Showing posts with label after school snack. Show all posts
Showing posts with label after school snack. Show all posts

Pappadi Samosa

Lijjat Pappad - 1 pkt (either garlic variant or jeera variant)
Potato - 4 nos big
Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
Onion - 2 nos (finely chopped)
Salt - to taste
Oil - to fry

Boil and peel the potatoes, mash it finely. Add onion, salt and ginger paste. Mix well. 

Dip the pappad in water and place it on a flat plate, make balls of the potato mix and fold the pappad to desired shape. Fry in oil. 

Grated Paneer or cheese can also be added to the stuffing mixture. 

This makes a different party starter and also evening snack. 

Pappadi Paneer Balls

A starter dish and also a dish that kids will love it as an evening snack after school.

Urad Dal Papad (Raw) - 4 nos
Paneer - 100 gms
Chaat Masala - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 1 no (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Mint leaves - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Corn Flour - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Oil to Fry

Crush the papads finely and spread them on a plate. Mix Paneer, chaat masala, salt, finely chopped green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves together to a dough form. Make small balls out of this dough. 

Mix salt to corn flour and add little water to it to make a thick and smooth paste. Dip the paneer balls in flour paste and roll them in the crushed papad. 

In a shallow pan heat oil and fry these balls till they turn golden brown. Serve hot with tomato ketchup. 

Kanpur Dal a healthy snack

A very simple but easy snack or churmur which can be given to kids when they want to munch something.

Moong Dal - 1 cup
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
(Add a lttle peper powder or chilly powder for spiciness but this is optional)

Wash and soak moong dal for 5 mins. Drain and spread it on a cloth. Dry it in shade.  Transfer it to a dry vessel when all the water is absorbed.

In a hard bottom pan heat oil, fry the dry dal. Add salt and chilly or pepper powder. Add ghee and mix well.

* Avoid ghee if it is served for adults.
* Add salt while frying so that salt will get mixed up evenly.

Eggless French Toast


Bread (wholemeal pref)              - 4 slices  
Besan                                          - 3 tsp
Rice flour                                    - 1 tsp
Semolina (rava)                          - 1 tsp
Onion (small)                             -1 tsp
chat masala                               - 1/4tsp 
Paneer cubes                             - 4 or 5 small
Salt                                            - little
pepper                                       - little

Method : 

Mix the  flour, rava, salt ,pepper,chat masala and finely cut onions in a bowl. Keep  paneer cubes in 3 or 4 tbsp of water in a bowl and heat it for about 2 min in microwave to make it soft. Take it out and squeeze the water from the paneer and crumble them and add to the flour mixture. Add the water squeezed from paneer to this to make a thick paste.  Heat a  tawa .Take a bread slice and spread the paste on one side and put it on the hot tawa and put little butter on the sides and roast it. Just flip over and roast the other side too.. Do the same for the other slices too. 

This is a very good evening snack for the kids who raid the kitchen otherwise !

Green Peas and Pudina Vadai

    Green Peas - 1 cup
    Onion - 1 finely chopped
    Pudina leaves - 1 cup
    Ginger - 2 inches
    Green chillies - 3
    Gram flour - 1 tbsp
    Salt - to taste
    Oil - to fry
  Grind the green peas coarsely. Grind pudina leaves, green chillies and ginger. Mix the ground green peas and pudina,ginger, green chillies and chopped onion . Add gram flour just to bind the mixture. Add salt and sprinkle little water in case required and mix well. Take small balls and make it in vada shape and deep fry it in oil.

Pudina Pakoda

   Potato - one small grated
   Carrot - one grated
   Beans - 4 to 5 chopped finely
   Pudina leaves - 1 cup
   Gram flour - 1 cup
   Rice flour - 1/4 cup
   Bombay Rava - 1 tsp
   Green chillies - 3
   Ginger - 1 to 2 inches
   Salt - to taste
   Oil - to fry

Grind pudina,ginger and green chillies together. Mix it with gram flour, rice flour, rava, salt.Add the grated vegetables to the mixture. Use very less water to sprinkle on the mixture and mix it well. Make small balls and deep fry it. Pakodas are ready.

Paneer Tikka by Uma Sridharan

Party menu recipe posted by Uma Sridharan

Large block of Paneer                         1
Onion                                                 1
Capsicum                                           1
Ripe hard Tomato                               1
finely chopped Coriander leaves        handful
To Marinate:
Curd                                                    1 cup
Ginger - Garlic paste                          1 tbsp
jeera powder                                       1 tsp
Salt to taste
Red chili Powder                                 1 tsp
Cut Paneer into 1/2" thick cubes. Cut all vegetables into cubes. Mix all ingredients for marinade and keep aside. Marinate  vegetables and paneer separately. Keep the marinated paneer in fridge for atleast 2 hrs.
Heat oil in a kadai and fry marinated paneer till done. Fry vegetables also. Arrange fried vegetables and paneer in a serving plate.
Garnish with coriander.

Wheat Veggie Rolls by Bhooma Sudhakar

Wheat based recipe by Bhooma Sudakar

 Atta – 2 cup
Maida – 1 cup
Carrot, cabbage, capsicum, peas – one cup each (finely chopped)
Green chillis – 2
Pepper powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry.
Mix the atta and maida with salt and water, make dough.
Heat the pan, pour little oil, add green chillis, all veggis stir well and half cook it. add pepper powder and salt. Keep it aside till it cools.
Make a small balls of atta, roll them into small pooris.
Take one spoon full of mixed veggis place it in one corner of the round, and roll it nicely and close the ends as the stuffing should not cum out when you fry. (make sure that you remove the green chills before stuffing)
Heat the pan, add oil, put the rolls one by one fry both the sides till it turns golden.
Now, Hot Wheat Veggi rolls are ready to serve with tomato sauce.  
suggestion :- pls add the green chillis, as whole. as it will be difficult to remove before stuffing..