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Sabudana Tapas

Sabudana Tapas

With soft, crunchy, and toasted textures, all mixed in one mini cocktail cup, this sabudana (sago/tapioca) appetizer is quick to make and absolutely mouthwatering. It has layers of tamarind/cilantro chutney, sabudana, veggies, potatoes, and spices for a chaat style dish! Sabudana, sago or tapioca pearls used to be one of the major components of my mother’s lavish and only meal of her fasting days. Yes, staying hungry for the entire day for your husband’s long life or for your child’s bright future are some bizarre but legendary beliefs of my beloved India. Well, enough on the incredibility of this country, let me tell you about the dish I have created based on traditional sabudana. Reflecting an individual color, each layer of this Sabudana Tapas has its own burst of flavor. The bottom-most layer of tamarind chutney gives a hint of piquantness while the middle layer of sabudana is lightly tossed with spices like salt, pepper and sugar to maintain its subtlety. The soft and elastic sabudana are introduced with crunchy peanuts and roasted namkeen, an …

Savory Power Pancakes with Coconut-Mint Dip and Corn-Tomato Relish

Savory Power Pancakes with Coconut-Mint Dip and Corn-Tomato Relish

These deliciously healthy, protein-packed savory pancakes are full of ground lentils and fresh vegetables. It makes a great snack when you are low on energy or as a breakfast. Top it off with some coconut-mint dip and a fresh corn-tomato relish, and you have a perfect spring snack! With the combination of a variety of lentils and rice, this dish is a super wholesome meal to enjoy. Packed with amazing flavors and loads of protein, this nutritious breakfast is especially good for growing kids. STEP BY STEP: 5 from 1 vote Print Savory Lentil Power Pancakes with Coconut-Mint Dip and Corn-Tomato Relish Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 30 mins   These deliciously healthy, protein-packed savory pancakes are full of ground lentils and fresh vegetables. It makes a great nutritious snack when you are low on energy or as a breakfast. Top it off with some coconut-mint dip and a fresh corn-tomato relish, and you have a perfect spring snack! Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack Cuisine: Indian Keyword: healthy, lentils, protein Servings: …

Sprouted Rose Dahi Chaat

Sprouted Rose Dahi Chaat

Indian street food at its best!! This papdi chaat has been made with a unique touch; Rose yogurt! It consists of even layers of papdi, baked puris, fresh sprouts, potatoes, rose infused yogurt, spices, and sev. The creamy notes of the delicate yogurt perfectly complement the Tangy freshness of the sprouts, while the flavor of the spices really cut through the whole dish. It’s a really cohesive, flowery dish and brings the impeccable flavors of street food to the comfort of home! STEP BY STEP: 5 from 1 vote Print Sprouted Rose Dahi Chaat Total Time 30 mins   Indian street food at its best!! This papdi chaat has been made with a unique touch; Rose yogurt! It consists of even layers of papdi, baked puris, fresh sprouts, potatoes, rose infused yogurt, spices, and sev. It’s a really cohesive, flowery dish and brings the impeccable flavors of street food to the comfort of home! Course: Appetizer, Snack Cuisine: Indian Servings: 6 Calories: 109 kcal Author: Nidhi Bothra Ingredients 1 1/2 cup yogurt , hung 1 …