Snack

Easy Murukku

Easy Murukku

Crispy, crunchy & yum. Made in a jiffy  This is straight from the festive Janmashtami list-of-snacks-to-make. This is the first time I made Murukku from scratch and was quite surprised at the simplicity of the process. Mixing the ingredients and making a dough is of […]

Poha Cutlet || Flattened Rice Fritters

Poha Cutlet || Flattened Rice Fritters

An easy to make vegan cutlet/fritter that is made with spiced mashed potato & flattened rice Flattened rice is amazing for making a light quick-fix snack. It cooks fast and there are a lot of savory and sweet snacks that can be made in a […]

Sabudana Vada || Tapioca Pearl Fritter

Sabudana Vada || Tapioca Pearl Fritter

Love thy neighbor, especially if their cooking is amazing. One of my former neighbors used to have quite a different eating schedule. Some of the family members, especially the stay-at-home ones used to have a good meal at noon, a little snack in the late […]

Sev Recipe

Sev Recipe

I almost went to buy sev again, which I always do, then comes the thought: ” why not make it at home, instead of buying”. Did just that and I was surprised how easy it is to make and how well they turned out. Sev […]

Whole Wheat Lukhmi

Whole Wheat Lukhmi

She was in her sixties with all the usual age and lifestyle related health issues. Her movements were getting slow and being on the heavier side didn’t help. But when it came to cooking or anything related to food, you could see a spark in […]

Falafel Recipe

Falafel Recipe

I am always looking for stuff that I can use as content for my show and my phone is my best note taking device. Any thing interesting, take a pic or make a note in it. Any idea, type it in the phone. It is […]

Dimer Devil

Dimer Devil

I love the name. When there is devil in the name then it has to be interesting. Eggxactly. There is egg in the center, egg on the outside and it is deep fried. Deep fried is a synonym for delicious. What more can you ask […]

Spicy Paniyaram

Spicy Paniyaram

If you have seen movies like Tangled, then you know the how often pans are used as weapons. The next time you watch the movie, imagine Fynn getting hit with a paniyaram pan. Ouch !!! Alright, no violence. Lets use the pan for something good. […]

Seedai Recipe

Seedai Recipe

We have so many Gods so I guess everyone has their favourites among them. I know my mom’s is Lord Krishna. So Janmashtami, which is the birthday of Lord Krishna is very significant at our home and we definitely have Seedai made at home. Seedai […]

Kaju Pakoda Recipe

Kaju Pakoda Recipe

I have had Kaju pakoda from various shops across the city of Hyderabad. I often take some for my friends living in other cities. A popular snack in Hyderabad and some shops make some amazing variations with the flavors. I have had kaju pakodas with […]

Medu Vada Recipe

Medu Vada Recipe

Medu Vada is a very popular snack especially in Southern India. At my place the vadas are always made during festivals & special occasions. I am particularly fond of the ones which are really crispy on the outside & have lots of spices on the inside. […]

Eggless Omelette Recipe

Eggless Omelette Recipe

This omelette is vegan, delicious and easy to make. We have the besan or gram flour binding the chilies, the onion and the tomato together in this recipe. The omelette recipe can be tweaked with by adding some bell peppers, ginger etc. The besan omelette […]

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe

The pav toasted with some butter along with some hot bhaji with a sprinkle of lime juice is absolutely divine. I don’t know why but I was always kinda intimidated to try out pav bhaji. It is one the most popular Indian snack. But it […]

Masala Papad Recipe

Masala Papad Recipe

An ideal snack and a perfect bar food without…..wait for it….without any oil. The masala papads are roasted papads with a topping of finely chopped tomatoes and onions. The topping has a sprinkle of fresh lime juice to give it the citrus taste. Ingredients: Roasting […]

Aloo Bajji Recipe

Aloo Bajji Recipe

Aloo bajji also know as aloo pakoras are a great tea time snack specially in the monsoon. The bajjis are potato slices dipped in a spicy gram flour batter and deep fried. Ingredients: Potato/ Aloo: 1 large Gram Flour/ Besan: 1 cup Chilli powder: 1/2 […]

Corn Cutlets

Corn Cutlets

I got this from Sanjay Kapoor’s “Bhutte Ke Cutlet” recipe. Tried it and the result was amazing. The cutlets were delicious.  It is basically grinding cooked corn nib-lets with spices, shaping it into cutlets and deep frying them. Ginger, coriander, lemon juice infuse flavor and aroma. […]

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora

Bread pakora or Bread Bajjis are probably the easiest snack that can be made. The bread slices are dipped in a batter made of gram flour and  deep fried. The minimum preparation time makes this an ideal go to emergency snack.  Mix all the ingredients […]

Ribbon Pakoda

Ribbon Pakoda

Ribbon pakodas are thin, deep fried, spicy and crispy snack. The shape of the crispy pakoda is due to the tiny plate used in the press. The ribbon shape makes the pakodas crispy and crunchy. An ideal tea time snack which can be stored for […]

Maddur Vada

Maddur Vada

I have been traveling to the city of Bangalore since I was a kid along with mom and the food from Karnataka is quite special to me.  A lot has changed in the city over the years but the local food is still supreme. Maddur […]

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana khichdi is a great snack. Usually made during fast day, the tapioca pearls are soaked in water overnight or at least 3-4 hours. The spices used are cumin seeds, curry leaves and chili powder.  Peanuts after being dry roasted and powdered are added to […]