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Dry Aloo Munchurian


Dry aloo munchurian

 

Ingredients:

  1. 2 Medium size Potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes
  2. 1 Cup All purpose flour (Maida)
  3. 2 to 3 tbsp. corn flour
  4. 4  tbsp. red chilli powder ( 2tbsp for flour and 2 tbsp. for sprinkling over the Manchurian)
  5. Salt as per taste
  6. 1 tbsp. chat masala
  7. Oil for frying
  8. 2 tbsp. Pepper powder

Method:

  • Boil the potatoes in salt water for 5 mins and then drain all the water and keep aside.
  • Take a bowl add all purpose flour, corn flour, salt, chat masala, 2 tbsp. red chilli powder, 2 tbsp. hot oil and mix them properly.
  • Add water bit by bit to the flour and mix them well so that it should be a thick batter.
  • Dip the aloo  cubes and fry it in the oil with low flame till they turn to golden brown color.
  • Take it out draining the oil and place them on the paper. Sprinkle a bit of chilli powder and pepper powder on it.
  • Repeat the same process for the rest.
  • Serve it with tomato sauce.

 

 

Spicy Aloo Fry


Spicy aloo fry

Ingredients:

  1. 2 Medium size Potatoes
  2. 4 tbsp. of fine coarse semolina
  3. 2 tbsp. red chilli powder
  4. Salt as per taste
  5. Oil as required

Method:

  • Peel the potato skin and cut into thin  slices.
  • Take a bowl and add semolina, salt and red chilli powder and mix them well
  • Take a pan(tava)  on heater and apply oil to it
  • Now dip the potato slices one by one in the semolina mixture and place them on the tava.
  • Apply oil on every slice and allow it to cook till the semolina turns golden brown in color
  • Turn over the other side  and apply oil
  • Take it off and repeat the same process for the rest
  • Serve hot as a snack

Stuffed Capsicum


This new year I tried out a snack which was really good to taste. Actually I got this idea from my sister. Ya the stuffed capsicum. For the stuffing I used marinated paneer, onion, potatoes and just  cooked in a oven. Try it out its really very tasty.

stuffed capsicum

Ingredients

  1. 1 Medium size Red bell pepper  cut into half and deseed it.
  2. 1 Medium size yellow bell pepper cut into half and deseed it
  3. 1 medium size capsicum   cut into half and deseed it
  4. 250 grams paneer cut into  big pieces
  5. Cauliflower cut into florets a cup full
  6. 2 Onion sliced into big pieces
  7. 2 potatoes cut into big pieces
  8. 1 small cup sliced mushroom
  9. Yoghurt(curd) 4 tbsp
  10. Tandoori curry paste   2tbsp
  11. Cheese for garnishing 1 Cup
  12. 1 Cup yogurt (curd)
  13. 2 tbsp. tandoori paste
  14. Salt as per taste
  15. 4 tbsp. olive oil

Method

  • Take 1 cup of yogurt, salt and tandoori paste and mix well.
  •  Add  paneer, onion, cauliflower, potatoes ( half boil), mushrooms to the curd.
  • Mix them well and marinate it over night.
  • Take the capsicum apply oil to the sides and just keep for 2 to 3 mins in microwave so that it becomes soft.
  • Now take a pan on heater add olive oil and fry the marinated vegetables for few mins so that they are half cooked.
  • Put the marinated vegetables in the capsicum shells and apply cheese to it and  grill it in  oven for 6 to 10 mins till all the cheese melts and vegetables are cooked well in the capsicum shells.
  • Serve hot

Padvalkai Bhaji (snake gourd bhaji)


Everybody likes to have bhaji as snacks  or it is commonly prepared  during festivals and functions . And snake gourd can be  used to prepare bhaji’s. Tasty and spicy try it out.

snake gourd bhajiIngredients:

  1. Snake gourd thinly sliced in to circles (8 to 10 pieces)
  2. 1 Cup gram flour
  3. 1 tbsp. red chilli powder
  4. Salt as per taste
  5. 1/4 tbsp. turmeric powder
  6. 1 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves chopped
  7. A pinch of sugar
  8. 4 to 5 tbsp. hot oil
  9. 1/2 tbsp. jeera powder
  10. Oil for frying

Method:

Take  gram flour in a bowl and add jeera powder, salt , red chilli powder, turmeric powder,sugar, fresh coriander hot oil and mix well. Add bit by bit water and make a thick batter. Now dip the snake gourd circles in batter and fry them in the oil with low flame.

Once they turn golden brown drain the oil and take it off. Repeat the same process for the rest. Serve hot.

 

 

Capsicum Bhaji


capsicum bhaji

 

Ingredients:

  1. 1 Medium size capsicum cut into thin circles
  2. 1 Cup Gram flour (besan)
  3. 1 tbsp. red chilli powder
  4. 1/2 tbsp. jeera powder
  5. Salt as per taste
  6. Finely chopped coriander and curry leaves 2 tbsp.
  7. A pinch of turmeric powder
  8. A pinch of sugar
  9. 2 to 3 tbsp. of hot oil
  10. Oil for frying

Method:

Take gram flour in a bowl and add red chilli powder, jeera powder, salt, chopped coriander and curry leaves, turmeric powder, sugar and mix well.

Now keep oil for frying. Once the oil is hot add 2 to 3 tbsp. of hot oil to the flour. Mix well and with the water make a thick batter. Dip the capsicum in the batter and put them in the oil for frying. Fry them with low flame and once they turn golden brown take it off by draining oil. Repeat the same process for the rest.

Serve hot.

 

Bread Bonda


Bread Bonda is one of the south Indian snacks. Here the breads are stuffed with the dry aloo curry and deep fried in the oil. But this time I tried it out in a different way. We are all very health conscious and eating fried things with too much of oil is not good. So just try this bread bonda with very less oil.

Bread Bonda

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

For stuffing:

  1. 3 to 4 Medium size potatoes
  2. 1 Medium size onion finely chopped
  3. 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  4. Fresh coriander leaves
  5. 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  6. Salt as per taste
  7. Oil 2 tbsp
  8. 1/4 Tbsp Mustard seeds and turmeric powder
  9. 1/4 Tbsp Sugar

For Bonda:

  1. Bread slice 1/2 pound
  2. Oil as required

Method:

Stuffing:

Boil the potatoes and peel of the skin and keep aside. Now take a pan on heater add oil once hot add mustard seeds. Allow it to crackle.Add turmeric powder and add green chillies and fry it.Add onions and fry it till golden brown. Now add salt and bit sugar and mix it well. Mash the potatoes and mix it well. Also add lemon juice mix well and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.

How to proceed:

Take a bread slice take off the edges. Sprinkle water to it and make it bit wet. Now take the stuffing and make a small ball of lemon size and keep it in the centre and fold the edges and make a circular shape. Repeat the same process for the rest of the slices.

Now take a Paddu Tava ( non stick) on heater add oil to it and heat it. Once the tava is hot keep medium flame and keep the stuffed breads in the holes and drop a tbsp of oil to every stuffed breads. Turn them over and cook the other side and also the sides of it till they are golden brown. Serve hot with tomato sauce. This bread bondas are really made  with less oil.

Bread Bonda

 

Dahi Vada


Dahi Vada  is an Indian snack or chat prepared by soaking vada’s  in a thick curd (yogurt). During summer we feel to eat cold things and this can be prepared during summer days. The vada’s are prepared from urad dal and  the curd should be slightly spicy where we need to soak the vadas. I usually prepare dahi vada as one of the dish during lunch or dinner.

Dahi Vada

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients for Dahi

  1. 1 Litre of thick curd (yogurt)
  2. 2 Green chillies
  3. 1 Inch ginger
  4. 2 Tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  5. 2 Tbsp grated coconut
  6. Salt as per taste

Method

Take the curd and blend it and pour in a large bowl. Grind the coconut, green chillies, coriander and ginger into paste and add to the curd . Also add salt to it and mix well and keep aside.

 

Ingredients For Vada:

  1. 1 Cup Urad Dal
  2. 2 Green chillies
  3. 1 inch ginger
  4. 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  5. A small cup grated coconut
  6. Salt as per taste
  7. Oil for frying

Method to make Vada’s:

Soak the urad dal in water for 2 to 3 hours. Clean it and grind it in to paste. The paste should be thick. Add salt. Now grind the green chillies, ginger, coconut and coriander leaves in to paste and add to the batter.Now take oil in a pan  for frying. Once the oil is hot dip the small balls of batter in the oil and fry it on medium flame. Fry it till golden brown. Take vadas  out  and  drop them in the dahi (curd). Most of the times vadas are first dipped in water for a min squeezed and then dropped in curds. Any of the method can be adopted. I usually drop directly in  the curd. Repeat the same process for the rest. We can refrigerate it and can be consumed cold dahi vadas.

 

 

 

Masala Sweet Corn


Sweet Corn Masala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet corn Masala is one of the famous street snack in South India. In each and every Mall we find the sweet corn masala stall outside. I do watch so much of rush for this snack. Hey there is no much effort needed to do this. Its simple and quick snack we can make  any time. Usually kids favourite snacks.

Ingredients:

  1. Fresh sweet corn kernels 1 cup
  2. 1 Tbsp butter
  3. 1/2 Tbsp chat masala
  4. Salt as per taste
  5. A pinch of pepper powder

Method:

Making masala sweet corn is just a simple task. The fresh corn what we get will not be so hard so no need to boil it. Just take container on heater add butter and once the butter starts melting add corn fry it till we get nice aroma. Add salt,  chat masala, pepper powder and mix well. Serve when hot. It will be really tasty..

 

Pani Puri


Pani puri also known as golgappa is a popular street snack in India especially in Mumbai. It is also known as Gup chup.

I just did at home which feels me more hygienic than eating road side ans also tastes good.

Ingredients:

For Puri

  1. 1 Cup semolina (fine coarse)
  2. 4 Tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
  3. 1 Tbsp gram flour
  4. 1/4 Tbsp baking soda
  5. Salt a pinch
  6. oil 2 tbsp
  7. Oil for deep fry
  8. 1 Onion finely chopped

For Pani

  1. 2 Tbsp Jaljeera powder (ready made mix )
  2. 1 Cup tamarind water
  3. Salt as per taste
  4. 1 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped

For Stuffing

  1. 2 Medium size a Aloo boiled
  2. 1 Tbsp red chilli powder
  3. 1 Small cup peas
  4. Salt as per taste
  5. Fresh coriander leaves chopped

Method:

For Puri

  • Take maida, semolina ,gram flour,salt and oil in a bowl add water bit by bit and make a dough similar puri dough consistency. Keep it closed with wet muslin cloth for about 30 mins. By the time the Pani and stuffing can be prepared.
  • Take a small dough ball make a circle of about 15 cms diameter.Now with any small circular lid press over that to make equal size small puri’s
  • Fry them in the oil with medium flame till golden brown. While frying the puri should be pressed in the centre so that it should puff

For Pani

  • Take Jaljeera powder, tamarind water, salt and normal water a cup mix them well and add fresh coriander leaves

For stuffing

  • Take the boiled potatoes with the skin peeled off and smash them to the paste. Add fresh peas,salt, red chilli powder and mix them well. Garnish it with coriander leaves

How To serve

Take puri make a hole in the centre add stuffing, then add chopped onion and put 2 to 3 tbsp of Pani and serve it

Soya Chunk Muchurian


 

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves for 2 people

Ingredients:

  1. 1 Cup Soya Chunks
  2. 1 Onion finely chopped
  3. 2 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  4. Oil for frying
  5. 50 grams tomato ketchup

For the batter

  1. 3 Tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
  2. 3 Tbsp corn flour
  3. 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  4. Salt as per taste
  5. 1/2 Tbsp chat masala

Method:

For the batter

  • Take maida and corn flour in a bowl add salt,red chilli powder and chat masala mix well
  • Add water to it bit by bit and mix well so that there should not be any lumps formed (batter should not too thin)

For the soya chunks

  • Boil the soya chunks in water for 5 mins  and then drain all the water
  • Now take the chunks and dip in the batter and then deep fry it in the oil on medium flame
  • Repeat the process for all the chunks
  • Now take a separate pan add oil
  • Once it is hot add garlic fry it and then onion fry it till golden brown
  • Now add the  fried soya chunks to it
  • Add tomato ketchup to it and mix well
  •  Serve hot
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