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Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: 5 Quick recipes to relish with your family and friends

Festivals are a great occasion to try new snacks recipe with your family and friends. Be it the crispy, spicy, salty bites in between meals or the savoring of yummy snacks, and it’s a great way to treat yourself and your loved ones on festival days.  

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi Published on: September 09, 2021 17:06 IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: 5 Quick recipes to relish
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: 5 Quick recipes to relish

The festive mood has set in with Ganesh Chaturthi just around the corner, and so have the cravings. This is a great chance to unwind and get over the week that often brings stress and take a break from our diet regime. Festivals are a great occasion to try new snacks recipe with your family and friends. Be it the crispy, spicy, salty bites in between meals or the savoring of yummy snacks, and it’s a great way to treat yourself and your loved ones on festival days. Are you also craving some yummy snacks that you can relish with your entire family? We have got you covered!
 
Here we bring you some easy-to-cook quick recipes with frozen snacks that are well-curated to provide you a quick snacking solution and nurture your taste buds.
 

Bread Tikki

 
Ingredients: 
 
• HyFun Aloo Tikki - 5 
• Bread - 5 slices 
• Peri peri sauce - 2 tbsp 
• Tomato Ketchup - 5 tbsp 
• Cheese Slices - 5 pcs 
• Mayonnaise - ½ cup 
• Coriander leaves/parsley - few 
• Butter - to toast the bread 
 
Method: 
 
• In an air fryer or deep fryer, cook the HyFun Aloo tikki. 
• Apply butter and toast the bread
• Top it with a cheese slice. Mix tomato ketchup and peri peri sauce
• Spread it on top of the cheese
• Top it with the fried aloo tikka
• Serve hot with mayonnaise and parsley 
 

Chatpate Cheesy Pops

 
Ingredients: 
Jalapeno Cheesy Pops - 1 pack 
 
For Chatpate Sauce: 
 
• Oil- 1 tsp 
• Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp 
• Green Chilli - 1 small 
• Chilli powder - half tsp
• Coriander Powder - 1 tsp 
• Dry mango powder - ¼ tsp 
• Garam masala - ½ tsp 
• Fresh Tomato - ½ cup 
• Salt - to taste 
 
Method: 
 
To make sauce: 
 
• In a pan, heat oil
• Add cumin seeds and green chilli 
• Add in chopped tomato
• Sauté for 2 minutes, until it’s cooked
• Add in chilli powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, garam masala and salt
• Let it cook for a minute
• Off from the flame and let it come to room temperature
• Once cooled, grind it to a sauce
• Store this up to a week
 
To make Chatpate pops: 
 
• In an air fryer or deep fryer, fry HyFun foods cheesy pops till golden
• Add 2 tbsp of chatpata sauce in a pan
• Let it heat
• Add the fried cheesy pops and give it a mix
• Serve hot with Raita
 

Crinkle Fries Taco

 
Ingredients: 
 
For Taco: 
 
• HyFun Crinkle Fries - 1 pack 
• Chopped Tomato - ½ cup 
• Yellow Capsicum - ¼ cup 
• Onion - ½ cup 
• Micro greens/ parsley - a small bunch 
• Jalapeno - 2 
• Peas - 2 tbsp 
• Roasted Sesame seeds - a pinch 
• Lemon - few wedges 
• Salt - as required 
• Pepper - ½ tsp 
• Oil - a tbsp 
• Taco shells - 4 
 
For Spicy mayonnaise: 
 
• Mayonnaise - ¾ cup 
• Lemon juice - 1 tsp 
• Salt - ½ tsp 
• Red chilli powder - ¾ tsp 
• Garlic - 2 cloves 
 
• Oil - ¾ cup 
• Milk - ½ cup 
• Lemon juice - 1 tsp 
• Salt - ½ tsp 
• Red chilli powder - ¾ tsp 
• Garlic - 2 cloves
 
Method: 
 
• To make spicy mayonnaise, blend all the ingredients together in a mix till thick
• Adjust the chilli powder and chopped garlic as per your taste
• Store it in a jar for up to a week
 
To make the filling for Taco: 
 
• In a pan, add oil and let it heat
• Add in onion and tomato
• Sauté for a minute
• Add in capsicum and peas. Alternatively use your favourite veggies
• Sauté for 2 minutes
• Reserve until serving
• Cook the HyFun crinkle fries in a deep fryer or air fryer
• To assemble the taco, add a layer of mayo to the shell
• Top it with veggies
• Add in the crinkle fries
• Top it with microgreens/parsley and sesame seeds
• Serve right away
 

Potato Nachos 

 
Ingredients: 
 
• HyFun Lime n Mint Wedges - 1 pack 
• Chopped Yellow Capsicum - 2 tbsp 
• Pickled Onion - 2 tbsp 
• Cheddar Cheese - ¼ cup 
• Chopped Tomato - ¼ cup 
• Cabbage - 2 tbsp 
• Salt - as required 
• Pepper - as required 
• Tomato Salsa - ¼ cup 
• Herbed Mayo - ¼ cup 
• Mint leaves 
 
Method: 
 
• Cook HyFun Lime n Mint wedges in an air fryer or deep fryer
• Arrange it on a plate or tray
• Add the cheese shreds and bake till it’s melted
• Top it with capsicum, tomato, salsa, mayo, cabbage and onions
• Add salt and pepper
• Serve it with more mayo and salsa
 

Potatobets

 
Ingredients: 
 
• HyFun Potatobets - 1 pack 
• Puff sheets - required size 
• Cheese Shreds - 1 cup 
• Cherry Tomato - ½ cup 
• Corn kernels - 2 tbsp 
• Chopped Spring Onions - 2 tbsp 
• Salt - as required 
• Pepper - ½ tsp 
• Chilli Flakes - 1 tsp (optional for extra spicy) 
• Milk - 2 tbsp 
 
Method: 
 
• Fry the HyFun Potatobets in an air fryer till half cooked
• Preheat the oven to 180° C for 10 minutes
• Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper
• Cut the puff sheets to the required size
• Add cheese shreds and tomato
• Add spring onions and corn kernels
• Top it with salt and pepper
• Add the half cooked Potatobets
• Brush the edges with milk
• Place it in the oven and let it puff up
• When the edges are golden, remove from the oven
• Let it cool for 2 minutes
• If using chilli flakes, add it on top and serve
 
(The author is Mr. P. Bhattacharya, Group Head- New Product Development, HyFun Foods​, Consultant Psychologist, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre)

(Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author. They do not reflect the views of India TV)

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