How to make Spicy Vegetable Fingers -

A medley of vegetables mixed with cornflour and refined flour, shaped into fingers and deep-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Carrot (गाजर), Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Spicy Vegetable Fingers

Spicy Vegetable Fingers Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Vegetable Fingers Recipe

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Cauliflower grated ¼ medium

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small

  • Cabbage finely chopped ¼ small

  • French beans finely chopped 8-10

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 5 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • White pepper powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Light soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Put carrot, cauliflower, capsicum, cabbage, French beans, onion, salt, cornflour, refined flour, chilli flakes, coriander leaves, white pepper powder and soy sauce in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a wok.

Step 3

Divide this mixture into equal portions and roll into balls. Shape each ball into two-inch long fingers and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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