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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.
16 May 14
Garlicky Chick Pea, Potato and Soya Tikki by Tarla Dalal
Anybody is game to feast on tikkis at just about any hour of the day! Such is the appetizing power of this aromatic and tasty snack. If you thought plain potato tikkis are toothsome enough, you will just go ga-ga over this enhanced version that includes white chickpeas, soya granules and garlic past ....
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.
27 Jun 16
Rava Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Suji Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
The Rava Dhokla is quick and easy to make, without requiring any grinding or fermenting, yet it is as fluffy and tasty as you would expect a dhokla to be, making it an ideal dish to whip up for breakfast
07 Nov 17
Chatpata Rings, Kids Short Break Jar Snack by Tarla Dalal
Are your kids very fond of packaged snacks like masala rings from different brands – and are you perpetually worried about what colours or food additives are used in these?
Not to worry, you can now easily make a similar snack right at home in your own kitchen! Chatpata Rings is a crispy ring-sh ....
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 ....
20 Aug 10
Cheesy Cornflakes ( Microwave Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Kids will simply love the crispy cornflakes and crunchy peanuts flavoured with cheese and a hint of worcestershire sauce. You may also use almonds instead of peanuts to make a healthier variation
26 Nov 13
Mushroom Kathi Roll by Tarla Dalal
Satisfying hungry children is a task in itself. Every day food has to look interesting and of course different to please their appetites! This recipe is of a delicious chapati roll filled with a spicy mushroom mixture. The addition of soda bi-crab to the chapati dough makes these chapattis soft whil ....
20 Aug 13
Vegetable Grill Sandwich ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) by Tarla Dalal
A Vegetable Grill Sandwich this is, but far more exciting than the subtle continental versions! Yes, Mumbai’s roadside vendors take pride in offering the most tongue-tickling treats of all, and this Vegetable Grill Sandwich is no different. Made with a large assortment of vegetables, oodles of butte ....
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- ....
27 Oct 17
Crispy Whole Wheat Muthia, Jar Snack by Tarla Dalal
Muthia is a famous Gujarati
snack, which apparently derives its name from the word ‘muthi’, meaning ‘fist’. Perhaps since the dough is shaped into cylindrical rolls using a gripping action of the palm and wrist, this snack is called Muthia.
Usually, muthias ....
20 Aug 11
Chana Dal Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
It has been recently discovered that chana dal is a very beneficial pulse for diabetics as it helps in the utilization of sugar effectively causing a slow rise in blood sugar levels because of its low glycemic index. This recipe makes use of soaked chana dal mixed with vitamin rich vegetables and ....
20 Jul 15
Poha Chivda by Tarla Dalal
Pop a spoonful into your mouth and savour the crunchiness of this delectable snack! An assortment of ingredients ranging from poha and peanuts to cashews and curry leaves gives this Poha Chivda a range of textures, while a choice of spice powders gives it a nice savoury aroma and flavour. While it i ....
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 ....
11 Oct 17
Roadside Hare Chane Ki Chaat, Protein and Calcium Rich by Tarla Dalal
A typical chaat that is commonly sold on Mumbai’s streets, the Roadside Hare Chane ki Chaat continues to be a popular dish with a timeless appeal.
It pleases young and old with its incredible taste and amazing mouth-feel. It is also very simple to make, and you can even try it at home. All you n ....
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