May 9, 2013

Veggi Kizhi / Stuffed Vegetable Sacks with no deep frying

              



               I came up with this recipe when I had very little pizza dough unused in my refrigerator. The basic idea was similar to stuffing in vegetable rolls that we generally make. I did not wish to deep fry so ended up doing this. 




              I designed them like a "Kizhi" which in malayalam means small sack stuffed with something. I loved making them in these shape so could not resist clicking them too.



                   My hubby was so happy having them with his tea after his tiring way at office. I had a lot of confusion about giving them a shape - a sack worked out great in the end.






Ingredients:

Pizza Dough (Click for a step wise method for making pizza dough at home) - 10 chappathi ball sized
Onion - 1/4 cup (Finely chopped)
Capsicum - 1/4 cup (Finely chopped)
Mushroom - 1/2 cup (Finely chopped)
Cabbage - 1/2 cup (Chopped lengthy)
Carrot - 1/4 cup (Finely chopped)
Peas - 1/8 cup
Garlic - 1 clove (chopped)
Corn Kernels - 2 tablespoons
Raisins - 10 no's (Finely chopped)
Olive oil - 1 tablespoon
Soya sauce - 1/4 teaspoon
Chilli sauce - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt - As needed




Method:
  • Saute Onion and garlic to golden brown with olive oil in a pan.


  • Add all the veggies with salt and saute to cook them(For 10 min on medium flame). Please do not cook too much as they are tasty when they are crispy. 

  • Add Soya and Chilli sauce with raisins and stir for 2 minutes(Sauce should not be over cooked).

  • Roll the pizza dough. Take one roll and cut to strips to use as knots


  • Rub some oil at the center and place the stuffing and bring the corners together to form a sack and tie it with a strip. Brush with some olive oil on every sack.


  • Pre-heat oven to 400'F for 5 minutes. Arrange the sacks in a baking tray and bake them for 10 to 15 minutes (it took me 12 minutes exactly) or until the outer crust gets a golden colour. 


  • Serve them hot with Tomato sauce....ooohhhhh yummmmm... 


My Notes:
  • Any vegetable of your choice can be added.
  • Pasta sauce can also be used instead of soya and chilli sauce too.
  • Adding of tomato sauce or tomatoes / cheese is also a variation you will love. 



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55 comments:

  1. Wow,edible sack loaded with veggies...Healthy and yummy!!

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  2. wow lovely and cute looking veggie sacks dear :) yummy recipe :)

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  3. Looks delicious!
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  4. Delicious and fulfilling snack. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  5. looks yummy!!!! ..im not so good at dumpling making...so wont try it now!!


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  6. Wow Divya, these potlis, I mean veggie sacks are looking amazing. I can imagine the yummy taste. Very creative indeed!

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  7. Awesome recipe.. Loved the stuffing too Divya :-)

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  8. lovely cute little parcels,superbly done.

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  9. I adore the wrap for the small cute parcels. This is so heavenly and goodness to the last bite.

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  10. wow they are so cute dhivya.. exactly potli..

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  11. Super delicious, cute healthy and lovely, thanks for sharing Divya...

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  12. Hi Divya,
    Thank you for stopping by my space.Glad to follow u too.
    Veggie kizhi lol..but sambhavam kollam kettooo..:)

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  13. I love making sacks but I either steam them or deep fry them, but baking them is really a better idea :) Good one and nice clicks :)

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  14. Very innovative!!! Love the sacks. Great idea and they look chic.

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  15. They look awesome...Healthy & Yummy !
    You have an awesome space with great recipes,Following you !
    I'm a new blogger,do stop by my space:)

    Reni
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  16. Whoa!! This looks mind boggling!! I would soo love to try this...

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  17. these small potlis as i call them are so cute. innovative and creative way to use a pizza dough.

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    1. Yes dassanna...i ended up making them when i had very little dough left out...thank you for stopping by

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  18. wow !!healthy and tasty way of having vegetables...love your vegetable kizhis:)

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  19. I really loved the way of making a kizhi. A healthy and tasty way to eat vegetables.

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