RED KIDNEY’S BEANS VEGETABLE PAKORA – INSTANT POT AND AIR FRYER – KIDS LUNCH BOX – 5 MAIN INGREDIENTS WITH MINT TOMATO CHUTNEY

Red Kidney Beans Vegetable Pakora – Air fryer – Kids Lunch Box – 5 main ingredients with Tomato  Mint Chutney

If your Kids are not interested in eating Beans in the form of curry , then try these Air fried Pakora’s . I cooked red kidney beans in Instant pot and used one measuring cup cooked beans for this recipe. Rest I refrigerated and use later in the week. I added good amount of vegetables and rice flour for binding and for crispiness. Just add the amount of water I mentioned , so the pakora’s will come out without sticking to the basket .  I even shared the recipe for Tomato mint Chutney to serve with the Pakora’s . . You can prepare the Chutney in INSTANT POT or On stove top . Here is the Simple recipe with 5 main ingredients. 

RECIPE FOR 30 PAKORA’s :

INGREDIENTS : One cup – Measuring cup

1. Red kidney Beans – 1 cup ( Cooked and Mashed ) . I cooked Red kidney beans in Instant pot .   Raw 11/2 cup . Soaked overnight . Transfer to Instant pot Bowl . Add salt and cover with enough water . Manual 15 minutes . Unplug when you see low. QPR after 20  minutes.

2. Rice flour – 3/4 th  cup

3. Vegetables – Onion – 1 ( thinly sliced ) , Finely chopped Zucchini – One measuring cup , Grated carrots, Green chilies – 3 ( chopped or paste) , Garlic cloves – 6 ( Peeled and chopped) , Ginger – small piece ( Chopped) . Finely chopped Coriander . 

4. Oil – 2 tbsp to Spray the Pakora’s .

5. Water – 1/2 cup

6. Ajwain ( carom seeds ) – 1/2 tbsp ( Optional) . Helps in digestion of Beans . 

METHOD :

1. Transfer mashed red kidney beans , Chopped Onions , Zucchini, grated carrots , green chillies, ginger ,  Crushed garlic , Chopped coriander , rice flour, salt , Ajwain ( carom seeds) to a bowl . Mix well . You can add little red chilli powder , coriander and cumin powder or Sambar powder – 1/2 tbsp to 3/4 th tbsp . 

2. Now add water slowly and mix like pakora batter. Note : 1/2 cup water is sufficient .

3. Taste for salt and spices and add accordingly .

4. Grease Air fryer basket with Oil . Take batter and place in the Air fryer ( in the shape of Pakora) .  Ten at a time .

5. Bake at 370 degrees for 7 minutes. After 7 minutes open the basket and spray oil . Bake for another 7 minutes.

SERVE with TOMATO MINT CHUTNEY . 

 

 

RECIPE FOR   TOMATO MINT  CHUTNEY :

4 People . INSTANT POT or STOVE TOP 

INGREDIENTS :

1. Onion – one ( chopped )

2. Tomatoes – 4 and Mint leaves – 20 to 30 

3. Green chillies – 3

4. Tamarind pulp or tamarind – 2 tbsp

5. Salt accordingly , Turmeric – 1/4 th tbsp 

6.  For seasoning : Garlic cloves – 4 ( Peeled and chopped ) to add in seasoning , Cumin seeds , Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp each .

7. Finely chopped coriander

METHOD :

1. Turn Instant pot on saute mode . When warm add oil . Followed by mustard seeds, cumin seeds . Then add Onions.  Season with salt and turmeric . Fry till light pink .

2. Once Onions are brown add Green chillies ,tomatoes and tamarind pulp or tamarind. Close lid. Manual one minute. NPR .

3. Open lid . Cool and transfer to a blender or Hand blender.

4. Transfer to a Bowl . 

5. Add seasoning with chopped garlic , Mustard seeds and Cumin seeds. Add finely chopped Coriander .

                 SERVE with Red kidney Beans vegetable Pakora.

 

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