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Indian starter recipes

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Indian starter recipes. Get inspired and try out new things.
Malai Chicken Tikka, or murgh malai is a mouthwatering juicy grilled chicken recipe, with chicken pieces marinated in chilies, garlic, lemon, spices. and cream (malai in Hindi). A little different...

Malai Chicken Tikka, or murgh malai is a mouthwatering juicy grilled chicken recipe, with chicken pieces marinated in chilies, garlic, lemon, spices. and cream (malai in Hindi). A little different...

Mini Dal Pakwan Chaat Recipe - A Perfect Party Snack

6908 · 65 minutes · The Mini Dal Pakwan Chaat is a delicious take on the classic Sindhi breakfast dish where the crispy puri are topped with hot chana dal, some onions, green chutney, sweet chutney and pomegranates making it absolutely lip smacking for parties. Traditional these pakwan made from maida or whole wheat flour and deep fried, but in this recipe we have made it using multigrain flour, giving it a very nutty taste. Serve these Mini Dal Pakwan Chaat as an evening snack or as an appetizer for parties…

21 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli, Red powder
  • 2 Chillies, Green
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate fruit, Fresh Kernels
Condiments
  • 1/4 cup Chutney, Sweet
  • 1/4 cup Chutney, Green
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala, powder
  • 2 Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 tsp Cumin
Dairy
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
Frozen
  • 1 sprig Curry, leaves
Other
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 1 cup Chana dal (bengal gram dal)
  • 1/4 cup Sev
palak chaat recipe | palak pakoda chaat | spinach pakora chaat

5 · 20 minutes · easy palak chaat recipe | palak pakoda chaat | spinach pakora chaat

22 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli, powder
  • 1 Chilli, powder
  • 2 tbsp Onion
  • 1 Potato
Refrigerated
  • 2 tbsp Curd
Condiments
  • 2 tsp Chutney, green
  • 2 tsp Tamarind chutney
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 Cumin, powder
Deli
  • 1 Salad
Liquids
  • 1 Water
Other
  • aamchur
  • ¼ tsp ajwain
  • 1 cup Besan
  • 2 tbsp Boondi
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • chaat masala
  • 1 bunch Palak leaves
  • 2 tbsp Sev
A blog about experimenting and being creative with food and recipes.

Question: What does a Gujju do when you hand her an innovative mould? Answer: She makes dhokla in it :) Absolutely.... when I received my Amazon order of shot glass mould, I definitely wanted to try something different in it. I have seen videos on Facebook where everyone make ice or chocolate or cookie shot glasses filled with vodka, whipped cream, or milk. I wanted to experiment and make an appetizer, a gujju appetizer. Although my recipe is not new, but the idea is. Since these moulds are…

Paneer Potlis are a delicious vegan deep fried snack item stuffed with fresh vegetables making it a perfect party appetizer or starter.

2 · 30 minutes · Paneer Potlis is a deep fried dumpling stuffed with veggies making it a perfect tea time snack or party appetizer

12 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli, powder ((or to taste)*)
  • 1/2 Onion
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups Maida/ plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Oil
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Paneer
Liquids
  • 1 Water as required
Other
  • 1/2 tsp Aamchor powder (dry mango powder)
  • 1/4 cup Capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala ((or to taste))
Samosa Chaatdish (Samosa Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe) via Worthy Pause

"This is you , in a recipe!" That's what my friend Lauren said when I told her about this idea to infuse the most old-school Minnesotan of recipes (hotdish, i.e. casserole) with Indian flavors. And she's right. It me.

Mexican Papdi Chaat!!! I’ve been wanting to make an Indian Fusion appetizer for the holidays and have always had this one in the back of my mind – so I finally brought it to life! I tried to keep this simple -but chaat is ALL about the chutneys so it might seem like a lot of prep work but make it with love yall!!

Mexican Papdi Chaat!!! I’ve been wanting to make an Indian Fusion appetizer for the holidays and have always had this one in the back of my mind – so I finally brought it to life! I tried to keep this simple -but chaat is ALL about the chutneys so it might seem like a lot of prep work but make it with love yall!!

Achari Aloo Tikka (Potatoes Marinated in Spices) recipe by Khushboo Kothari | The Feedfeed

5 · 60 minutes · Baby potatoes marinated generously in pickling spices and cooked to perfection. This Indian tandoori appetizer is made at home without a tandoor. Skillet, air-fryer, grilling, and baking instructions included.

1 ingredient

Ingredients
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Methi Garlic Pakoda Chaat | Naturally Nidhi

2 · 45 minutes · This Methi Garlic Pakoda Chaat paired with lemon and herb yogurt features unique flavors from green garlic. Serve this lentil fritters chaat with cilantro and chili-garlic chutneys for a perfect party appetizer.

41 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, tender stems
  • 1 1/4 cup Coriander
  • 1/2 cup Garlic (, finely chopped or 3-4 cloves garlic, green
  • 14 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 3 inch Ginger
  • 5 Green chile
  • 1 tbsp Lemon, zest
  • 1/2 cup Mint
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts, roasted
  • 1 Pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup Red bell peppers
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup Spring onions
Condiments
  • 4 tbsp Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/2 cup Methi
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 Salt
  • 2 pinch Salt
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Oil
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin
Drinks
  • 2 tbsp Ice water
Dairy
  • 2 cups Hung curd or greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Milk
Frozen
  • 1 cup Eyed beans (, whole or split daal), black
Liquids
  • 2 tbsp Water
Other
  • boondi (chickpea flour droplets)
  • chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp Deggi mirch masala
  • 1/4 cup Yellow moong dal (petite split yellow lentils)
  • 1/4 cup split green moong dal (split green gram lentils)
  • sev (bhujiya)