Friday, April 27, 2012

Chicken Veggie Pockets ( Savory Cakes in a Sandwich-maker )


Chicken Veggie Pockets ... Savory cakes made with chicken, carrot, capsicum & spring onion; prepared in a sandwich-maker.

A few months ago, I posted a recipe for cakes in a sandwich-maker ( taken from a TV show). They were a great hit. I've received positive feedback from some blogger friends who have tried it. But, if you don’t have a sweet tooth, try this recipe! This savory cake recipe is taken from the same TV show. These were good, but not as soft like the sweet cakes.


Chicken Veggie Pockets ( Savory Cakes in a Sandwich-maker )
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Source : Masala Mornings

Makes :  8 sandwiches

Ingredients :
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 tsp.  salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp.  red chilli flakes
  • 1/4 tsp.  black pepper powder
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp.  baking powder
  • 1/3 cup boiled chicken, shredded
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, chopped
  • 1/4 cup spring onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot, grated
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • Cheddar cheese slices, as required

Method : 
  • Sieve flour and baking powder in a bowl, keep aside.
  • Beat eggs in a large bowl.
  • Gradually add cooking oil and continue beating.
  • Stir in salt, red chilli flakes, and black pepper powder.
  • Fold in flour mixture.
  • Add boiled chicken, carrot, capsicum, spring onion and green chilies.
  • If the batter is very thick, add little stock.
  • Prepare Sandwich Maker by brushing both sides of the sandwich maker ( cooking surface ) with cooking oil. Close and preheat until the light turns red.
  • Spoon the batter in each well until full but not overflowing.
  • Close the lid of the sandwich maker and cook for approximately 3 - 4 minutes or until golden brown & cooked.
  • Take it out and cut it from one side to make a pocket.
  • Place cheese slice in it. Serve with Ketchup.
Notes :
  • Check after 3 minutes with a toothpick, if the tooth pick comes out clean, it's ready. If not, cook a little longer, checking after every minute. 
  • They are best eaten right away. 
  • I used Chicken Tikka chunks and also cabbage in place of capsicum.  
  • I haven't  used cheese slices.

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

39 comments :

  1. these are fab!!!!!i need to see your earlier post too.!really good.

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  2. Awesome recipe, looks so yummy n tempting dish.

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  3. Very innovative one,Ambreen..without bread a healthy sandwich,looks fluffy n filling !!

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  4. Wish to have this super tempting pockets,inviting..

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  5. These are beautiful! Oncs more your awesome sandwich press ideas make an appearance :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. Prepared in sandwich maker? That is creative!

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  7. These look so good, and I already have a sandwich maker! Love this recipe and idea!

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  8. yummy yummy just yumm.....dats it...

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  9. These look just delicious!!! My boys would love your chicken pockets :)

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  10. Great recip[e Ambreen......yummy....

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  11. Thanks so much for linking up this deliciousness to Creative Thursday this week.

    I can’t wait to see what you link up next week. Have a great day.

    Michelle

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  12. hi ambreen, something new and innovative, good to give this a try.
    have a nice day dear

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  13. These look so yummy! I love the idea!

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  14. This is such a great idea! My son would love them for his school snack!

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  15. º°❤
    °º✿ Olá, amiga!

    Receita deliciosa, colorida e nutritiva.
    É tudo de bom.
    BOA SEMANA!

    ¸.•°`
    °º✿ Beijinhos.
    º° ✿ ✿ Brasil

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  16. Wow, this looks to delicious and fancy. Will try it soon and let you know:)

    www.momcook.blogspot.com

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  17. yummy and spicey.interesting idea.an award is on my space pls collect it.

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  18. These really look delicious and they don't sound too hard to do. My family will really enjoy these sandwiches. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  19. Delicious looking chicken pockets...yum..

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  20. yummy! Thanks for linking up at the Naturally-Nifty Linky Party! This week's party is up and I would love for you to stop by and link up!
    http://natural-nester.blogspot.com/2012/05/naturally-nifty-linky-party-12.html

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  21. Is this made with a sandwich/panini press? If so, I'll definitely have to give this a try!

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  22. This dish looks so good! Sandwich makers are so much fun! Thanks for being a part of our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope to see you again real soon!! -The Sisters

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  23. looks incredible & super tempting..:P
    Tasty Appetite

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  24. Another great idea for something different to make with a sandwich toaster! These look lovely!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  25. Making these cakes in sandwich maker is indeed a clever idea and a brilliant one too. These look healthy and sound great for children's lunch box. Thanks for sharing.

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  26. These look fantastic and very creative. Can't wait to try this recipe, will make a nice healthy option! Following your blog now, looking forward to sharing with you!

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  27. This looks so delish! Thanks for adding this to my Tuesday Destination: Inspiration linky party! I am popping in to let you know I featured you on my blog this week! Hope you will grab my "featured" button when you have a chance!

    Have a great day!
    Michelle

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  28. Wow...these are making me hungry....extremely yummy.....

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  29. ¸¸.º°❤ Olá, amiga!
    °º✿


    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil

    ¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮
    °º✿ ¸.•°`

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  30. Mus Try Soon! Sounds amazing!! Pinning :)

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  31. Thank you Lyuba for liking it :)

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  32. These look really good and unique.

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  33. these look so yummy i really want to eat these fresh chicken pockets.i will try this recipe soon....

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  34. really these pockets look fresh and delicious.....i will must try this and serves to my mom.....

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  35. hi Ambreen..which brand sandwich maker is good to buy..which one u r using..

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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