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Delicious Festive Delights – Diwali Special with Dr. Oetker

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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!

 

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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

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  • 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

Ingredients:

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

Salt

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

Directions:

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

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

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  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.

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4. Sago Pudding

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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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(31) Comments

  1. +1 for Nachos and Corn Chat ! Great Post !

  2. 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!

  3. Anita Singh says:

    Kitni yummy n easy recipe hain 👍👍

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

  5. 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!

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

  7. Feeling hungry now..wish to munch all these soon

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

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

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

  11. roopali gupta says:

    Must try recipes, i am loving it seriously

  12. Joshita JJ says:

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

  13. 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 http://blogsikka.com

  14. 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.

  15. Firdaus Peerzada says:

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

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

  17. Mrinal says:

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

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

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

  20. 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

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

  22. Papri Ganguly says:

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

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

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

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

  26. Nacho and Corn Chaat seems amazing

  27. So yummy and delicious recipes… Thanks for sharing

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

  29. I will definitely try out this recipe !

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

  31. 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!

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