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Ketchup Magic: Three snacks recipes with ketchup that are sure to be everyone’s favourite

Posted on: February 3rd, 2023 06:25 PM

Ketchup is one of the most versatile ingredients you can have in your pantry. The perfect combination of sweet and tangy, tomato ketchup can elevate any dish. Everyone knows ketchup as the perfect condiment for fries, burgers and hotdogs. It's not just for burgers and fries anymore; with a few extra ingredients, you can use it to make some delicious meals! From adding a zingy tang to burgers and pizzas to adding an extra layer of flavour to your favourite dishes, ketchup can be incorporated into cooking in various creative ways. This beloved condiment is used as a dipping sauce, can help to balance out other flavours in a dish or can thicken sauces and gravies.

Here we have three delicious recipes featuring tomato ketchup as an ingredient. Whether you're looking to make everyone happy or prepare a quick evening time snack, these recipes will be sure to tantalize the taste buds!

Fast food recipes with ketchup:

Indian-style Veg burger:

An Indian-style veg burger is a delicious and easy way to enjoy a classic burger with an Indian twist. It is made with Indian spices and flavours. Let’s see the recipe for an Indian street veg burger:

Ingredients Required:
For Burger -
  • 6 burger buns
  • 6 tsp melted butter for brushing
For The Vegetable Cutlets -
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped and boiled mixed vegetables
  • 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • salt to taste
  • cornflour for rolling
  • Oil for deep-frying
For Coleslaw -
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
For a Spread -
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
Additional ingredients:
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • Cheese slices
  • Cucumber slices
  • tomato slices
  • Sliced onion
  • salt and for sprinkling
How to make?
For the vegetable cutlets -
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and mash lightly.
  2. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter round cutlet.
  3. Roll the cutlets in cornflour till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, 2 cutlets at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
For the vegetable burger -
  1. Divide the coleslaw into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Cut each burger bun horizontally into two. Apply ½ tsp of butter on the insides of each half of the burger bun and toast them lightly on a tava (griddle).
  3. Apply a little spread on the buttered side of all the bun halves.
  4. Place the lower half of the burger bun on a clean, dry surface with the buttered side facing upwards.
  5. Place 1 lettuce leaf, a cutlet and 1 cheese slice over it.
  6. Now place a portion of the coleslaw over it, finally place 3 cucumber slices, 3 tomato slices, and 2 onion slices and sprinkle a little salt and pepper evenly over it.
  7. Cover it with the upper half of the burger bun with the buttered-spread side facing downwards and press it lightly.
  8. Serve the Indian-style vegetarian burger immediately.
Chinese bhel:

Street-style Chinese bhel is a popular Indian street food dish consisting of fried noodles, vegetables, and a tangy sauce. It is typically served as a snack or appetizer. Let’s learn how to make Mumbai roadside Chinese bhel at home.

Ingredients required:
For chinese Bhel -
  • 2 cups fried noodles
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions whites and greens
  • 1 1/2 tbsp schezwan sauce
  • 2 tsp red chilli sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • salt to taste
For the garnish -
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
How to make?
  1. To make a Chinese bhel recipe in a deep bowl, take fried noodles.
  2. Now add shredded cabbage to it. You can shred it in a food processor or using a sharp knife. The cabbage adds a unique crunch to the bhel.
  3. Now add the chopped spring onion whites and greens. You can also slice them.
  4. Then add schezwan sauce.
  5. Add red chilli sauce.
  6. Then add the tomato ketchup. It provides the much-needed tangy flavour.
  7. Finally add soy sauce, vinegar and salt to taste. Toss well.
  8. Garnish the Chinese bhel with spring onion greens.
  9. Serve Chinese bhel immediately before it turns soggy. Ensure you have all the ingredients ready and mix just before serving.
Bread Pizza:

Bread pizza is a type of pizza made with bread as the crust. It is a popular dish in India, where it is often served as street food. The bread used for bread pizza is typically a thin, unleavened bread called roti. Bread pizza can be made with various toppings, but the most common topping is a combination of vegetables, cheese, and tomato sauce. Here’s a quick veg bread pizza on tava recipe:

Ingredients required:
For Bread Pizza -
  • 6 bread slices, lightly buttered
  • 6 tbsp grated processed cheese
For The Pizza Sauce -
  • 1/2 cup blanched, peeled and chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves (tejpatta)
  • 4 black pepper (kalimirch)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp basil herbs
How to make?
For the pizza sauce -
  • Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the bay leaves and peppercorns and sauté for a few seconds.
  • Add the onions, garlic and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato purée, tomato ketchup, sugar, chilli flakes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Finally, add the dried oregano and basil and mix well.
  • Remove the bay leaves and peppercorns and discard them.
  • Divide the pizza sauce into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
For bread pizza -
  1. To make bread pizza on tava, toast the bread slices in the pop-up toaster till they turn light brown in colour. Instead of whole wheat bread slices, you can also use white bread slices or multigrain bread slices.
  2. Place 1 toasted bread slice on a clean, dry surface.
  3. Spread 1½ tbsp of pizza sauce evenly over it.
  4. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese evenly over it. Instead of processed cheese, use cheddar or mozzarella cheese if you like. To make the bread pizza more filling, you can sprinkle some chopped vegetables too.
  5. Serve bread pizza immediately.

Summing it up:

In conclusion, ketchup can add a unique tangy flavour to your dishes. With the right techniques and recipes, it can be used as an ingredient for salads, marinades, sauces and more! Whether you are looking for a way to spruce up some of your classic recipes or trying something new altogether, ketchup is definitely worth considering. So next time you’re in the kitchen remember that there is always room to get creative with etchup - don't forget to give it a try!


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