Munchy Chickpea Flour Spirals with Sesame Seeds
Feb10

Munchy Chickpea Flour Spirals with Sesame Seeds

  This snack could easily become as popular as pretzels. It is a crunchy spiral, made from roasted chickpea flour and rice flour, shaped by forcing soft dough through a star-shaped nozzle or disk. A seviya machine is used to shape this and several other fried snacks in this chapter. It is available at Indian grocery stores. Because any star shape will do, you can also use a pastry bag fitted with a 5-star nozzle or a...

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Crispy Sabudana Mixture
Feb09

Crispy Sabudana Mixture

  Ingredients • Sabudana – 1 cup • Cashews – 1/3 cup • Peanuts – 1/3 cup • Oil to fry – 2 cups • Chili powder – 1 tsp • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp • Dhania-Jeera powder – 1 tsp • Garam-Masala powder – ½ tsp • Black salt powder – As required • Powder sugar – ½ tsp (Optional) • Curry leaves – 2-3...

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Kachori
Feb08

Kachori

   Ingredients For cover • Plain flour (maida) – 1 ½ cup • Oil – 3 tbsp • Salt to taste • Cold water to knead the dough For filling: • Yellow moong dal washed and soaked for ½ hour – 1 cup • Garam masala – 1 tsp • Red chili powder – 1 tsp • Dhania (coriander) powder – ½ tsp • Coriander seeds crushed coarsely – ½...

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Fried Idly’s
Feb07

Fried Idly’s

  Description Idly's are traditionally steamed cooked. By frying them, they turn into an incredible snack!   Ingredients • 2 cups dried whole peas, or urad dahl • 2 cups rice • 1 tsp fenugreek   Preparation 1. Place all the ingredients into a large bowl. Traditionally idly's are made using urad dahl but because I cannot get that dahl where I live, I used whole dried peas, and it works just as...

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Cashew Nut Pakoda
Feb06

Cashew Nut Pakoda

Ingredients . 1 cup gram flour . 1/2 cup rice flour  . 1/2 cup cashew nuts . 2 tsp melted ghee . 4 green chillies  . 1 inch ginger fresh  . 1 sprig curry leaves  . 3/4 tsp chilli powder  . Salt as per test . ½ tsp asofoetida . 3/4 tsp bicarbSoda  Preparation 1 Chop green chillies, ginger and curry leaves into small pieces. 2  Chop cashewnuts into medium sized pieces. Sieve gram flour...

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Sweet Potato and Ricotta Cheese Empanadas
Feb05

Sweet Potato and Ricotta Cheese Empanadas

  Description These empanadas are fantastic! Served with a side of warm tomato ghee salsa.   Ingredients • 1 medium sized sweet potato • 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger • 1 chopped green chili • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese • 1 tbsp ghee • 1 tsp cumin seeds • 1 tsp garam masala • dash of chili powder • 1 tsp salt • 1/4 tsp pepper • 2 tbsp lemon/lime juice • 2 cups...

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