Sev Chaat

Another tasty chaat …….

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Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 2 x tins boiled chickpeas (drained)
  • 1 large red onion (chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 4 tbspns coriander (chopped)
  • 4 tbspns mint leaves (chopped)
  • ½ cup imli chutney (tamarind & date chutney)
  • ½ cup whipped yogurt (if the yogurt is thick add some water and whip with fork)
  • 1 large potato peeled, cubed and boiled
  • Chaat masala to your taste
  • 2 cups sev nimko

Procedure:

-Mix everything together except sev. Mix well.

-Dish out and put a layer of sev on the top.

-Sprinkle some chaat masala and serve.

Shakkarkandi Snack (Sweet Potatoes – Hawker Style)

My favorite street hawker snack …..

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Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 2 sweet potatoes, medium sized, boiled with skin to perfection
  • 2 mandarins/ raw oranges (khattian)
  • Some chaat masala

Procedure:

-Boil the sweet potatoes, let them cool for 20 minutes and then gently peel off the skin.

-Cut into cubes, place them onto your serving dish, squeeze orange juice all over and sprinkle some chaat masala. Poke some toothpicks and serve.

Satay Chicken Sticks

These satay sticks are made according to my recipe and preferences but I have given you a plenty of choices, you can change it accordingly but my recipe is Ayesha’s Kitchen’s recipe, do try this and let me know …

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg boneless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 4 – 6 tbspns satay sauce*
  • 2 tbspns olive oil

Procedure:

-Take chicken breasts or thigh meat, I prefer breast piece because its odourless, low in cholesterol and pure white meat, well you can take thigh meat because it is very moist and very juicy, up to you, wash and pat with a kitchen towel.

-Chunk them.

-Marinade them in half of the satay sauce. Well here I have said 4 – 6 tbspns, that is up to you, if you like satay sauce than 6 tbspns otherwise I prefer 4 tbspns because I don’t like it much. I use it just For adding a peculiar satay taste.

-Marinade it For 20 minutes.

-Now pass skewers* through them, one skewer For 5 – 6 pieces.

-Now grill them in a preheated oven For 20 minutes or on charcoal grill or in a Frying pan with a tbspn of olive oil For 30 minutes, but the best part is on charcoal grill.

Outcome:

Now serve it hot on sautéed vegetables bed with a drizzle of the remaining satay sauce.

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Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-Marinade well.

Servings:

This will serve 4 persons easily.

 

*Refer to glossary

Aalu Pakoras

Aalu Pakoras are lovely and one of the Famous street Foods of South Asia, do try them and let me know your remarks …

Ingredients:

  • 2 potatoes sliced thinly
  • 2 cups gram Flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • Some salt
  • Some red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 tbspn cracked dry coriander
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 2 green chillies sliced
  • Oil For Frying

Procedure:

-Combine all the ingredients except oil in a bowl and make Fine mixture.

-Keep aside For 20 – 30 minutes and heat oil.

-Take 1 tbspn of this mixture and deep Fry

-Take out on an absorbent paper and serve immediately.

Outcome:

Tasty aalu pakore are ready to be served.

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Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-Avoid lumps and do not make thin mixture.

-Adjust salt and pepper according to your will.

Servings:

This will serve 3 -4 persons easily.

Aalu* Bengan* Ke Pakore (Potato Eggplant Fritters)

Aalu Bengan ke Pakore is a South Asian vegetarian appetizer, do try this and let me know your remarks …

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of gram Flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric powder
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • 1 potato sliced
  • ½ egg plant sliced
  • 1 – 2 green chillies sliced
  • Oil For Frying
  • ½ tspn cracked dry coriander
  • ½ onion sliced

Procedure:

-Mix all the ingredients given except oil and mix well.

-Keep aside For 20 – 30 minutes.

-Heat oil. Now take a tbspn of this mixture and Fry, try to use your hands to make Pakoras.

-Take out on an absorbent paper and serve hot.

Outcome:

Tasty potato eggplant Pakoras are ready to be served.

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Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-Do not make very thin mixture.

-Avoid lumps.

-Slice potatoes and eggplant into thin slice.

Serving:

This will serve 4 persons easily.

Keema Samosa

Keema samosa is one of the customised Forms of samosas, mainly they are stuffed with potatoes and peas but just to try something different, I think this is the best thing to have …

Ingredients:

  • Oil For Frying

FOR FILLING

FOR PASTRY

  • Samosa dough
  • Some lose Flour

Procedure:

-Take a little bit of samosa dough and Flat it with the roller pin. Use lose Flour if necessary.

-Make a thin Chapatti like thing. (Thin and round disc like shape)

-With a sharp knife divide it into half.

-Now place a tbspn of roasted mincemeat in the middle of the half chapatti.

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Ayesha's Kitchen

-Now take point “A” and pin it with point “P”. Like This,

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Ayesha's Kitchen

-Then take point “B” and seal it with point “P” too.

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Ayesha's Kitchen

-Press the seal with your Fingers.

-Do the same with others.

-Heat oil and deep Fry them.

Outcome:

Tasty Keema* samosas* are ready to be served.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-Use lose Flour only when its needed.

Servings:

This will serve 6 – 12 persons easily.

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