Ingredient: chaat masala

Healthy Aloo channa chaat recipe

Chaat is a favourite at home. We all enjoy it and I do try to make it quite often with whatever ingredients I have in hand. So there is nothing of a compulsion except for a few ingredients which are readilly available. You can just proceed with whatever you have like puffed rice, store bought chiwda, sev,boondi, peanuts ,spicy dals. Mix them with onion and tomatoes. Pour in some sauces and chutneys and your chaat is ready.

 

Tandoori paneer gobi tikka recipe – Paneer recipes

We hardly eat out nowadays.Its around once or twice a month. So during weekends, I try to make something special for all of us. Its only during the weekends, I get to spend a decent amount of time in the kitchen.I make naans and exotic subji or masala dosa with some restaurant style sambar and chutneys or poori masala. One such day, we felt like having something really dabba style, spicy and delicious. So I decided to make this kind of tandoori style paneer and also add some cauliflower in it. I served some with some rotis and we had…

 

Quick Sweet potato chaat – easy and healthy chaat recipes

We don’t really enjoy the sweet potatoes much as it tastes sweet and a vegetable being so sweet is somewhat unacceptable:). But they are really healthy especially for kids, So I do buy them quite regularly. I make a dry curry with it just adding some red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. It does taste good. Last time, I made this chaat and we enjoyed it. My son is not too fond of it. But my daughter likes sweet potatoes as I have been feeding her mashed sweet potatoes since when she was around 8-9 months old and she…

 

Moong bhel recipe – healthy snack recipes

This is a nice healthy dish which is enjoyed by the kids as it is like any other chaat and equally by grown up as its healthy and tasty. I make this for breakfast or also when we are in mood for light dinner. It is low in calories too. You can also make this with moong sprouts. Some people make with raw moong sprouts too. But I love it this way. Do try this especially if you are on a diet and trying to reduce weight. It makes a delicious and filling dish too. Distribute some portion of the…

 

Instant roasted paneer snack – Recipes in 5 minutes- Paneer recipes

Two of my friends make this quite often and they have told me the method of making it instantly whenever you crave for some spicy paneer. My friend’s son calls this “5 minute paneer”.Somehow I never got to make it. Suddenly I remembered this when my son asked me for some snack in the evening yesterday. They were ready in 5 minutes. My son absolutely loved them. My one year old also nibbled a few cubes with delight.Its a wonderful quick snack for paneer lovers!!

 

Aam panna recipe | Raw mango drink — Mango recipes|Summer special

I had a post on this along with maharashtrian polis which I posted years back. But I thought of doing a seperate post along with new pictures. This drink always has a special place in my heart. Especially during my days in Aurangabad, I have had this drink to my heart’s content. It was made at everyone’s house during the summer season and my home was no exception. This or lemon juice was served whenever we visited any friends and that was the fun part about summer and visiting friends. I have had several versions of aam panna and loved…

 

Udid/urad dal kachori recipe-How to make kachori -Indian snack recipes

I have been wanting to try making kachoris for a long time.I made them for the first time and was satisfied to some extent. It came out well and tasted nice too when they were fresh and hot. But they flattened slightly and turned a little hard after it cooled down. But my son loved them even when they were not very hot and its a big compliment for me as he is a very picky eater. But anyway that was the only thing that bothered me. I have been reffering several sites ,watching a few cooking videos etc since…

 

Peanut chaat /peanut salad recipe

I made this during the weekend when we all felt like eating something spicy. Infact we were watching a movie that time and I needed to make something really quick. I just had to pressure cook the peanuts as we do for the chundals and throw in some spice powders along with some chopped onions and tomatoes. Hardly a recipe, so I just clicked the pictures of the final product. It was just delicious. A fuss free recipe, where I could do the things during the break without missing the movie!!! Notes-

 

Bombay sandwich / vegetable cheese sandwich- S/S pictures

Though I have visited Mumbai a couple of times, I have never got to taste its street food which is so popular especially the pulao and pav bhaji. I recently heard about this sandwich from a friend who makes this quite regularly at her home. I took the recipe from her and made it one day. It was a filling meal with loads of vegetables. The cheese and the ‘masala’ is considered to be the key ingredient in this as told by my friend. There is an interesting article on “making of a Bombay sandwich” here. Take two slices of…

 

How to make Dahi baingan- Brinjal recipes

I haven’t cooked anything great lately , neither experimented on any new dishes nor baked anything interesting except a dates cake for a get together and a cherry cake with some fresh cherries I bought recently which did not turn out that perfect to find a place in this blog. But of course , I have been cooking some interesting side dishes for rotis and so don’t be surprised to find a series of side dishes coming up in my future posts.Coming back to the topic, there are a few culinary experiments like the cake I mentioned above and a…