Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Masala Peanuts

Peanuts have high nutritional value. So, this masala peanuts is good in both ways for health and taste buds.

1) Peanuts( boiled) - 1cup
2) Onions - 1/2 cup chopped
3) Green chillies - 1 to 2
4) Coriander powder - 1tblsp
5) Chat masala powder - 1 tsp
6) Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
6) Oil - 2tblsp
7) Coriander leaves for garnish
8) Lime juice - 2tsp
10) Salt to taste

Pressure cook peanuts with required salt and keep it aside.

In a kadai, heat oil and add the chopped onions along with green chillies. Fry till golden brown,add the peanuts and fry it in medium high flame for about a minute. Bring back the flame to medium, add coriander powder, chat masala powder, red chilly powder and salt if needed. Cook for few more minutes till the water is absorbed. Garnish it with coriander leaves. Switch off the stove and add lime juice.

Hot masala peanuts is ready. Enjoy with your tea or just as a snack.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Masala Bread Rolls

Bread rolls are tasty tea time snack. If you have some leftover bread, you can make a new dish in no time. This can also be a starter for a party.


1) Bread slices - 6 to 7
2) Potatoes( medium size) - 2 to 3
3) Coriander powder - 1 tblsp
4) Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
5) Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
6) Garam masala - 1 tsp
7) Chat powder - 1 tsp
8) Mint leaves - few
9) Ginger - 1 tsp
10) Green chilly - 1 to 2
11) Coriander leaves - few
12) Salt to taste
13) Water
14) Oil for frying.

Boil and mash potatoes. To it add all the powders.

Grind all the fresh ingredients with very little water. Then add the ground paste to the potatoes. Add salt to it.

Take the bread slices and cut the edges. Take very little water in a bowl. Sprinkle some water on the bread slices to make it soft, so that it is easy to roll. Take a bread slice and place some potato mixture in centre of the bread and roll it, join the edges with little water. Repeat the same for all the bread slices.

In a kadai,heat oil and deep fry the bread rolls.

Hot masala bread rolls is ready and can be served with tomato sauce or mint chutney. Enjoy.

Tip: You can also add few vegetables like carrot and green peas to the potato mixture to make it more healthier and tastier.