Snack

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 […]

Namak Para

Namak Para

Instead of shopping for snacks this weekend, I decided to make some weekend snack. This time I decided to make Namak para, a crispy and crunchy team time snack. The ingredients are easily available and all you have to do is knead a stiff dough. […]