Weekend Plus Desk : Nothing matches the joy of indulging in snacks like samosas, pakodas, chaats or roasted bhuttas (corn) along with a hot cup of tea on a rainy day. But in case you wish to add some twist to your regular monsoon munchies, here are some easy recipes you can try this rainy season. Spinach Fritters with Mango, Jalapeno Chutney Ingredients for Spinach Fritters 100g - Bengal gram (Besan) 20g - Corn flour 1/2 tsp - Turmeric 5g - Carom seeds Salt to taste Water as required *Take some medium-sized spinach leaves and wash in cold water. Keep aside to dry. *Combine bengal gram, corn flour, turmeric, carom seeds, salt and water to make a smooth batter. Coat the spinach leaves with it. *Heat oil on medium flame and fry the batter-coated spinach leaves until they get crispy. Ingredients for Mango Jalapeno Chutney 60g - Ripe mango 10g - Jalapeno 10g - Chopped onion 1 tsp - Lemon juice 5g - Cumin powder 3/4 no - Coriander sprigs Salt to taste *Cut fresh ripe mango into small cubes. *Chop jalapeno and onion. *Squeeze lemon juice and add cumin powder, chopped coriander and salt. *Mix all ingredients together and your dip is ready! Monsoon Chicken Platter A mix of Hokkaido Style Deep Fried Chicken, Grilled Teriyaki Chicken and Lemon Basil Chicken tastes delightful on a rainy day! Trust us, you will love them.
Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Ingredients 150g - Chicken breast boneless 1 tbsp - Soya sauce 1 tsp - Brown sugar 1 tsp - Minced garlic 1 tsp - Ground ginger 1 tbsp - Japanese wine 1 tsp - Corn flour Salt to taste 1 tsp - White pepper 2 tbsp - Oil Method *Mix all ingredients except oil in a bowl. *Coat the chicken with the marinate and grill on preheated griddle. *Keep brushing the chicken with oil and cook till it gets tender, and then serve hot. Lemon Basil Chicken Ingredients 150g - Chicken thigh bone less 2 tbsp - Corn starch 2 tbsp - Flour Salt to taste 1 tsp - Pepper powder 1 tsp - Minced garlic 1 tbsp - Chilli paste 1 tsp - Lemon juice 1 tbsp - Cream 5 no - Basil leaves Oil for stir frying Method *Mix the first four ingredients (above) in a bowl and keep aside. *Heat enough oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken. Keep aside. *Heat little oil in a wok, add garlic, chilli paste and little stock. *Then add lemon juice, cream, basil and corn flour.
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