Thursday, June 16, 2011

Monaco mini bites|BM#6

This is 6th Blogging Marathon run by Srivalli. This time i chose the theme 'Seven days of Mini Bites'. My recipe(Monaco Mini bites) for the first day is too too simple and easy to make if everything is at home.
Can there be a more simple recipe than this? Kids will just love them for sure. This can be had in a single bite.
Now, here goes the recipe,

10 Monaco salt biscuits
1 Tomato (little hard one's)
1 Slice of cheese
1/2 cup of Cilantro chutney or Basil pesto
1/4 cup of channa masala (I used them since i had some leftover's)

To assemble,
Place the Monaco salt biscuits flat on a plate.
For the first one,Spread little Chutney/pesto and keep the Tomato and cheese on top. (I made some Basil pesto)
For the next one, On top of Biscuits, spread a little channa masala.
Like this you can choose whatever combo you want to spread the toppings with.
We can keep any toppings as we like. I used the one's above.
Other toppings suggestions are,
Onions, Tomato chutney and bell peppers.
Just plain cheese- Kids will love them.

To make the Basil pesto:
1 cup Basil leaves
1/2 cup pine nuts or walnuts
1/4 cup olive oil
1 lemon
salt to taste

Grind all the ingredients above to a smooth paste and pesto is ready. It really tastes awesome with lot of other dishes like Pizza, pasta.

Check out other Blogging Marathoners here with their lovely dishes with various themes.
Sending this entry to Champa for Kid's Delight theme is 'Mini Bites'


vaishali sabnani said...

this is one bite that i love..gets over in a jiffy:)

Jayashree said...

Very innovative, Arch.....

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Yum, what a great treat. I absolutely love the idea of pesto and cheese as a topping for monacco :)

harini-jaya said...

I agree it can't get simpler than this :) great idea though!!

Aarthi said...

lovely dish

Sin-A-Mon (Monika) said...

looks so lovely and easy too, must make it for my son one of the evenings

Mélange said...

Nice idea to make mini bites Archana..It's nutritious as well as filling...

Vardhini said...

Easy and tasty too. Love pesto.

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Priya said...

Wow those mini bites looks extremely cute and adorable...marvellous!

Srivalli said...

Very interesting to see this twist on the biscuits..I remember seeing these on the ads..

rekhas kitchen said...

nice and perfect choice for your theme. looks so colorful.

Mom Chef said...

perfect for kids ! Love monaco biscuits anytime .. Have a pack at home now, and u bet am gonna make it for my kid this afternoon :-)

Suma Gandlur said...

A neat idea, I should say.

Degchi said...

I am feeling like having tea now with these mini bites.


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