Chinese Pakora

If you are taking a stroll in the evening in Mumbai you will find vendors setting their stalls .Apart from panipuri stalls, if you find a very crowded place and only school going and college students crowding over there,follow your nose and stick to that place till your turn comes.Its Mumbai street food at its best.Though its very hot and spicy its very addictive.When my daughters were young ,they wanted to have this too.That’s when mumma bear came in.After having a few pakoras and steathily peeping into how they make I came up with my own take.

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Vegetable Manchurian

A very versatile dish, it can be served as a snack and finger food at parties (with toothpicks) or it can be made with a gravy to accompany simple steamed rice. The combination of sweet, salty and hot makes this dish ideal for parties.

Makes 48 balls

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Chop-chop Chinese Chicken

Whether you’re looking at an elaborate dinner or lavish appetizers, Chinese food is the most universal choice there is. With very few people with it on their “No way” list, this makes it desirable at parties and get-togethers. The only downside is that it is often elaborate and consumes way too much time. Well, used to. Here’s my quick Chinese chicken- perfect for finger food or side dishes, ideally paired with fried rice or noodles!

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