Hutama Kitchen

She loves to cook, and this is an easy recipe for her to make by herself. Kids are not the only ones who love Pizza Nibblers. It tastes like a fresh

Porcupine Chicken….saw it on TV …looked easy and i had just shopped some fresh chicken , so used 250 gms for Salamis and 250 gms for this nice looking dish ! Both are steamed and so made it for dinner. It was a pleasant looking flowery kind of chicken ball. 







Porcupine Chicken …



 
Recipe..
250 gms chicken mince …i buy boneless chicken and mince it in my Food Processor. 
1 teaspoon of finely chopped ginger
1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic
3 tbsp of chopped carrots
3 tbsp of chopped spring onions
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp Oyester sauce
1 tsp sesame or anyother oil
Pepper powder and salt as per taste
1 egg
1/2 cup rice ..washed and soaked for 2 hrs.  Strain and keep. 
Bamboo steamer ..or iddli steamer ..
Method…
wash soak rice for 2 hrs. I have used basmati rice. 
Remove water , and keep it aside.
Add everything to the mince …but the rice . Rice it for outer coating . 
Mix it well and form into even shaped balls, wet your hands slightly in case u want to make uniforn rolls . 
Now roll these balls into the rice kept aside, nicely ..coating all around. 
Cut a piece of foil same size as the steamer …or lightly oil the mould if using iddli steamer. 
Place the balls into it . 
Heat water in a Kadai …about 2 glasses, once it comes to a boil , place the steamer and cook for 15 mts..with the lid on . 
Check and you will see the porcupines ready..in case rice is uncooked steam it lil more . 
Remove and serve hot. Enjoy with sweet chilli sauce or Schezwan sauce.
Pictures..
Rice soaked and strained. 

The mince and rest of the ingredients …veg, oil , egg , sauces and spices 

The rice coated balls placed on a oiled foil …in the steamer. 
I threw in the left over rice too…not wasting it . 

The Bamboo steamer placed in boiling water in a Kadhai ! 

Steam for 15 mts ….and they are ready ! Pretty sight ! 

Garnished with chopped spring onion greens…

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