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Snack with little planning recipes
Last Updated : Dec 18,2017
When you have a little time to plan and execute, you can go for these awesome snacks. These are not difficult to prepare but just need a little bit of pre-planning, to stock up on the required ingredients, soak some ingredients or make a batter. Some of the recipes might also take some time to execute, but the end-results are always totally worth the efforts! Treats like the Chole Samosa Chaat and Mini Bean Tacos are sure to enthrall you with their fantastic flavours and textures.
15 Jun 14
Aloo Kurkure by Tarla Dalal
Mint-flavoured potato mash dipped in a typical flour batter, coated with powdered beaten rice, and deep-fried till temptingly crisp. Hear the crunchy poha crackle as you drain these on absorbent paper, and be tempted to take a bite even before you finish frying the remaining balls! indeed, this is a ....
01 Jun 18
Avocado and Cucumber Sushi, Veg Avocado and Cucumber Sushi by Tarla Dalal
Making a sushi is no joke. It requires some special ingredients and a lot of patience too, but it is completely worth the effort. The good news is that, once you get the hang of how to arrange, roll and cut up the sushi, you will find it to be a very versatile and convenient dish and you can start m ....
30 Sep 19
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 ....
Broccoli and Cheese Tikkis in Pita Pocket by Tarla Dalal
If you are familiar with world cuisine, you would surely have had a go at the Mediterranean favourite, Falafel. Here is an interesting variant of that delicious dish, created by stuffing homemade pita bread with scrumptious broccoli and cheese tikkis. The pita bread, although it sounds exotic, is qu ....
11 Jan 09
Chatakedar Paneer by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking preparation of paneer that is sure to excite your taste buds. Perfectly suited to the expectations of desi food lovers, Chatakedar Paneer features succulent cottage cheese cubes enhanced with not just tangy tomatoes, dried fenugreek leaves and regular spice powders like chilli and cor ....
Cheese-N-Celery Sandwiches by Tarla Dalal
The delightful flavours of cheese, garlic, celery and spring onions combine to make the spread for these sandwiches. This spread is equally good for dainty tea sandwiches or for hearty full-sized sandwiches, too.
23 Aug 12
Chinese Style Fried Capsicum by Tarla Dalal
Chinese Style Fried capsicum, typically capsicum is used in Chinese sauces or as juliennes in noodles and fried rice. Next time, try the fried capsicum, it is a unique way of serving capsicum and will be enjoyed by your loved ones. You could also use other crunchy vegetables like baby corn or even a ....
Corn and Potato Rosti by Tarla Dalal
Rosti is a potato-based dish of swiss origin, where it used to be a common breakfast especially for farmers. Here, grated potatoes are mixed with cheese and a sprinkling of green chillies and cooked covered till a good aroma wafts out of the pan. Here is a more interesting version of rosti, with som ....
Crispy Fried Vegetables with Burnt Garlic by Tarla Dalal
Everything about this Chinese
dish is very special. First of all, let’s have a look at the veggies. They are crisp-fried in a batter that is perked up with dashing ingredients like ginger-garlic paste and lemon juice.
The next twist in the Crispy Fried Vege ....
Crispy Threaded Tofu by Tarla Dalal
The Crispy Threaded Tofu is a pretty sight, with slits all over the wrapper, which make it seem as if the saucy tofu is wrapped up with threads! It is as tasty to bite into too, because the crisp outer slowly gives way to a tangy Schezuan sauce flavoured stuffing of succulent tofu or paneer, making ....
Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry by Tarla Dalal
A tongue-tickling and scrumptious preparation of cooked peanuts perked up with a traditional tempering and a flavourful coconut paste, the Danyachi Usal can be served with meals or separately as a tea-time snack.
Ready within 10 minutes, this satiating dish is also easy to prepare. Just make s ....
16 May 10
Green Peas Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Green pea panki is a popular Gujarati snack made of a rice flour batter that is cooked between 2 banana leaves. Green peas added to the panki batter make it look more appealing and enhance its fibre value. Serve these steamed hot pankis with green chutney.
11 Jun 16
Guacamole Loaded Nachos with Beans, Nachos with Guacamole and Beans by Tarla Dalal
Guacamole, an outta-this-world topping for nachos, is something you would surely have enjoyed at Mexican restaurants. This recipe will show you that this exotic stuff is quite simple to make at home, and in fact, it tastes so scrumptious and even more delicious when you make it fresh.
You will ....
Kand Sandwich, Faraali Purple Yam Sandwich Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Simplicity is the main virtue of this fantastic snack! Nothing but simple slices of purple yam sandwiched with green chutney and toasted in a non-stick tava, the Kand Sandwich turns out to be a scrumptious snack that makes you drool.
The Kand Sandwich gets its tongue-tickling flavour not just ....
Makhmali Paneer Tikka ( Healthy Starter Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
True to its name, this tikka will melt in your mouth and delight your palate! replacing the fat-laden white gravy of cream and cashews with whole wheat bread mayonnaise results in a healthier version, which you can serve in portions of two pieces.
Masala Vadas, South Indian Masala Vadas, Vadai Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Come to South India, especially Tamil Nadu, and you cannot miss the appetizing aroma of Masala Vadas being fried at tea stalls in almost every street corner! Masala Vada is an all-time favourite evening snack across Tamil Nadu. It is enjoyed hot with coconut chutney and a cup of
Medu Vada, Mumbai Roadside Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This South Indian
delicacy has become an integral part of Mumbai street food.
No dosa stall is complete without piping hot deep-fried vadas. Just ask, and can get them submerged in sambhar. The idli-vada combination is a favou ....
Mini Bean Tacos ( Tiffin Treats) by Tarla Dalal
Imagine the delight on your kids’ faces when they find a totally unexpected favourite in their snack box! Treats like Pizzas
, tacos, etc., are generally reserved for special occasions, and often enjoyed only at home or at eateries because most people ....
20 Sep 14
Mini Chilli Cheese Naan, Cheese Naan On Tava Without Tandoor by Tarla Dalal
You would have tasted Indian
breads stuffed with potatoes, methi, mint, veggies and varied other options, but have you ever tried naan stuffed with rice?
Rice, when combined with cheese and chilli flakes makes a very interesting stuffing for handy mini-sized na ....
21 Dec 12
Minty Baked Potatoes by Tarla Dalal
It is amazing how a single spice – pepper, and a single herb – mint team up to create such an awesome effect in this dish. The cavities of boiled potatoes are packed with a corn and cheese mixture and a minty sauce before being baked for some time. The result is so creamy, so tasty, no one can have ....
23 Sep 19
Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack) by Tarla Dalal
teaspoon of oil can create wonders, when the other ingredients are perfectly chosen – and this Moong Dal Seekh Kebab is a perfect example of this art. Did you ever imagine preparing crispy, succulent kebabs using such little oil? Well, see for yourself how the marvelous mix of moong dal and paneer w ....
16 May 10
Moong Dal Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal handvo is a popular savoury cake among the natives of Gujarat. Here, we have replaced rice with lentils in order to enhance the recipe's protein content. Semolina adds crunch and makes the handvo crisper. Cut it into pieces after cooling slightly, as it will be soft inside and you will not ....
Moong Dal Pandoli ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
As far as moong dal pandoli goes, only practice can make you perfect—but, this is definitely a dish worth learning and practicing! when these soft, steamed green gram (moong) dal dumplings are served with select chutneys and tea, 100 per cent satisfaction and lots of compliments are guaranteed!
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