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When hunger strikes suddenly, is when we lose control and binge on store-bought food. This section will help you get out of the habit. With delightful snacks that are easy and quick to make, like the Chatpata Popcorn, you can overcome hunger attacks the smart way. When you are back from office, or your kids from school, indulge in yummy and filling treats like the Cheese Chilli Toast, which will keep you going till dinner.
On the other hand, quick starters like the scrumptious Beans on Toast and the exotic, protein-packed Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms make sure you reap the compliments at a party without sweating in the kitchen for too long! So, stop worrying and start munching on these quick snacks and starters.
22 Nov 16
Fried Dosa Strips with Honey Chilli Sauce by Tarla Dalal
If you always thought dosas are only for breakfast, this recipe will make you think again about the versatility of this all-time favourite South Indian
In this mouth-watering treat, dosas are cut into strips, deep-fried till crisp, and served w ....
22 Nov 16
Crispy Puri Topped with Masala Aloo by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tongue-tickling treat the brings back sweet memories of chaat and roadside food! Crispy Puri topped with Masala Aloo pleases your palate with sheer variety – in texture and taste.
The crispness of the puris is a sheer contrast to the succulence of the potato mixture, which is spiced up ....
16 Nov 16
Malai Paneer Mixed Herb Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
The Malai Paneer Mixed Herb Balls is one of the fastest and easiest starters you can think of! Just make a dough of malai paneer, shape it into balls and roll in dried mixed herbs. Can you think of anything easier than this?
Not only does this cold starter have a magical melt-in-the-mouth textur ....
16 Nov 16
Malai Paneer Bell Pepper Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
No sweat, just fun! This easy-to-make cold starter is as quick as it can get. All you need to do is shape a dough of malai paneer into balls and coat it with chopped bell peppers.
The soft white colour and melt-in-the-mouth texture of paneer combines beautifully with the totally contrasting crun ....
16 Nov 16
Malai Paneer Mixed Sesame Seed Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
Easy peasy lemon squeezy, this cold starter will be ready in a jiffy but will surely be loved by all! A dough of malai paneer is shaped into balls and rolled into sesame seeds to get a tasty starter that is also a visually appealing.
You will surely fall in love with the soft, melt-in-the-mouth ....
16 Nov 16
Malai Paneer Dill Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
What a delightful snack to behold – and to bite into! The Malai Paneer Dill Balls is a dainty cold starter, made by coating succulent balls of paneer with finely chopped dill leaves.
The melt-in-the-mouth texture of malai paneer together with the irresistible taste of dill leaves, which is absor ....
16 Nov 16
Malai Paneer Chilli Flake Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
This no-fuss starter
can be prepared before you can say mix-and-shape, yet it has the most charming melt-in-the-mouth texture and exciting flavour.
By coating balls of crumbled paneer with chilli flakes, you get a delectably unique cold starter. The ....
11 Nov 16
Bhel Puri by Tarla Dalal
This is the most commonly sold chaat in the streets of Mumbai. Almost every street has its own friendly bhelwala with his inimitable blends of chutneys and masalas. Bhel is a delectable combination of papadis, puffed rice, sev, onions, potatoes, raw mango and chutneys. The proportions of the various ....
18 Oct 16
Vegetable Burgers by Tarla Dalal
The patty for this Vegetable Burger is very different, and you will realize that as soon as you take the first bite! The addition of garam masala and ginger, green chilli pastes to the mashed vegetables imparts a tangy twist to the tava-cooked patty, making it a treat to the taste buds.
The effe ....
03 Oct 16
Baked Sev by Tarla Dalal
How many times have you felt depressed yearning for your favourite foods but unable to indulge as you are on ‘diet’?
My dear readers, do not despair any longer, as we have conjured up a baked version of sev that tastes equally great! It tastes brilliant when used as a topping on snacks like
30 Sep 16
Whole Wheat Vegetable Burger by Tarla Dalal
Spicy cutlets made with broken wheat and vegetables are stuffed between nourishing, fibre-rich whole wheat buns, to make a low-fat treat packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, iron and vitamin A.
The cutlets in this Whole Wheat Vegetable Burger are cooked on a non-stick tava with minimal ....
30 Sep 16
Chat-pati Sprouts Frankie by Tarla Dalal
The Chat-pati Sprouts Frankie is a superb example of how you can relish your favourite snacks in a low-cal way without compromising even a wee bit on taste and experience!
By replacing the maida-based rotis with whole wheat ones, and using protein and fibre rich sprouts instead of starchy pota ....
29 Sep 16
Bean Sprouts and Veggie Wrap, Protein Rich Recipe by Tarla Dalal
A filling and wholesome snack that is ideal for an expectant mother to satiate small hunger pangs. With abundant nutrients, such as protein from bean sprouts; as well as antioxidants like vitamins A, C from broccoli, carrot, capsicum and lettuce, the Bean Sprouts and Veggie Wraps will also help meet ....
27 Sep 16
Bhel Puri, Bhel Puri Chaat Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Not only is the Bhel Puri such an exciting snack to munch on, it is also a pleasure to watch the chaat wallah whip up this tongue-tickling street food!
Sold on every street corner in Mumbai, and now widespread in other Indian cities and towns too, Bhel Puri is a wonderful preparation of puffed r ....
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