Sunday, March 20, 2011

Masala Papad Canapes

3/20/2011 11:16:00 AM

Papad topped with tomato masala.

Preparation Time : 3 minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 minutes.
Makes 6 canapes.

6 mini papads, roasted or fried

For the tomato masala
1 tomato , chopped
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 tbsp onion paste
1/4 tsp green chilli paste
1/4 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To garnish
2 tbsp coriander (dhania)

1.Arrange the mini papads on a plate and keep aside.
2.Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds. When they crackle, add the curry leaves, garlic paste, onion paste, green chill paste and chilli powder and stir for some time.
3.Then add the tomato, salt and 2 to 3 tablespoons of water and cook till the oil separates.
4.Spoon out this masala on to the mini papads.
5.Garnish with the coriander and serve immediately.


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