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Turn beets into a delicious fried snack, beets cutlet or fritters… Lately, I’ve been obsessed with beet juice and even made my Man drink it. He frowned and then gulped it down. For that, he deserved a delicious snack out of beets. Made this beetroot cutlet on a Sunday evening and we both enjoyed it. You wouldn’t feel the earthy beet taste in this...

Indian style chicken quesadilla, chicken stuffing made in the Instant Pot… Quesadilla is a popular Mexican dish, it’s basically stuffed tortillas. In this recipe, I have pressure cooked the chicken in the Instant Pot. Used aromatic Indian spices to season the chicken and for making the chicken stuffing. Chicken stuffing is placed between the tortillas,...

Low oil, low calorie and healthy chicken pakoras or fritters made in the T-Fal Actifry… Crispy chicken fritters or pakoras made in the Actifry. I’m quite impressed at how crispy these fritters turned out when air fried. It’s prefectly healthy and guilt free snack, enjoy with a cup of cardamom tea. Cooking Video Save Print Air Fried Crispy...

Battered Cauliflower air fried in T-Fal Actifry and stir fried in an amazing sauce… If you shy away from deep frying like me, T-Fal Actifry will be a great addition to your kitchen. Before owning an Airfryer, for deep frying I always used less oil or went with pan frying or baking or grilling. T-Fal Actifry is just phenomenal, now I can make all the crispy...

Beef stuffed Poori- ground beef cooked in the Instant Pot and stuffed in wheat dough and fried till golden. I used ground beef, cooked along with mixed veggies and added some spices, cooked for 15 minutes at high pressure in IP and then cooked in saute mode till all the water has evaporated. If you don’t have IP, you can cook ground beef in a pressure cooker...

Potstickers with chicken filling, wrappers made from scratch… If you are looking for a non-fried appetizer this is a good one to make. You can either make the wrapper from scratch or use store bought wrappers. I would say making wrappers from scratch is not that hard, just follow the recipe and you will make some good tasting wrappers. Any kinds of filling...

Crispy fritters with cauliflower… Turn cauliflower into fritters, makes a perfect appetizer or an evening snack. An easy recipe and is gluten free. Cooking Video: Save Print Cauliflower Fritters Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Appetiser Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  35 mins   Ingredients...

Crispiest Calamari rings… One of my favorite appetizers is Fried Calamari. If I find this on the menu when I dine out, I mostly go with this. Not all restaurants serve crispy calamari though. Sometimes it doesn’t turn that crispy, it’s just fried and that really disappoint me. I’d been trying to fry crispy calamari for a while now. Finally,...

Crispy and crunchy noodles pakora or fritters… Turn noodles into a delicious appetizer or evening snack. While browsing for fancy noodle recipes, I stumbled upon the recipes for making noodles pakora. I’m quite impressed by this idea and this was exactly the kind of recipe I was searching for. I used cooked chow mein noodles, you could use any kind of...

Leftover turkey got a fancy makeover: stuffed the crepes with turkey and fried… After Thanksgiving, we obviously serve turkey for the next few days. I’ve been having turkey for the last 3 days and my Man has started to frown. I had some more leftover turkey that I wanted to serve for tonight’s dinner. I had to turn that into something fancy and...