Pot Luck

9 Indian Recipes for a Pot Luck

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
If a single word describes Indian food, it€'s spice. Food from the land of spices is incredibly flavorful yet healthy because of its use of herbs and spice for flavor. If you'€re new to Indian cooking, you€ll want to start by experimenting with spice mixes.Indian Khaman Gujarati Appetizer
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1. Indian Khaman Gujarati Appetizer
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Khaman is probably the most recognized Gujarati appetizer or snack. This moist and delicious savory cake is a must for a Gujarati feast but don’t get it confused with Dhokla. A little bit of pre-planning is needed for this traditional khaman recipe but it’s worth every minute. Try it for your next party or get together!
2. Indian Party Appetizer Paneer Pinwheels
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Whether you are expecting a house full of guests or enjoying time with your loved ones, Paneer Pinwheels will put a smile on everyone’s face. With a perfect balance of flavorful filling covered with a light and flaky crust, this delicious appetizer recipe can be made fresh or ahead of time and reheated.
3. Baked Sweet Potato Fries
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Sweet Potatoes (also known as yams) are a nutritious alternative to regular or common potatoes. They are high in fiber and rich in vitamin C, beta carotene, B-complex and iron. Try substituting these baked sweet potato fries with your sandwich or soup instead of potato chips or regular French fries. — guilt free pleasure!
4. Easy Indian Appetizer: Sauteed Stuffed Jalapenos
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If you’re looking for a side dish with a major kick, you’ve got to try this Sauteed Stuffed Jalapenos recipe. Fresh jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a flavorful cream cheese mixture and lightly sauteed with onions and bell peppers. The beautiful medley of colors makes this dish a feast for the eyes!
5. Indian Smoky Charred Stuffed Peppers
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These whole juicy peppers are gently charred on the outside and filled with a tangy silky mash that is just bursting with flavor. They’re the perfect addition to an outdoor barbecue! Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
6. Easy Pan Pickle
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Instant achaar (pickle) is great for when you don’t have several days to make a traditional achaar. These Indian pickles add just the right amount of sweet and zesty flavors to any dish. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
7. Paneer Bites
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Paneer is a firm Indian cream cheese that is a great blank canvas for spices. These pan-fried chunks are golden and crispy on the outside, with a crust of mouth-watering spices and pure, silky innards. They are a fast snack or starter dish and are the perfect way to use the myriad of spices in your cupboard. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
8. Aloo Tikki: Spicy Bite-Sized Potato Snacks
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These wonderful little potato aloo tikki are packed full of punchy flavors of cumin, garam masala, and red chili flakes. Quick and easy to make, and absolutely perfect for a dinner party or summer time BBQ. Why not serve them with Vicky's delicious tamarind chutney for a really special treat. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
9. Smoky Marinated Prawns
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These delicious prawns are marinated in a zesty mix of lime and ginger, and then smoked in a unique traditional Indian method. Tangy, smoky, and delicious, these prawns are the perfect dish for a barbecue during the warm summer months. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
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