RECIPE: 4 DESI PARTY SNACKS (Courtesy of Chef Sanjyot Kheer from YFL)

For Desi nachos chaat 

Prep time: 15-20 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 3-4 platters 

For Salsa Ingredients: 

  • Tomatoes 3 medium sized (chopped) 
  • Onions 2 medium sized (chopped) 
  • Green chillies 1-2 nos. (chopped) 
  • Fresh coriander a handful 
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp 
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Black pepper powder 
  • Black salt a pinch

For Cheese sauce Ingredients: 

  • Processed cheese 250 grams (grated) 
  • Butter 2-3 tbsp 
  • Milk 100 ml 

For Assembly of desi nacho chaat Ingredients:

  • Nacho chips 
  • Cheese sauce 
  • Red garlic chutney 
  • Prepared salsa 
  • Chana dal 
  • Chaat masala 
  • Nylon sev 
  • Raw mangoes (chopped) 
  • Fresh coriander (chopped) 

For Peri peri Pasta mug with garlic bread 

Prep time: 10-15 minutes Cooking time: 25-30 minutes Serves: 8-10 

Ingredients: 

  • Penne pasta 100 gm 
  • Oil 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder

Periperi spice mix: 

  • Kashmiri Red chilli powder 2 tbsp 
  • Black salt ½ tsp 
  • Garlic powder 1 tsp 
  • Ginger powder ½ tsp 
  • Oregano 1 tsp 
  • Powdered sugar 1 tsp 
  • Salt 1 tsp 

Assembly of mug pasta: 

  • Boiled pasta 
  • Sweet corns 
  • Red bell peppers 
  • Capsicum 
  • Garlic (chopped) 
  • Ketchup 
  • Peri per spice mix 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Processed cheese 
  • Milk 
  • Fresh cream 

For Garlic bread Ingredients: 

  • Soft butter 100 gm 
  • Garlic 1/4th cup (chopped)
  • Green chillies 2-3 nos. (chopped)
  • Oregano 1 tsp 
  • Red chilli flakes 1 tsp 
  • Fresh coriander 2 tbsp (chopped) 
  • Hot dog bread/sandwich bread slice as required Mozzarella cheese as required 

For Molten cake 

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cooking time: 1-2 minutes Serves: 10-12 molten cake (portion may defer on the size of the mold) 

Ingredients: 

  • Chocolate ganache: Dark chocolate 150 gm
  • Fresh cream 4 tbsp 
  • Butter 1 tbsp 

Cake batter: 

  • Milk 1 cup 
  • Oil 3 tbsp 
  • Vanilla essence 2 tsp 
  • Vinegar 1 tsp
  • Castor sugar 1 cup 
  • Refined wheat flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder ½ cup 
  • Baking powder 2 tsp 
  • Salt ½ tsp