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Enjoy the rainy season with these easy and lip-smacking recipes

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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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