5 finger food recipes for your Diwali celebration

5 finger food recipes for your Diwali celebration

October 12, 2022, 1:32 p.m.
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Diwali is all about gorging on delicious food

Diwali is the most exciting festival of the year when homes light up with decorative lights and friends and family gather to celebrate the auspicious occasion.

Food has an important role in our festivals. Whereas barfis, laddoosand kheer are the must-haves, people also like to stuff themselves with delicious snacks at parties.

Here are five delicious finger food recipes for your Diwali celebration.

Mix chickpea flour, red chili powder, asafoetida, cumin seeds, salt and garlic powder. Add water and whisk well.

Peel some raw bananas and cut them horizontally. Then slice them vertically.

Dip banana slices in batter and fry.

Transfer the banana fritters to a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.

Serve the donuts hot with chutney.

Mixed sabudana or tapioca pearls in a blender to a fine powder. Blend the roasted cashews in a blender and add them to the sabudana powder.

Add the green chilies, mashed potatoes, cilantro and salt and mix well to form a paste.

Transfer to a platter, press lightly and cut into strips. Fry the strips until golden brown.

Serve hot with mint chutney.

Onion rings with coconut chutney

Mix rice flour, carom seeds, gram flour, salt, red chili powder and water and stir well until it becomes a thick paste.

Slice the onions into rings. Dip the onion rings in the batter and dry them thoroughly.

To prepare the Coconut Chutneygrind together grated coconut, salt, a little water and green chillies.

Serve the onion rings with Coconut Chutney.

Boil the potatoes and mash them until smooth.

Add the garlic powder, chili flakes, pepper, herbs, coriander leaves and breadcrumbs, mix well and make the paste.

Divide the mixture into equal sized balls. Press a cube of cheese into the center of the potato ball.

Coat them with cornstarch, then egg, and finally roll them in breadcrumbs.

Fry the potato dumplings until golden brown. Serve hot.

Melting-in-the-mouth texture

Paneer rolls

Mix together grated bread and potato in a bowl. Add ginger and green chillies and mix well.

Add cumin powder, salt, black pepper, raisins, nutmeg, coriander leaves and cardamom powder, mix well and make a paste.

Make small sausages with the dough.

Blow up the reels in a ghee– mold greased until golden brown. Garnish with Chaat Masala and serve hot.