Thursday, December 29, 2011

Crispy Cauliflower - Snacks mela

Best Starter recipe.

Cauli flower -  ¼ kg
Oil – for frying
For batter
Maida – 100 gram
Corn flour powder – 25 gram
Rice powder – 1 tbspn
Chilli powder – 1 tspn
Red food colouring -   1 pinch (if required)
Ginger garlic paste – ½ tspn
Wash and Cut cauliflower into florets, add little salt, boil the cauliflower with enough water and strain it .set aside
Mix all the above said ingredients as idli batter except oil.
Heat oil dip the Cauliflower florets into the mixed batter and deep fry.
Serve with tomato ketchup.


Eggplant Bajji sandwich Please click the link/

Eggplant Bajji with Bread Sandwich
Ingredientseggplant  (brinjal) - 1 no
besan flour - 3 soup spoon full
corn flour  - 1 soup spoon full
garlic powder -  ¼   tspn
fennel seed powder -  ¼ tspn
red chilli powder – ¼  tspn
salt - to taste
oil – ½  tspnBaking soda  - 1 pinch


 Add little water and mix all the ingredients, except eggplants,  to become a thick batter (like idli batter consistency) . Heat oil over a medium flame.  Dip the eggplants in the batter one by one and deep fry to golden brown.

For sandwich

Tomato ketchup
Eggplant bajji

Take two slices of pan fried bread.  Spread the ketchup over it. Place the bajji in between and make a sandwich

Prawn & Mutton Kheema Kabab Please click the link for recipe

Vada Bread Please visit here step by step picture

This is a popular snack in North India.  It tastes good with Pav Bun and sauce.  For a change i made it vada bread

Ingredients: Bread 8 slices or buns - 4
Butter - enough to fry
tomato ketchup - as needed
Dates chutney or any sweet chutney
To make the vada:
Instant mix Bajji flour - 1/2 cup
Corn flour  - 1 tablespoon
to make the masala filling:cooked  (boiled and peeled) potato - 1
onion - 1 chopped
green chillies  - 1 finely chopped
turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
oil - 1 teaspoon
to saute:
mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
few curry leaves
frozen green peas - 1 tablespoon
asafoetida powder (hing) - 1 pinch


A. Prepare the potato masala.  In a thick bottomed pan,  heat oil. 
Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing powder,  and curry leaves.
Add the green peas, onion and green chillies and saute  well .
Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
Add the mashed cooked potato and mix well to the mixture.
Remove from heat and set aside.
Once cold, make small potato masala balls. Keep aside.

B. Butter the bread slices or buns and fry them in a pan.

C. Mix the bajji flour with the corn flour and mix well with enough water.
Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
Take the potato balls one by one and dip in the bajji mix batter and fry it until golden brown.

D.Take the butter fried bread  slices or bun.  Apply ketchup on one slice and the sweet chutney and another slice.  To serve to adults, you can add green spicy chutney instead of ketchup.   Place the fried potato balls in between and make a sandwich.
It can be eaten as a breakfast or as an evening snack with hot tea.


Palak bonda dates coriender chutney. Please Click the link for step by step picture.

Urud dhall – 200 gms
Ginger – finely chopped 1 tbspn
Green chilly – 2 nos
Keerai – 1 bundle
Onion – 1 big
Salt – to taste
Idli soda – 1 pinch
Curry leaves – few
Coriander leaves – few
Oil – for deep fry
Pepper crushed – few
Soak urud dhall for one hour, then grind it to a nice paste with salt.
Finely chop the washed keerai.
In the urud dhall dough add the keerai, green chillies, ginger, onion, pepper, idli soda, curry leaves, coriander leaves and mix it well.
In a pan heat the oil for deep fry, make the bondas in the dough, cook for a nice golden brown colour and drain the oil.
This bondas will be tasty with dates coriander chutney or gram dhall chutney and nonbu kanji at fasting days.
In tis bondas i have added the palak keerai.

In the busy world For Ofice or School all are like fastfood only. Fast food is not good for health. But we can make same thing in the home itself.we can make variety of health foods in the form of fast food. This past 20 year daily i am packing for  my children and hubby and me breakfast and lunch.different type of sandwiches

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