Tag Archives: Spicy

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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Mathri (Salted Crackers)

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Mathris are similar to salted crisp crackers and are a very popular afternoon snack. Traditionally, mathris are served with spicy pickles.

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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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Methi Chutney (Fenugreek Chutney)

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Methi Chutney is a popular North Indian condiment. Methi Chutney is packed with flavors, sourness from mango, sweetness from raisins; some bitterness from fenugreek, mixed with spices it has a very unique taste. Traditionally this is served with Kachories (fried puffed bread with lentils) and Puri (fried puffed bread).

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Methi Thepla

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Methi Thepla is favorite Gujarati snack bread. It is very flavorful and makes for a great travel or picnic food.

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Mixed Vegetable Pakoras

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These Mixed Vegetable Pakoras are an all-time favorite snack in India. There are endless variations of pakoras, which are also known as bhajias. Mixed vegetable pakoras as the name suggests are made with a variety of vegetables. Pakoras are great as an appetizer or snack for any type of the gathering. They are perfect for a rainy day, and even more delicious paired with a cup of hot spicy chai.

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Okra Tomato Curry

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Crispy okra (bhindi) served with a flavorful tomato curry is a mouthwatering side dish. You will sure to impress your guests with this unique dish!

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Paneer Bhurji

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Paneer bhurji is a delightful and spicy paneer dish. Paneer bhurji is a quick and easy recipe to make, made from crumbled paneer simmered in spicy tomato gravy. Paneer bhurji tastes great with roti, paratha, or even with regular bread! This is also makes a good stuffing for dosas or vegetable Frankie rolls.

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Paneer Tikka Masala

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Paneer Tikka Masala is a gourmet dish which is simple to cook but very flavorful. Marinated paneer with tomato gravy makes a delightful dish for a formal dinner.

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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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Paratha Samosa

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These Paratha Samosas are a delicious twist on traditional samosas and aloo parathas. Who doesn’t enjoy samosas or aloo parathas? Although the ingredients are the same as samosas, they are made like a paratha. And they taste absolutely delicious! You can now enjoy both your favorites (samosa and paratha) at the same time.

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Pav Vada (Potato Patty With Bun)

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Pav is a soft bun bread. Vada is a spicy potato mixture coated with gram flour batter and deep fried. This is a very popular dish for people in Mumbai, it’s often sold by road side vendors.

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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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Potato in Coconut Gravy

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This is a beautiful looking dish! Mouthwatering, heat from red chilies and sweet and sourness from tamarind make this dish exotic. This is a great dish for me and our family when we want a change from our regular tomato or yoghurt based gravy.

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Sabudana Khichdi (Spicy Tapioca)

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Sabudana also known as Tapioca makes a great Khichdi. This recipe is mildly spiced and peanuts give it a light crunch. Tapioca khichdi is great for breakfast or as a snack and it tastes delicious.

This is a great gluten free dish.

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