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Baked Veggie Semolina Bites

Veggie Semolina Bites
Veggie Semolina Bites — a healthy and delicious start to your morning, these baked savory muffins have fresh veggies, Italian seasoning, and cheese! Coming together super easily, this is a grab-and-go breakfast or snack you won’t have to think twice about!
With my mornings getting super busy between kids going to school and own morning routine, I live by easy, wholesome recipes for some goodness between the rush. These Veggie Semolina Bites have been on repeat for the last few weeks and, paired with marinara sauce or herbed mayo, there’s no complaining from me!
WATCH HOW TO MAKE BAKED VEGGIE SEMOLINA BITES:

Veggie Semolina Bites
Veggie Semolina Bites
Veggie Semolina Bites

HOW TO MAKE VEGGIE SEMOLINA BITES:
  1. Make the Batter! In a mixing bowl, add the semolina, yogurt, ginger garlic chili paste, spices and lemon juice.
  2. Add Tadka! To make the tadka, heat oil on medium heat in a small pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves and let crackle. As soon as they start popping, add it into the batter.Veggie Semolina Bites
  3. Add Veggies! Add in the vegetables and stir while pouring in the water. It should have a cake batter consistency.Veggie Semolina Bites
  4. Rest the Batter! Let it sit for 20 minutes covered on the counter.
  5. Preheat the Oven! Preheat the over to 350°F / 175°C. Grease your muffin tray.
  6. Add Cheese & Baking Powder! Check the consistency of your batter and add more water if needed, don’t make it too thin. Add in your cheese and baking powder and mix gently.
  7. Bake! Pour the batter into the muffin trays and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let it cool once done for 10 minutes.Veggie Semolina Bites
  8. Enjoy! Serve with warm marinara sauce or your choice of dip. Enjoy!Veggie Semolina Bites
4 from 4 votes
Veggie Semolina Bites
Baked Veggie Semolina Bites
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
 

Veggie Semolina Bites — a healthy and delicious start to your morning, these baked savory muffins have fresh veggies, Italian seasoning, and cheese! Coming together super easily, this is a grab-and-go breakfast or snack you won’t have to think twice about! 

Course: Appetizer, Baked, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Custom Category: Appetizers, Baked, Breakfast, Snacks
Servings: 4
Calories: 276 kcal
Author: Nidhi Bothra
Ingredients
Batter:
  • 1 cup semolina
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mixed vegetables , chopped such as corn, red/green peppers
  • 2 tbsp grated vegetables , such as carrot, zucchini, or squash
  • 2 tbsp cilantro , finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger chili garlic paste
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp cheese , grated
  • 1/4 cup water , as needed
  • salt , to taste
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
Tadka:
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, add the semolina, yogurt, ginger garlic chili paste, spices, italian seasoning and lemon juice.

  2. Add in the vegetables and stir while pouring in the water. It should have a cake batter consistency.

  3. To make the tadka, heat oil on medium heat in a small pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves and let crackle. As soon as they start popping, add it into the batter and mix.

  4. Let it sit for 20 minutes covered on the counter.

  5. Preheat the over to 350°F / 175°C.

  6. Check the consistency of your batter and add more water if needed, don’t make it too thin. Add in your cheese and baking powder and mix gently.

  7. Grease your muffin tray and sprinkle some sesame seeds. Then pour the batter into the muffin trays and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Let it cool once done for 10 minutes.

  8. Serve with warm marinara sauce or your choice of dip and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes
  • The grated veggies are super important as they prevent your muffins from drying out!
  • Don’t make the batter too runny otherwise they’ll turn out very flat.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Veggie Semolina Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 165mg7%
Potassium 237mg7%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1478IU30%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 196mg20%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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2 Comments

  1. Charu malhotra says

    5 stars
    Wow astoundingly prepared and wonderfully presented…loved it 👌👌

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