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Category: Indian Snacks

Roasted Potatoes with Garlic Chives

Roasted Potatoes with Garlic Chives

The market is flooded with spring produce and one of them is a favourite of mine – Garlic Chives.Of all the alliums in existence I love Garlic the most.A few may disagree with me as they may not like the potent smell but for me […]

Colocasia (Arbi) Balls in Tangy Tomato Sauce

Colocasia (Arbi) Balls in Tangy Tomato Sauce

Colocasia or let us call it by the Indian term “Arbi” is a starchy but delicious root vegetable in the world of food.It is at most used as a stir fry,dry subzi,in curries which are spiced and/or yogurt based. This recipe is taken from a […]

Papchi (a Chhattisgarh sweet snack)

Papchi (a Chhattisgarh sweet snack)

My blog will not be complete without posting gems from such parts of India which are hardly ever mentioned.Chhattisgarh is a State located in the centre east of the country.It borders the states of Madhya Pradesh in the northwest, Maharashtra in the south west, Telangana […]

Jackfruit/Kathal Pakora (Jackfruit Fritters)

Jackfruit/Kathal Pakora (Jackfruit Fritters)

One fine evening I did not have anything to have with tea!Marie biscuits had got over and I had a late brunch after which I was terribly hungry.I had prepped and boiled Jackfruit which I had stashed away in the refrigerator and that plus Kanda […]

Kara Boondi (Spiced Gram Flour Pearls Trail Mix)

Kara Boondi (Spiced Gram Flour Pearls Trail Mix)

Kara Boondi is another great item for festive occasions like Diwali or if you want you can make this as a tea time snack for anytime use.I personally have less of fried items these days so make this on festive occasions or times when I […]

Ghugni (A Bengali snack for Durga Pujo)

Ghugni (A Bengali snack for Durga Pujo)

Ghugni is a Bengali snack made from dried yellow Peas or “peeli matar” as it is called in Hindi.You can get this almost everywhere in all towns and cities and it is widely used both as an accompaniment with rice or roti or as a […]

Mixed Vegetable Shahi Seekh Kebabs

Mixed Vegetable Shahi Seekh Kebabs

The vegetarians among us feel deprived sometimes when we see the meat eaters on the planet gorge of succulent kebabs and seekh and feel if only they had an option to enjoy the same in vegetarian options.This is a delicious vegetarian seekh without Onion and […]

Besan Gujiya for Ganeshotsav

Besan Gujiya for Ganeshotsav

Om Ganeshaya Namah! I have posted the recipe for the delicious Indian dessert Gujiya before. Then the blog was not even a year old and it was one of my most liked recipes! Check the recipe of Gujiya here : Gujia(Half Moon shaped stuffed pastry). […]

Aashirvaad – Aata with Multigrains Masala Puri

Aashirvaad – Aata with Multigrains Masala Puri

This is another delicious recipe with ITC’s wonderful Aashirvaad Aata with Multigrains!Beautiful golden brown puffed up Puris made with multigrain flour,served with accompaniments of choice!Check out the recipe! Preparation Time : 45 minutes Makes : 9 – 11 Puris INGREDIENTS 1 cup Aashirvaad Aata with […]

Vazakkai Vada (Raw Banana Vada)

Vazakkai Vada (Raw Banana Vada)

Raw Banana is called Vazakkai in Tamil and this recipe is an old and almost forgotten one which used to be made in the beautiful city of Ootacamund or Ooty.An octogenarian who ran a small tea and snack stall gave me this information while I […]

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