Quinoa Galouti Kebabs | Veg Galouti Kebab

Galouti means Galawat which means melt in the mouth and so the ingredients used in these kebabs all need to be really fine and smoothly minced. There are a lot of versions of these kebabs including veg and non veg and I have innovated my veg version of delicious melt in the mouth Quinoa Galouti Kebabs.
Quinoa Galouti Kebabs is a delicious and a rich veg version of a kebab recipe which calls for boiled quinoa, boiled yam (suran) minced together with kebab spices and a green paste. I call it a green paste which is prepared from coriander some mint leaves, brown onions with richness of cashews and fresh cream. Kebab masala is now easily available in the market so I prefer using the ready packs. However, one can also chose to make it at home. The magic to my recipe is adding the smoky flavor to the kebabs. Just like any tadka is incomplete without garlic, similarly kebabs are incomplete without the smoky flavor of coal. Galouti Kebabs are never deep fried as they are so soft and melt in the mouth and are usually cook or fried in a pan preferably non stick pan with little oil or ghee. Lesser the oil or ghee used is better to keep the kebabs intact.

Paneer & Soya Patties | Paneer & Soya Patty | Paneer & Soya Cutlet

Patty need not always be meaty these can also be delicious veggie patty. Paneer & Soya Patties make a perfect appetizer for vegetarians and an absolutely healthy snack. This is one of best veg cutlet recipe without potatoes that tastes utterly delicious.

Soya chucks being absolutely nutritious and high in protein, is a very popular and versatile ingredient used in Indian Cooking . One can enjoy them guilt free as it requires very little oil for cooking. These are super crispy from outside and melt in the mouth and juicy inside. I have been very basic about the ingredients used here, you can feel free to add any veggies of your choice to this.

These patties can be made as vegan burger patty as well, just skip the paneer and bread crumbs, add roasted besan instead and shape it into a burger patty, fry it and it’s ready. You may also want to check my recipes for Suran | Yam Tikki and Soya & Spinach Kebabs for veg options.

Quinoa Rice Paper Wraps

Quinoa Rice Paper Wraps make an instant snack if you have these stocked in your pantry cupboard. It also makes a perfect party appetizer. One can get as innovative and creative to wrap these as these are see through wrappers and look really cute.
For my event, I prepared and showcased a healthier version of these wraps giving it my own twist using Rice Paper and Quinoa filling and I was amazed by how my viewers were in love with my creation. Quinoa being a protein packed grain and rice paper being equally healthy as it is low in fat and calories this dish can be served as a whole meal with a tongue tickling dip!!