2 easy Recipes of Finger Food with Leonardo Extra Light Olive Oil …Diwali Special

Health and Yummy food both are so important  … Health is major concern of ours as stress related diseases have become a part of our living yet we strive to have yummy food . When its Diwali / Karwa chauth or any festivities , People tend to eat more … Celebrations means  parties with friends and family which requires good food and  Yummy Food … Our Thought lets  Keep Health aside and first eat ! Dekhenge Diwali ke baad ! Diwali ke baad dieting pe ( Resolution we make )  … Guilt arrives after 7 days of eating and gobling … Hence  thought  of cooking  2 Wonderful finger food which is yummy yet healthy …  How that can be achieved !  Oil which we are using today …. LEONARDO EXTRA LIGHT OLIVE OIL 


Extra light olive oil is olive oil that has been heavily refined so that it has a pale color and minimal flavor. Since it has a higher smoking point than many other types of olive oil, it is suitable for high heat cooking and baking.

We have eaten these dishes several times in restaurants / wedding’s / Party’s etc … laden with lots of unwanted fats but still we cannot stop munching , Here we are going to cook all Fingers in Oil which is healthy and does not effect your health in any bad way ! and Yes usage of the same is very low but the taste is the same …

Masala Paneer Fritters


  • Ingredients required
    • Paneer – 300g
    • Sugar – 1 tsp
    • Rice powder  – 2 tbsp
    • Onion – 1
    • Garlic – 5-6
    • Ginger – 1″ Piece
    • Gr Chili – 1
    • Besan – ⅓ cup
    • Sesame Seeds – 2 tsp
    • Kashmiri Red Chili Powder – 2 tsp
    • Garam Masala – ½ tsp
    • Salt – to taste
    • Oil – to deep fry ( LEONARDO EXTRA LIGHT OLIVE OIL )
    • Coriander Chopped : a little bit (optional)
    • Oats or Fried Chivda


    How to cook

    • Start by adding : besan, rice powder , ginger, garlic, green chili, onions and a little water to a mixer and grind to a thick coarse paste.
    • Transfer the mix to a bowl, and add in salt, red chili powder, sugar, garam masala, sesame seeds, chopped coriander(opt) and mix
    • If the mixture is thin, add some besan and make it thicker. Heat up oil for deep frying.
    • Add a couple of pieces of paneer to the mixture, and make sure it is coated well. Now wrap this batter coated in oats or fried chivda  properly . Drop each piece into Hot oil and fry until golden. Serve Hot!


    Lotus Stem Honey Chilli

    Ingredients required

    • Lotus stem (sliced)      : 200 gm
    • Ginger (sliced): 15gm
    • Dry red chili (diced): 2
    • Honey: 1 tb spoon
    • Tomato ketchup: 30 ml
    • Chili oil: 10 ml
    • Vinegar : 1 tea spoon
    • Sesame seed: 50 grams
    • Rice flour: 50 gm
    • Maida: 30 gm
    • Olive Oil ( Leonardo  Extra Light Olive Oil )
    • Salt

How to cook

  • Take an empty bowl
  • Put sliced cut lotus stem & 2 table spoons of batter
  • Mix up them and then add Rice flour
  • Crisp fry until get crispy like chips
  • Then take a wok bring to heat
  • Add 1 table spoon of oil
  • Burn the dry red chilies
  • Add sliced ginger and all the sauces & seasoning
  • Cook the sauce for few seconds
  • Add crisped fried lotus stems
  • Toss with diced spring onion leafs and roasted sesame seeds
  • Transfer to small appetizer plate
  • Garnish with parsley leaf and carrot flower and serve




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