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Jain Naashta recipes
Life without snacks would be real boring. They make a party snazzy, help beat sudden hunger strikes and always make tea-time more interesting. Working within the rules of Jainism, it is possible to make scrumptious snacks like Cheesy Cornflakes, Chana Dal Seekh Kebab, Capsicum Rings, etc.
Perfect Chana Dal Seekh Kebab, made with the ideal proportions of chana dal, raw banana and chopped cabbage, excitingly flavoured with mint, green chillies and spice powders, can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment to tea. What makes this recipe different from other kebab recipes is that the chana dal is neither soaked not cooked, but roasted and powdered before adding to the dough.
A perfect tea-time snack, these Capsicum Rings are made by deep-frying capsicum rings coated with a plain flour batter that is aptly perked up with black pepper. A sprinkling of chaat masala gives these Jain -friendly crispies a truly snazzy flavour that tickles your taste buds.
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05 Jul 14
Paneer Tikki by Tarla Dalal
Fresh paneer together with chopped coriander and green chillies, rolled in flour and shallow- fried to perfection – ah, no wonder the paneer tikki is such a popular snack! this version is made even more irresistible with a rich dry fruit stuffing that complements the soft paneer very well.
24 Oct 16
Pani Puri, Paani Puri, Golgappa Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Crisp semolina puris filled with sprouts and chilled mint flavoured water make a great snack for a hot summer afternoon. They are known as "golgappas" in northern India and as "poochkas" in West Bengal. When my favourite "panipuriwallah" is serving me these delightful little puris one after the othe ....
16 Dec 08
Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy samosa patti rolls, filled with a spicy cheese and spinach mixture. Serve these immediately to enjoy the taste of the melted mozzarella cheese. Ready-made samosa pattis are available at most provision stores.
19 Jan 16
Dahi Vadas, Dahi Bhalla, North Indian Chaat Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Fluffy, golden-coloured vadas might taste good as such, but they taste even better when made into tongue-tickling Dahi Vadas.
Soak the vadas in water to make them softer; drown them in sweetened curds; and serve with a drizzling of khajur imli ki chutney and a sprinkling of spice powders. If y ....
15 Oct 15
Kanchipuram Idli by Tarla Dalal
Kanchipuram is famous for more than silk sarees! In fact, this special savoury idli got its name from that small town in Tamil Nadu.
It is offered at the Sri Varadharaja Swamy Temple, and food-lovers are generally prepared to even withstand the hardships of a long queue to buy the prasad of ta ....
15 Oct 15
Quick Rava Idli by Tarla Dalal
Rava idli can be made rather quickly as the batter need not be fermented. However, you ought to take into account half an hour’s soaking time. The buttermilk imparts a welcome sourness to the idlis, while the tempering adds to the flavour. Throw in a spoon of cashews with the tempering for a crunchy ....
23 Feb 16
01 Jan 01
Grilled Vegetable Toast by Tarla Dalal
Grilled vegetable toast, a delectable crunchy toast pepped up with cheese and vegetables, giving a creamy flavour to the toast.
22 Mar 17
Vegetable Rice Cupcakes, Savoury Rice Cupcakes by Tarla Dalal
Totally off-beat and irresistibly tasty, the Vegetable Rice Cupcake is a unique treat made by baking a mixture of cooked rice and assorted veggies tempered with seeds and cashews.
The rice mixture is baked in cupcake moulds, which gives it an attractive and handy form. What makes this snack real ....
31 Jan 17
Jain Vada Pav by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s very own burger, now made in Jain style! Vada Pav is part and parcel of Mumbai’s culture, a signature dish on its street food scene.
While it usually uses potatoes, onions, ginger and other ingredients not used by Jains, this version substitutes potatoes with raw bananas.
With flavo ....
10 Oct 15
Paneer and Apple Grilled Sandwiches by Tarla Dalal
Think beyond tomatoes and cucumber, and even beyond capsicum and carrots, for apples make a wonderful stuffing for sandwiches!
In this irresistible snack, grated apples and crumbled paneer are combined with green chillies to make an amazing sweet and spicy filling, with a rich texture.
15 Jun 14
Bean and Pepper Tortilla Pizza by Tarla Dalal
A quick pizza that is prepared without using an oven. Tortillas or left-over chapatis are topped with beans, tomatoes, capsicum and cheese to make this Bean and Pepper Tortilla Pizza. The trick here is to keep the flame sufficiently low while cooking the pizza so that the tortillas or chapatis get c ....
26 Nov 12
Baked Chaklis by Tarla Dalal
This simple and delicious recipe is a real treat for weight watchers. Chaklis, the popular indian snack, is usually deep-fried and contains loads of calories. Here's how to make them with 1 tsp of oil to near perfection by baking them in an oven. Munch them at anytime of the day when hunger strikes. ....
20 Aug 10
Papad Poha ( Microwave Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Flaked rice and papad sautéed with spices and peanuts. Using thinner variety of poha known as patla poha or nylon poha, helps to make crispier snack.
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