch thick.
  8. Wrap and freeze for an hour.
  9. Take out and cut in any shape or size.
  10. Make a batter using all the above listed ingredients.Dip the nugget and then coat it with crushed Corn flakes.
  11. Deep fry in hot Oil over medium heat till crisp golden brown.
  12. Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.


  • Frozen Peas and Sweet corn are soft thus they are not required to be boiled.
  • Black Pepper has a more strong flavour than white Pepper.
  • Instead of using Potatoes for binding,we used Kidney beans and Chickpeas.
  • If you don’t have Cheddar cheese add processed cheese.
  • You can keep this veg mix in freezer for about a week and snack it when you want.
  • Repeat step no 10 to get extra crisp nugget and a thick outer coating.

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