I grew up in the era of 90s in a middle- class family and dining out was an luxury for a family like ours. It was restricted to being an annual or biannual occasion that had a significance akin to any festivities celebrated in the family. The celebratory mood was palpable on such days.
Mirchi Vada is a popular street food of Rajasthan and Jodhpur in particular which explains its other name- Jodhpuri Mirchi Vada. These piquant, hot and delicious fritters are a must have at my place with some piping hot tea, particularly in these monsoons.
Chilli Idli fry is an interesting Indo-Chinese dish made with Idlis– a popular South Indian snack served with Chutney and Sambar and is one of most popular breakfast choices for most of the Indians. Cubed and fried Idlis are tossed with Chinese sauces and served hot, is an equally popular choice for snack.
Chicken Lollipop is a deep fried Indo-Chinese starter made of marinated and batter-fried Chicken Winglets, that are frenched- cut and expose along the length of bone of chicken wings. The flesh is pushed to one end of the bone and this gives it resemblance of a lollipop.
Mango Popsicles imparts a seasonal twist to conventional Popsicles that is best enjoyed in these scorching summers. Bringing together two of the most popular food choices in Summers-Mangoes and ice- this recipe is what you require to get you some respite from the crazy rise in mercury level.