Chickpea present in Carrot Chickpea Squares is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. Additionally, chickpeas are high in protein and make an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian diet. Carrot adds up a good taste as well as nutritional twist to the recipe by providing a good source of fibre, vitamin and antioxidants.
In a kadai, heat 1 tsp cooking oil add 1 tbsp chopped onion and saute till golden brown.
Add 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/2 tsp red chilly powder, 1/8th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp garam masala powder, 1/8th tsp salt, water and mix well.
Add boiled & mashed chickpeas, 2 tbsp grated carrot, mix properly and allow to cook for a while.
Add 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves on top and mix.
In a bowl, add 2 tbsp wheat flour, 1 tbsp maida, 1/8th tsp salt, water, mix and knead into a soft dough.
Cover and rest for 10 minutes.
Roll out the dough ball using rolling pin.
Add prepared mixture & seal in square shape.
Heat oil in a kadai for frying.
Deep fry squares till it turns golden brown.
Serve hot with chutney.