Sunday, 29 July 2012

Bird's Nest (quick and easy with step by step pics...)

Potato - 3 small or 1 big
Carrot - 1 medium
Salt - as required
Water - 1 cup to cook the vegetables
Egg - 2 + 1 beaten for coating
Onion - 1
Garlic - 2 pods grated
Ginger - 1 small piece grated
Green chilly - 1 slitted or chopped
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Corriander leaves - 4 chopped finely
Vermicelli - as needed
Oil - 2 tbsp + for frying

1.Wash,Peel and cut the potatoes and carrot roughly,Add this to a pressure cooker along with a cup of water,salt and a pinch of turmeric powder,cook on medium until 3 to 4 whistles and switch off.Allow it to release pressure.

2.In a saucepan,add 2 egg along with water and salt,boil for 10 minutes and keep closed.
3.When potatoes are cooled ,remove to a bowl,discard water.Remove the skin of boiled egg and keep aside.
4.Slice the onion and grate ginger and garlic,slit green chilly and chop the corriander leaves.Heat oil in a pan,
add the sliced onion and saute till lightly brown.
 5.Add the grated ginger - garlic and slitted green chilly saute for few seconds .

6.Add turmeric powder,pepper powder,garam masala powder,mix well.Keep in low flame.
7.Mash the potato and carrot mix and add this to the prepared masala.
8.Same way break the boiled eggs and add it to the masala.
 9.Add the chopped corriander leaves and mix well.Switch off the flame.

10.Allow it to slightly cool and make small balls out of the mix and flatten it. Keep aside.
11.To a bowl,add 1 egg and beat well.
12.Break the vermicelli into small pieces and spread it on a plate.
13.Dip each flattened balls into the egg mix and den coat it generously with vermicelli.

14. Repeat the same with all the balls and keep aside for 15 -30 minutes .

15.Heat enough oil in a pan and when hot ,place the flattened balls into it gently.Fry till both sides turn golden brown.Remove to a plate with paer towel.

Serve hot !!!

I am sending this to Joy from fasting to feasting -V hosted by yummy food
and sending to the event Ramadan friendly recipes hosted by the halal foodie.


  1. Looks absolutely delicious!! Thanks for step by step recipe!! Love it!

    1. Thanks Az for ur lovely comment....

  2. Great looking and delicious dish. Absolutely amazing recipe

  3. neat idea Asmath delicious food for iftar
    following you on google friends too :)

  4. Thank you for dropping back and following.....

  5. Looks so delicious and crunchy. Perfect snack...

  6. looks incredible and delicious..

  7. Thank you all for your sweet comments....

  8. Looks yummy..i tried with chicken filling and is ready to post...
    InshaAllah will try with eggs...really nice...
    Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

  9. v nice step by step description, looks yummy, thanks for sending it to my event and for usingg the logo

  10. wow.. my favourite.. thanks for sharing it .. looks vey crispy and tasty snack..

  11. Thank you all for ur sweet comments....

  12. looking will love this a lot :)

  13. this is really nice :) have to try it.nice space!glad to follow :)

  14. very interesting recipe...looks crispy & tasty...
    Happy to follow you..

  15. Looks nice and crispy!!

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  17. Yummy and crispy recipe!! beautiful step by step pics....glad to follow you as well

  18. Thanks pt,thank you lavanya for being back....thanks ambreen for ur sweet comment...

  19. It's look nice,delicious. Actually, it's testy recipe.



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