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Upma Pakoras / Semolina Fritters Recipe | Easy Evening Tea Starters, Snack ON!

Heyy!

How’ve you been? I have been down, but all is good now.. It’s been long, let’s start off with our Snack ON series 🙂

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simple & delish – try out this easy to make starter : Upma Pakoras or in other words Semolina Fritters. Crunchy from out, fluffy inside goes well with tomato ketchup, chutneys.. Perfect evening snack to munch on with a cup of tea! Without further ado, here comes the recipe:

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Easy to make, easy to finish up.. 🙂

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Cheesy Gujiyas Recipe | Easy & Delicious Indian Snack | Snack ON!

Hey Foodies,

Cheesy Gujias, or Pockets.. These are delightful!

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The thought, these cheesy gujias were to be a part of Fusion Diwali.. Then, a part of holi recipes.. But they are here now, after holi.. Cause you know right? You don’t a reason to make ’em!

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Crisp and Flaky Pastry, filled with cheese, nuts, veggies is lovely! Let’s get to the recipe..

Read the text recipe:

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Ingredients
  • Flour - 1 Cup
  • Oil - 1½ Tbsp
  • Water - to make dough
  • Salt - to taste
  • Corn - 4 tbsp
  • Peas - 3 tbsp
  • Raisins - 2 tbsp
  • Toasted Nuts - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Cheese - ¾ Cup
  • Oil - to fry
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup flour, ½ tsp sesame seeds, 1½ tbsp oil/ghee, salt as per taste. Get your hands in and incorporate the oil well with the flour.
  2. Add little water at a time, and make a firm yet pliable dough. Do not knead, just form into dough using sufficient water. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  3. For Stuffing: Mix - Cheese, Peas, Corn, Raisins, Toasted Nuts, ½ tsp sugar, a pinch salt. Keep aside.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions. Heat up oil for deep frying.
  5. Take a portion of the dough and start rolling, Roll it to about 3.5" - 4" diameter. Apply water in the rim and put in a good tablespoon and half of stuffing or more. Gather the edges from one side, and shape it to a half moon(something like a hand pie or calzone in looks). Crimp the edges by folding or using fork. Make all in similar way.
  6. Fry these in medium flame, until golden brown. Get them down to a kitchen tissue to absorb excess oil and serve hot! Enjoy!!
Notes
Recipe for Green Chutney: Take a bunch of coriander leaves, ½" ginger, 1 green chili, 1 tomato, salt to taste, ½ tsp cumin seeds and blend to a paste. Enjoy!

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Make them now, because you literally can’t stop, they are sooo delicious specially with the green chutney..

That’s all for today, Thanks! 🙂

 

 

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