As we know, most of kids don’t like vegetables and most of parents want their kids loves vegetables. So..many tricks and recipes had made to ‘solve’ this ‘problem’. I found another easy trick and ‘delicious’ recipe to made vegetables tasted real good!
The ‘story’ begins with this…
A couple of days ago my hubby came home with a box brought back from a Sundanese restaurant. I was a little bit surprised to see the content of the box. Many long greenish chips in it. Yummy and crispy. I couldn’t guess what the chips made of until my hubby told me it was “kacang panjang”, a kind of beans.
(I can’t find its name in English. If you know, please tell me..)
We used that bean for many kinds of Indonesian cuisines. I put the picture above, but sorry it was a pity that my maid had already cut it short when I took the picture.
2 days ago on weekend I tried to made that ‘bean chips’ by myself and I did it successfully. All my kids love the bean chips. They said it doesn’t taste like vegetable at all. They used to throw away that bean when I make a cuisine with it. In a second all the chips has gone, “moved” to their tummies.
Here is a recipe if you want to try:
‘Kacang panjang’ (kind of bean, look at the picture above), washed clean and cut it short (5 – 6 cm)
1 cup of multipurpose flour seasoning
¼ cup of corn starch
¼ cup wheat flour
salt (if you like. I didn’t add salt because my multipurpose flour seasoning has already salty)
Mix all together in a bowl to make a thick batter. Put the bean in it and deep fried in hot oil.
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I think you could try with other vegetables that has not contained much water in it like thin slices of broccoli, spinach, etc. I’ll try next weekend. Good luck for you.
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