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Happy Diwali & Shubh Dhanteras everyone! May Goddess of wealth & fulfillment always shine bright in your life.

Diwali is most loved festival in our family, the day when we celebrate happiness with near & dear friends & family. I like decorating house and making some delicious dishes for guests. This time however, due to little issues with health I could not manage many but few. But then, when few can leave a better mark than  many – why do we need more?

Guess what – Dr. Oetker FunFoods came to my rescue. With the magic of delicious and nutritious foods, I could create a great platter of dishes. Indulge in some finger-licking recipes, specially curated for the festive season by Chef Gaurav Chadha, In-house Chef, Dr. Oetker India Pvt. Ltd. FunFoods by Dr. Oetker promises you a good time this festive season!



1. Nacho and Corn Chaat – Delicious & Nutritious by Dr. Oetkar’s using Funfood magic.

The best dish to serve at the beginning of feasting. Servings: 2. Level Beginner. Preparation time: 15 Minutes


1 small Onion, chopped

2-3 Green Chilly, chopped

1 medium Tomato, chopped

3-4 Coriander Leaves, chopped

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Original

1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

1 tsp Chaat Masala Powder

½ tsp Red Chilli Powder

Black Salt

100 g Nachos, Jalapeno flavour

60 g Sweet Corn Kernels, warm

1 tbsp Sev


  • In a bowl, add onion, green chilies, tomato, coriander, mayonnaise, ketchup, chaat masala, red chili powder and black salt. Mix well
  • For Assembling: Place nachos around the plate, add above mixture in the middle, sprinkle corn. Garnish with sev and serve.

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2. Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat – another treasure using Dr. Oetkar’s Funfood magic.

Servings: 2. Level: Beginner. Preparation time: 15 Minutes. Cooking Time:  10 Minutes


200 g Baby Potato, boiled (use with skin potato)

1 tbsp Mix Dry Italian Herbs (Oregano, Basil, Thyme and Parsley)

2 tsp Red Chilli Powder

2 Garlic Cloves, chopped


Black Pepper Powder

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Garlic

2 tbsp Refined Flour

2 tbsp Corn Flour

50 ml Water

100 ml Vegetable Oil

2-3 no Spring Onion, chopped


  • Gently press the potatoes, using your hands and keep them aside.
  • For Cajun Spice Mix: In a bowl, add mix Italian herbs, red chilli powder, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  • In another bowl, add 1 tbsp mayonnaise, refined flour, corn flour, water and Cajun spice. Mix well until smooth mixture is formed. Add potatoes and gently mix.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai (medium flame) and deep fry above potatoes for 5 minutes or until crisp.
  • In a bowl, add spring onion, remaining mayonnaise and fried potatoes. Gently mix well and serve hot.


3. Peanut Butter Kachori  – Kachori recipe using Dr. Oetkar’s Funfood magic

Servings: 4. Level: Intermediate. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes. Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.


1 tbsp Desiccated Coconut Powder

50 g (3 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Peanut Butter Crunchy

2 tbsp Almonds, chopped

2 tbsp Cashewnut, chopped

250 g Refined Flour

30 g (2 tbsp) Sugar

50 g (3tbsp) Clarified Butter

100 ml Water

500 ml Vegetable Oil


  1. For stuffing-In a bowl mix coconut, peanut Butter, almonds and cashews.
  2. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, ghee & water. Knead until dough is smooth. Divide dough into 15 equal balls.
  3. Roll each ball into 6inch dia. round chapatti. Place 1tbsp of stuffing in centre, pull the edges of the dough to wrap the filling & give shape of kachori.
  4. Heat oil (low flame) in kadhai, fry kachori until golden brown in color. Serve.


4. Sago Pudding

Servings: 2. Level: Beginner. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes. Cooking Time:  10 Minutes


300 ml Full Cream Milk

100 gm Sago (Sabudana), soaked in cold water for 1 hour

½ tsp Cinnamon Powder

¼ tsp Vanilla Essence

100 gm Sugar

50 g (3 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Original

3 tsp Berry Compote

½ medium Apple, sliced

1 Mint Sprig


  1. Heat saucepan (low flame), add milk, sago, cinnamon powder and vanilla essence. Keep stirring until mixture starts to boil.
  2. Add sugar and mayonnaise to above mixture. Stir and cook until mixture thickens. Keep it aside to cool.
  3. Add berry compote at bottom of glass or serving bowl, pour over the pudding, garnish it with apple, mint and serve.Tip: Instead of berry compote, you can also use fruit jam.

Do let us know which one is your favorite and you would try out this Festive season.

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Disclaimer – these recipes are curated specially for the festive season by Chef Gaurav Chadha, In-house Chef, Dr. Oetker India Pvt. Ltd. FunFoods by Dr. Oetker.

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Atulmaharaj · October 17, 2017 at 3:29 pm

+1 for Nachos and Corn Chat ! Great Post !

Shilpa Garg · October 18, 2017 at 5:22 pm

Those are some cool and easy recipes. Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat is my favorite. Never knew that I could make food interesting with Mayonnaise. Thanks for sharing, Dipika!

Anita Singh · October 19, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Kitni yummy n easy recipe hain 👍👍

Payal Agarwal · October 20, 2017 at 9:03 pm

Hope you are feeling better now. Some nice recipes there. 🙂

Rohan Kachalia · October 22, 2017 at 6:53 am

Reading this post at this time is not good for my tastebuds, feeling damn hungry now! Hope to make potato and mayonnaise soon and enjoy. Thanks for sharing, Dipika!

Neha · October 23, 2017 at 10:12 am

These are delicious and simple recipes Dipika! Nachos is something that is perfect for unannounced guests!

Ruchi Verma · October 23, 2017 at 10:58 am

Feeling hungry now..wish to munch all these soon

Jiya B · October 23, 2017 at 12:40 pm

The pictures made me drool. Loved the dishes will try them for sure. thanks for sharing

Radha@trystwithvanillagirl · October 23, 2017 at 3:43 pm

Easy and mutgwatering recipes.Drooing for thatcirnchaat already. Will try these and thanks for sharing

Snehal · October 23, 2017 at 4:18 pm

I’m drooling over the pics! 😋 Wanna try the nacho chat!

roopali gupta · October 23, 2017 at 5:06 pm

Must try recipes, i am loving it seriously

Joshita JJ · October 24, 2017 at 5:04 am

These are yummy and easy recipes. I love saggo pudding. Will try these for sure…

Snehalata jain · October 24, 2017 at 5:34 am

Wud live making nachos wity oetkar mayo, just loved it, they look so tempting do check out my recipes on Diwali too on my blog

Neha @growingwithnemit · October 24, 2017 at 5:34 am

wow, I am drooling over this post for all these delicious looking dishes. The recipes look easy and are not much time-consuming. Will be trying one of these very soon, maybe this weekend will surprise the hubby.

Firdaus Peerzada · October 24, 2017 at 6:15 am

These recipes featured really look tasty and healthy at the same time. Will try this for sure.

Dr Bushra · October 24, 2017 at 7:05 am

This sounds very interesting recipe’s I’m found of funfoods myonnaise will love to try

Mrinal · October 24, 2017 at 7:59 am

These dishes look so yummy.. i really want to try out the nachos and corn chaat 😍

AuraOfThoughts MeenalSonal · October 24, 2017 at 9:54 am

These dishes makes me feel go back and reshuffle my menu for Diwali. Thanks for such great dishes Dipika.

Khushboo · October 24, 2017 at 10:45 am

These dishes looks so yummy.. Will try out the nacho chat

Minakshi bajpai · October 24, 2017 at 11:16 am

Wow all these dishes looks very tempting and yummy. Perfect dishes to try these festive days. Will try some of these. Thanks for sharing the recipes

Jhilmil · October 24, 2017 at 11:30 am

Loved nacho and corn chat, shall make it today itself!

Papri Ganguly · October 24, 2017 at 1:03 pm

Food looks really yummy and mouth watering. Will love to try these recipes at home. Thanks for sharing.

Monika Sehdev · October 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm

These recipes looks Yummilicious. I’ll definitely try them for my family..

Glow Origin · October 24, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Yummy post I must say. I will definitely try this soon

Deepika Verma · October 24, 2017 at 3:02 pm

These are such easy and fun recipes… I will definitely try over the weekend

JAYSHREE BHAGAT · October 24, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Nacho and Corn Chaat seems amazing

Jayshree · October 25, 2017 at 7:47 am

So yummy and delicious recipes… Thanks for sharing

Prerna Sinha · October 25, 2017 at 2:42 pm

OMG, you got me cravings! Surely trying these recipes, especially the nachos! ⚡️

Bulbul Varma · October 26, 2017 at 2:16 am

I will definitely try out this recipe !

Puspanjalee Das · October 26, 2017 at 5:05 pm

The recipes look so yummy, Dipika. I will definitely try them soon. Keep sharing!

Mayuri Nidigallu · October 27, 2017 at 2:47 pm

That Peanut Butter Kachori is my favorite recipe. A dish people would remember for a long time to come.
Great post, Dipika and some fabulous recipes shared!

Heer Jalundhwala · June 16, 2019 at 12:56 am

Potato mayonese chaat and pudding are the recipies that I’m definitely going to try.

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