Sweet & Tangy Samosa Chaat

A much loved classic street food with a robust combination of sweet, spicy, & tangy flavors-all in one go! Ingredients For the Chana/Chickpea Masala:Dried chickpeas – 1cup, soaked overnightOnion- 1, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste – 1 tspTomatoes- 2, finely choppedChole masala- 1 tspTurmeric powder- 1/4 tspRed chili powder – 1 tspCumin powder – 1/2 tspGaram masala

Drums of Heaven Chicken Lollipops

Swap the traditional chicken wings for the famous Calcutta Chinatown style succulent chicken drumsticks with a twist on the good old chicken lollipops! Ingredients:Chicken drumsticks- 6 piecesOnion- 1, finely chopped All purpose flour/maida- 5 tspCornstarch – 2 tbspChicken stock – 4 tbspSoy sauce – 2 tspGreen chili sauce – 1 tspRed chili sauce – 4

Paneer 65

Lipsmacking deep-fried cottage cheese fritters that is spicy & deliciously flavorful! Ingredients:Paneer- 100 gMaida/all purpose flour – 1 tbspRice flour- 2 tbspCorn flour- 2 tbspGinger-garlic paste- 1 tspRed chili powder – 1 tspTurmeric powder – 1/4 tspSoya sauce –  tspRed food color- a pinch (optional)Lemon juice – 1 tspCurry leaves- A sprigSalt- To tasteWater- As

Murgh Methi Malai

This succulently delicious melt-in- your mouth chicken appetizer will steal the thunder out of your meal!!!! Ingredients:Chicken – 500 g, cut into medium size pieces ( I used drumsticks & thighs)Ginger-garlic paste-  2 tbspPepper powder – 1 tspCardamom powder1/4 tspGreen chilies – 3Cheddar cheese, grated- 4 tspCorn flour- 2 tspFresh cream- ½ cupCurd- ½ cupDried

Sweet Potato Tikkis

The sweet succulence of the sweet potatoes combined with the tongue-tickling excitement of Indian spices gives this snack a healthy twist to the usual aloo tikki! Ingredients: Sweet potatoes- 2, boiled Onion-1, finely chopped Ginger- 1”, finely minced Green peas- 1/2 cup, boiled Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp Coriander powder-1/2 tsp Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp Pepper

Pinwheel Samosas / Indian Style Spiced Potato Pinwheels

A mouthwatering appetizer that is generously packed with spicy savory filling! Ingredients: Whole wheat flour / atta – 1 cupRava / sooji / semolina – 1/4 cupPotatoes- 2, boiled & mashedGreen peas – 1/2 cup, boiledGreen chilies- 2, finely choppedDry chili flakes- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tspGaram masala powder – 1/2 tspCumin powder / jeera

Pakistani Style Lemony Pepper Chicken

Spicy & tangy chunks of chicken marinated in pepper & cooked in subtle spices!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium size pieces Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Yogurt- 100 g Black pepper powder- 4 tsp Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp Black peppercorns- 5 Cardamom pods- 2 Cloves- 2 Cinnamon stick- 1” inch Bay