Panna Cotta

Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy, quick, foolproof and accommodating to many adjustments. This is a gluten-free and adaptable to dairy-free and vegan diets. This dessert is made with very few ingredients and can be prepared in advance. Panna Cotta looks and tastes wonderful with ripe fruits such as raspberries,…

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…

Energy Boost Bars | Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Enjoy these delicious Oatmeal Breakfast Bars your whole family will love! Breakfast in the morning or as a midday snack. Wholesome and packed with proteins, vitamins, minerals and heart healthy oats!

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…

Pesara Poornalu | Pesara Boorelu |Whole Moong Poornalu/Boorelu

Pesara Poornalu/Boorelu – made of pesalu/whole green moong are offered as naivedyam on one of the 9 days of Dussehra. Using whole moong/pesulu or pesalu in this recipe makes it more healthier. Making pesara poornalu is very simple. I was able to get them perfect when I tried them first time myself. Equipment used: Mixer…

ThriMadhuram Prasadam

ThriMadhuram means three amruthams or amrtas used in Hindu worship which basically consists of honey, misri (patika bellam or crystalized sugar), jaggery. ThriMadhuram is one of my most favorite sweets. Very very easy to make and no cooking needed at all. Ready in 10-15 mins. This prasadam is very famous in Phalani Murugan temple. This…

Sweet Coconut Powder Prashad|Sweet Kobbari Podi Prasadam

Sweet Kobbari Podi – This no cook prasadam is an easy and simple recipe to make and offer as naivedyam to god or to distribute as prasadam to people who come to visit bommala koluvu / golu. You can also take it to temple as prasadam. Navrathri is around the corner. I would like to…

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…

Greek Yogurt Bark

Greek Yogurt Bark – It’s so easy to whip up, healthy and packed with protein. Lightly sweetened frozen yogurt bark studded with colorful berries, chocolate chunks and nuts is the perfect refreshing snack that kids as well as adults can enjoy any time. This is also perfect and easy snack for hot summers. This can…

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…

Dondakaya Kobbari Pachadi|Ivy Gourd/Tindora Coconut Pachadi

Dondakaya/Tindora/Ivy gourd Coconut pachadi – This is a very simple pachadi/curry without any cooking and will be ready in less than 10 mins. This is a best option during busy mornings.. You can make this a day ahead to save on time. Dondakaya is the telugu name for Ivy gourd. It is also known as…

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…