Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Bruschetta is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled/baked bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include different toppings like chopped tomatoes, onions, beans, cheese, basil, etc. I am sharing my homemade version with you all today. It’s inception in my kitchen was completely co-incidental. Better half got Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese and we planned to have tomato and buffalo … Continue reading Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Sev Puri – Shack Saturdays Special

Wishing you all a very Happy 69th Indian Independence Day! Today’s recipe is a lip smacking street food of India ‘Sev Puri’. Nowadays, it has become so popular that not just the street vendors but even big restaurants serve it. The base of this dish is the Puri (Fried Flour Crispies). The basic ingredients of Sev Puri are Puri, Sev (thin strands of gram flour which are deep-fried and … Continue reading Sev Puri – Shack Saturdays Special

Bread Pizza – Shack Saturdays Special

Lip-smacking breakfast recipe ‘Bread Pizza’ is here this weekend. It was never so simple to make pizzas at home. Busy moms be ready to delight your kids. Below are the simple steps for you all; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 12-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Bread Main Equipment  Oven Course Breakfast/Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                             … Continue reading Bread Pizza – Shack Saturdays Special

Papdi (Fried Flour Crispies)

A tea time classic and a very popular Indian Snack. Papdis (Fried Flour Crispies) are very versatile. These can be had as is or can be turned into Papdi Chaat, Sev Puri, Dahi Bhalla Chaat or more. It is so delectable and easy to make. Needs just 3 ingredients and oil for deep frying. Here’s the step by step recipe for you all; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes … Continue reading Papdi (Fried Flour Crispies)

Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) – Shack Saturdays Special

The very healthy and tasty Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) is here this weekend. Oats have the highest amount of soluble fibre amongst all grains and support healthy digestion. This nutrient-dense food can be had in so many different ways. Beyond the breakfast bowl, these can be added to cookies, breads, pancakes and more. It is great as a snack or main-course. I learnt … Continue reading Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) – Shack Saturdays Special

My better half wanted to eat Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) last week when we were travelling. The other day when he got back from work I surprised him with Chicken ki Tikki with Red Chilli Garlic Chutney/Dip and he was super excited. We completely loved the patties and I am so sure these are going to tickle your tastebuds too. So here’s this Shack Saturdays Special … Continue reading Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) – Shack Saturdays Special

Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

All Hail The Potato! Here’s the very popular and versatile Indian street food. Made with spiced potatoes. Serve with Mint & Coriander Chutney and Natural Yogurt. It’s also perfect for fasts if you use Sendha Namak (Rock Salt) instead of the usual salt. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Boiled Potatoes Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                             … Continue reading Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

Masala Sandwich

Here’s the good old Masala Sandwich. Made with spiced potato stuffing. Serve with Tomato Sauce or Mint & Coriander Chutney. It has been a favourite breakfast or brunch recipe at home. It’s so easy to make and so delicious. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes & Bread Course Breakfast/Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled … Continue reading Masala Sandwich

Bread Rolls (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Crispy bread rolls made from mashed potatoes, mozzarella cheese and water soaked bread. An absolutely delicious starter. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 20-25 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes & Bread Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled Potatoes  4 medium Bread Slices  8 crustless Mozzarella Cheese  1 1/2 cup grated Onion  1 large finely chopped Coriander Leaves  2 tablespoons chopped Green Chillies 2 chopped Chaat Masala or Black Salt  1 … Continue reading Bread Rolls (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Punjabi Samosa

A tea time classic and the most popular Indian snack. Tastes superb with tomato ketchup or chutney. Preparation Time 30-45 minutes Cooking Time 7-10 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes, Maida (Refined Flour) Course Snack Level Of Cooking Low to Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled Potatoes  4 medium Refined Flour (Maida)  2.5 cups Carom Seeds (Ajwain)  1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds  (Jeera)  2 teaspoons Coriander Seeds  1 teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor)  1.5 teaspoons Coriander Powder … Continue reading Punjabi Samosa