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Chicken Masala Sausages

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This recipe is been contributed  by one of our viewer Nikhat Shaikh .

Here’s a simple,quick yet yummy recipe you mummies can cook when in hurry.
My kids love chicken sausages so I try it with different versions like this recipe Masala sausages..
I usually serve it with roti or dal- rice.
Hope you all like it.

Author : Nikhat Kashmiri

Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 10 mins

Serves : 4


1 packet Sausages

2 medium size Onion

1 finely chopped tomatoes

2 chopped green chillies

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp jeera powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

Directions || How to prepare Masala Sausages

Heat oil n fry 2 medium size chopped onion.
Add thin chopped chicken sausages and let it cook wit the onion.
When chicken sausages  almost cooked and onion turns brown, add ginger-garlic paste.

Next add chopped green chilli,red chill powder, turmeric powder, zeera powder and garam masala.

Stir all the ingredients well for sometime.

Now add one chopped tomato and salt ,mix well.

Cover n cook on low heat til masala dries up.


Home made Chilli Garlic paste

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Home made chilli garlic paste is prepared with only 2 ingredients i.e. red kashmiri chillies and garlic along with salt. I always keep this sauce handy at home because you need this sauce for many recipes like Chinese dishes, chicken 65 and many more.You can store this sauce in a freezer for a week  or 2.

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking time : None
Prepares : 1 cup


10 Dry Red kashmiri Chilli
6-7 Garlic cloves peeled
1 tbsp salt

Direction || How to prepare home made chilli garlic paste

Soak red chillies for 3-4 hours in a bowl.

After 4 hours of soaking ,drain the water from it.

Keep the drained water aside.

Put the garlic and chillies in a blender and blend it to puree using the same drained water.

Blend it to a smooth or coarse mixture , add salt to it and blend it again.

Remove it out in a container and refrigerate it.

Use as and when required.

Rava Cheese Balls

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DSC_6386Looking out for a simple quick and easy starters/snacks here you go Suji/Rava Cheese balls makes a great starter recipe and will be loved by all age groups. As its a Ramadan month many of you must be looking out for a new appetizers as well as planning for any iftaari party , you can surely try this out at home.
I got this recipe from one of my friend when we had a potluck lunch in office and trust me they were amazing . I just loved it and wanted to try it from quite a long time at home.
So try this crunchy soft centered cheese balls with a combination of rava/suji. Please check the step by step recipe of rava cheese balls.

Recipe courtesy : Shreyoshri Banerjee

2 tbsp butter
2 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup rava(roasted)
1/3 cup processed cheese
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander
salt to taste

oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Batter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup water
Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the milk and allow it to boil well .

Now add the rava in the hot milk and allow to simmer till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.IMG_7996

IMG_7998IMG_7999Remove from the flame and add ginger garlic paste ,coriander, red chilli powder ,
grated processed cheese (I used cheese spread as i couldn’t arrange any cheese cubes) and finally salt. Allow it to cool completely.






Once cooled, mix well and divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each into a round ball.Dip a few balls at a time in the flour-water mixture till they are evenly coated from all the sides.


IMG_8012IMG_8013IMG_8014Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the balls a few at time on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides.



Drain on absorbent paper.


Serve immediately with tomato ketchup or any sauce of your choice.