3 Leftover Snack Ideas We Can't Get Over
Updated : October 11, 2021 11:10 IST
These quirky snacks will not just help you help you reuse leftover food but also break the monotony of eating the same dish day and night.
Leftover food can be quite a stress since you are too full, but are in no mood to waste. Be it a simple bowl of dal or a spicy, rustic curry, leftovers often leave us in a state of confusion. Certain delicacies are super versatile and one can always turn them into a new delicacy of sorts. Be it a yummy and quick morning meal or bite-sized snacks, certain leftover foods can be anything you want them to be. If you are wondering what to do with your leftover idlis or curries or chicken, you've come to the right place. Here we’ve got you snack ideas to try with your leftover food:
These quirky snacks will not just help you help you reuse leftover food but also break the monotony of eating the same dish day and night. Here are three snack ideas for you to try at home with leftover food.
1. Masala Idli From Leftover Idlis
Got some leftover idlis from last night's dinner? Bite-sized masala idlis are the best way to transform them into mouth-watering treats. All you have to do is to cut them into four halves and saute on a pan with a melange of spices. This easy-to-make snack is a delightful dish brimming with chillis, onions and tomatoes, and is sure to tantalise your taste buds. The best part? It doesn’t require much time.
2. Grilled Sandwiches From Leftover Sabzi
Throwing away that leftover sabzi? Wait right there! This easy-to-make sandwich can not only save your delicious sabzi from going to trash, but also give you a quick breakfast or tea-time snack. Aloo, paneer, beans or just about any sabzi can be a great filling to use in between bread slices, which can then be grilled to perfection. All you have to do is to stuff the sabzi inside two bread slices and grill them with some butter spread in between. Simply pair these stuffed grilled sandwiches with ketchup or your choice of sauce and you have the perfect snack to relish.
3. Dal Pakoda From Leftover Dal
Dal is one dish that is staple to many Indian homes. Be it lunch or dinner, dal is a part of almost every Indian meal, which can lead to leftover dal. But do you know what else it means? You can nosh on dal pakodas multiple times a week. Crispy and crunchy dal pakodas are made by mixing leftover dal with besan, rice flour and chopped onion along with some spices, and simply deep-frying it in hot oil. Isn’t it amazing? Serve it with mint-coriander chutney and enjoy!