With the Indian Premier League (IPL) season around the corner, it's time to get all set for the exciting matches and cheering for your favorite team. What better way to enjoy the matches than with some delicious and spicy snacks to munch on?

Here are four dishes you should definitely try this IPL season:

1. Pakodas with Vasant Turmeric & Red Chilli Powder

Pakodas are a popular snack in India, especially during the monsoon season. They are crispy, crunchy, and packed with flavor. To make them even more delicious, add some Vasant turmeric and red Chilli powder to the batter. Vasant Turmeric includes anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, while the Vasant Red Chilli powder adds a spicy kick to the Pakodas.

To make pakodas, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 1/4 tsp Vasant turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Vasant red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Oil for frying
  • Optional: sliced onions, potatoes, spinach leaves, or other veggies

Cooking Instruction

  1. In a mixing bowl, add Besan, Vasant turmeric powder, Vasant red chilli powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Slowly add water and mix well until you get a smooth batter. The consistency should be thick enough to coat the veggies.
  3. Heat oil in a deep pan. Dip the sliced veggies in the batter and fry them in hot oil until golden brown.
  4. Serve hot with the chutney or sauce of your choice.

2. Panipuri with Vasant Panipuri Masala

Pani puri, also known as Golgappa or Puchka, is a popular street food in India. It's a small, crispy, hollow ball filled with a mixture of spiced mashed potatoes, chickpeas, onions, and tamarind chutney. To make it even more flavorful, add some pani puri masala to the filling. Pani Puri masala is a blend of spices like cumin, coriander, black salt, and amchur.

To make panipuri, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 30-40 puris (pani puri shells)
  • 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup boiled chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup tamarind chutney
  • 1 tsp Vasant panipuri masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Water

Cooking Instruction

  1. In a mixing bowl, add mashed potatoes, boiled chickpeas, onions, Vasant panipuri masala, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Add tamarind chutney and mix well. If the mixture is too dry, add some water to make it moist.
  3. Add Vasant Panipuri Masala in a bowl of water and mix well to make your water more chatpata.
  4. Fill each puri with the potato mixture and serve immediately.

3. Popcorn with Vasant Chat Masala

Popcorn is a classic snack that's perfect for any occasion. To make it more exciting, add some Vasant Chat Masala to it. It is a blend of spices like cumin, coriander, black salt, and sour mango. It adds a tangy and spicy flavor to the popcorn.


  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vasant Chat Masala

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat a large, deep pot with a tight-fitting lid over medium-high heat.
  2. After adding the oil, let the pot heat up for a minute.
  3. Add popcorn kernels to the pot, cover with the lid, and shake the pot gently to ensure that all the kernels are coated in oil.
  4. Once the kernels start popping, shake the pot occasionally to ensure that all the kernels pop.
  5. When the popping slows down, turn off the heat and let the popcorn cool for a few minutes.
  6. Melt the butter in a small pan over medium heat.
  7. Add salt and Vasant Chat Masala to the butter and stir until combined.
  8. Pour the butter mixture over the popcorn and toss the popcorn until it is evenly coated.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy!

4. Tea with Vasant Tea Masala

Any cricket match is incomplete without sipping on our favourite beverage - Chai! The Indian tea, also known as chai, is a popular and aromatic beverage made with a blend of spices, milk, sugar, and tea leaves. It's a staple in Indian households and is an integral part of any and every occasion. Here's how to make Indian tea at home:


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • two tea bags or two teaspoons of loose tea
  • 2-3 teaspoons sugar (or as per taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon tea masala (blend of spices, see recipe below)

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan, add water and Vasant Tea Masala and bring it to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and add loose tea leaves to the pan. Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes until the tea is infused with the spices.
  3. Bring the milk to a boil in the pan. Keep stirring occasionally to prevent the milk from boiling over.
  4. Once the milk comes to a boil, add sugar and stir until it dissolves. Simmer for another minute or two.
  5. Strain the tea into a teapot or directly into serving cups. Serve hot and enjoy!

Note: You can adjust the amount of Vasant Tea Masala used in the recipe as per your preference. Start with 1/4 teaspoon and gradually increase it to your desired taste.

It’s time to choose and prepare your favourite dish while supporting your team. Vasant Masala is here to be your match-partner and get you kickstarted for the cricket season with dishes to drool for!