Chef Renu Dalal’s Party Perfection

Looking for easy and quick recipes to wow your guests? Look no further! We’ve got some delicious options that will definitely spice up your get togethers! We reached out to Renu Dalal, celebrity chef, daughter of the late legendary chef and cook book author Tarla Dalal, who is the author of the books – Simple and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes, Modern Vegetarian Recipes and Recipes from My Heart, who shared some wonderful recipes with us and if you want skip the search for impressive and healthy party food – we’ve got you covered with two delicious and nutritious options that are sure to be a hit.



1 ½ Cups Grated Cheese

¾ cup breadcrumbs

1 tbsp Maida

2 tbsp cornflour

Pepper to taste

1 tsp finely chopped green chillies

1 tbsp chopped parsley

Oil for frying


In a plate, add in all the ingredients.

Mix and knead a dough.

Divide the dough into 18 equal pieces.

Heat oil for frying and fry these cheese balls on medium flame.

Serve hot with ketchup or pizza sauce.



1 Cup Chopped Vegetable of your choice (Capsicum, Paneer, potato or Spinach)

¼ Cup Besan

¼ tsp Haldi

¼ tsp Red chilli powder

¼ tsp sugar

¼ tsp Coriander powder

¼ tsp Carom Seeds

Pinch of Hing (Asafoetida)

Pinch of Soda Bi Carbonate

¾ Cup Water

Salt to Taste

Other ingredients

Oil for frying


In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well together.

Keep aside for 10-15 minutes.

How to proceed

Heat required oil for frying in pan.

Take the vegetable of your choice dip and coat in the batter and fry them.

Serve hot immediately with green chutney or ketchup.



2 Cups Grated Raw papaya (long strands)

1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts

1/4 cup sliced and boiled french beans

1/4 cup chopped tomato (juliennes)

1/4 cup chopped yellow capsicum (juliennes)

1/4 cup grated carrots

1/2 tbsp parsley chopped

1 tbsp basil chopped


Mix together all the veggies in a salad bowl.

Pour in the prepared dressing.

Toss the salad well and serve immediately.



1 Cup White Chickpea flour

¾ Cup water

¼ tsp red chilli powder

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp soda bi carb

Black salt to taste

2 tbsp oil

Finely chopped green spring onion


In a bowl mix all the ingredients to make a semi thick batter.

In a pan add oil , heat on a slow flame. Roll the oil all over the pan.

Add the chick pea batter all over the pan .

Let it cook and stir well for a minute to make a scramble.

Serve hot immediately.

Garnish with spring onions and serve.

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