Veg Nuggets


  • 5 medium boiled potatoes
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 small capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons carrots finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • oil for frying
For Coating
  • 2 tablespoons refined flour
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • water as required
  • 1½ cup bread crumbs

Note– Please read recipe notes in the end.

Main Equipment Used

Steps In Making

  1. In a large bowl add boiled potatoes and mash them with the help or a masher or grate them.
  2. Now add finely chopped onions, capsicum, red and yellow bell peppers, carrots, red chili flakes, oregano, black pepper powder, salt, ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  3. Further add corn flour and bread crumbs and mix till everything is well combined. The veg nuggets mixture is ready.
  4. To shape the nuggets, grease your hands with oil and take 2 tablespoons of the mixture and give them a rectangle shape. Similarly shape all the nuggets.
  5. To prepare the slurry in a bowl add corn flour, refined flour and water. Mix till it becomes smooth. It should have medium consistency, not very thick nor thin.
  6. Now coat the nugget in the slurry and immediately coat them in fresh crumbs from all sides. Similarly coat the rest of them.
  7. Keep them in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before frying. You can also store them in an airtight container and freeze them for upto a month.
  8. Heat oil in a kadai  and once its medium hot add the nuggets and fry for 2-3 minutes from each sides or until golden brown and crispy.
  9. Serve immediately with ketchup or chutney.

Recipe Notes

  • You can use any vegetables of your choice.
  • Do not add extra corn flour while preparing the dough, else it will have a raw taste.
  • You can replace bread crumbs with crushed corn flakes too.
  • Keep the nuggets in the refrigerator before frying, they wont break while frying.
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