Carrot - Cheese Cocktail Pickups

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 large, thick carrots
  • 5-6 cheese cubes
  • 2 capsicums
  • 2-3 slices canned pineapple
  • 1 tbsp - vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp - powdered dried mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp - cream
  • 2 tbsp - syrup of canned pineapple
  • toothpicks

How to Make Carrot - Cheese Cocktail Pickups

  • Soften peeled carrots by placing in boiling water for 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain, dice into 1 wide, 1/2 thick squares.
  • Cut capsicum and pineapple into similar sized pieces.
  • Halve each cheese cube, keep aside in fridge till required.
  • Mix mint, pepper, salt, syrup, cream, vinegar, in a bowl, till well blended.
  • Toss in carrots, capsicums, and pineapple pieces.
  • Keep aside to marinate for 20-30 minutes.
  • Either grill in a baking sheet for 5-7 minutes, or sizzle by stir frying for 3-4 minutes.
  • Or serve chilled and marinated only.
  • To proceed:
  • Poke one piece of cheese, one pineapple, one capsicum, one carrot in that order in a toothpick.
  • Make sure that carrot is at the base, and cheese at the top.
  • Arrange in a serving dish, carrot being the lowest, and toothpicks standing erect.
  • Serve with cocktails or mocktails, as pickups, with tiny paper napkins.