Spicy Honey Cauliflower (Gobhi)- Sweet and Spicy Starter– Party- Party Recipe–Dry Manchurian

Ingredients –

  • Green chilly slice
  • Cauliflower florets – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 1/2 tsp

For batter –

  • Corn flour / Cornstarch – 1/2 cup
  • All purpose flour (maida) – 1/2 cup
  • Black pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Soya sauce – 1 tbsp.
  • Red chili sauce – 2 tbsp.
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp.
  • Honey – 2 tbsp.
  • Vinegar –1 tbsp.
  • Ginger – Garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
  • Chopped garlic – 1 tbsp.
  • Chopped spring onions white and greens – 1/2 cup
  • Vegetable oil  for deep frying

For the garnish –

White Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp.

Method –

  1. Add Corn flour, Maida, black pepper and Salt into a bowl.
  2. Pour water to make a thick batter consistency.
  3. Add the Cauliflower florets and coat them in the batter well.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a kadhai / pan on medium heat.
  5. When the vegetable oil turns hot, drop the batter coated Cauliflower florets in the hot oil.
  6. Fry them until the Cauliflower florets turn crispy and golden in color.
  7. Drain them to a kitchen towel.
  8. Heat a vegetable oil into the other pan on medium heat.
  9. Add chopped garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  10. Add spring onions and sauté for few minutes.
  11. Add tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, and salt to taste.
  12. Mix well and cook for few minutes.
  13. Add chilly paste, Honey and little water, mix well.
  14. Add the fried Cauliflower florets ,toss gently.
  15. Cook on a high heat for 1 to 2 minutes.
  16. Sprinkle  White Sesame seeds and mix.
  17. Turn off the heat.
  18. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion.

How To Make Flavored Paneer(स्वादिष्ट पनीर )–Indian Herbs Paneer–Party Starters–Cottage Cheese

Ingredients –

  • Whole milk –1 liter.
  • Lemon or vinegar.
  • Whole Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp.
  • Red chili flakes (as per your taste).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Chopped Garlic – 1 tbsp.
  • Chopped Coriander leaves/Mint leaves/Garlic leaves – 1 tbsp.

Method –

  1. Bring the milk to boil on medium heat.
  2. When milk comes to boil, switch off the heat.
  3. Add the lemon juice or vinegar and gently stir the milk.
  4. If the milk does not curdle within a short while, add little more vinegar.
  5. Add all ingredients into the curdle milk and mix well.
  6. Place Muslin or Cotton cloth over the container.
  7. Pour the curdle milk into the muslin cloth, drain all the water and squeeze off excess water.
  8. You can use this water later for preparation of  roti/chapati or paratha dough or in vegetable curries.
  9. Add little water to the paneer, while the paneer is still in the muslin cloth to wash away the lemon flavor.
  10. Keep the muslin cloth on a plate, place a heavy object on it for the paneer to set.
  11. Allow the paneer to set for about 20-25 minutes.
  12. After 20-25 minutes remove the cloth from the paneer and cut it to cubes.
  13. Flavored Paneer is ready Enjoy!!!

Crispy Chilli Potatoes (घर पे बनाये आसन तरीके से क्रिस्पी चिल्ली पोटैटो)-Starter/Appetizer

Ingredients –

  • Potatoes – 2 (big size) Wash and Peel
  • Red chilli Flakes (as per your taste)
  • Chopped garlic – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Corn starch/Corn flour – 2 tbsp (if required add more)
  • Sesame seeds (Til) – 1 tsp
  • Soya sauce
  • Chilly sauce
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Vinegar
  • Black pepper
  • All purpose flour (Maida) – 3 tbsp (if required add more)
  • Spring onions
  • Onion, Capsicum (cut into square shape)


  1. Cut potatoes length wise.
  2. Add salt, Maida and corn flour/ starch, mix well
  3. Cover and keep it in fridge for 20 min.
  4. Heat oil into the pan..
  5. Add chopped garlic, fry for few minutes.
  6. Add onions and capsicum, fry for few minutes.
  7. Add spring onions, salt, red chilli flakes and cook for 1 min.
  8. Add tomato ketchup, vinegar, soya sauce & chili sauce..
  9. Add little water into corn starch(1 tbsp), make a paste.
  10. Add Sesame seeds (Til) and mix well.
  11. Sauce is ready, turn off the heat.
  12. Drop the potatoes in oil to deep fry on medium heat.
  13. Drain potatoes on a kitchen tissue.
  14. Again fry on high heat till it gets little brown.
  15. Double frying makes potatoes more crispy.
  16. Fry rest of the potatoes as well.
  17. Heat the sauce and add fried potatoes, mix well.
  18. Cook for 1 minute, turn off the heat.
  19. Crispy chilli potatoes is ready.
  20. Garnish with sesame seeds, and serve hot.

Papad Ke Samose And Rolls(स्वादिष्ट समोसे और रोल्स बनाये पापड़ से )- Snacks- Starter- Appetizer

Ingredients –

  • Papad – 3-4 (big size)
  • Boiled potato – 2 (peeled)
  • Chopped onions – 1/2 cup
  • Chopped/ Grated garlic – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Garam masala –1/2 tsp
  • Chilli (as per your taste)
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Add 1 tbsp oil into the pan on medium heat.
  2. Add cumin seeds, cook for few seconds.
  3. Add chopped onion and garlic, cook for few minutes.
  4. Add mashed potato, turmeric powder, chilly, garam masala & salt to taste.
  5. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. If you like roasted peanut you can add that too.
  7. Add chopped coriander leaves, mix well & turn off the heat.
  8. Take a Papad, apply some water evenly, this will make the Papad soft.
  9. Leave the Papad for sometime.
  10. Add the stuffing now in the center and cover it gently.
  11. Apply some water on the edges, roll and seal it properly.
  12. Repeat the same for another roll.
  13. For samosas, take a Papad  and apply some water.
  14. Papad has become soft now, cut the Papad into two halves.Take one half on your hand and apply some water on the edges.
  15. Make a cone, add little stuffing into the cones.
  16. Apply little water and fold the edges a bit to seal the samosa.
  17. Repeat the same for another samosa.
  18. Keep a aside for 10 minutes. This will also allow the samosa pocket to seal properly.
  19. Heat the oil in a pan / kadhai to medium heat.
  20. Fry all the Papad samosa and rolls in the heated oil.
  21. Keep stirring until it turns golden in color.
  22. Once ready, transfer the fried Papad samosa and rolls into a kitchen or absorbent tissue.
  23. Papad samosa and rolls are ready, serve with tomato ketchup or Green chutney.

Mix Vegetable Pakora(मिक्स वेजिटेबल पकोड़ा)–Pakoda Recipe- Snacks Recipe-Easy And Quick Starters

Ingredients –

  1. Lengthwise sliced Capsicum /bell pepper (you can use any color of capsicum)
  2. Shredded cabbage
  3. Onions thinly sliced
  4. Lengthwise sliced carrot
  5. Rice flour –2 tbsp.
  6. Besan /chic flour – 4 tbsp.
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp.
  9. Ginger – garlic paste or crushed –1/2 cup
  10. Ajwain /carom seeds –1 tsp.
  11. Turmeric powder –1 tsp.
  12. Red chilli powder or green chilli (as per your taste)
  13. Oil for deep frying

Method –

  • Add all the ingredients into a bowl and with the help of water prepare the dough.
  • Dough should be thick enough so that the vegetables are coated evenly.
  • Adjust salt if needed and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan /kadhai on medium heat.
  • Take small portion of the dough and gently drop in hot oil.
  • Keep stirring and fry on a medium heat until it turns light golden in color.
  • Once ready, transfer fried pakoras to a kitchen or absorbent tissue.
  • Repeat the same for rest of the dough.
  • Mix Vegetable Pakora is ready, serve hot with chutney….