Hari Chutney – Cilantro Chutney

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Hari chutney is a blend of fresh cilantro (green coriander) and variety of spices. Hari chutney is a “must” with pakoras, samosas, chaats, and many popular Indian snacks. Like ketchup and other popular condiments, hari chutney can be used in a variety of different ways! Ingredients: 1 big bunch of chopped Cilantro (green coriander) 3 green chopped chilies 3 tablespoons of lemon juice 1/2 inch ginger 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1…

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…ying pan and once its hot dip palak leaf in the batter and fry it in oil. Remove when it’s fried and keep the Pakoras on a paper towel to remove excess oil. Arranging the Papadi and Garnishing: Mash the potato’s and mix with hari cilantro chutney. Arrange the papadi on the plate. Place one palak pakora on each papadi. Now place spicy potato mixture on top of each palak pakora. Put drop of yogurt and tamarind chutney as shown in the picture. Add…

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Pav Vada (Potato Patty With Bun)

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…lled peanuts 1 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoons dry coconut powder 4 whole dry red chilies adjust to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt adjust to taste Also Needed Oil to fry 6 buns For Garnishing 1/4 cup tamarind chutney 1/4 cup hari cilantro chutney 1 thinly sliced tomato Some lettuce leaves Method Peanut Chutney Dry roast peanuts on medium heat until peanuts lightly change color. Add red chilies and roast for another minute until chili become…

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Methi Chutney (Fenugreek Chutney)

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…oker add 1-1/2 cups of water and all the ingredients except sugar cook over medium high heat. After cooker start steaming lower the heat to medium and let it cook for about 8-10 minutes. Open the pressure cooker after steamed has escaped, mix it well mash the mango slices. Add the sugar, mix it well and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes. Chutney should have consistency of thick gravy, if needed add little more water. Methi chutney can be served warm…

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Mint Chutney – Indian Condiment

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Mint chutney is a delicious condiment, blend of mint and cilantro combined with spices. Most Indian snacks are incomplete without chutney. Chutney also tastes great with a main meal. Try using mint chutney as a spread for your sandwiches – it tastes great! Recipe will serve 6. Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup packed mint (podina) leaves all the stems removed 1 cup packed Cilantro (hara dhania)roughly…

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Veggie Pops in Cucumber vase with Green Apple chutney

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…into the veggie bites and place in the cucumber vase. Decorate with mint leaves. To serve the chutney, cut about 2 inch piece of cucmber. Slice vertically in half and scoop out the interior. Pat dry and spoon the green apple chutney on it. Veggie pops in cucumber vase with green apple chutney is now ready to be served! Additional Notes Not only do the veggie pops taste great with the chutney, the carrot sticks and cucumber taste great with the…

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Chaat Bites

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…or to drain out the liquid) Salt to taste 1 Cup Fine Sev For Date/Tamarind (Red) chutney: 5 dates 1 tbsp tamarind paste 1 tbsp of jaggery 1 tsp black salt 1 tsp red chili powder 2 tsp cumin powder 1 1/4 cup of water For Mint/Cilantro (Green) chutney: 2 cups Mint leaves (washed) 1 cup Cilantro leaves (washed) 2-3 green chilies salt to taste pinch of jaggery 2-3 tbsp of water Method Take the chickpeas in a microwave safe bowl. Add 2 tsp chaat…

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Moong Dal Soup

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…ful yet simple and easy to make. serve 4. Ingredients For the Soup 1 cup split yellow Moong dal, washed (available in Indian grocery stores) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 3 cups water Approximately 1/4 cup of Hari Cilantro Chutney For the Seasoning 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) Pinch of asafetida (hing) For the Garnish (optional) 1 tablespoon ginger, finely sliced 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice…

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Date And Raisin Chutney (Khajoor and Kishmish Chutney)

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Date and Raisin chutney! This exotic sweet and sour chutney is mildly spiced, this will compliment any meal. This recipe is quick and easy to make. Serve 6. Ingredients 1 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 inch Ginger sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt adjust to taste 1 teaspoon cumin seed roasted powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder adjust to taste 2 black cardamom Approx. 3/4…

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Grilled Tofu Sandwich

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…olls 4-¼ inch thick firm tofu slices (tofu usually comes in 16oz blocks soaked in water and each of these will make approx. 12 slices) 1 zucchini slices of tomatoes Few pieces of romaine lettuce 2 tablespoons olive oil ¼ cup Hari Cilantro Chutney 2 teaspoons sugar About 1/8 teaspoon salt Method Prepare sandwich ingredients: Slice tofu into ¼” thickness and pat dry. Wash and remove ends of zucchini, then cut lengthwise into approx. ⅛” thick…

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Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas

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…ng and try to fold in triangle shape so that it looks like Samosa. Secure with a toothpick or clove to have a nice, tight package. Place the Samosas on a plate and repeat with remaining leaves. Serve with the Red Bell Pepper Chutney and garnish with cilantro. For garnishing, I used 1/4 Green Bell pepper as a bowl for Red chutney and 1 radicchio red cabbage leaf to serve Samosas in it. Additional Notes: Use small cabbages as they will be…

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Tamarind Chutney

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…ients. Mix and taste. Add more sugar, salt or pepper as needed. Chutney can be refrigerated for two to three months. Serving suggestion: Tamarind chutney is delicious with samosas, pakoras, drizzled over dahi vadas, bhel poori, or any kind of chat. It is also delicious as a dipping sauce for French fries and as a spread over crackers. Try drizzling over rice to add a unique flavor to plain rice. Variations To use as a dip, thicker chutney is…

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Eggplant and Mushroom Wrap with Roasted Red Pepper and Sun Dried Tomato Chutney

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…ound 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed (dhania), ground 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 2 tablespoons yogurt 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1 carrot, washed, peeled and shredded (adds crunch) 1/2 cup crumbled paneer 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Roasted Red Pepper Chutney 4 warm rotis Method Melt ghee in large sauté pan, over medium heat. Add sliced eggplant, mushrooms, chopped green chilies, chopped ginger and salt. Cook until eggplant and mushrooms are…

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Veggie Burger (kala Chana Burger)

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…st to taste 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons oil For garnishing 2 cups cabbage sliced long ways 1 bell pepper seeded and sliced long ways, I am using mix of different bell pepper 2 teaspoons oil 1/4 cup tamarind chutney 1/4 cup hari cilantro chutney For both chutney check my web site I have done these recipe earlier Method In heavy bottom frying pan heat 2 teaspoons of oil and stir-fry cabbage and bell pepper for about 2 minutes, they should be…

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Crispy Veggie Balls with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

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…emperature – this will allow Panko to settle on the veggie balls. Over medium high heat in 10” stir fry pan, place rest of cooking oil and wait until it has heated up. Fry 4-5 balls at a time until golden brown all over. Adjust the heat as necessary during frying. Serve immediately with cilantro dipping sauce (you can substitute with any store-bought cilantro chutney or tomato ketchup) Enjoy!…

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