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Last Updated : Aug 17,2019
Snacks and starters served at dinner, tea or cocktail parties have to be a bit more special than what you might have on a normal day. They don’t necessarily have to be difficult or time-consuming but they must be attractive, and served in a way that makes people want to immediately try one! Not only that, they must also be sized handily and served with the right accompaniments. In this section, you will find interesting snacks like Baked Vada Pav , Onion Rings and Corn Cheese Balls which are perfect for entertaining.
Chocolate and Butter Biscuits by Tarla Dalal
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are loaded with butter and cocoa, two potent ingredients that have the power to transform any food into an irresistible treat. You will find that the butter not only gives this biscuit a fabulous texture but also a rich flavour, notably buttery.
A dash of vanil ....
21 Aug 19
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
Crispy Potato Snack by Tarla Dalal
A flavour-packed snack with an unmistakable Oriental touch, the Crispy Potato Snack features deep-fried potato cubes tossed with peppy ingredients like garlic and spring onions in chilli oil.
Tinges of soy sauce and vinegar add to the energetic flavour of this snack, which goes great with crea ....
Lemon Cake by Tarla Dalal
Bring together the soft succulence of the best of cakes with the citrusy scent and flavour of lemon, to make a perfectly delightful treat.
The cake dough is perked up with tangy ingredients like lemon juice and rind, which gives a fresh aroma and refreshing flavour to the cake.
Serve the Lem ....
04 Aug 19
Aloo Frankie ( Wraps and Rolls) by Tarla Dalal
Our very own roll, from the streets of Mumbai
, the Aloo Frankie is the perfect snack for everyone! It is exciting, super tasty, filling and easy to make – name your need and it will fit the bill.
The chatpata, spicy taste of the Frankie makes it ....
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 ....
Fafda Recipe, Gujarati Fafda, Crispy Besan Snack by Tarla Dalal
Fafda is a traditional Gujarati
snack, which is kind of like a test of one’s cooking skills! This crispy besan snack requires a lot of practice, and once you master the art, it shows your culinary prowess.
You need to shape and loosen the dough tactfully, an ....
03 Aug 19
Cheesy Rice Stick by Tarla Dalal
The Cheesy Rice Stick is a snazzy starter made with a dough of rice and potatoes perked up with appropriate herbs and spices. Portions of the dough are stuffed with a piece of cheese before being deep-fried to a perfect golden brown.
The cheese melts in the heat and coats the inside of the ric ....
31 Jul 19
Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks by Tarla Dalal
Mixed Vegetable Handvo is a delicious snack made with readymade idli batter reinforced with loads of tasty, juicy, crunchy veggies!
A tempering of mustard and sesame seeds adds to the flavour and aroma of this tasty treat. We have cooked the handvo in a tava and cut it into handy-sized pieces fo ....
20 Aug 13
Jini Dosa by Tarla Dalal
Buttery and cheesy Jini Dosa is the Mumbai roadside vendor’s answer to pizza! Dosas cooked in butter are topped with a succulent and spicy mixture of veggies, which is also cooked in butter!
This is then garnished with loads of cheese and cooked for a few more minutes till the cheese melts and a ....
24 Jul 19
Hummus, Lebanese Dip by Tarla Dalal
Hummus, the famous traditional Lebanese
spread, has a creamy chickpea texture. It tastes fantastic when served as apart of a mezze platter with Pita Bread
or ve ....
10 Dec 15
Corn Rolls by Tarla Dalal
These scrumptious Corn Rolls stand apart from other run-of-the-mill starters due to the tongue-tickling Oriental-style filling of corn, onions and green chillies perked up with soya sauce.
Bread acts as the holder for this mixture, while plain flour helps seal the rolls. Drain the oil well aft ....
23 Apr 19
Mysore Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This is Mumbai’s own version of Mysore Masala Dosa. While the traditional Mysore Masala Dosa features chutney-smeared dosas with a simple potato masala rolled inside it, Mumbai’s street vendors offer a more exotic version, in which crispy dosas are smeared with a sweet, spicy and tangy Mysore chutne ....
13 Jul 19
Potato Rosti ( Cheesy ) 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 a sprinkling of green chillies and cooked covered with a layer of cheese till a good aroma wafts out of the pan. Here is a slightly modified version the o ....
03 Jul 19
Moong Dal Kachori by Tarla Dalal
A perfect kachori is one that is puffed up and flaky outside but hollow inside as the filling sticks to the crust. Here is how to make such an ideal kachori, right in your own kitchen. With a flavourful moong dal mixture as filling, this kachori is deep-fried patiently on a slow flame to achieve tha ....
03 Jul 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 ....
07 Aug 19
Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav Recipe, Starter by Tarla Dalal
Innovation at its best, this recipe brings together a few ideas from Oriental and Indian cuisine to give you a snack that’s unforgettable!
Ladi Pav bread is stuffed with a scrumptious filling of juicy veggies and tongue-tickling sauces, coated with a buttery-garlicky spread, sealed with foil pap ....
27 Jun 19
Mango Sponge Cake, Mango Cake by Tarla Dalal
Who does not like the tongue-tickling flavour of sweet mangoes? Indeed, mangoes are closely connected to our lives and when the season is in full blast in the summer, we cannot resist the temptation to binge on something mango-based every single day!
This Mango Cake is another delightful recipe ....
Pita Sticks with Sun Dried Tomato Hummus by Tarla Dalal
This recipe shows you how to make a tangy variant of hummus that combines chick peas with sun-dried tomatoes, curds and other flavour enhancing ingredients.
This unusual hummus tastes fabulous with crispy, deep-fried pita bread strips. Serve the Pita Sticks with Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus as a
Arbi Tuk, Arbi Tikki by Tarla Dalal
This crispy and tasty snack is made by coating boiled colacassia with a spicy besan mixture and then cooking it with oil till golden brown.
It is crisp outside and soft inside, as is the nature of arbi. The arbi is flattened before coating it with the besan so that it will cook uniformly on both ....
07 Jun 19
Paneer Schezwan Frankie by Tarla Dalal
Frankies have a very high excitement quotient – for the sheer thrill of biting into a Frankie and discovering the treasures wrapped into it is just amazing!
The Paneer Schezwan Frankie is one such chatpata Frankie recipe, where the tortillas are loaded with a tongue-tickling mix of paneer and ve ....
30 May 19
Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tava Sandwich Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This Quick Sandwich Recipe is one that has withstood the test of time. For years, it has come to the aid of people who need a quick snack to appease a sudden hunger pang.
It is a popular snack with kids and office-goers, and is sold commonly in canteens and bakeries. It is a wonderful snack to a ....
30 May 19
Cheese Corn Balls by Tarla Dalal
Corn is an all-time favourite, so is cheese. Put these two together in the form of a crunchy yet soft-centered deep-fried dish, and you have a chartbuster.
Also try other recipes with corn and cheese combo like Corn Filled Bread Tartlets
20 May 19
Pinwheel Sandwiches by Tarla Dalal
Pinwheel Sandwich is a delightful sweet and spicy snack with a tantalizing flavour and attractive appearance, which makes it ideal to serve at small parties
Flattened slices of bread are layered with jam, cheese and green chutney, and rolled ....
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