Indian Street food is easy to prepare at home and enjoy with your family and friends. There are quite a few recipes that your guests will love and are easy to serve as well.
Here is a list of 5 best easy Indian street food that you must try at home.
When it comes to starters, Paneer 65 is easy to make and does not require too many ingredients either. The process only involves you to heat oil, add garlic and cumin seeds. When they are fried lightly, you can add onions, curry leaves and chilies. Add a bit of yogurt with red chili powder and stir fry till the yogurt dries up and a thick paste is left over. In the end, just add the fried paneer and mix up in the thick paste. Serve hot with coriander chutney and delight your guests!
If you are in a mood for a Chinese flavor in your starters, this tasty dish will get you and your friends in for a treat. This Indo Chinese or street food recipe is prepared with stir-fried mushrooms, capsicum, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. You can add a chili-based sauce, soya sauce, cornflour, salt, and pepper with the mix and serve it hot within 30 minutes. The best part of this recipe is that you can customize it as per your need by adding gravy. You can also adjust the spices as per your taste. You can finish by adding sesame seeds to add a final taste and enjoy this amazing side dish.
Chicken Pepper Fry
Chicken Pepper Fry is one of the most popular starters in the South of India. Each region in South India has its own way of making this dish. The most important ingredient in this cuisine is the freshly ground pepper which makes it mildly spicy. If you like to add more spices, you can add a bit more of chilies in this recipe itself.
The chicken is first marinated with garlic and ginger paste, salt, as well as turmeric. Also cut fine onions, tomatoes and keep aside crushed pepper. Now in a heated pan, add oil as well as cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon. After they drizzle, add curry leaves and garlic ginger paste. After the smell of garlic ginger disappears, add onion paste and make it turn brown, then add tomatoes, salt, and let it fry till tomatoes turn mushy and soft. Now you can add pepper, red chili as well as garam masala (which is a combination of many Indian spices). Let it all fry for 3-4 minutes till the tomatoes are dry and you can smell the spices and pepper. Finally, you can add the marinated chicken and fry it again for 3-4 minutes till the chicken turns white in color and then let it cook for 7-8 minutes on low flame till its moisture is lost. If need be, you can add a bit of water. But to finish, add 3-4 tablespoons of coconut milk and let it cook. The entire process will take about 20 minutes. Serve it hot to your guests with onion wedges, rice and rasam or chapati.