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Sunday, 16 July 2017

Bread Papdi Chat - All Season Easy Snacks


Chat is a common street food in India. But in the rainy season when you want to stay at home and enjoy the food. This is one of best and delicious chat to enjoy with family. This chat recipes can be made with sauce and green chutney or with yogurt. You can add the thing you like in this chat with its basic ingredients and papdi (Circular fried flour discs). 

This chat really tastes amazing.


Prepare Time: 30 minutes


Ingredients

  • Bread
  • 1 cup Sev
  • 1 Onion
  • 1Tomato
  • 1 green chili
  • Coriander
  • Oil
  • Tomato Sauce and Green spicy chutney
  • Boiled potato (optional)

Method:
Cut bread slice in round shape and toast the bread until it becomes crispy. Chop onion, tomato, coriander, and chili finely.

Now place the bread in serving plate. Add chopped ingredients and add sauce and green chutney and sprinkle sev as much as you like.

Here I have not used chat masala and potato.




Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Healthy Snacks - Palak Pakoda Recipe


Palak Pakora is a delicious spinach leaves recipe. It is healthy tea time snack in the monsoon season. In this recipe, the chopped spinach leaves coated with gram flour batter and deep fry.

Palak/Spinach is a health friendly leafy vegetable which can be cooked as many other recipes link palak paratha, aloo palak, palak paneer, palak soup and palak daal. Sometimes it is good for health to satisfy our craving for hot deep fried foods when it is raining outside. Let's see how to make palak pakora.


Ingredient:
  • Palak/Spinach
  • 2 tablespoon Besan/Gram flour
  • 1 chilli
  • Pinch of Ajwain
  • Turmeric
  • Pich of garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon corn/rice flour
  • salt as taste
  • Coriander
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • Pinch of Black Pepper powder
  • Lemon juice

Method: Chopp spinach leaves and make gram flour batter add all ingredients well. Then deep fry in required shape on medium heat. Serve hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.

"Palak / Spinach Health Benefits"

1. The spinach kept under sunlight having more nutrients than kept in darkness.
2. Cooked spinach is better nutrients because the body can not break nutrients in raw spinach.
3. Spinach juice can be used as green smoothy with other veggies for a healthy drink.
4. Avoid freezing spinach because it decreases its health benefits. It's better to buy spinach fresh and eat the same day. 
5. We know spinach is helpful for eyes and bone health but also it helps digestion and ease constipation and flush the toxins from the clone.
6. The mineral and vitamins in spinach also bring quick relief to itchy and dry skin.