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No festival is complete without some food.

Enjoy the festive season, fun-filled month of September by creating some finger-licking recipes at home!

Indulge in the innovative and special recipes, specially curated for the festive season by Chef Gaurav Chadha, In-house Chef, Dr. Oetker India Pvt. Ltd

Quick and easy recipes for this festive season:

  • Sago Pudding
  • Nacho and Corn Chaat
  • Peanut Butter Kachori
  • Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat
Sago Pudding

Servings: 2

Sago Pudding, finger-licking recipe festive season Navratri Dussera
Sago Pudding


300 ml Full Cream Milk

100 gm Sago (Sabudana), soaked in cold water for 1 hour

½ tsp Cinnamon Powder

¼ tsp Vanilla Essence

100 gm Sugar

50 g (3 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Original

3 tsp Berry Compote

½ medium Apple, sliced

1 Mint Sprig


  1. Heat saucepan (low flame), add milk, sago, cinnamon powder and vanilla essence. Keep stirring until mixture starts to boil.
  2. Add sugar and mayonnaise to above mixture. Stir and cook until mixture thickens. Keep it aside to cool.
  3. Add berry compote at bottom of glass or serving bowl, pour over the pudding, garnish it with apple, mint and serve.

Level: Beginner

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes

Cooking Time:  10 Minutes

Tip: Instead of berry compote, you can also use fruit jam.

Nacho and Corn Chaat                 

Servings: 2

Nacho and Corn Chaat- finger licking recipes festive season Navratri Dussera
Nacho and Corn Chaat


1 small Onion, chopped

2-3 Green Chilly, chopped

1 medium Tomato, chopped

3-4 Coriander Leaves, chopped

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Original

1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

1 tsp Chaat Masala Powder

½ tsp Red Chilli Powder

Black Salt

100 g Nachos, Jalapeno flavour

60 g Sweet Corn Kernels, warm

1 tbsp Sev


  • In a bowl, add onion, green chilies, tomato, coriander, mayonnaise, ketchup, chaat masala, red chili powder and black salt. Mix well
  • For Assembling: Place nachos around the plate, add above mixture in the middle, sprinkle corn. Garnish with sev and serve.

Level: Beginner

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Peanut Butter Kachori                                               

Servings: 4

Peanut Butter Kachori, finger-licking recipe festive season Navratri Dussera
Peanut Butter Kachori


1 tbsp Desiccated Coconut Powder

50 g (3 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Peanut Butter Crunchy

2 tbsp Almonds, chopped

2 tbsp Cashewnut, chopped

250 g Refined Flour

30 g (2 tbsp) Sugar

50 g (3 tbsp) Clarified Butter

100 ml Water

500 ml Vegetable Oil


  1. For stuffing In a bowl mix coconut, peanut Butter, almonds and cashews.
  2. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, ghee & water. Knead until dough is smooth. Divide dough into 15 equal balls.
  3. Roll each ball into 6 inch dia. round chapatis. Place 1 tbsp of stuffing in centre, pull the edges of the dough to wrap the filling & give shape of kachori.
  4. Heat oil (low flame) in kadhai, fry kachori until golden brown in color. Serve.

Level: Intermediate

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

 Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat

Servings: 2

Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat, finger licking recipe, festive season Navratri Dussera
Potato and Mayonnaise Chaat


200 g Baby Potato, boiled (use with skin potato)

1 tbsp Mix Dry Italian Herbs (Oregano, Basil, Thyme and Parsley)

2 tsp Red Chilli Powder

2 Garlic Cloves, chopped


Black Pepper Powder

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Garlic

2 tbsp Refined Flour

2 tbsp Corn Flour

50 ml Water

100 ml Vegetable Oil

2-3 no Spring Onion, chopped


  • Gently press the potatoes, using your hands and keep them aside.
  • For Cajun Spice Mix: In a bowl, add mix Italian herbs, red chilli powder, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  • In another bowl, add 1 tbsp mayonnaise, refined flour, corn flour, water and Cajun spice. Mix well until smooth mixture is formed. Add potatoes and gently mix.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai (medium flame) and deep fry above potatoes for 5 minutes or until crisp.
  • In a bowl, add spring onion, remaining mayonnaise and fried potatoes. Gently mix well and serve hot.

Level: Beginner

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time:  10 Minutes

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