Vegetable Nuggets – Lunchbox / Tiffin Box and Air Fryer Friendly Recipe

Make and Store air fryer and lunchbox friendly Vegetable Nuggets recipe for all ages. Perfect for school going kids, method for air frying also given to make it even more healthy only on Food Fusion #HappyCookingToYou #Foodfusion #lunchboxrecipe #nuggetsrecipe #tiffinrecipe

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-Gajar (Carrot) cubes 1 Cup

-Corn kernels boiled ½ Cup

-Shimla mirch (Capsicum) ½ Cup

-Matar (Peas) 1 Cup

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

-Aloo (Potatoes) boiled 4 medium

-Lehsan powder (Garlic powder) 1 tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Onion powder ½ tsp

-Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed ½ tsp

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Mixed herbs 1 tsp

-Maida (All-purpose flour) ½ Cup

-Water 1 Cup

-Breadcrumbs 1 Cup or as required

-Cooking oil for frying

-Non-stick spray



-In a chopper,carrot,corn kernels,capsicum,peas,chop coarsely & set aside.

-In a frying pan,add cooking oil,chopped vegetables & cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

-Let it cool.

-In a bowl,add potatoes & mash well with the help of masher.

-Add sauteed vegetables,garlic powder,salt,onion powder,white pepper powder,red chilli crushed, black pepper powder,mixed herbs & mix until well combined.

-Spread cling film on a working surface,place a square mold or tray to set the mixture,add prepared mixture (100g) & set evenly.

-Remove mold & cut into four pieces (1.5-inch size).

-In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,water & mix well.

-Now dip vegetable nuggets in flour slurry & coat with breadcrumbs then again dip in flour slurry & coat with breadcrumbs (makes 28-10).

-Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks in freezer.

Option # 1: Deep Fry

-In a wok,heat cooking oil & fry on medium flame until golden.

Option # 2: Air Fry

-Spray non-stick spray & air fry in preheated air fryer at 180C for 15-18 minutes.

-Serve with tomato ketchup!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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