veg snacks

Vegetable Lollipop

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LIMG_7703ollipops are famous among kids whether it be a sweet candy lollipop or a chicken lollipop. This summer vacation my kids visited their grandma’s place and since my mom is a veg lover,she wanted to try out a lollipops but a veg lollipops for her grandchildren and of course her daugther 🙂

Thanks mom for such a delicious and mind-blowing vegetable lollipop.

So here’s presenting you a secret step by step recipe with pictures from my mom’s kitchen 🙂

This dish tastes spicy & delicious with a combo of any sauce or dips. It can also be served as snacks with hot tea..!

For this recipe, we need cottage cheese i.e. paneer,carrots and all time favorite of kids none other than potato.

Recipe Courtesy : Mangal Shewale

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves : 6 people

Ingredients:

6 medium size Boiled potato
2 medium size Carrots (grated)
200 gm Grated Paneer/cottage cheese
1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder(optional)
1 pkt Maggi masala/maggi magic cubes (optional)
1 tsp Chat masala powder
1/4 cup coriander(finely chopped).
250 gm breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon Cornflour

Cooking oil for fry
Toothpick/skewer(I used candy sticks)

Salt to taste.

Method :

Fine grate the paneer/cottage cheese and carrots and mix it together.

Peel off the boiled potato and mash it with grated paneer and carrots mixture .

Add ginger garlic paste and all the spices and chopped coriander into mashed potatoes, mix it properly.

Make equal size small oval balls of the mixture like lollipop and keep in refrigerator for an hour.

Mix the cornflour into a bowl and add little water to make thick batter.

Take out the balls from refrigerator.

Take one ball at a time, dip it in the batter and roll over on the breadcrumds till its propery coated.

Heat oil into a pan, Put the coated balls one by one into the hot oil.

Fry it on low flame for 1-2 minute then flip it and cook other side for 1-2 minute(fry till it turns light brown).

Take out on the kitchen towel to absorb extra oil, add the fried balls to toothpick or skewer like lollipop.
(I used candy as skewers and toothpicks both were not available)

Serve hot with tomato Ketchup and chips.

Directions ||Step by step with pictures to prepare  vegetable lollipops

Fine grate the paneer/cottage cheese and carrots and mix it together.

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Peel off the boiled potato and mash it with grated paneer and carrots mixture .

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Add ginger garlic paste and all the spices,salt and chopped coriander into mashed potatoes, mix it properly.

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Make equal size small oval balls of the mixture like lollipop and keep in refrigerator for an hour.

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Mix the cornflour into a bowl and add little water to make thick batter.

Take out the balls from refrigerator.

Take one ball at a time, dip it in the batter and roll over on the breadcrumbs till its properly coated.

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Heat oil into a pan, Put the coated balls one by one into the hot oil.

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Fry it on low flame for 1-2 minute then flip it and cook other side for 1-2 minute(fry till it turns light brown).

Take out on the kitchen towel to absorb extra oil, add the fried balls to toothpick or skewer like lollipop.
(I used candy as skewers and toothpicks both were not available)
Serve hot with tomato Ketchup and chips.

Gulgule (banana wheat fritters)

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Gulgule

Gulgule is a very easy and simple recipe in Maharashtra. Gulgule Pua is in the shape of a Pakora. I tried this dish especially for my husband who loves sweet and this is one of his favorite childhood dish.

My kids just loved it , this can be the good snacks for your hungry kids after school.If you like sweet then you will surely like these sweet Gulgule.

Try this out and do share me your feedback.

Ingredients:
Wheat flour/Atta – 1 cup

Jaggery/Gur – 1/2 cup

Ripe mashed banana – 1

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Salt – to taste

1/2 tsp baking powder

Oil for cooking
Directions || How to prepare Gulgule
Add hot water in the gur and stir till dissolved.

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In another bowl, add wheat flour ,ghee, mashed banana , salt and baking powder.

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Add the gur solution to it to form a batter of dropping consistency (adding more water if required).

Heat oil and add equivalent to a tbsp of the batter over high heat.

Lower the heat and let the gulgula cook over medium heat.

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Remove the fried piece with a slotted spoon.

Increase the heat and then drop as many lumps as come in comfortably without touching each other.

Lower the heat and cook, turning once or twice till brown.

Repeat this process with the rest of the batter.

You can have this yummy gulgule’s hot or at room temperature.

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hey are a very popular Indian snack dish that can also be served as an appetizer.Elders as well as kids will surely love this recipe that is made using paneer and potatoes and can be served as after school snacks.
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and therefore bad for your heart. This egg white omelet is an easy and healthy way to kick-start your day.

After making non fluffy egg omelettes for a long time and I can’t tell you how
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Sharing with all the method to make a perfect and fluffy omelette! Fast, simple, and delicious breakfast!


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These days Pav Bhaji is available in almost all Indian restaurants and many street side joints.
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Masala Khichdi | Khandeshi Masala Bhaath

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Paneer cutlets/Paneer Patties

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Elders as well as kids will surely love this recipe that is made using paneer and potatoes and can be served as after school snacks.

 


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Avocado Cheese Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)

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You can add any type of non-citrus fruits to this sandwich.So if you are looking for something healthier for kids, this is the best  lunch box ideas or snacks for your kids.You can pack them with any fruits This sandwich is inspired from Japanese cuisine.If you have never had a Japanese Fruit Sandwich, try it.


Nutella Banana Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)

10 Nov 2017

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Try this yummy delicious chocolaty nutella sandwich and let me know your experience.

Vegetable Dum Biryani

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Watch step by step how to prepare these creepy but yet yummy cupcakes.

Come fall in love with these creepy sweet delicious cup cakes.


Halloween Cake Pops

31st Oct 2017

Halloween Cake Pops decorated like a pumpkin ghosts make a great treat to bake up for your Halloween Party.They also make a great homemade treat for those special Trick-or-Treaters.
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but I just couldn’t get the right colour of orange so I did have to use candy melts for pumpkins and green and red candy melts for ghosts that I purchased at a nearby party city store.


Chocolate Strawberry Ghosts

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These quick, easy ,delicious adorable Strawberry Ghosts are a fabulous Halloween treat that can be made in no time at all.
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Thin poha chivda (Patal Poha Chiwada) Marathi style

24 Oct 2017

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Marathi style crispy rice Chakli/chakali or murukku

20 Oct 2017

Marathi style “Chakli”/”chakali” or even called as “murukku” in south india is the traditional snacks mostly prepared during festivals like Diwali. This chalki is a deep fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour or mixture of lentils flours. This one of the most famous Diwali faraal and today i am sharing my favorite family recipe of instant chakli.

Wishing you all again a happy fun filled and a safe diwali.


Weight gain healthy mixed cereals and nuts powder for babies

5 Sep 2017

Home made cerelac powder of mix pulses and nuts is the best powder for your baby to help gaining weight.This might be a tedious jobs for mummies but it takes only 1 hour of a month or two to prepare and preserve this healthy powder at home.These kind of ready made powders are available in market too , but nothing like home made hygiene powders ,also you can customize the ingredients of your choice.
Once the powder is ready , you can easily prepare porridge by adding it to a boiling water and add some salt and ghee for a taste.

You can feed your baby this porridge once in a day or alternate day depending on your choice.


Bread Patties

27 Aug 2017

Bread patties is very simple yet tasty patties made with bread , veggies and spices.
This makes a very yummy light lunch or snack. If you have some really great or leftover breads and some veggies, you got to try this recipe at home.These Bread Patties fall exactly in that category. They’re crisp and crunchy outside, soft, melt-in-the-mouth inside,
and make for a delicious snack to enjoy at teatime, whether by yourself, or even at a the party.
Serve the Bread Patties (Bread Cutlets) along with tomato ketchup or Green Chutney to add zesty flavour.


 Sheer Kurma

25 Jun 2017

It’s soon going to be that lovely time of hugging everyone wishing “Eid Mubarak” .During this occasion we never forget to take “Eiddi” (earnings) from elders neither we can resists yummy delicious beautiful tempting sheer Kurma. At my childhood I would go to my muslim friends home and finish bowls and bowls of Sheer kurma. After marrying into a muslim family, I realised that while Eid is much more than sevaiyan; it is incomplete without it. Right in the morning
we make a huge pot of Sheer Kurma to be served all day to our neighbors ,friends and guest visiting home to wish us.

Sheer kurma or Sheer khorma (Persian: ??? ??????), literally “milk with dates” in Persian.During my first Eid after marriage, my younger sister my law taught me how to make the true Sheer Kurma 🙂 Ever since then I always wanted to share this recipe with you all but finally this year I could come up with it.
Eid Mubarak to you all !!!!


Chicken dum Biryani || Eid Ul Fitr special

23 June 2017

Chicken Dum Biryani is the most divine dish of all the non-veg dishes. Biryani is the most popular festive dish on the occasion of Eid-Ul-fitr.

Celebrations are incomplete without this authentic dish in any Muslim family.Though its derived from the Persian word ‘biriyan’, this delicious layered rice dish is slow cooked with spices, a choice of meats and flavoring agents is not only popular across India but world wide.Loved by all food lovers across the world,it is one of the royal dishes of India that reminds of the culinary heritage of the regal era of emperors Akbar and Shah Jahan and went on to occupy pride of place in the kitchens of the nawabs and nizams of India.Read full recipe 


Mango Panna Cotta

18 June 2017

The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress your guest. So try this refreshing dessert at your next party. All you need is some simple ingredients fresh mangoes, gelatin or agar agar, milk, heavy cream and vanilla extract. Watch the full video recipe of this  no bake, easy smooth and creamy panna cotta recipe with fresh mango.Read full recipe


Corn Kebabs (Corn Rolls)

12 June 2017

Corn Kebab is also known as Makkai Kebab is loved by most  kids because of its sweetness.It makes a healthy and delicious snack and its one of the favorite snacks of my daughter.

Check out how to make this simple and easy recipe Corn Kebab. Read full recipe..

Shami Kebabs(Minced chicken kebabs)

07 June 2017

Shami kababs are a popular Afghan and Indian variety of kabab, also famous kebabs found in Pakistani cuisine.Shami Kabab recipe is great snack made with mutton and chana dal.The basic ingredient for kebabs is usually mutton but it can very well be substituted by chicken or fish or even veggie.Kebabs are cooked well with spices and then grounded to a smooth mixture.Whole spices as they do not grind well in the grinder, people tend to buy shami kebab masala from market , but i normally like preparing masala at home.
For best results, keep the ground dough in the refrigerator or 1 hour for better binding of the shami kababs.It gets easy to make the discs when you refrigerate the dough.I am sure once you make them, you will be compelled to try them out again and again.click here for recipe..


Ragada Patties(Mumbai Chat)

5 June 2017

Ragda Patties or Mumbaiya Ragada Pattice is a favorite chaat all over the globe , be it India or USA or canada or any corner of the world ,mumbai chat is famous worldwide.This mumbai street food is prepared with potato patties topped with white peas gravy(ragda) and two chutneys (green corinder and tamarind date chutney),onions and sev. It has combination of sweet ,spicy and tangy flavors.Click here for recipe..


Chicken Bruschetta

02 June 2017

Bruschetta (Italian pronunciation: [bruˈsketta]) is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt.
I decided to use it on chicken instead of on toasted bread and give it a little Indian touch.

This has become one of my family’s favorite iftari this Ramadan.
It is spicy ,tangy and salty all at once. Try this recipe as a starter when the guest arrives and i am sure they will love it.Read more..


Mix dal Pakora/Bhajji

31 may 2017

Pakora (Fritter)or Bhajji’s is a famous recipe for Iftar and Ramadan. Pakoras are made in 90% homes at the time of iftar.Pakoray is a very tasty, light weight, and light saltish snack which taste good with tomato ketchup, raita or chutney.

I try to make different pakoras every time , sometimes aloo (potato)pakora, sometimes pyaz(onions) pakora and sometimes palak pakora.This is the first time, i tried this mix dal pakoras. I’m sharing with all this delicious and yummy mix dal pakora.

This is one of the most favorite pakora or you can say bhajji and there are so many sweet childhood memories attached to it. My mom use to prepare these Bhajji’s every tuesday to break her fast 🙂 and I used to wait for tuesday desperatley :)Mix dal pakora can also be served at tea time and snacks or even as starters.Click here for recipe


Roohafza Mango Custard

30 May 2017

Cold Custard is a favorite in everyone’s house during ramadan , this is a must go dessert during this month.There is a little twist in this recipe as it’s a combination of custard and roohafza which gives a nice texture and taste and addition of mango cubes adds a delightful taste to it.I love to prepare this in Ramadan,It is so quick and easy to prepare yet tastes so good and different, especially after iftari prayer when you want something sweet.The best part about this dessert is that you can use any fruit, and as much fruit as you may prefer.
you can also prepare this dessert during parties or get together s to impress your guests with this flavorful and colorful custard.click here for recipe


Minced chicken Spring Onion Samosa

29 May 2017

Homemade chicken samosa – Ramadan special samosa is one of the favorite dish made in Muslim homes for Iftar. This crisy and cruncy samosa’s can be prepared even with any veggie stuffing like potatoes ,carrots and peas.Since its a month of ramadan , I prefer using minced chicken(you can even use minced meat instead).It also makes the best party dishes as its universally loved by everyone 🙂 click here for recipe


Cold coffee with ice cream

16 May 2017

Summer is upon us already, and by now most of us have switched over to drinking iced drinks. So why not try cold coffee instead of hot coffee.Try this refreshing iced and Cold Coffee to Beat the Heat.

Its quick and easy to prepare at home.You can even serve your guest with cold coffee instead of hot tea/coffee this summer. click here for recipe


Palak(Spinach) Pulao rice

11 May 2017

Palak (Spinach) rice is very healthy and nutritionist flavorful dish and quick to make any time even for the lunch box.The rice is cooked in a thick paste made from pureed spinach and seasoned with many spices.This is very quick and a easy rice recipe and it makes a great lunch box meal filled with nutrition of spinach and rice,when served along with Tomato Onion Raita, boondi Raita or even with plain yogurt/curd.So try this super healthy spinach rice at home and do let me know your experience. Leave your feedback in the comment.


 Homestyle Potato chips

8 May 2017

 

Homestyle potato chips is really loved by my kids.It’s fun and easy to cook for them.I like to use olive oil because it has less trans fats, but you can use any oil of your choice.Read full recipe..


Chicken soup(home remedy to treat cold and cough)

27 Apr 2017

Chicken soup is a soup made of chicken,simmered with water and various other ingredients.Chicken soup has acquired the reputation of a folk remedy for colds and influenza, and in many countries is considered a comfort food.

Try this quick and easy chicken soup for your kids at home to treat cold or cough , it really works.

This chicken soup can be served with rice too or simple bread/plain roti. Read full recipe..

Maharashtrian style Shengdana(peanut) chutney

19 Apr 2017

Shengdana green (hiravi) chutney is another innovative versatile chutney from my mom’s kitchen.She used to normally prepare this chutney when she was in hurry , no time to chop vegetables or out of vegetables and need to prepare something delicious with dal-rice(varan -bhat)
We normally prepare wet chutneys with fresh grated coconut as the base with different ingredients. But in this recipe she used peanut as a base ingredient mixed with green chillies ,cook along with onions. This is so yumm chutney that I can bet you will tempt to prepare it again and again 🙂
You can just have this chutney with chapathi replacing it with any gravy or veggies. Worth a shot – here goes the recipe.Read full recipe..

 


Sev Puri Burgers

18 Apr 2017

Sev Puri is another famous chaat snack from the lands of Mumbai. You can either prepare Dahi Sev batata puri those are prepared with round puri with masala stuffed in it or you can make it with flat puri.
I gave this recipe a little twist , a new form of having these puris so that the kids would just won’t resist it , yes the innovative Sev Puris Burgers
This recipe is absolutely simple to make if you have your puris, sev and chutney ready.
All these three ingredients can be brought ready made or you can prepare it at home.Read full recipe here..

 

Cheesy Potato Nuggets Tree

04 April 2017

Potato Nuggets are yummy little bites which can be eaten as snack at any time of the day.

Filled with cheese makes it an amazing delicious cheesy bites which melts in the mouth.
They are great party starters especially for kids party.
You can prepared them in advance and refrigerated for a day or two and use it when required.
You can serve these lovely nuggets with ketchup or any dips.Read full recipe..