Easy side dishes for parties – Here we talk about these preparations those can be made in a jiffy, yet leave the impression of a chef’s professional magic.
Friends are coming over for a get-together!
You are obviously not a super cook, yet you want to create that fundoo impression on your friends?
Well, well, do not fret! We have some magnanimous recipes for you that will make you appear like a pro chef in front of your buddies, but, they are as easy to cook as a stroll in the garden.
Ready! Get set! Go!!
Intoxicating Carrots in Beer
What You Need: 1/2 kg Carrots (peeled and sliced), 1 tablespoon butter , 1 cup dark beer , 1 teaspoon parsley flakes, ¼ teaspoon salt , ¼ teaspoon pepper , 1 teaspoon sugar.
How To Cook: Place a medium-sized saucepan on fire and melt butter. Add carrots, dark beer and parsley flakes. Bring the contents to a boil and reduce flame. Cook the carrots, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat only when the carrots are tender, when pricked with a fork . Add in salt, pepper and sugar. Heat well and serve hot. Just to add a touch of class, garnish with frozen cherries or olives before serving.
Tangy Egg Fiesta
What You Need: 12 Hard Boiled Eggs, 4 cups vinegar, salt to taste, 2 medium onions (chopped), 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tbsp pickling spices.
How To Cook: Put the boiled eggs in a big container. Take rest of the ingredients in a pan and simmer for around 5 min. Put the mixture on the eggs. Cover and keep it aside all night. These saucy and tangy eggs will fetch you oodles of appreciation and many “give-me-the-recipe-please” shouts! We can bet on that!
Frittering Sweet Bananas
What You Need: 4 firm Bananas (thickly sliced), 1½ tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar, ½ cup baking mix, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 egg , ¼ cup milk, 3-4 tablespoon oil.
How To Cook: Take banana slices along with lemon juice and little confectioners’ sugar in a bowl and mix well. Combine together sugar, baking mix, egg, and milk in a separate bowl and blend into a smooth batter. Dip the banana slices into the batter. Heat oil in a pan and fry the banana pieces until brown in colour. Drain the excess oil. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and serve. If you want to add your personal touch, just pour a few spoons of honey over them.
When you cook and serve these, you are in for a “Mr/Ms. Popular” tag among your buddy connects. You can take our word for that!
Make sure you do all the cooking in front of your friends (of course after one-time-rehearsal on your own)!