Chaat Recipes · Snacks · Starter

CHATPATA ALOO CHAAT – Recipe No. 31

Aloo Chaat is a Savory Potato Snack. It is very famous Street Food item in North India made from fried potato mixed with different chutneys and spices. It can be eaten as an evening snack or as a starter. It is very easy and simple recipe to make.Whenever you have extra boiled potatoes in your fridge then it can be used to make aloo chaat. Mint & Coriander and Red Chilli Chutney can be easily found in every house and because of that it becomes very handy to make aloo chaat.

Prep Time – 15 Mins Cook Time – 10 Mins Total time – 25 Mins Servings – 2

Ingredients

  1. Potato – 6
  2. Mint & Coriander Chutney (Click here for recipe MINT & CORIANDER CHUTNEY) – 2 Tbsp.
  3. Red Chilli Chutney (Click here for recipe RED CHILLI CHUTNEY) – 2 Tbsp.
  4. Lemon Juice – 1 Tbsp.
  5. Chaat Masala – According to Taste
  6. Oil for Frying

Method –

  1. Cut potatoes in half and par boil them. It will take around 10 mins.
  2. Peel skin of boiled potato and cut them into small pieces or cubes.
  3. Heat oil in a wok and deep fry cubed potatoes.
  4. Take a mixing bowl and add in fried potatoes, mint & coriander chutney, red chilli chutney, lemon juice and chaat masala and mix well.
  5. Aloo Chaat is ready to be served

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Chutneys (Indian Dip)

RED CHILLI CHUTNEY – Recipe No. 30

Let’s make something hot and spicy and i.e. Red Chilli Chutney. It is one of my favorite chutney. I use to make it in a bulk and store in fridge so that I can enjoy it for long. It is made from dry red chillies which enhances the flavor of many Indian food items.

Equipments

  1. Grinder

Prep Time – 30 Mins              Cook Time – 15 Mins              Total Time – 45 Mins           Serving – 2 Cup

Ingredients

  1. Whole Dry Red Chilli – 20-25
  2. Garlic Cloves – 12-15
  3. Salt to Taste
  4. Oil – 4 Tbsp.

Method –

  1. Soak red chillies in water for 30 mins.
  2. Take a grinder and add in soaked red chillies, garlic and salt and grind them with water (around 3 tbsp. or more can be added depending on how liquid you want the chutney to be)
  3. Heat oil in wok and add chutney in it and cook it well for 10 mins.
  4. Serve it with any food of your choice.

Tip – Sautéing chutney is totally optional. But if sautéed in oil, it will give nice color, taste and texture to chutney.

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Indian

BUTTER PANEER MASALA/RESTAURANT STYLE – Recipe No. 29

You all must be thinking why I am posting paneer recipes so much. It is third recipe of paneer which I will be posting in two weeks. Actually paneer is a very versatile ingredient which can be used in many recipes and it is easily available also.

My today’s recipe is Butter Paneer Masala in Restaurant Style. Butter Paneer Masala is most popular dish in every Indian Restaurant so thought of recreating it at home and it came out to be awesome. This is also my Mom’s recipe. Previously I made HYDERABADI ALOO (Mom’s Recipe) which was also yum.

Butter Paneer Masala can be best served with Lachedar Parantha, Naan and Rice.

Prep Time – 10-15 Mins         Cook Time – 15 Mins         Total Time – 30 Mins            Serving – 4

Ingredients

  1. Paneer (Cubed or Diced) – 350 Gms.
  2. Turmeric Powder – ½ Tsp.
  3. Water – 1 Tbsp.
  4. Oil – 6 Tbsp.
  5. Mustard Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  6. Cumin Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  7. Fennel Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  8. Onion Paste – 1 ½ Cups
  9. Tomato Paste – 1 ¼ Cups
  10. Red Chilli Powder – 2 Tbsp.
  11. Salt to Taste
  12. Kasuri Methi – 3 Tsp.
  13. Cream – 3 Tbsp.
  14. Tomato Ketchup – 2 Tbsp.
  15. Milk – 1 Cup
  16. Square Shaped Capsicum – 1 Cup
  17. Square Shaped Tomato – ½ Cup
  18. Onion Rings – 1 Cup
  19. Butter- 3 Tsp.

Method –

  1. Take a mixing bowl and prepare a paste of turmeric powder and water and marinate paneer pieces and leave it for 15 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and add in mustard seed, fennel seeds and cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
  3. Now add onion paste and cook it for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add tomato paste and cook it for 2-3 mins. more
  5. Now add red chilli powder, salt and kasuri methi and cook all spices with water (around 2 tbsp.)
  6. Now add cream and tomato ketchup and mix well.
  7. Add marinated paneer pieces and mix.
  8. Add milk and cook for good 5 mins. and switch off flame.
  9. Heat butter in another wok and add capsicum, tomato and onion and sauté them with little salt (add salt accordingly as we have added it in main gravy also) for few mins.
  10. Add sauté vegetables in main gravy and mix well.

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Cake · Dessert

NO BAKE Chocolate Cake – Recipe No. 28

My craving for chocolates and cakes has not limit. I want them 365 days. So instead of purchasing from market, thought of making at home and that also without baking. This will be my second cake. First cake was Eggless Sponge Cake (Eggless Sponge Cake).

This cake is very easy which can be prepared with only 3 ingredients and does not require any flour, eggs and baking.

I have given a twist to a recipe instead of using Digestive Biscuits, I have used Chocolate Biscuits (Bourbon)

Prep Time – 15-20 Mins                    Cake Setting Time – Overnight

Ingredients

  1. Bourbon Biscuits – 25-30
  2. Condensed Milk – 1 Cup
  3. Butter – 1 Tbsp.

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Method –

  1. Separate cream from the biscuit
  2. Break biscuit into small pieces
  3. Take a mixing bowl and add in condensed milk, cream (separated from biscuit) and butter
  4. Microwave them for 20 secs. and mix well
  5. Add in biscuit pieces and properly coat it with chocolate mixture
  6. Take a cake mould and add biscuit mixture in it.
  7. Properly level the mixture and keep it in the fridge overnight
  8. The following day simply take it out of the fridge and cut into slices
  9. At the time of serving, drizzle chocolate sauce on it

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Tipif the mixture of the cake is wet then add more pieces of biscuit to adjust the consistency. If the mixture is too wet it will take more time to set.

Enjoy!

Snacks · Starter

CRUNCHY PANEER – Recipe No. 27

Crunchy Paneer is very quick and easy recipe which can be served as a starter or as a snack with an evening tea. It’s a great recipe to calm small appetite. For crunchiness I have added a different ingredient (can anybody guess without looking at the ingredient)

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Time – 30 Mins                                    Serving – 15-20 Pieces

Ingredients

  1. Grated Paneer – 2 ½ Cups
  2. Garlic Paste – 1 Tbsp.
  3. Tomato Ketchup – 3 Tbsp.
  4. Salt to Taste
  5. Garam Masala – 1 ½ Tbsp.
  6. Cornflour – 1 ½ Tbsp.
  7. Potato Chips – 1 ½ Cups
  8. Oil for Deep Frying

Method

 

  1. Take a mixing bowl and add in grated paneer and garlic paste
  2. Add in tomato ketchup, salt and garam masala
  3. Now add in broken pieces of potato chips and cornflour and mix well
  4. Make small balls from the paneer mixture and keep it in fridge for 15-20 mins.
  5. After 20 mins take them out of the fridge and heat oil in wok on medium flame.
  6. Deep fry all balls when the oil gets hot.
  7. Sprinkle chaat masala on them and serve with tomato ketchup.

Tips

1.     At the time of frying keep flame on medium only otherwise crackers will burn because coating of crackers is paneer and on high flame paneer will burn.

 

 

 

 

Mocktail and Smoothie

VIRGIN PINA COLADA – Recipe No. 26

Virgin Pina Colada is a sweet mocktail drink made from pineapple juice (I have used pineapple squash) and coconut milk. To give it a smooth and creamy texture I have used heavy cream. It is cool and refreshing drink and enjoyed by everyone.

Equipments

  1. Hand Grinder

Time – 15 Mins                        Serving – 4 Glasses

Ingredients

  1. Coconut Milk – 3 Cups
  2. Heavy Cream – 2 Cups
  3. Pineapple Squash – 1 ½ Cups
  4. Powdered Sugar – 2 Tbsp.

Method –

1.     Take a mixing bowl and add in all ingredients

2.     Blend them with hand grinder

3.     Take powdered sugar and pineapple squash in two different plates

4.     Dip the edge of the glass in pineapple squash and rub it in powdered sugar

5.     Pour pina colada in the glass and garnish it with pineapple piece

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Tips –

1.     Fresh coconut milk can be made at home by using fresh tender coconut or it can be bought from market as well.

2.     To make coconut milk just grind tender coconut with water and sieve it through muslin cloth and again grind it with water and sieve it again and repeat the process 2 times more.

Enjoy!

 

Related Post – MANGO YOGURT (Under Mocktails & Smoothies)

Breakfast · Kids Recipe · Snacks · Starter

BREAD PANEER ROLLS – Recipe No. 25

My last recipe was sweet rolls (BISCUIT ROLLS) and this time I had made savoury rolls. But before starting this I have a small beautiful story behind it.

After finishing my studies in 2013, I thought that I should cook something as I did not have the time to cook during my studies and this was my first recipe which I had cooked. It was a very happy moment for me as it was my first time. All my family members liked it and they started asking me when I will be making it again. It was a very proud moment for me also because finally I had started cooking.

Paneer is a very healthy ingredient having calcium and protein. Paneer also known as Cottage Cheese is loved by everyone. One can eat Paneer in the form of different varieties like Curries, snacks, parantha etc. Today I have made Bread Paneer Rolls.

Bread Paneer Rolls are the easiest, quickest and healthiest snack. Main ingredients of this recipe are bread slices and paneer. It can either be toasted on pan with the help of butter or baked in oven (healthier version).

Time – 15-20 Mins Serving – 15-20 Rolls

Ingredients

  1. Grated Paneer – 3 Cups
  2. Finely Chopped Onion – ½ Cup
  3. Garlic Paste – 1 Tbsp.
  4. Tomato Ketchup – 3 Tbsp.
  5. Red Chilli Powder – ¾ Tbsp.
  6. Cumin Powder – ½ Tbsp.
  7. Garam Masala – ¾ Tbsp.
  8. Salt to Taste
  9. Bread Slices – 15-20
  10. Butter for Greasing

Method –

  1. Take a bowl and add in grated paneer
  2. Add finely chopped onions, garlic paste and tomato ketchup
  3. Add red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt and mix all ingredients properly
  4. Cut the edges of the bread and roll the bread with the help of rolling pin
  5. Place 1 Tbsp. of the mixture in centre of the bread and cover it with sides of the bread and stick it with refined flour and water paste.
  6. Prepare all rolls like this cover them with wet kitchen cloth so that bread doesn’t get dry
  7. Toast all rolls with the help of butter
  8. Serve it tomato ketchup or mint & coriander chutney (MINT & CORIANDER CHUTNEY)

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Enjoy!

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