Evenings are the best time to enjoy snacks; when the day is coming to an end and almost all your chores are done. You finally sit back and relax with a cup of tea or coffee (or any other beverage of your choice *wink*) and that’s when the craving starts. While pakoras and samosas are the standard Indian choice for evening snacks, we are here to shake things up a bit.
Here are a few Chinese or let’s say Indo-Chinese snacks that will make for the perfect snacks for your family’s chai time or even when guests are over. And with ChefBoss’ ready-to-cook sauces, it’ll take you 15 minutes or less to put these snacks together. Toh chalo, let’s check’ em out!
- Honey Chilli Noodle Bhel
We’re sure you must have had bhel at some point in your life and also noodles. But have you ever tried combining the two? Well, the results are mind-blowing.
All you have to do is boil 100-150 grams of boiled noodles, strain, crush them a bit and put them in a serving dish. Add 1 cup chopped onion and capsicum to the dish along with a tablespoon of peanuts. Now add 3 tablespoons of ChefBoss Honey Chilli Sauce to the dish and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander if you like and tada!
- Hot Garlic Soup
Soup is comfort food for the soul. And you the best part about this yummy dish? It’s not only soothing, but also super easy to make. Especially so if you’re making it with ready-to-cook ChefBoss sauces. All you need to do to make this tasty hot garlic soup is stir fry 1 cup finely chopped veggies (carrots, beans and onions) in 1 tablespoon oil of your choice. Add 3-4 tablespoons of water to this and a pack of ChefBoss Hot Garlic Cooking Sauce! And that’s it, your restaurant-style hot garlic soup is ready to be served!
P.S. If the soup is too thick for your taste or too salty/spicy, you can adjust the amount of water you add to it.
- Dry Manchurian
*Chef’s Kiss* Nothing like a steaming bowl of dry manchurian to make your evening! And this popular street-style snack is so easy to make at home, you’ll be surprised.
Just follow these simple steps. In a pan, toss 1 cup chopped veggies (onions and capsicum) with 1 tablespoon oil for 2 minutes. Add 4 tablespoon water and the contents of an entire pack of ChefBoss Manchurian cooking sauce to the pan and mix well. Let it cook for another 2 minutes. Now, add 200 grams (8-10) manchurian balls to the pan and cook for 2-4 minutes till all the balls get coated with the sauce. Garnish with chopped coriander and it’s done.
P.S. You can adjust the quantity of sauce depending on your tolerance for salt and other ingredients.
- Chilli Paneer
If you’re a paneer lover, then we are certain that the one Chinese snack you absolutely love is Chilli Paneer. There’s something about this savoury dish that hits the right spot with our taste buds always. And the good part is that it’s very easy to make at home.
In a pan or wok, toss 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1 cup diced onions and capsicum with 1 tablespoon oil. If you have a tolerance for spice, then you can also add 1-2 slit chillies to the pan. Add 1 tablespoon water now and the contents of an entire pack of ChefBoss Chilli Chinese Sauce. Now add 250 grams (8-10 pieces) of fried paneer to the pan and mix well. Let it cook for 1-2 minutes or till all the pieces are well coated with the sauce. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot!
So, now that you have quite a few options to relish, we hope you’ll try some of them out and proudly say #IAmChefBoss!