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Ingredients: 

FOR VEGETABLE MIXTURE:

  • ½ carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cabbage, finely chopped
  • 4 beans, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp corn, boiled / frozen
  • 2 tbsp peas
  • ½ capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 potato, boiled & mashed
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

Method:

  • Firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ½ carrot, 2 tbsp cabbage, 4 beans, 2 tbsp corn, 2 tbsp peas, ½ capsicum and 2 potatoes.
  • Further, add ¼ tsp pepper powder, ½ tsp mixed herbs and ½ tsp salt.
  • Mix well making sure all the vegetables are well combined.
  • Now add ¼ cup bread crumbs and mix well.
  • Mash and mix forming a soft dough.
  • To prepare cornflour slurry, take 2 tbsp cornflour, 2 tbsp plain flour and ½ tsp salt.
  • Mix well with ¼ cup water forming a smooth batter.
  • Now pinch a small ball sized vegetable mixture and shape well.
  • Dip in cornflour slurry coating uniformly.
  • Now roll into panko bread crumbs to get crispy outer covering.
  • Deep fry in hot oil keeping the flame on medium.
  • Stir occasionally, without breaking the nuggets.
  • Fry until the vegetable nuggets turn crispy and golden brown.
  • Drain off over kitchen paper to remove excess oil.
  • Finally, enjoy vegetable nuggets with tomato sauce.

Hints and Tips:

  • Firstly, adjust the amount of breadcrumbs based on the moisture of vegetables.
  • Also, if the nuggets break-in oil, do not panic. add a tbsp of more breadcrumbs to vegetable mixture and shape.
  • Additionally, add vegetables of your choice to make it nutritious.

Reference:
Vegetable Nuggets, Hebbars Kitchen

Ingredients:

For Filling:

  • 1 cup  baked beans in tomato sauce 
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder 
  • Oregano or dried mixed herbs seasoning (to taste)
  • Salt (as required)
  • 1 cup lettuce leaves 

For topping: 

  • 1/4 cup grated cheese  
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes
  • Sour cream - (as required)

Method:

  • Preheat taco shells as per instructions on the pack.
  • Shred the lettuce leaves.
  • Chop tomato, onions, spring onions or coriander leaves finely.
  • Grate the cheese and keep it ready.
  • In a wide bowl, take 1 cup of baked beans, salt, pepper powder and finely chopped onions, coriander leaves or spring onions.
  • Mix everything well and check for taste. Add more spices or salt.
  • Take the hot taco and keep the shredded lettuce leaves.
  • Above that add 2 –3 tbsp of baked beans mixture.
  • Top it with sour cream or mayonnaise.
  • Add finely chopped onions, tomato & coriander leaves.
  • Finally, add grated cheese.
  • Garnish with coriander & chopped tomato pieces.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use other vegetables that children can fill their taco up with such as shredded carrot, shredded cucumber, capsicum, corn etc.
  • Encourage older children to shred and cut their own vegetables.
  • Place each vegetable in a bowl so children can create their own tacos.

Reference: 
Easy Vegetarian Tacos With Baked Beans, Chitra's Food Book

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms, trim off bottom of stems
  • 1 quart Vegetable stock
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 head broccoli, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ cup coriander, chopped

Method:

  • In a large pot, heat oil, add onion and fry until translucent and softened.
  • Add mushrooms, saute for 5 minutes.
  • Pour in vegetable stock and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add broccoli and ginger and cook until broccoli is cooked through.
  • Stir in lime juice and salt.
  • Add soup into bowls and garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot.

 Hints and Tips:

  • Spring onions an also be added for flavour (when adding the broccoli).
  • Great on a cold evening.
  • Serve with croutons or toasted bread.
  • Chilli can be added for spice. 
  • Noodles can also be added.
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