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dates peanut ladoo

Dates and peanut ladoo is a best example of a sweet that taste really good and is also very easy to prepare.  I am always looking for new recipes that work well as a treat, is healthy but don’t contain too much sugar.  These can be served as mid-morning snack for kids.  This is very easy to prepare at home and is very healthy snack for kids.  This is a very

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

sweet corn pie

I am sharing a corn recipe –  sweet corn pie.  Here except corn,  I have made use of ingredients which are readily available at home, onion, tomato, garlic, pepper and cheese.  Try this and hope you like it.  Now to the recipe.. Ingredients required For dough all purpose flour / maida  – 2 cups salt – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 1/4 teaspoon butter – 1/2 cup cold water –

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

Mysore Masala Dosa Recipe

Hello dear foodies. Hope you had a great Saturday feasting on delicious food! So coming to today’s recipe, it Mysore Masala Dosa! One of my all time favorites, this south Indian delicacy is popular across the nation. Mysore Masala Dosa is a bit different from the usual Masala Dosa. Mysore Masala Dosa is spicy and it gets its heat from the special chutney that is applied onto it. The potato filling is usually a

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          – 

Veggie Delight Pizza Recipe

Hello folks. Weekend is coming and most of us are always looking for something special to cook during that time. So today’s recipe is a vegetarian pizza recipe. Believe me when I say that this is a real treat for the vegetarians out there. It has everything you would want on your pizza. Hence the name – Veggie Delight Pizza. Making pizzas from scratch can be quite a task. So

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

Sev Recipe

When it comes to Indian street food, sev holds a very special spot. It looks a lot like vermicelli and is made from besan or bengal gram flour. You can find a lot of varieties of sev; thin, thick, salty, spicy, sets-my-mouth-on-fire- spicy etc. It makes for an amazing garnish for bhel-puri, sev-puri, ragda-pattice and many more delicacies. Sev can be had as is. It tastes equally delicious as you munch

Arrowroot Halwa

I am sharing an easy and healthy recipe made with arrowroot – arrowroot halwa.  This is a dish which is made during Thiruvathira.  Thiruvathira is a Hindu festival which is celebrated in South Indian states Kerala and Tamilnadu.  This festival falls in the month of Dhanu (Dec 15 – Jan 15) on full moon day and is celebrated as birthday of Lord Shiva.  In Kerala, thiruvathira is a very famous festivals

Ada pradhaman / Kerala style payasam (with jaggery and coconut milk)

Ada pradhaman is a traditional payasam or dessert of Kerala.  There are two varieties of ada payasam made with these rice pasta bits.  One being ada pradhaman (made with jaggery and coconut milk) and the other palada pradhaman (with milk and sugar) and both are absolutely delicious.  The process of making ada pradhaman is bit tedious, but it is definitely worth the effort.  This payasam is an integral part of

Garlicky Paneer and Veggies with Fried Noodles Recipe

  A few days back I was sipping on Manchow soup at the restaurant with my friends. It was a really well-made soup, loaded with finely shredded vegetables and perfectly balanced in taste. The topping of fried noodles was very crispy and lent a nice texture. Then I just thought to myself, how about I make a bowlful of fried noodles and pour stew over it? The stew will have

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

Hot and Sweet Fries Recipe

Hello buddies. After so many easy and delicious sandwich recipes, I am back with another lip-smacking snack recipe. The main ingredient of this dish is fries. It is called hot and sweet fries recipe, consisting of fresh, homemade fries tossed in hot and sweet sauce, garnished with flavorful spring onions. This recipe is inspired from the one I and my friends usually had at the café near my college back

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

Sugar Coated Shakkar Para Recipe

Hello buddies! Do you feel a strong urge to eat something sweet after you finish your meal? But you often find nothing sweet in your kitchen. Sometimes we just do not have time or energy to whip up a cake or pudding. The sweet tit-bits that can can be stored for a couple of weeks come handy at such moments. Shakkar Para is one of the most popular traditional Indian sweets. Shakkar Paras are bite-sized

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

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Hello folks! How have you been? I hope you continue to cook great food and enjoy it with your family. I made pav bhaji yesterday for lunch after so many months. It is a Maharashtrian fast food that is believed to have its roots in Mumbai, where it originated. This is one delicacy I love to the core. It is spicy, tangy and has a characteristic flavor that comes from the special spice mix known