How to make Vegetable Pesto Rings -

Mixed vegetables and potatoes mixed with pesto sauce, shaped into doughnuts and deep fry.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cauliflower (फूलगोभी), Babycorn (बेबी कॉर्न)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

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Vegetable Pesto Rings

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Hindi: phool gobhi
Till a few years ago, cauliflower used to be a vegetable that is only available during winter but of late cauliflower is available year around especially in big cities. Referred to as the aristocrat of the cabbage family, the flowers are also eaten raw at times. While buying, look for fresh cauliflowers with compact white heads and green fresh looking leaves. Avoid and reject any loose or spread out heads – they are a sure sign of over maturity.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Pesto Rings Recipe

  • Cauliflower florets, finely chopped 7-8

  • Babycorn finely chopped 3-4

  • Carrot peeled and finely chopped 1 medium

  • French beans stringed and finely chopped 3-4

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3-4

  • Pesto sauce 5-6 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Refined flour (maida) 3-4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 2

Put cauliflower, babycorn, carrot and French beans in a bowl and mix. Add potatoes, refined flour, salt and pepper powder and mix well. Add pesto sauce and mix again.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into equal portions, flatten and make a dent in the centre. Deep-fry the rings in the hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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