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Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives with Cranberry Sauce

Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives

Cheese-Stuffed Tandoori Olives — oozing with parmesan and crisped to perfection, these fried olives are coated in a tandoori yogurt marinade for all the flavor! With notes of rosemary and thyme paired with a cranberry dipping sauce for an Indo-Western fusion, this is finger food at its best — and just in time for those Christmas dinner parties!

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Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives

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Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives
Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives with Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
 

Cheese-Stuffed Tandoori Olives — oozing with parmesan and crisped to perfection, these fried olives are coated in a tandoori yogurt marinade for all the flavor! With notes of rosemary and thyme paired with a cranberry dipping sauce for an Indo-Western fusion, this is finger food at its best!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Fusion, Mediterranean
Keyword: party
Custom Category: Appetizers, Fusion
Servings: 8
Calories: 174 kcal
Author: Nidhi Bothra
Ingredients
Tandoori Olives:
  • 2 cups green olives
  • 3 oz parmesan cheese , sliced into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup hung curd or greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary , minced
  • salt , to taste
  • 2 tsp mustard oil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • oil , for frying
Cranberry Sauce:
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • pinch salt
Instructions
Olives:
  1. Stuff the center of your olives with a piece of parmesan cheese. Add in your all purpose flour and toss gently to coat the olives.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together ginger garlic paste, yogurt, red chili powder, amchur, black pepper, cumin powder, chaat masala, oregano, rosemary, salt, mustard oil, and thyme.

  3. Add your olives into the yogurt marinade and gently mix to coat them completely.

  4. Individually or in small batches coat your olives in the panko breadcrumbs and fry until nice and golden brown.

  5. Serve these Cheese-Stuffed Tandoori Olives with a festive cranberry sauce and dig in!

Cranberry Sauce:
  1. Combine the orange juice, sugar, orange zest, salt, and cinnamon together in a pan, and bring it to a gentle boil.

  2. Add in the cranberries and boil them until they begin to burst. Keep it on the thinner side as the sauce will thicken later.

  3. Switch off the gas and take it off the stove. Mix well and let it cool down before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Cheese Stuffed Tandoori Olives with Cranberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 605mg26%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 246IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 133mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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