Sabudana / Tapioca Pearls Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi – is made of sago/tapioca pearls, potato, peanut powder. This vegan and gluten-free dish is extremely popular in India during the fasting season of Navratri. However, you don’t really need an occasion to enjoy and savor this easy and yummy tasting khichdi. This khichdi is extremely simple and yet so flavorful and provides…

Chaama aaku Potlalu | Arbi/Taro/Colocasia Leaf Potli

Chaama aaku Potlalu – Chaama aaku(leaf) is has different names… arbi, taro, colocasia leaves. Today’s post is a versatile dish made of Arbi leaves. Chamaku potlalu are made with combination of chamaku(arbi leaves), chana dal, cilantro and few spices. These potlalu goes well as a side with rice and dal. These can be served as…

Thirumala/Thurupathi Vada | Whole Urad Vada | Minapa Vada

This week I shall showcase a very very popular and famous temple prasadam… none other than Thirumala Vada. The name itself has a feel of devotion and reminds us the yummyness and the great taste of Thirupathi Laddoo and Vada. These vadas do not soak up or absorb oil at all. Until I got married,…

Sabudana Vada – 2 ways | Sago Snack for Fasting

Sabudana Vada – is a yummy snack and also made as fasting snack. It is a fried patty made with tapioca pearls (sago), potatoes, peanuts and herbs. This Gluten-free and vegan vada is super delicious, and it is crispy from outside with a soft and light texture from inside. In Indian tradition, most Hindus fast…

Air fryer Gobi/Cauliflower

Who do not like a Gobi Manchurian and that too made without deep frying…? I know everyone will love it. I usually make air fryer gobi that goes into my Gobi noodles and Gobi fried rice. As I spend a lot of time making noodles and fried rice and I do not want to spend…

Aloo/Potato Paneer Frankie

Thin chapathis/rotis/tortillas stuffed with Aloo/potato Paneer tikki, veggies and green chutney or hot and sweet sauce. A simple yet delicious frankie recipe which everyone will like. Grated carrots, cabbage and thinly sliced onions are added to the stuffing to give it a nice crunchy taste with every bite. The recipe is good for everyone who love…

Masala Pav

Masala Pav – Is a popular Indian street food made with butter toasted buns and spicy onion, tomato masala. Pav or bread rolls sliced in half and topped/stuffed with spiced buttery onion, tomato and capsicum filling. Masala Pav makes a good party starter and appetizer/snack. Very easy to make in 15 mins for a quick…

Instant Oats Ponganalu|Oats Paniyaram

Instant Oats Ponganalu – are very healthy, protein and fiber rich, Quick, easy and tasty. They are crunchy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. This recipe needs no soaking or fermentation. It can also be served as a snack or breakfast/lunch/dinner. This comes in handy during morning rush or when you…

Nippattu

Nippattu – This tasty, crunchy savory snack always makes me nostalgic.. This is a great snack for tea time or travel or munching. It’s a popular snack from South Indian cuisine. This is an authentic traditional snack made in every home in Andhra Pradesh, India. I learned lots of snacks from my mom and grand…

Best HomeMade Salsa

 Best Homemade Salsa Recipe – This 5 minute beautiful, vibrant and colorful fresh salsa with all the raw veggies is very healthy, vegan and gluten-free. This is a must-have homemade restaurant-style Salsa and is one of my most frequently made recipes for snacks in the evenings! This homemade salsa recipe is very quick and very easy to make….

Raw Banana Chips|Plantain Chips|Homemade Aratikaya Chips

Banana Chips – with step by step photo recipe. Banana chips are one of the authentic and popular snacks from Kerala region. This interesting deep-fried snack recipe made with green raw/unripened banana. it is a popular snack across India. This is usually good for munching anytime and as evening snack with tea. These chips are…

Tomato Chaat|Tomato Slice Chaat

Is this a salad – a snack – a street food !!!??? Confused? This is a salad -type of snack, topped with raw onion, spices and puffed rice, giving a real delight to the taste buds with a crunchy, spicy, savory and tangy taste. It is nutritious, healthy and a good time pass snack. For…

Sev poori

Sev puri is a popular chaat snack and street food from Mumbai and one of the favorite chaat at my home. We usually have this for lunch. Sev puri is spicy, sweet and tangy to taste with so many different textures and tastes mingling in your mouth. It is easy to assemble Sev puri.  Just that some of…

Wheat Momos

Momos is a food as cute as it sounds! These are really fun to eat. These momos are considered to be very healthy because, they are packed with veggies, and using whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour/maida and also steamed, not fried. This cute Momo is a type of South Asian steamed dumpling…

Sooji-Puffed rice Ponganalu

Sooji-Puffed rice Ponganalu/Paniyaram – This is one of the Rayalaseema’s instant version of ponganalu that do not need any grinding batters. This recipe is prepared with sooji, puffed rice (murmure or maramaralu) and yogurt. Yogurt introduces the sourness to this batter. These are crunchy out side and soft inside and with the combination of the…

Pudina Paneer Tikka

A protein packed yummy appetizer with very few ingredients, low-carb friendly and easy to make. This can be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age. Best party starter and great for camping too, marinate and store it in a cool box for grilling later. This is also good for lunch box. It can also be used…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a lip smacking delicious classic Italian starter. This incredible food is done in minutes with a few simple ingredients. Bruschetta is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer. Toasted bread gets rubbed with garlic (don’t skip it, it’s the best part) and topped with simply marinated tomatoes. The brighter and juicier…

Moong Dal Salad

Moong dal salad is popularly known as Kosambari. Kosambari is a really light, and refreshing salad and can be made on any occasion. This cooling salad is perfect snack for summer months.This is served as a side on Rama Navami festival along with panakam. You can serve it as a side dish with your regular meals…

Kale Chips

This is a low calorie nutritious snack. Kale Chips are Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and also sugar and soy free. This is a snack for everyone without any guilt. Very simple and easy, anyone can make. This serves as a great side with rice, tastes very good when you mix crunchy kale with hot rice. It…