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Lentil And Cheese Corn Dogs


A classic American snack made with Indian ingredients and spices that will definitely be the favourite finger food of your next party. This chef style and gluten-free recipe is a healthy alternative to the processed store-bought version.

 

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  1. Lentils are rich in bioactive compounds like polyphenols that reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  2. Lentils contain probiotics that promote the growth of Lactobacillus in the gastrointestinal tract & this in turn, may promote gut health .
  3. Their high dietary fibre content also has a protective action against colon cancers.
  4. The high iron content in lentils may also help treat iron-deficiency related to anaemia.

 

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    About the recipe

    Corn and lentils, that are high in fibre and nutrients, are combined together to make these hot dogs like sticks. This American snack is made with Indian vegan and gluten free ingredients. Lentils and corn make a good crispy filling inside and besan gives it a whole Indian feel. 

     

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    Step by step recipe

    1) Boil the black lentils and drain all the water. Blend the lentils into a coarse-textured powder/paste.
    Soak Overnight-Black Lentil

    2) In a Meyer Frypan, melt the butter and add in the chopped garlic, chilli and onion, and saute. Add besan and roast it till nutty in colour and then add the blended lentils and combine it all. Chuck in all the powdered spices along with the salt.
    Lentil and Corn dogs

    3) Once the mixture is fully combined, shape it into a cylindrical sausage shape, like a croquette. Wrap the lentil croquette with a cheese slice each and freeze it for 10 mins.
    Corn Dog

    4) Make a thick batter by mixing cornmeal, refined flour, baking powder, paprika and salt in water or soda. Pass a skewer or satay stick through the croquettes and dip them into the batter.
    Lentil and Corn Dog

    5) Deep fry these corn dogs in Meyer Stir Fry Pan and serve them hot with a choice of dip.
    Lentil and corn Dog

     

    Expert Tip

    Don’t over fry the dog sticks, fry till it gets brown. Make it crispy by adding some bread crumbs.

     

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