Birds Nest

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  • Servings
  • 3Spicy
  • 45minutesCook Time
  • Cuisine : Indian
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Bird's Nest is a very rich north Indian dish which looks like egg sitting on a nest..


1 - Shredded chicken ( cooked adding 1 TSP black pepper powder enough salt and water)- 1Cup 2 - Potato 1 No. 3 - Onion 2 No. ( finely sliced) chili-3 chopped 5.crushed ginger garlic_ 1 1/2 tsp pepper powder _1/4 tsp 7. Garam masala powder _ a pinch 8.coriander leaves _2tsp leaves _1 tsp(optional) 10. all purpose flour_1/4th cup 11. egg white_1(lightly beaten adding little salt) 12. thin vermicelli( Pakistani VERMICELLI)-3/4TH CUP (CRUSHED WITH HAND) 13.oil-2 tbsp+for deep frying salt to taste hard boiled egg (cut to small pieces for serving)


non stick pan non stick kadai for deep frying

Step By Step Method

  • Boil the potato with skin till cooked (do not cut potatoes). remove the potatoes from water and let it cool for some time at room temperature . pat dry the potatoes with a kitchen towel and remove the skin . mash the potatoes with your hand and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan,add sliced onion , chopped green chili and enough salt. saute it on medium flame till soft. To this add crushed ginger garlic and saute till the raw smell disappears . add black pepper powder and garam masala powder to this and saute well on low flame for about 2- 3 minutes. add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves and mix well. add the shredded chicken to this and mix well and cook on flow flame for another 4-5 minutes. remove from flame '. now add the mashed potatoes to this and mix till well combined. make 7-8 small balls(lemon sized) out of it and press it lightly to get the shape of cutlet. press this a little at the centre. roll it in all purpose flour, then in beaten egg white and then in crushed vermicelli. heat oil in a deep pan and fry this till golden brown. put this in paper towel and remove the excess oil. place small pieces of hard boiled egg over it and serve hot with your favorite sauce.