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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.
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 ....
14 Mar 15
Jowar Upma by Tarla Dalal
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green p ....
02 Jan 17
Russian Salad Sandwich by Tarla Dalal
Russian Salad Sandwich is a cold sandwich that is perfect for hot summer afternoons.
The chopped pineapple contrasts well with the remaining ingredients and adds a crispy, tangy feel to the sandwich. Use freshly-crushed black pepper.
You can also try other interesting cold sandwiches like
26 Dec 16
19 Dec 15
Ladi Pav Garlic Bread by Tarla Dalal
Ladi pav is the ever-popular Indian
bread used predominantly for pav-bhaji and vada-pav.
It is available in the most small streets of India. This small bread with top crusty brown finish is topped with garlic and butter and baked to give perfect ladi pav garl ....
23 Sep 13
Quick Bread Snack by Tarla Dalal
This quick bread snack is an upma like recipe made with crumbled bread. While the onions, ginger and green chillies add a bit of spice to the bread, the tomatoes, tomato ketchup and lemon juice impart an energising tanginess.
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
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- ....
14 Mar 15
Oats and Poha Sukha Bhel by Tarla Dalal
Sukha Bhel is now a world famous snack, as it is not only tasty but convenient too, for both serving at parties and for carrying along in a picnic basket! You can make the sukha chutney is advance, keep the dry ingredients also ready, and toss it up any time you feel like. Here is a healthier versio ....
21 Nov 12
Chinese Bhel ( Chinese Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s favourite street food merges with Oriental culture, in this exciting version of Bhel. Rather than being made with puffed rice, this unique Chinese Bhel is made with fried noodles, tossed with colourful sautéed veggies and garnished with crunchy spring onions. A generous dose of sauces is al ....
16 May 10
Khandvi ( Non - Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
If somebody asks you to make Khandvi, they are probably testing your cooking skills! This delectable Gujarati snack, made of a besan and curd batter, is one of the tastiest foods you can sink your teeth into. Appearing like tightly-rolled up sheets, neatly cut and tempered attractively, the visual a ....
21 Feb 12
Cheesy Corn and Onion Toast by Tarla Dalal
You will love the Cheesy Corn and Onion Toast not just for its cheesy flavour but also the interesting blend of textures. Sautéed onions, green chillies and corn are held together by a white sauce like paste, which makes it easy to apply the topping on the toast and also imparts a rich flavour. Grat ....
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.
23 Nov 14
Nylon Khaman Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
These dhoklas are so soft and spongy that the reference to nylon is really apt! What is more, this recipe is also very easy to implement if you follow these simple instructions properly and practice it a bit. The addition of fruit salt to the batter, and water to the tempering, are the two main fact ....
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