Holiday season is right upon us, which means lot of parties to host and to visit. Menu planning for these parties can get quite stressful some times. I usually have trouble finding appetizer recipes that fit into my menu. So here’s a recipe for Indian flavored cauliflower kofta with creamy tomato sauce that can be…
These wheat flour paniyarams do not need any grinding or fermenting. They can be made instantly and are great for a snack or a light meal.
These Chettinad style Beet Croquettes aka Kola Urundai are spicy, delicious and melt-in-your mouth.
This queso dip made with butternut squash will be a yummy addition to your super bowl party menu. It is secretly healthy with the addition of squash and sports two-thirds less fat than the classic queso (or cheese) dip.
Easy to make 7 layer Mexican Dip — perfect as appetizer for parties.
Sinchronizada is another version of Quesadilla — very similar yet different from it. Sincronizada is made by placing refried beans, ham and cheese (usually oaxaca or manchego cheese is used) between 2 flour tortillas and then cooked till the cheese melts and the tortillas get crispy. It is then served cut into wedges or halves.
These Vegetarian and Gluten free broccoli meatballs are slightly crispy on the outside and nice & soft in the center. They can be served as appetizers with the tomato garlic sauce which is perfect to dip the meatballs in. They are also great to serve over pasta.
Fatayer are Turkish savory pastries that are similar to Indian Samosas. The pastry is yeast based unlike samosas (which is similar to pie crust) and these are baked and not fried like the samosas. Filling has spinach and onions along with walnuts and is flavored with tangy sumac, lemon juice and pomegranate puree.
Blogging Marathon# 47: Week 1/ Day 3 Theme: North Indian Starters Dish: Amiri Khaman I think my geography is a little dicey but I have a pretty good idea of Indian geography. I know where each state of India is located and I promise that I know this even before I did A-Z Indian states marathon. I’m surprised that most of the people from the North are so confused about the 4 south Indian states. They think everyone from the south is from Chennai and no the hindi movie ‘Chennai Express’ does not help even a little bit. So anyway…
Blogging Marathon# 47: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: North Indian Starters Dish: Baby Corn Pepper Fry For Day 2 of this week’s blogging marathon, I made an Indo-Chinese favorite. Even though I stay away from deep frying, I couldn’t stop myself from frying these yummy baby corn pakoras/ fritters. I had this appetizer way back when in India and have been thinking about it ever since, finally got a chance to try it at home now.I am not 100% sure if this Indo-Chinese dish is really a North Indian starter, but since it is Indo-Chinese and China is in the…