Quarantine Recipes – Paneer Pakoda

Paneer Pakoda

This north Indian delicacy is bound to make your evenings all the more perfect. With the perfect balance of taste and health, this is just the snack you cannot get enough of.  Time required: 15 minutes Here’s what you need to for this: 200 grams Paneer ¼ tsp red chilli powder ½ tsp chaat masala ½ tsp garam masala Oil for deep frying the paneer pakoda For the pakoda batter:  ½ cup besan  2 tablespoons rice flour ¼ teaspoon red chili powder Salt for taste ¾ to 1 teaspoon ajwain…

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Quarantine Recipes – Chicken Popcorn

Chicken Popcorn

Crunchy chicken popcorns are good accompaniments when you are Netflixing for hours. Especially now that restaurants are shut, you might need this all the more to satiate your junk food cravings.  Total time: 30 minutes Here’s what you will need:  250 grams of boneless chicken 2 tablespoons corn starch or all-purpose flour 1 egg white (or 4 tbsp buttermilk or yogurt) 1 cup of bread crumbs or panko crumbs Oil  Ingredients for seasoning:  ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon onion powder ¾ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¾…

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Quarantine Recipes: Easy-to-bake Chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake

Lockdown can be hard. Here’s how you can keep yourself occupied and satiate your sweet cravings at the same time.  Preparation time: 1 hour You would need the following ingredients:  Cooking spray 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 cups of sugar 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs at room temperature ¾ cup of vegetable oil ½ cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Method:  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and coat two 9-inches round…

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