Finger Foods!

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By Kavita Shyam

Be it the cricket season, soccer season or whether you’re after fun party food, what better way to unwind with your kith n kin at home than to indulge in some yummy delicacies instead of ordering food from outside.
We have expert chefs from experts from a TV channel, to give us some interesting finger food recipes for this exciting season. So here are some finger-licking snacks or finger foods to charge you up or double up as treats for the weekend!

Chef Gautam Mehrishi, gives us a tasty recipe.
Country Style Potatoes

INGREDIENTS
• 5 medium size potatoes

For paste
• 1 tbsp mustard paste
• 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander
• ¼ tsp salt

For rub
• ¼ tsp salt
• 1 tsp crushed black pepper
• ½ tsp paprika powder
• 2 tsp curry and mustard mix powder
• 7 – 8 basil leaves

For greasing olive Oil
• 2 small blocks parmesan cheese

For garnish
• Olive oil
• Mustard and curry powder
• Coriander

PROCESS
• Cut the potatoes wedges and keep them aside.
For paste
• In a bowl, take lemon juice, and mustard paste, mix finely chopped coriander and salt in it.

For rub
• In a different bowl put salt, crushed black pepper, paprika powder, curry and mustard mix, and finely chopped basil. Mix them well.
• Mix potatoes with the prepared rub.
• Put potatoes in an oiled baking dish, and coat them with the prepared paste.
• Now keep the potatoes to bake on 180 – 200 degree centigrade for 18 minutes.
• Garnish the prepared potatoes with olive oil and mustard, curry powder paste, and coriander.
• Your Country Style Potatoes are ready.

By Chef Sabyasachi Gorai, gives us a mesmerising recipe.

CHEESE POPPERS

Zee Khana Khazana - Cheese Poppers

INGREDIENTS
• Cheddar cheese
• Cream cheese
• Garlic
• Parsley
• Thyme
• Salt
• Pepper
• Corn flour
• Bread crumbs
• Egg
• Mayonnaise
• Sweet chillie sauce
• Mustard sauce
• Basil leaves

PROCESS
• In a bowl add chopped garlic, chopped parsley, roughly chopped jalapeno chillies, cheddar cheese, cream, cheese, pepper, salt
• Mix well all the ingredient and make dumplings with the help of corn flour
• Whisk egg in a bowl
• Bread crumbs in another bowl
• Dip dumplings into the whisked egg and then into the breadcrumb.
• Deep fry till golden brown.

For dips:
• Chilly spicy mayonnaise
• In a bowl of mayonnaise, add sweet chili sauce and mix.
• Mustard mayonnaise
• In a bowl of mayonnaise, add mustard sauce and mix

For presentation:
• Garnish it with chili and curly parsley on chilly spicy mayonnaise and basil leaves to the mustard mayonnaise

Chef Pankaj Bhadouria gives is this tantalizing recipe.
Chicken Popcorn

Zee Khana Khazana - Chicken Popcorn

INGREDIENTS

• ½ tsp Dried Sage
• ½ tsp Ground Oregano
• ½ tsp Garlic Powder
• ½ tsp Onion Powder
• ½ tsp Black Pepper powder
• 1 tsp Sugar powder
• ½ tsp Kashmiri lal mirch
• 2 tbsp Refined Flour
• 1 Egg White
• 3-4 tbsp Milk
• 1 cup boneless chicken breast, skinned
• ½ cup Mayonnaise
• 1 Cup Lettuce leaves

PROCESS
• In bowl take oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper powder, powdered sugar, red chili powder and refined flour. Mix it well.
• Take another bowl and Mix egg white and milk.
• Add chicken in refined flour mixture and strain.
• Put chicken in Egg mixture and again put it on flour mixture.
• Mix it well and strain to remove the extra flour.
• Deep fry the chicken until golden brown.
• Take small glass put lettuce leaves then put chicken popcorns.
• Garnish with Mayonnaise and chili flakes.
• Chicken popcorn is ready to serve

Happy Viewing and Bon Appétit!

1 COMMENT

  1. I had cheese poppers once a long time ago and it wasn’t spicy at all but those dips look charming.

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