It is that time of the year when you are excited about hosting a party. The dress and shoes are ready, hair and makeup are decided, the guest list confirmed, so what are you anxious about? The food – here we are, to help you with ideas for those appetizers which will compliment your party mode.
Who doesn’t love cheese? Get the ready-made chips and mess it up on your own.
Toss up some finely Chopped Onions, Tomatoes, and Capsicum and cook it a bit in oil. Add some ketchup on it. Garnish it with chilly flakes and seasoning. Add the desired quantity on the fries.
Melt some cheese on top and you are ready to go.
With different brands providing options of Nachos and Tortilla Chips, this would be an easy one too. Make the saucy vegetables as mentioned above. You may also use some mayo on top of it. Add melted Cheese on top to make the perfect combination. Garnish with some Coriander. You may want to add mayonnaise to go along with it.
Grill some bread Slices and keep them aside. Butter the inner side of the bread slice. Garnish with finely chopped onions, tomatoes, and capsicum with salt and desired spices. Keep a cheese slice on top and microwave it for 2 minutes. You may garnish it with coriander and chilly flakes.
Slice up the Onions to the desired ring size. Make a mixture of Corn Flour and Besan Flour with salt and essential spices. Dip the Onion rings and deep fry it. You may top it with cheese or mayonnaise as per your desired taste.
This is the quickest among all. Roast the peanuts and keep them aside. Add freshly chopped capsicum, onions and tomatoes. Add salt, chilly powder and lemon. You may also soak Peanuts for an hour if you don’t prefer the roast them.
Slice the potatoes to the desired size. Make a mixture of corn flour and maida with salt and spices. Deep fry it and keep it aside. Garnish it with salsa dip and melt some cheese on it.
Boil sweet corn and keep it aside. Add chopped onions, tomatoes, and capsicum. Dash in salt, spices and lemon. Alternatively, you may also try roasting the corn in butter/ghee instead of boiling it.
Chop the baby corn vertically for the desired size. Make a mixture of corn flour and yoghurt with salt and spices. Dip the slices in the mixture and roast it on the pan until grilled well. You may also consider to barbeque it if the necessary appliances are available.
Who doesn’t love Nutella? Butter the Bread (use unsalted) from inside of both the slices and generously top it with Nutella. You may also use unsalted Cheese and place it between the slices. Easiest and chocolaty New Year appetizer!
Potato Bowl Chat
Cut the boiled potatoes vertically along with the skin. Scoop out the insides slightly to make it look like a bowl. Soak chickpeas until soft. Garnish it with all the necessary spices along with chopped onions, tomatoes, and capsicum. Fill the mixture in the potato bowls and garnish with cilantro/mint. You have the delectable appetizer ready for your New Year party.
The Indian all-time favourite, this New Year party snacks can be done using potatoes or ridge gourd or even Bhajji Chilli. Make a mixture of gram flour with salt and spices.
For Potatoes: Boil and mash the potatoes. Add chilly powder, salt, and other spices. Make them into round balls and dip them in the mixture. Deep fry. You may garnish it with onions.
For Ridge Gourd: Cut it into vertical pieces and clean it. Make a mixture of spices like cumin powder, coriander powder, pepper, and salt. Dip the pieces in this mixture and next dip it in the gram flour mixture.
For Bhajji Chilly: Same as the ridge gourd but you don’t have to clean it.
Make a mixture of Corn Flour and Yoghurt with salt and spices. Dip the cut cubes of paneer in the mixture and roast it in the pan. Cut cubes of onions, tomatoes, and capsicum in the mixture and roast it in the pan.
Make a mixture of gram flour with salt and spices. Boil and mash the potatoes. Add chilly powder, salt, and other spices. Make it into round balls and dip this in the mixture. Deep fry it.
Grill the insides of the pav bun and apply butter. Place the fried potatoes inside, and your Vada Pav is ready to be served with freshly chopped onions and a salted chilly.
Masala Fruit Bowl
Cut the desired fruits and add a mixture of Salt, Pepper, Coriander Powder and Cumin Powder with a dash of Lemon. A healthy snack is here.
Cheese Cherry Pineapple
Cut the Pineapple into slices. Add a slice of Cheddar Cheese and top it with a Cherry. Decorate it on a tooth-pick and serve it.
Moong Dal Masala
You may choose the packed Moong Dal available in the market. Add chopped onions, capsicum, and tomatoes to the dal. Add salt, lemon, chilly powder and other spices and this healthy appetizer for New Year party is ready to be served.
Peanut Butter Bun
You may either opt for the packed spicy peanuts or can make it. Boil the Peanuts, add all the necessary spices and keep it aside. Cut the bun in half horizontally, apply a generous amount of butter on the insides and add the peanuts and the snack is ready to serve.
Boil and mash the potatoes. Add chilly powder, salt, and other spices. Make a watery mixture of corn flour, maida, and salt. Dip the potato balls in this, re-dip it in rava and place it on the tawa. You may add a generous amount of oil and cook it on both the sides until crisp. Serve it with mint chutney or Ketchup.
Toast/grill some slices of bread and keep them aside. Prepare a mixture of curd, salt, and all the spices. Add boondi to this mixture. Place this on the bread slice and top it with another slice.
Note: This has to be consumed immediately for the freshness.
Spiced Pita Chips
Get some pita bread and make up the plain pita by garnishing it with herbs.
Boil them until crisp and serve it with onions, capsicum, and tomatoes. New Year party appetizer can never be more delicious.