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Thursday, May 28, 2009



A refreshing and filling corn chaat, great for snacking on or as a salad. Preparation time: 10 mins
Serves: 2

2 cups Corns, ½ cup Capsicum (finely chopped), ½ cup tomato (finely chopped), 1 tbsp coriander (finely chopped), ½ cup Onion (finely chopped), 2tsp grated raw mango, 3tsp Chaat Masala, salt for taste, 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 green chili, 1 small size cucumber (finely chopped)

1. Boil the corn in hot water for 2 mins.
2. Remove the corn from water and take it in a bowl.
3. Grind 2 chilies and salt to paste. Add to above Corn.
4. Add capsicum, onion, tomato, cucumber, coriander, grated raw mango, chaat masala, and lemon juice to above corn.
5. Mix well. Garnish it with Green chili. CORN CHAAT is ready to serve :-)


Serves: 2
4 bread slice, ½ cup Tamarind, 1 cup Dates (Seedless), ½ tsp coriander seeds, ½ tsp Jeera, 5-6 mint leaves, 3 green chilies, 1 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp red chili powder, 2 cup coriander, salt for taste, 1 cup shev, 1 onion finely chopped.

Date Tamarind Chutney Preparation:
1. Soak the tamarind in the hot water for half hour.
2. Soak separately the dates (seedless) in hot water for half hour.
3. Grind coriander seeds, jeera, mint leaves, green chilies, garam masala, red chili powder, coriander (1cup) and salt together.
4. Remove the tamarind and dates from water and grind it together to paste.
5. Add the above mixture to the paste and grind it again. If required add little water so that it will be easy to apply it to bread.

BREAD CHAAT Preparation:
1. Cut each bread slice in to 4 pieces. 2. Apply Tamarind & Date Chutney over all the pieces.
3. Spread Shev on it.
4. Garnish it with Onion and remaining coriander.
Bread Chaat is ready to serve :-)


Preparation Time: 20 mins
Serves: 2
1 cup Rava, 1 cup hot water, 4 tbsp ghee (butter), 1 cup Sugar, 3-4 cloves, ½ cup Mango puree, 1 ½ banana sliced, ½ banana crushed, 1 tsp cardamom powder, 4 cashew nuts, 4 almonds and 4 raisins for garnishing, 2 tsp honey.

1. Take 2 tbsp ghee in a pan; add cloves and rava to it. Fry the rava till it turns reddish brown.
2. Add hot water and let it suck completely.
3. Then add sugar to it. Allow it to cook for 3-4 mins.
4. Add Mango Puree and ½ banana crushed to above mixture and mix it well. Cook for 2-3 mins. 5. Now add 1 tbsp of ghee and cardamom powder and cook for 2mins.
6. Take 1tbsp ghee in other pan and fry the 1 banana slices in it.
7. Add the fried slices along with the ghee to the above mixture and cook only for 1 min on low flame.
8. While serving garnish it with cashew nuts, almonds and raisins. Decorate it with remaining banana slices and pour honey on the banana slices :-)