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Chinese Chilly Chicken

  For all those who love Chinese food like me and who are always ready to eat Chinese food. This is the most easy and tasty chili chicken you ever have. Chilly chickenis a popular  indo chinese dish of chicken. In india  this may include a variety of  dry chicken preparation. Though mainly boneless chicken is used in this dish, some people also recommend to use bones chicken too. This

Lumpiang Shanghai

Spring roll or lumpiang shanghai is a simple dish made up of ground beef, vegetables and spices mixed together and wrapped in a lumpia wrapper. This dish originated in China and was brought to the Philippines and from thereon, lumpiang shanghai have been staple food in Filipino celebration. Lumpiang shainghai is a very common dish that it is no longer surprising to find a serving dish full of lumpia during

Rajma Tikki Recipe

Looking for easy snack recipes, are we? Today you are in for a treat! It’s been raining and evening time is all about having delicious snacks like pakoras, samosas, tikkis, and patties. So today I made Rajma Tikkis or Kidney Bean Patties. I served them with spicy mint chutney, you can find its recipe here. If you are interested in more snack recipes for kids, do take a look at

indian-snacks

Today, I am sharing an easy recipe with corn – corn fritters / corn pakoda.  I had a few corn cobs with me and I made use of fresh sweet corn to make this fritters.  You can also make use of regular corn for making pakodas.  Tea time snacks are very important part of our Indian culture and this would make a great evening snack.  This pakoda is filled with

mangalore bonda recipe

Today’s recipe is a tasty snack – Mangalore bonda.  Bonda is a very famous South Indian snack which has got different variations in different regions.  There are various versions of bonda available like, bread bonda, urulakizhangu bonda, mutta bonda and so on.  Today’s special is another tasty bonda recipe from mangalore, which is very tasty, spongy and absolutely yumm… Serve it with some coconut chutney and you will definitely love

Besan bread toast / besan toast

Besan toast is an easy to make snack or breakfast item.  It can also be considered as a very healthy snack for kids and adults alike.  Now a days, bread has become an important part in our day to day lives and there are numerous recipes which can be made with bread as a main ingredient.  Starting from simple bread omelette to sandwiches, every dish is tasty in its own

Cheese-Filled Veggie Cutlets with Spring Onion Dip Recipe

Hello again buddies! It’s been a really fun-filled week for me, or rather a food-filled one. Mom and I have been on baking spree and ended up baking four different cakes in the span of two days, the recipes of which I will share soon. And just right now we both finished making yummilicious cutlets. Who doesn’t like cutlets that are crispy on the outside and have a center flooded with

parippu-vada

For Keralites or those who have been to Kerala at least once, there is no need of any introduction.  It is a very favourite recipe and when you have it with a cup of chayya (tea), it is simply superb. In old malayalam films, heros will be introduced with a glass of tea in one hand and munching a vada with the other. Ingredients required channa dal/ toor dal          – 

vermicelli pakoda

Semiya pakoda is a tasty crunchy snack prepared with semiya or vermicelli.  Vermicelli is very popular in Indian cuisine and there are various dishes like vermicelli upma, vermicelli payasam, kesari, and many other dishes prepared with semiya.  This recipe makes use of vermicelli and potatoes as the main ingredient.  I have made use of rice flour here as rice flour gives a crunchiness which we expect from pakodas.  This can be

PARIPPUVADA

PARIPPU VADA പരിപ്പുവട is a favorite tea time delight in Kerala. A cup of black tea with crunchy and crispy parippuvada is a real time refreshment at the afternoon tea time. INGREDIENTS : Thoor Dal (തുവരപ്പരിപ്പ്) – 1 cup Chana Dal (കടലപ്പരിപ്പ്) – 1 cup Shallots or Onion – ½ cup, finely chopped Ginger, finely chopped – 1 tbsp Dry Red Chilli – 5 no, finely chopped Asafetida – a

TUNA CUTLET

In the culinary arts, the term “Cutlet” is used to refer to a thin cut of meat usually taken from the leg or rib section of veal, pork or lamb. Chicken cutlets can be made from a thinly sliced and pounded chicken breast. Similarly, a Fish Cutlet can be made from the boneless thin slice of any kind of fish like Tuna, Kingfish, Hamour, Pomfret, Bluefin Trevally, Mackerel etc. Cutlets

Fried Chicken Strips with Hot 'n' Sweet Cheese Dip

Hello dear foodies. Today I am sharing the recipe of fried chicken strips. This fried chicken is quite similar to what you get in KFC, only tastier and more pocket-friendly. It is very important to brine the chicken before you deep fry it. It will get cooked easily, faster and won’t have a stringy or rubbery texture. Brining is the technique which involves preparing the brine and soaking the chicken

How to Make Peanut Sesame Ladoo

Today’s recipe is a very healthy, tasty and easy to make ladoo.  This recipe makes use of very few ingredients namely – peanuts, sesame seeds and jaggery.  In this recipe, I have finely powdered peanuts and sesame seeds, but if you want it to be crunchy, then grind all the ingredients coarsely.  This will give you a nutty taste of sesame and peanuts.  There is no need of any oil

How To Make Dynamite Sticks

Dynamite Sticks, also known as Dynamite Rolls, Chili Cheese Sticks or Dynamite Spring Rolls, is one of my favorite finger foods now. Oh, don’t worry. Dynamite is just a term we used for this recipe, but this is absolutely non-explosive. This crunchy, tasty and a lil bit spicy finger food is a perfect partner for beer. Filled with ground meat (any kind of meat) and cheese, this can make any

Cheese Fries Recipe

Cheese fries is one of my favorite comfort foods. This delicacy is known to have its roots in southern US. But I am so glad it made its way all the way around the world. It is really hard to find cheese fries in my town. There is just one place that I know serves decent cheese fries. So instead of being dependent on the outside, I decided to have

Chilli Cheese Toast Recipe

Hello buddies. How are you doing? I know I had promised in my previous post that I will share the recipe of Cheese Fries. But I put it on the back-burner for a while because I wanted to share this recipe first. Today I made chilli cheese toast for my friends. I had been meaning to make it since a long time, but it just wasn’t happening. The finest, funniest

Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

Sandwiches are the most versatile food I have ever known. It is the simplicity of the concept that allures me the most. It’s just 2 or 3 slices of bread topped one upon the other, packing all the sinful goodness of delectable ingredients in between. You can select the type of bread you want. You can choose the bread-spread of your choice, butter, cheese, jam, chocolate or peanut butter. You

Three-Cheese Veggie Pizza Puff Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

Hello dear buddies. Today’s recipe is a very exciting one. It is pizza puff recipe that is loaded with goodness of veggies and oodles of cheese. I have made the pastry and pizza sauce at home. Everything is prepared from scratch from fresh ingredients. Who needs those bottled pizza sauces that are full of oil and preservatives when you can make one yourself at home? I will share the recipe

How To Make Bombay Sandwich

  Hello dear readers. I know you are looking forward to a great Sunday tomorrow. To make your Sunday even better, I am sharing with you an easy sandwich recipe that you can make for Sunday brunch in no time. This sandwich recipe is called Bombay Sandwich. It is very peculiar sandwich that you will find in Mumbai. In fact, it is among the most popular street foods in the

How To Make Punjabi Samosa with Step-by-Step Pictures

Does the cloudy weather make you crave for fried and spicy snacks? Every time it rains in the evening, you want to have a serving of hot pakodas or Punjabi Samosa with your Masala Chai and you just can’t get enough of the store-bought goodies. Why not just make hot and yummy Samosa at home? For those who are unfamiliar with samosas, allow me to explain to you what exactly it