Easy Chakli Recipe Indian Snack Food

Chakli Murukku Snack Recipe Indian Tasty Dish

Indian food offers a lot of tasty snack options wherein some are unique to regions and some snacks you will find throughout the country. Similarly, Chakli or Murukku is one such tasty yet elegant Indian snack recipe that you will find throughout the country. Its recipe differs based on the ingredients used across the regions.

Watch the complete video here: Tasty Chakli Recipe

In this Chakli recipe we have use a tasty masala mixture in the batter which enhances the taste of Murukku Indian snack. Try this Tasty Mangalore Banana Buns Recipe as a snack or a breakfast recipe. We have used a traditional method to make the chakli which makes it tasty and also no artificial colour is used.

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour 250 gm or 2 cup (200 gm wheat flour and 50 rice flour)
  • Coriander powder 1 and 1/2 tsp + Cumin powder 3/4 tsp + Fennel seeds powder 3/4 tsp = 3 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Carom Seeds 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Red chilly powder 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds 2 tbsp
  • Water to Knead
  • Oil To Fry

Method:

  • Firstly, Take a cloth and place both the mixed flours in it and make a potli
  • Secondly, In a cooker add 2 glass water and place the potli on a plate in the cooker
  • Cook further for 20 min without whistle.
  • Take it off stove and remove the flour potli
  • Break the cooked flour into powder
  • Add red chilly powder, 3 powder mixture, ajwain, turmeric powder, asafoetida and sesame seeds and knead with little water
  • Further, Place the dough inside the chakli maker
  • Make chakli’s of required proportion and size
  • Heat Oil
  • Later, When oil is heated, add chakli’s in oil
  • Fry for total of 3 min with constant turning in between and Take the fried chakli’s off stove.
  • Tasty and Spicy Chakli is Ready.

Kela Fry

Raw Banana Fry Vegetarian Recipe

Indian Side dish recipes are varied in those that are made using vegetables and other being prepared using Meat products. This simple and tasty delicacy is a fry recipe using Raw Banana or Cooking Banana which is a complete vegetarian dish. Raw Banana is a vegetable which is almost similar to the Fruit Banana but instead used in many vegetable side dishes and curries.

Watch the video recipe ->: Raw Banana Fry

To fry raw banana pieces, firstly they are applied the masala and then shallow fried in a pan to make this vegetarian recipe. This recipe can also be served as a starter recipe before meals or as a side dish with meals. Checkout my Delicious Kaddu Sabzi recipe here: Kaddu Sabzi

Cooking Banana Fry
Tasty and Crispy Raw Banana Fry

Ingredients:

  • Raw Banana 2 Large
  • Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice 1
  • Gram Flour/Besan 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Oil 4 tbsp to fry
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp

Method:

  • Firstly, Chop banana into equal pieces and most importantly keep them soaked in water.
  • Secondly, In a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients and 1/2 cup water
  • Mix it well to form a paste of medium thick consistency
  • Dip the chopped banana pieces into the paste and apply it thoroughly and marinate it
  • Further, Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp oil
  • Place the pieces in the pan and add 1 tbsp oil
  • Close lid and fry for 4-5 min on medium flame.
  • Open and further turn/flip the pieces and add 1 tbsp oil
  • Similarly, Close lid and fry for 4-5 min on medium flame.
  • Finally, Take off stove.
  • Vegetable Banana Fry is ready. Serve Hot

Hence, the Cooking Banana Fry is crispy on the outside and softer inside as the tangy and spicy masala further enhances the taste.

Paneer fry easy starter

Paneer Fry Tasty Masala Vegetarian

I tried paneer very late and it was at a restaurant, later I began experimenting with this milk based product in many recipes. Paneer Fry is one such delicious vegetarian recipe prepared using tasty masala which is applied to paneer pieces and then shallow fried in oil. This is a veg starter recipe which can also be a tea-time snack or a side dish with dal chawal. Paneer is famous for its veg dishes like matar paneer, palak paneer and similarly many sweet dishes use it as a base ingredient.

For other vegetarian recipes click here: Matar Pulao and Coconut Pulao

Vegetarian recipes made using Paneer are a delight in Marriages as well as special occasions. You can use paneer in a starter recipe or its own main course dish. In this recipe, we will prepare tasty Paneer Fry using masala mixture made up of spicy and tangy ingredients. This Paneer recipe can be fried on a tawa or a pan

For complete video recipe click here: Paneer Fry Masala

Ingredients for Paneer Fry Tasty Masala:

  • Paneer 400 gm
  • Red Chilly Powder 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice of 1 lemon
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 spoon
  • Salt 1 spoon
  • Green masala 1 tbsp (poppy seeds, ginger, garlic and coriander leaves)
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tsp

Method:

  • Firstly, In a bowl
  • Add lemon juice
  • Further, add garam masala powder
  • Now add coriander powder
  • Mix it well
  • Later, Paneer is cut into pieces.
  • Apply the masala to the paneer pieces thoroughly
  • Keep it aside for 10 min
  • Secondly, Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Add 2 tablespoon oil
  • Place the paneer pieces in to the pan
  • Fry for 1 min on each side with lid close
  • Later, Turn the pieces on other side.
  • Cook for 1 min with lid closed and Take off pan
  • Tasty and crispy paneer fry is ready.
  • Serve Hot as a snack or side dish.
Kaddu Sabzi Recipe

Kaddu Sabzi Vegetarian Recipe

Kaddu is one such vegetable which is popular for its sweets recipe as well as a veggie in lots of sabzi dishes around the world and is a vegetarian delight. Indian cuisine has many Kaddu/Bottlegourd recipes like for sweets there is Kaddu Halwa and its Kheer and as a vegetable there can be Kaddu Dal, Kaddu Sabzi or it can be used along other veggies in a mix vegetable recipe.

For video recipe click here : Kaddu Sabzi Tasty different method

In this recipe, I will show you a simple but very delicious Kaddu Sabzi Recipe made in spicy masala which further enhances the taste. Kaddu is also known by many names like Lauki, Dudhiya and Bhopla. In this sabzi recipe chopped kaddu pieces are cooked with grinded green masala which also has grated coconut to make it lip smacking vegetarian recipe. Tastes best with chapati, Roti or phulka.

Dudhiya ki Sabzi
See Ingredients list Below

Ingredients:

  • Bottle Gourd 500gm
  • Chana dal 2 tbsp
  • Coconut grated 1/2
  • Green chilly 50 gm
  • Ginger 50 gm
  • Garlic 4-5
  • Coriander leaves
  • Onion 250 gm
  • Tomato 2-3
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 spoon
  • Oil 2 tbsp

Method to prepare the Kaddu Sabzi:

  • Firstly, Roast green chilly for 30 sec
  • Secondly, In a mixer jar, add chilly, ginger, garlic and coconut along with little water and grind to a medium thick paste
  • Further, Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Add 2 tbsp oil
  • Now, add onion and roast until brown
  • Add tomato and stir cook until it softens to a paste
  • On medium flame add chana dal and mix it
  • Add the grinded green masala and stir cook for 30 sec
  • Add salt and turmeric powder
  • Mix it well
  • Most importantly, To avoid darkening of chopped Bottle Gourd pieces, keep them immersed in water.
  • Add chopped bottle gourd and mix it well while cooking on for 2-3 min on medium flame
  • Later, Close lid and cook further for 5 min on medium flame
  • Tasty bottle gourd sabzi is ready.
  • Serve hot with Chapati, Roti or Phulka.
Nariyal Pulao

Coconut Pulao Vegetarian Recipe (Nariyal Pulao)

Today I will show you a dish which is a traditional recipe Coconut/Nariyal Pulao, a vegetarian recipe, prepared using rice and it is made on special occasions like Marriages and Festivals. Although, this Pulao is a Vegetarian recipe but it is usually served with Chicken or Mutton Curry. The rich taste of coconut milk enhances the taste and the addition of garam masala gives earthen flavour to the dish. This coconut pulao is a special vegetarian recipe and a variation of Pulao.

Coconut or Nariyal Pulao is prepared by cooking rice in coconut milk garam masala/spices like Cinnamon and Clove is added. Also, I have shown and mentioned the process of extracting coconut milk from coconut in this recipe. You can watch the complete video recipe through this link: Coconut Pulao

For other type of Vegetarian Pulao recipe watch this Matar Pulao

Ingredients:

  • Coconut grated 1 Large
  • Rice 1 kg
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter 2-3 tbs
  • Onion 1 Large Chopped
  • Cardamom 9
  • Cloves 8-10
  • Cinnamon 5-6 pieces

Method:

  • Firstly, In a mixer jar
  • Add grated coconut with little water and grind it to a medium thick paste
  • Use the coconut paste along with water and a strainer to extract the coconut milk.
  • Secondly, Heat a vessel
  • Meanwhile, On full flame
  • Add ghee
  • Further we need to add all the garam masala
  • Add onion and roast until golden brown
  • Now add coconut milk
  • Most Importantly, Add water as per rice taken which is 1 ltr.
  • Now add salt as per taste
  • Cook until it starts boiling
  • When it is boiling add rice
  • Mix it well
  • Further, We need to dry the water.
  • When little water is remaining, close lid and cook on medium flame for 5 min
  • Coconut rice pulao is ready.
  • Serve Hot with Mutton/chicken curry.

Matar Pulao Recipe

Matar Pulao (Peas Pulao) Lunch/Dinner Recipes

Matar (Peas) Pulao

Matar or Peas is a popular ingredient used as a vegetable in lots of dishes and cuisines around the world. In India, green peas known as matar is used to make sabzi’s or pulao.

In this recipe, we will prepare Matar Pulao, it is a rice based dish cooked in Indian Masala and is a type of Biryani. Pulao is also known as Pilaf, Pilau and Pulav

Matar
Fresh Peas (Matar)

Ingredients:

  • Rice 750 gm
  • Fresh peas 750 gm
  • Mint leaves half bunch optional
  • Poppy seeds 50 gm
  • Coriander leaves half bunch
  • Salt 1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies 100 gm
  • Garam masala powder 1 spoon
  • Onion 2
  • Ginger 2-3 pieces
  • Garlic 1 bulb
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Tomato 500 gms
  • Oil 100 gm

Method: (Firstly, We will prepare Matar Masala)

  • Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Roast poppy seeds on medium flame for about 10-15 seconds while stirring it.
  • Heat a pan and add 3 tbs oil
  • Add 1/4th green chillies and roast it for 30 sec while stirring constantly
  • Now add onions and roast until golden brown
  • Add tomato and cook until it dissolves
  • Now add 1/2 of both min leaves and coriander leaves and mix well
  • Further, we need to add a little ginger-garlic paste and stir
  • Now Add turmeric powder
  • Add salt and add garam masala powder
  • Mix it well
  • Add peas and stir mix for 30 sec on full flame
  • Close lid and cook for 2 min on medium flame (In between after 1 min stir the matar)
  • Take off stove and keep aside

For Pulao:

  • Heat a vessel, on full flame
  • Add oil
  • Now add 2-3 crushed cardamoms
  • Add 1 spoon Caraway Seeds
  • Now add 2-3 pieces cinnamon
  • Add 4-5 cloves
  • Now add green chillies cut from the end and cook in oil for 30 sec
  • Add remaining mint leaves and coriander leaves and mix well
  • Now add remaining onions and roast until golden brown
  • Add tomato and cook until it is dissolved
  • Add the remaining salt and turmeric powder
  • Mix it well

Continued….below

  • Add water (For 750 gm Rice, we need 1 and 3/4 ltr water)
  • Now add the remaining garam masala and mix it
  • Add poppy seeds paste
  • Cook and allow it to boil
  • When it is boiling add rice and mix thoroughly
  • Close lid and cook until water dries and little water remains on full flame
  • Add ghee 1 tbs and mix well
  • Now add matar masala and mix thoroughly
  • Heat a tawa.
  • Further, Place the vessel on tawa and cook on dum, initially cook for 1 min on full flame.
  • After that Cook for 5 min on medium flame.
  • Tasty Matar Pulao is ready.
  • Serve Hot