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Starters / Snacks recipes
A day without snacks or a meal without starters would be as dull as the proverbial ‘all work and no play’! Snacks must ideally be tasty and easy to make, so you can indulge in them when hunger strikes between meals. It could be a finger food, a jar snack, Snacks for athletes, weight loss or something you can whip up in a jiffy.
Starters are also a category of snacks, but as the name suggests, they are served at the beginning of a meal, usually during parties or other elaborate meals where guests are present. Starters must be handily-sized and easy-to-serve, but exciting to behold! The presentation counts a lot. In this section, we present a range of starters and snacks, together with some serving suggestions too. Try Batata Poha, Creamy Spinach Toast
17 Mar 16
Baked Masala Sev by Tarla Dalal
You will not believe that the humble sev can get so exciting and healthy too! For starters, the besan dough is perked up with tomato pulp and tongue-tickling spice powders, but the excitement just begins there. This lovely, tangy, crispy snack is interestingly baked instead of being deep-fried in oi ....
31 Jan 17
Ladi Pav, Eggless Homemade Laadi Pav Buns by Tarla Dalal
Ladi Pav is a hearty homemade bun, which is very famous in Mumbai. This feather-soft bun is best had with a spicy bhaji or vegetable curry, but you can also serve it as a sandwich lined with chutney and packed with potato vadas.
Old-timers will go to the extent of preparing the yeast also at h ....
24 Feb 17
Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini by Tarla Dalal
Crostini is a traditional Italian
appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread, brushed with olive oil, and boosted with amazing toppings.
The toppings can be as simple as a dab of cheese and herbs, or it can consists of veggies, fruits, ....
20 Aug 13
Vada Pav ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Aptly called the poor man’s burger! deep-fried potato patties served between laddi pav smeared with an assortment of chutneys, this serves as a meal at a meagre price of just rs 5 to rs 10. Serve with fried green chillies if you like stuff a tad spicier, and perk it up further by adding finely chopp ....
02 Oct 15
Idli Milagai Podi, Malgapodi Idli by Tarla Dalal
Watch leftover idlis transform into a delectable tiffin treat that your kids will love to munch on. Tossing the idli cubes with ghee and malgapodi makes it spicy and tasty, and also ensures that it stays soft and moist in the tiffin box for around 5 hours.
Even when you do not have leftover id ....
29 Jan 16
Broccoli and Cheese Balls by Tarla Dalal
Broccoli looks so good and tastes so good in this starter, you will fall head over heels in love with it!
Broccoli and cheese, thoughtfully combined with potatoes, result in an irresistible starter that is crisp outside and succulently indulgent inside. The vibrant colour of broccoli stands ou ....
26 Nov 13
Pav Bhaji by Tarla Dalal
A hurried meal for the man in the street. This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter. This is truly an innovation that arose out of the necessity of providing a nice hot meal in a hurry and one that tickles the taste buds. When I am lazy to cook o ....
22 Jun 16
Baked Vada Pav / How To Make Baked Vada Pav by Tarla Dalal
From outside, it looks like a bread roll, but when you bite into it, it is a vada pav. That makes this lovely dish appeal to both camps – the sandwich lovers and the vada pav fans!
Bread dough is layered with garlic chutney and stuffed with a peppy potato mixture before being baked to a perfec ....
29 Mar 16
12 Aug 14
Crispy Potato Peanut Chaat by Tarla Dalal
Feel the crunchy peanuts dancing between chunky potatoes in every mouthful of this delicious Crispy Potato Peanut Chaat! The flavours in this chaat are well-balanced with tangy chaat masala and lemon juice. If you have cooked potatoes on hand, this is a snack you can prepare any time to feed your ki ....
21 Jan 10
Chapati Masala Noodles by Tarla Dalal
Leftover chapatis get a thrilling makeover in this recipe. Tossed with crunchy veggies and spice powders, the humble chapati transforms into a spicy and tangy snack, with the same irresistible charm of noodles. The addition of pav bhaji masala is really the master stroke in the preparation of the Ch ....
02 Sep 16
Hare Mutter ki Puri, Green Peas Puri by Tarla Dalal
Hari Mutter ki Puri is an interesting snack in which coarsely-crushed green peas, flavoured with tangy lemon juice, spiky green chillies and aromatic jeera, is stuffed into bhatura-like dough, and deep-fried in oil.
This scrumptious puri is super tasty as it features a range of flavours and te ....
02 Jan 15
Spicy Masala Corn by Tarla Dalal
An evergreen favourite with everybody, Spicy Masala Corn is also very easy to prepare. In a matter of minutes, you can serve your loved ones a chatpata snack of juicy sweet corn kernels pepped up with zesty chaat masala and tangy lemon juice. A dash of butter is very essential to bind the tongue-tin ....
15 Feb 17
Roasted Khichiya Papad by Tarla Dalal
Khichiya Papad is one of the most popular varieties of papad in India, made of spicy rice flour dough. These papads may be deep-fried or roasted, and each has a unique flavour.
Roasted Khichiya Papad has many fans because of its characteristic smoky flavour and crunchy texture. It is ideal for t ....
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