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Dahi Phulki | Besan ke Dahi Bade/Vade

Today’s recipe is ‘Dahi Phulki’. Dahi phulki is also popularly known as Besan ke Dahi Bade/vade. This recipe can be enjoyed during summer season. It is a simple recipe yet tastes as good as original dahi vada/bada. It is very simple and quick recipe which needs no further preparation.

Dahi Phulki

Dahi Phulki

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Moong Dal Samosa (Rajasthani special samosa recipe)

Today’s recipe is ‘Moong Dal Samosa’.  Samosa is a deep-fried or baked snack with savoury filling. In India, you will get variety of samosa. This one which I am sharing today with you all is spiced moong dal and onion filling one. I am using samosa patti to prepare my samosa to reduce the difficulty level and time duration of the recipe.

Moong Dal Samosa

Moong Dal Samosa

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Cheesy Garlic Bread (with veggie mayo topping)

Today’s recipe is ‘Cheesy Garlic Bread’. I have already shared a garlic bread recipe on the blog, which was simple version of garlic bread recipe. You can check easy cheesy garlic bread recipe here , in this recipe we are going to use vegetables and mayo as topping.  This recipe can be served as a starter dish for any party at your home, or can enjoy it as a tea-time snack. I am sure your kids will love it. This way you can add veggies in your kid’s diet.

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread

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Methi Pare (Fenugreek Crispy – Snack Recipe)

Methi Pare is a snack recipe perfect as a tea-time snack.  Enjoy your morning with masala chai and methi pare this winter. It is a quick and easy recipe. For soft inside and crunchy outside, you need correct proportion of maida and oil. The best part is you can store this snack for at least 15 days in an air-tight container.

Methi Pare

Methi Pare

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Aloo Namkeen (Spicy Potato Strips)

Hello everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Namkeen’.  It is an easy to make savoury snack made from potatoes, peanuts and spices. These tangy potato strips can be prepared in bulk quantity. You can store aloo namkeen in an air tight container. Let’s start preparing this delicious namkeen.

Aloo Namkeen

Aloo Namkeen

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For more potato/aloo recipes you can check Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi (Potatao and tomato gravy) , Dilli Style Aloo Chaat (Tangy potatoes) , Aloo Shimla Mirch Do Pyaza , Aloo Vada (Potato dumpling/ Batata vada) , Aloo Egg Pattice (potato egg pattice) .

Serves: 3

Duration: 1 hr (prep time) + 15 mins (cooking time)

Ingredients for Aloo Namkeen

Potatoes (medium size)4
Peanuts1/2 cup
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Cumin (jeera) powder1/2 tsp
Dry mango powder(amchoor)1/4 tsp
Chaat masala1/2 tsp
Oilfor frying

Procedure for Aloo Namkeen

  • Peel and wash the potatoes, grate or cut into fine matchsticks/strips shape.

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  • Soak potato strips in cold water for at least 1 hr, change water twice in between.

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  • Pat dry potato strips with the help of a dry kitchen towel.

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  • Heat oil in a kadhai/deep pan over moderate heat. Add potato strips in 2-3 batches and deep fry. Keep stirring constantly to keep strips separate from each other.

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  • Remove when they are golden or pale golden in color. Keep on a tissue paper to remove excess oil.

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  • Same way deep fry peanuts.

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  • In a small bowl mix salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, and chaat masala.

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  • Sprinkle dry masala mix over fried potatoes and peanuts while they are still hot. Mix everything well.

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  • Aloo namkeen is ready, serve it hot or cool and store in an airtight container.

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Note:

You can store aloo namkeen for one week. Adjust seasoning as per your taste.

Instant Masala Rava Idli (with coconut chutney)

Hello everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Instant Rava Idli’. This recipe is easy and quick to enjoy idli. Authentic south indian idli needs time as it needs fermented batter. It is a popular breakfast dish. Idli is a very healthy dish as it is cooked through steaming process. In this recipe wheat rava (semolina) is used instead of rice rava.

Instant Masala Rava Idli

Instant Masala Rava Idli

To cook instant rava idli, you will need semolina/rava/sooji as your main ingredient. Idli is often served with sambhar or chutney. Rava idli is a speciality of Karnataka. Instead of using a steamer, I used microwave for preparing instant idli.

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Serve: 4-5

Duration: 20 mins (Prep time) + 10 mins (Cook time) = 30 mins (Total time)

Ingredients for Instant Masala Rava Idli

For Idli

Semolina/Suji                                           1/2 kg

Buttermilk                                                 1/2 ltr

Fruit salt                                                     1 pouch

Onion  (chopped)                                   1 small size

Green chilli                                                1 small

Tempering 1 for idli:

Oil                                                                   2 tsp

Urad dal                                                      1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder                                  1/2 tsp

Turmeric                                                     1/4 tsp

Salt                                                                 1/2 tsp

Jeera/Cumin seeds                               1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds                                         1/2 tsp

Hing                                                               a pinch

Tempering 2 for idli:

Oil                                                                  1 tbsp

Salt                                                                1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder                                  1 tsp

Turmeric                                                    1/4 tsp

Curry leaves                                             8-10 nos.

Jeera/Cumin seeds                              1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds                                        1/2 tsp

For Coconut Chutney

Fresh Coconut                                        1 small size

Roasted chana                                        1/2 cup

Tamarind                                                    10 gms

Jeera/Cumin seeds                              1/2 tsp

Ginger                                                         2 inch

Salt                                                               1 tsp as per taste

Green chilli                                              6

Garlic                                                          7-8 cloves

For tempering:

Oil                                                                 1 tbsp

Urad dal                                                    1/2 tsp

Red chili                                                    1  no.

Mustard seeds                                      1/2 tsp

Curry leaves                                           7-8 nos.

Procedure for Instant Masala Rava Idli

For masala idli:
  • Mix semolina and butter milk in a bowl. Keep it aside for at least 10 minutes.
  • Add chopped onion and green chilli in the mix.
  • For tempering 1: Heat oil in a small deep pan. Add jeera and mustard seeds, let them crackle. Add all the remaining ingredients of tempering 1 in the oil. Temper the above idli mix. Mix well.

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  • At this stage, add fruit salt and mix everything uniformly.

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  • Now grease moulds of idli trays well. Pour idli batter in the mould. (My idli mould is for mini idlis that’s why it took only 6 minutes to steam idli in the microwave.)

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  • Tempering 2: Heat oil in a deep pan. Add jeera and mustard seeds, let them crackle. Add all the remaining ingredients of tempering, immediately add idlis in the tempering.

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  • Cook till tempering coats all the idlis uniformly and are crispy.
  • Your Instant masala rava idli is ready to serve !
  • Serve it with coconut chutney.

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For coconut chutney:

  • Grind all the ingredients of chutney in a grinder in a smooth paste.

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  • For tempering: Heat oil in a pan. Add all the ingredients of tempering and cook for a minute.
  • Temper coconut chutney and serve it with masala idli.

Note:

  • If the idli batter looks very thick in consistency then add little amount of water.
  • You can also add dry fruits in the idli.

 

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