Vegetable Gold Coin


Vegetable Gold Coin is a bread based snack that has toppings of boiled mix vegetables, both deep fried together. A good way of feeding kids lots vegetables with minimum effort is the best part of this recipe. The base of bread fried together adds to crunch and taste to the recipe.

Vegetable Gold Coins trigger the day when both my elder Sister & I were down with typhoid and our aunt had visited us. I wanted to eat Gold Coins that day.

Bread based snacks are enjoyed by all age groups. A variety of snacks like Panjiri, Moong Dal Cheela and Grilled Stuffed Capsicum are on the blog.

Vegetable Gold Coin
Vegetable Gold Coin

My parents understood that feeding rich and fried food wouldn’t get approval from anyone visiting sick children. So they were smuggled-in to us. What adventurous lives we led as kids!

So now each time I eat them, or want to eat them, I remember that day and how exciting it was for us kids.

Vegetable Gold Coin
Vegetable Gold Coin

My mother made them for me when I was visiting. Vegetable Gold Coins are actually quite simple to make. They are also perfect for kids with lots of vegetables hidden and presented well.

Vegetable Gold Coin
Vegetable Gold Coin

The only side effect is deep frying. I am thinking of baking them next time. May be the guilt trip will be less.

I suggest using a big sandwich loaf to get good shape and size slices or even cut two small rings from one slice.

Vegetable Gold Coin
Vegetable Gold Coin

Since we made it in summers, the colors of the vegetables are not perfect. I strongly recommend making it in winters when all the colorful veggies are in season.

Vegetable Gold Coin
Vegetable Gold Coin

The taste is out of this world and you will simply love them. The crust is crunchy and the filling on the top melts in the mouth.

Vegetable Gold Coin

Tasty snack for kids and adults with loads of veggies and lovely presentation.
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
Keyword: Quick & Easy, Vegetable
Servings: 12 people


  • 1 cup carrots, cabbage, peas, beans boiled
  • 1 - potato boiled
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder amchoor
  • to taste salt
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder dhania powder
  • 1 bread
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Add all spices and boiled vegetables together to make filling.
  • Using a bowl or cookie cutter or a lid, cut round shape slices from each bread slice.
  • Take water in a small bowl. Now dip your fingers in a little water and pat it on the cut slices.
  • Place the filling on top of the slice and press it gently but firmly.
  • Again pat little water on top. You can pat little cornflour and water paste if you like.
  • Heat oil in a wok. When the oil is hot, place the prepared gold coins with filling side up and deep fry them. Do not turn over the gold coins.
  • When they are golden brown, gently remove them. Serve hot with chutney or sauce.


You can make small smileys with sauce using a nozzle or just a squeeze bottle for kids.

Join the Conversation

  1. Wow the gold coins looks so yumm

  2. Yummmm! Tasty savoury bites! What is Amchoor?

    1. Amchoor is Dry Mango Powder. A very common spice in India to lend little sour taste to food. You can use lemon juice as well to replace.

  3. This is an interesting snack and am sure it would delight any kid… Thanks for linking it to the event.

  4. Very interesting; this is the first time I’ve heard of this dish.

    1. Thank you Kalyn.

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