Aloo(potato) tikki chaat

Aloo (potato) tikki chaat is prepared using boiled potato mashed and seasoned with Indian spices and shallow fried on a pan with few drops of oil and topped with yellow pea or greenpea or chickpea gravy along with some common elements such as yogurt, chopped onion, cilantro/coriander leaves, sev(small dried yellow noodles),chaat masala. These ingredients…

Roasted sweet potato chaat

Roasted sweet potato chaat healthy snack for cold winter weather.It is prepared by roasted sweet potato and seasoned with indian spices and chutney’s. Serve it along with some masala chai latte(Indian spice black tea) . Prep time:5mins Cook time:25-30mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 tbsp Chaat masala(I use this store bought Chaat Masala)…

Jeera(Cumin) cookies

Prepared these wonderful Jeera (Cumin) cookies for bake sale at work tomorrow.I love these wonderful egg-less sweet and salty cookies. It can be served with some hot tea for an evening snack. Prep time:10 mins Cooks time:15 mins Serves:23 Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour (Maida) 1/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature…

Murukku

Murukku is a savory,crunchy Indian snack.It is typically prepared from rice flour,urad dal flour and chickpea flour.For murukku preparation today i am using all purpose flour and yogurt.This is one of my favorite Diwali snack. Prep time:10mins cook time:5-6mins Makes 5-6 Ingredients 1cup rice flour 1/4cup all purpose flour(maida) 2tbsp butter salt to taste 1/2tsp…

Pani Puri

Pani puri is a round puffed ball filled with potato mixture and served with sweet chutney & tangy water.It is popular street snack food in India.Usually the puri’s are fried in oil.I am using Air fryer with a drop of oil to air fry 15-20 puri’s. It’s guilt free healthy snack. prep time:15 mins cook…

Spinach & Swiss chard Pakora

Spinach & Swiss chard pakora (fritters) are prepared with chickpea flour, rice flour along with some seasoning and deep fried or baked until it is golden brown and crispy. It can be served as a tea time snack. Prep time:8mins Cook time:20mins Ingredients: 2cups chopped spinach and Swiss Chard 1 cup chickpea flour 3 green…

Raw banana fritters

Raw Banana(Plantain) fritters is a wonderful evening tea time snack. Thinly sliced plantain dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried until it turns golden brown. Serve hot with tomato ketchup. Serves 4-6 prep time:5mins cook time:20mins Ingredients: 1 Raw plantain(Wash, peel and thinly slice the plantain and soak them in water set aside.) Oil for deep…

Masala corn

Masala corn is prepared by boiled corn kernels and seasoned with Indian spices.It is a must try recipe and easy healthy evening snack. Prep time:5mins Cook time: 15mins Ingredients: 2 Corn cobs(Boiled cobs,kernels removed and set aside) 1 tsp butter For Seasoning: 1/4 tsp red chili powder 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp chaat masala…

Puffed rice Masala

It is street snack usually made with puffed rice,onions,tomato along with peanut and some Indian spices.I prefer this snack  usually  when it is raining outside along with some hot Indian tea. Preparation time:5 mins Makes 4-5 Ingredients 1 and  1/2 cup Puffed rice 1 Medium onion finely chopped 2 Green chilies(optional) 1/4 Cup of cashews or…