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Garden Fresh Tapas Recipe by Manjula Garden Fresh Tapas

Garden Fresh Tapas

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This is a mildly spiced, refreshing and healthy appetizer. Tomatoes and cucumbers are filled with sprouted moong or flavored cream cheese. It makes an amazingly colorful finger food that is easy to prepare and tastes incredible.

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Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian Recipe by Manjula Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchuri...

Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian

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Gobi or cauliflower Manchurian is a popular Indo Chinese dish. This is a super delicious appetizer or main dish. Gobi manchurian satisfies your savory and spicy cravings! It consists of fried gobi simmered in a flavorful gravy made with soy sauce and red chili sauce.

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Grilled Corn off the Cob Recipe by Manjula Grilled Corn off the Cob (B...

Grilled Corn off the Cob (Bhutta/Makai)

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My favorite way to have corn is grilled. However, sometimes grilling corn takes a lot of time, with the set up and preparation. This is an easy and no mess recipe. This is a delicious simple twist on the traditional grilled corn on the cob.

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Hara Bhara Kabab (Vegetable Cutlet) Recipe by Manjula Hara Bhara Kabab – Ve...

Hara Bhara Kabab – Vegetable Cutlet

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Hara bhara kabab is a popular tasty treat in Indian restaurants. This spicy delicious snack is deep fried made with spinach and potatoes flavored with spice mix. Hara bhara kabab is crispy outside and soft inside. Hara Bhara Kebabs are absolutely delicious and looks like cutlets.

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Kalmi Vada (Fried Lentil Patties) Recipe by Manjula Kalmi Vada (Fried Lentil Pa...

Kalmi Vada (Fried Lentil Patties)

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Kalmai Vadas are crispy and delicious appetizer. Fried patties made with lentil and potatoes, can be a delightful treat for any party or a tea time snack.

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Khasta Kachori Khasta Kachori

Khasta Kachori

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Khasta Kachori is a delicious, spicy, fried puff pastry. Kachoris are great as an appetizer or as part of a festive meal for any occasion.

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Masala French Fries Masala French Fries

Masala French Fries

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Masala French Fries are an exciting twist on french fries, and they are great to serve with cocktails or as an appetizer.

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Masala Papad Recipe by Manjula Masala Papad (Papad Salad)

Masala Papad (Papad Salad)

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Crispy papad topped with spicy salad makes a very refreshing appetizer. Masala Papad is full of flavors and very tempting. This is a very simple and easy recipe to make.

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Masala Peanuts Masala Peanuts

Masala Peanuts

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Hot and spicy peanuts fried with delicious mix of spices. This makes a great munch for sitting around watching TV or playing games with family and friends.

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Matar Chaat Recipe by Manjula Matar (Matra) Chaat

Matar (Matra) Chaat

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This is a delicious spicy snack. Matar Ki Chaat can be served as a snack or as a main dish with Kulcha or Naan.

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Matar Kachori Mattar Ke Kachori (Spicy Pu...

Mattar Ke Kachori (Spicy Puff Pastry)

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Mattar Kachori is delicious, fried puff pastry filled with spicy green peas. Mouth watering snack also can be served as part of main meal.

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Medu Vada Recipe by Manjula Medu Vada

Medu Vada

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Medu Vadas are a traditional South Indian dish which can be served as a main course, side dish, or snack. This crispy deliciousness is made with spiced urad dal batter and fried in donut shape dumplings. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They are served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.

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Mirchi Vada (Chili Fritters) Recipe by Manjula Mirchi Vada (Chili Fritter)

Mirchi Vada (Chili Fritter)

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Mirchi Vada, or Mirchi Bhaji, is a popular Rajasthani snack. This dish of green chilies filled with spicy potatoes, dipped in batter and fried, makes a mouthwatering snack for people who love hot, spicy food.

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Moong Dal Vada Recipe by Manjula Moong Dal Vada (Bhajia-Pako...

Moong Dal Vada (Bhajia-Pakoras-Fritters)

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Moong Dal Vadas are also known as pakoras, bhajias or fritters. This is a spicy delicious snack crispy outside and soft inside. Moong dal vada is a popular tasty treat.

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Muthia Muthia (Steamed Dumpling)

Muthia (Steamed Dumpling)

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Muthias are steamed spiced dumplings, made with gramflour (besan), cabbage, and spices. They make a tasty appetizer or snack.

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Mysore Bonda Recipe by Manjula Mysore Bonda

Mysore Bonda

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Mysore bondas are fried dumplings made with flour, yogurt and spices. They are crispy outside and fluffy inside. They are delightful treat for any party or a tea time snack, serve them with coconut chutney.

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Paneer Pakoras Recipe by Manjula Paneer Pakoras

Paneer Pakoras

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Paneer Pakora is a delicacy! Marinated paneer (Indian cheese) dipped in a batter and fry makes a crispy, mouthwatering appetizer. Crispy outside and soft inside, these pakoras are addicting! A perfect snack with afternoon tea.

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Pani Puri Pani Puri

Pani Puri

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Pani puris are a great snack, served as chat and found on roadside food carts all over India. They are served filled with spicy water, chickpeas and potatoes.

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Papdi Chaat Papdi (papri) Chaat

Papdi (papri) Chaat

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Papdi (papri) Chaat is my kind of food and there are so many kinds of chaat. Chaat can be found on roadside food carts all over India. Chaat is basically different varieties of snacks served with tamarind or hari (cilantro) chutney or with hot spice mix. The definition of chaat literally is “to taste”.

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Peanut Chaat (Masala Salad) by Manjula Peanut Chaat

Peanut Chaat

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Peanut Chaat is a combination of peanuts, tomatoes, cucumbers and spices. It is a delicious and satisfying snack-not to mention healthy and low-fat! It is easy to make. It can be served as an appetizer or anytime spicy snack.

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