Dinner ideas

Vegetable bhaji

Upgrade your garden variety vegetable fritter to an altogether more exotic version with this vegetable bhaji. Add dollop of mango chutney and you'll be in heaven.
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1.To make coconut sambal, spoon desiccated coconut into a heat-proof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Soak 30 minutes. Mix in chillies and garlic. Season with salt. Set aside.
2.For vegetable bhaji, combine in a large bowl vegetables, flour, water, garlic and cumin seeds. Mix well and season to taste.
3.Heat oil in a wok or large deep frying pan on high, until a droplet of batter sizzles as soon as it is added.
4.Working in 4 batches, lower heaped tablespoons of mixture into oil. Cook each batch 4-5 minutes, turning, until crisp and golden. Drain on paper towel. Serve straight away with mango chutney and coconut sambal.

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