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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Kuruvikkoodu/Birds Nest/Vermicelli Chicken Balls

 This yummy snack will be loved by all.Perfect for tea time.
Ingredients
 Chicken(boneless)     450 g
 Chilly powder   1/2 tsp
 Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
 Salt     as needed
-Cook the chicken with the above ingredients in a pressure cooker till done(2 or 3 whistles).
-When cooled shred these cooked pieces and keep aside.
Rest of the ingredients
Onion        4 (big,finely chopped)
Ginger & Garlic paste          11/2 tbsp each
Green chilly               3-4(pasted)
Turmeric powder       1/4 tsp
Garam Masala powder  3/4 tsp
Curry leaves           2 sprigs 
Bread Slices(medium)        4+1
Salt            as needed
Oil           2 tbsp+for deep frying 
 Method
-Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a nonstick pan and add the chopped onion.Saute well and add ginger garlic and chilly paste.Saute well till the onions are done.
-Add in the turmeric and garam masala powder. 
-Mix well,add chopped curry leaves and the shredded chicken. 
-Meanwhile cut the edges of the 4 slices of bread (don't discard the edges)**.
-Soak each piece of bread in a little water(add little water in a small bowl)and squeeze out the excess water by pressing the slice in between your palms and add these pieces into the chicken mix. -Grind the remaining 1 slice of bread and the cut-out edges**into powder(bread crumbs)and add to the cooking mixture to make the mixture firm.
-Once every thing gets incorporated switch off the flame and when cooled make small balls out of this.

Ingredients For The Coating
Egg white       of 1 egg
Maida/APF       3 heaped tsp
Water              1/2 cup
Salt              a pinch
Vermicelli      1/2 packet
-Add all the ingredients except vermicelli and make a smooth batter.In another plate add the vermicelli.
-Now take each ball dip in the batter and then coat it with vermicelli.
-Heat oil in a wok and deep fry these balls till golden colour.
-Serve with tomato ketchup.
*Do not use fried vermicelli for coating because once you fry these balls they will turn very dark.
*If using long vermicelli just crumble them and make them into small pieces.
*You can use mashed potatoes instead of the bread slices  (in the filling). 
                

28 comments:

  1. Oooo that looks super cute,I bet my girl would totally love it.

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  2. Delicious and interesting. Perfect for an apppetizer..

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  3. looks so tempting,interesting idea.

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  4. what a clever idea! i simply love this:-)

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  5. Wow, very delicious and nicely explained. Its very interesting and lovely.

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  6. this looks really very nice... i thought these were also called kilikkoodu... :)

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    1. Yes dear this is also called kilikkoodu..I was in doubt which 'koodu'...I think that's why I wrote 'NEST' :)

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  7. Adore the coating,the nest part of it. I can imagine the awesome taste right after the frying process.

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  8. looks cute and delicious snack idea!!!

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  9. Yummy and looks very delicious. I adored the idea of coating vermicelli on chicken balls.

    today's post:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/05/lauki-dudhi-halwa-bottle-gourd-dessert.html

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  10. Wow! Looks delicious Ruxana... Loved it :-)

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  11. Looks absolutely delish! Drooling over here! :)

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  12. so cute that vermicelli topping looks. Tempting and feel like grabbing one.

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  13. yummy luking chicken balls..beautiful presentation..

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  14. They look so yummy! First time at ur place & loved ur recipes

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  15. Super Crunchy Snack for Kiddos..

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  16. Very inviting lovely balls...looks very tempting and delicious.

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  17. What a clever idea. First time on your blog and love the recipe.

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  18. So delicious! Tempting clicks! :)
    http://www.rita-bose-cooking.com/

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