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Veg Nuggets Recipe

Veg nuggets recipe is a crispy and delicious snack made with mixed veggies just like what you get in mcdonald's. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: world
Servings: 3
Calories: 346kcal
Author: Harini


  • 200 grams potatoes or 2 large
  • 100 grams carrot or 1 medium
  • 50 grams green peas or 1/2 cup
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic minced together
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 3/4 cup puled rice flakes
  • 1 cup grated cheese optional, vegans can use vegan cheese or tofu


  • Pulse 3/4 cup rice flakes or poha finely using a mixer grinder or blender.
  • Boil or steam 2 large potatoes, 1 medium carrot and 3/4 cup green peas. Once done, peel and mash the veggies thoroughly.
  • To the mashed veggies add 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder, 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  • Add 1 cup grated cheese and mix well.
  • Now add 3 tablespoons poha crumbs and mix well. Try shaping a nugget and add one more tablespoon poha crumbs if it doesn’t hold shape.
  • Mix 2 tablespoon corn flour in 1/4 cup water without lumps.
  • Pinch a small ball from the vegetable mixture into nuggets.
  • Dip the shaped nugget in the cornflour slurry. Roll over the remaining poha crumbs well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Once the oil is hot slide the nuggets gently and fry till it turns crispy and golden. Drain in a kitchen towel and serve hot.


Serving: 3servings | Calories: 346kcal