Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Veggie Hot Dog

It was the time when American food became popular and wherever you go, you are tempted with Pizzas, Burgers etc. We saw joints like Pizza hut competing with other restaurants and coming up with most exciting offers to attract people. Of course with the response they got, they were unable to have the offers running for long.

This becoming so popular, we ended up making these at home, what better way to enjoy, than preparing it ourselves. Of course Indianizing in the way. At one point we used to prepare pizzas, burgers so much, that folks at home started longing for Indian food. But my fascination towards pizzas, burgers is no end.

With pizzas, burgers, there were Veg types available, but items like Hot Dogs were basically prepared with beef or pork, there was no way I can try to make it. So I ended up with what's my fav, Veggie Hot Dog.

Its been long time since I made this last. When I made it recently, it was welcomed well. Esp my daughter liked it a lot, so I guess I can trust to have somebody to have this the next time I make it.

Here you go..

Serves : 4
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Ingredients needed:

For patties:

Potatoes - 2 medium
Peas - 1 cup
Carrot - 2 medium
Maida - 1/2 cup
Chilli pw - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Cheese - as required
Coriander Leaves a little
Oil for frying

For coating

Corn flour - 1/2 cup
Bread Crumbs - for coating

For Hot Dog:

Long buns - 8
Cheese - for garnishing
Tomato Sauce as required
Pepper pw as required

Method to prepare:

If you are using dried peas, then soak in water for 6 hrs min and cook to get soft ones. Carrot, potatoes can be boiled along with peas.

Mix corn flour in water to get a dropping consistency. Get bread crumbs ready.

Mix all the ingredients for patties Roll then as long patties and dip in corn flour, then in bread crumbs.

This can be either deep fried or shallow fried. I did a shallow fry as its better tasting.

Heat oil in a pan and place the long patties and add 1 tbsp to fry each patties.

Once all the patties are ready, make a long slit on one side of the bun making sure its still intact.

Apply sauce, grated cheese, then place the patties inside. Sprinkle generous amount of cheese if you like cheese on top of the patties.

Bake it in oven or microwave until the cheese melts. Finally you can sprinkle pepper and sauce over the top before serving.

Your hot and cheesy Veg Hot Dog is ready. Enjoy!

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Vini K said...

Srivalli,veggie hot dogs look great.what a simple but filling idea.

Asha said...

Very clever!! They do look like skinny Hog Dogs:))

bee said...

nice one. i hate hotdogs, but this veggie one i must try.

Suganya said...

Cutlet meets hot dog.. But thinking abt it why not? I wonder y vegetarianized hot dogs aren't popular.. I have seen tofu dogs in my farmer's market.. Never dared to try 'em though..

Coffee said...

Finally a veggie version of this!! :)

Srivalli said...

Thanks Vini, it tastes great also..:)

Yes Asha ..it will look even more if we grill them...

Do try and let me know bee..am sure you will like it...by the way nice to have you back...couldn't drop line when I visited yesterday.

ha ha ..maybe because hot dogs are synonymous with meatSuganya. But tofu dogs must be veg right..

Yes Coffee, I try to make Veg versions of all my fav...:)..

archana said...

Liked this veg version.Nice recipe :)

ushaprashanth said...

Veggie hot dogs looks nice!! Tempting to have one immediately!

Srivalli said...

Thanks archana

Thanks usha!

swapna susarla said...

wow never heard of veggie hot dog.u sure are creative.

beachbirdie said...

The veggie hot dogs look very nice. We will try them! We make our veggie burgers but never thought of making veggie hot dogs.

We have tried tofu dogs and don't like them a bit.

Srivalli said...

beachbirdie, it sure will be great!..do try this out

Nazer said...

good recipe. Do you have a most recently updated recipe, especially in a healthy way eliminating fatty maida and use flour 2 instead of flour1 (maida)., and get away with greasy food etc.

Just thought of expressing my concerns.


Shruthi said...

This is absolutely delicious...just finished eating them :)

Shruthi Hebbur said...

cool srivalli, i ll make some time

K.Parjanya Sarma said...

is it possible to make a veggie hot dog using tofu??.(soya)..i guess that would be better....:D...nice recipe by the way!!!....do let me know bout the tofu...thanx!!!

Srivalli said...

Yes you can easily make the patties with tofu too, Parjanya. Do let me know if you try it out

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