How to make Vegetable Balls in Tomato Sauce -

Mixed vegetables balls deep-fried and baked with tomato sauce and cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mixed vegetables (मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल्ज़), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vegetable Balls in Tomato Sauce

Vegetable Balls in Tomato Sauce Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Balls in Tomato Sauce Recipe

  • Mixed vegetables (cabbage, carrot, French beans) grated, 1 cup

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2 medium

  • Green peas blanched ½ cup

  • Tomato puree fresh 1 cup

  • Tomato ketchup 4 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts broken 2 tablespoons

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch ½ cup

  • Oil ½ tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Bread crumbs fresh ½ cup

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 4 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Processed cheese grated 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Put potatoes, mixed vegetables, green peas, cashewnuts, raisins, garam masala powder, salt, green chilli and coriander leaves in a bowl and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon cornflour and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 3

Take remaining cornflour in another bowl. Add some water and mix well to a smooth batter.

Step 4

Spread breadcrumbs on a plate.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 220ºC.

Step 6

Divide the vegetable mixture into equal portions and shape them into medium sized balls.

Step 7

Dip balls in batter, coat in breadcrumbs and deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Heat ½ tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok. Add tomato puree, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 9

Add salt, sugar and red chilli powder and mix well. Reduce heat, add tomato ketchup and mix well.

Step 10

Add 2 tablespoons cream, mix well and cook for a minute. Switch off heat, add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 11

Pour some of the sauce in a glass baking dish and spread evenly. Place the vegetable balls on it and top with the remaining sauce, remaining cream and cheese. Put the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 12

Serve hot.

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