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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.
12 Apr 15
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki by Tarla Dalal
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
12 Aug 17
Mangalore Banana Puri, Mangalore Buns, Kele ki Puri by Tarla Dalal
A traditional tea-time
treat from Mangalore, the Banana Puri is a delightful dish that you must try at least once.
The mild fruity sweetness of the Mangalore Banana Puri is just awesome and tastes great with a cup of piping hot tea ....
20 May 16
Veg Crispy, Crispy Fried Vegetables by Tarla Dalal
A very popular starter in Chinese
cuisine, this crisp, delicious dish is also quite convenient and quick to prepare. While there are many ways of preparing this popular starter, here we have coated the veggie strips with a thick and flavourful batter before deep- ....
21 Jan 09
Corn Methi Kebab (100 Calorie Snacks) by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 tikkis
simple to make and delicious to taste. This starter is sure to win praises for you in a healthy or low cal dinner party.
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 ....
26 Nov 13
Poha Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
Feel like having dhoklas for breakfast? you can whip them up instantly by using beaten rice, which requires no soaking or fermenting. These dhoklas also make a good tiffin option since they do not need reheating. Green chutney balances the not-so-spicy dhoklas.
26 Nov 15
Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Bread Upma is one of the peppiest ways to have bread! Although it is a great way to use up leftover bread, many people like it so much that they would go and buy a fresh pack of bread just to make this upma. Indeed, with desi shades of chillies, onions, tomatoes and spice powders, tempered tradition ....
03 Aug 17
04 Feb 15
Nacho Chips by Tarla Dalal
Crispy treats for your tooth and taste buds, Nacho Chips have a characteristic texture that is quite different from other chips, perhaps due to the combination of maize flour and plain flour. While a sprinkling of carom seeds and oregano imparts enough aroma and flavour for most purposes, you can ad ....
14 Mar 16
Sprouted Matki and Coriander Mini Uttapa by Tarla Dalal
Absolutely unique, the Sprouted Matki and Coriander Mini Uttapa are made with a batter of sprouted matki perkily flavoured with chopped coriander, green chilli paste and other taste enhancers. The batter does not require any fermentation or soaking because sprouted matki is used.
Cook these ut ....
09 Aug 16
Sev Puri ( Chaat Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
This is another favourite chaat sold on Mumbai streets. Every bhelwala has his own recipe of sevpuri. Sevpuri, as the name indicates is sev topped on puris or papdis, along with potatoes and chutneys. Tangy, crisp and tongue tickling are some words that come to my mind when we think of sevpuri. The ....
15 Jun 14
Paneer Fritters ( Starter Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Paneer fritters are a unique preparation of chilli garlic flavoured paneer coated with crushed papad and deep-fried to perfect golden brown. The innovative use of papad instead of bread crumbs makes it all the more crisp and flavourful. It is a wonderful accompaniment to tea or juice and will be lov ....
06 Jul 17
Roasted Corn On The Cob, Mumbai Roadside Monsoon Bhutta by Tarla Dalal
Who does not enjoy biting into a crunchy cob of corn, roasted on an open fire and drizzled with butter and spices! A squeeze of lemon is a must to boost the flavour of this yummy snack, as it helps to highlight the salty and spicy notes well, not to forget the subtle sweetness of the corn itself. He ....
23 Nov 14
Dakor Na Gota ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Peek into a secret treasure from the traditional households of gujarat! a special recipe prepared on the occasion of holi, dakor na gota is an age old recipe that hails from the village of dakor in gujarat. Although the recipe involves deep-frying, it is otherwise quite easy to prepare as the ingred ....
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