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Category: Indian Snacks

Cornflakes Mixture (Indian Trail Mix using Cornflakes)

Cornflakes Mixture (Indian Trail Mix using Cornflakes)

Chiwda is one staple ingredient which is common throughout India.It has multiple names – Namkeen in North India,Farsan or Chiwda in Maharashtra,Chanachur in West Bengal and this is described as a delicious trail mix in the West which loves Indian snacks in all their forms!We […]

Misal Pav (A healthy Maharashtrian snack of sprouts)

Misal Pav (A healthy Maharashtrian snack of sprouts)

Sprouts are a source of protein and doctors recommend having them with breakfast,lunch or as a salad.A majority of us think “When there are other delicious things to eat why go after sprouts?” The answer is that sprouts fill the tummy like no other!They are […]

Mixed Vegetable Cutlets

Mixed Vegetable Cutlets

Lucknow city has a place in my heart as there is where I grew up and socialised to the utmost!The food,Nawabi culture and legacy from the Mughal rulers of Awadh to the British have made the city a variety of sorts!In the advent of the […]

Pakodas On Sticks (Vegetables and Paneer skewered Fritters)

Pakodas On Sticks (Vegetables and Paneer skewered Fritters)

I just love trying out something different and this is one of them!All of us are too familiar with Pakodas and this is a little modification to give them a new twist and a new way to eat!I have also added new ingredients to the […]

Dahi Wada(Lentil fritters dunked in Yogurt)

Dahi Wada(Lentil fritters dunked in Yogurt)

A revised and edited archived recipe reposted with love! Being born and bought up in Northern India, I was exposed to a variety of dishes.I had South Indian food at home(which subsequently became “Northernised” over 2 decades.Outside I loved the food..all comprised of rotis(Indian bread).subzis(vegetables) […]

Ragi Masala Namakpare

Ragi Masala Namakpare

All of us love snacks having All Purpose Flour(APF) or lets call it by the Indian term – Maida.There are a plethora of snacks which use this ingredient including the internationally famous Samosa and the chewy Bhatura.A snack famous with tea in North India is […]

Sabudana Namkeen/Farali/Vrat Namkeen

Sabudana Namkeen/Farali/Vrat Namkeen

Greetings for the New Year and glad to publish my first post in 2016.This recipe is easy and indicative of the Indian system of fasting which means: Not consuming anything at all which includes drinking water. Eating select food with no salt or using Rock […]

Jeera Khari Biscuits/Puff Pastry Biscuits/Khari

Jeera Khari Biscuits/Puff Pastry Biscuits/Khari

Continuing from the last post of Puff Pastry I thought to use it in a snack with is the favourite of many in Mumbai India.If you see my post,I had mentioned Khari Biscuits which are an absolute rage in Mumbai and am posting the recipe […]

Kadalai/Chana Sundal(South Indian Chickpea Stir fry)

Kadalai/Chana Sundal(South Indian Chickpea Stir fry)

”HAPPY NAVRATRI” Chundal(Kerala) or Sundal(Tamil Nadu) is a very delicious and healthy South Indian snack which is mostly prepared during Navratri.Most families keep a wooden stand having odd number of planks decorated with dolls and figurines depicting Hindu Mythology which are offered prayers and sought […]

Beguni(Eggplant/Brinjal Fritters)

Beguni(Eggplant/Brinjal Fritters)

The Indian festival of Dussehra and Navratri is around the corner where there is fasting for 9 days(Nav = 9 in Hindi) and those who do not fast abstain from Onion,Garlic and Eggs.A simple diet of items made from rice,vegetables,lentils,fruits and roti/puri which are breads […]