Category Archives: Snacks
Medu vada is a very popular South Indian snack or fritter made from black lentils or urad dal. It is usually made in doughnut shape with a crispy exterior and soft interior. Medu vada is best served with sambar and coconut chutney and generally eaten as a breakfast or a snack. ‘Medu’ is a kannada
Soya chunks Manchurian is a healthy and tasty dish prepared with coated soya chunks cooked in chinese sauces. Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass. Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics, growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.
Appam is a healthy and traditional dish from Kerala State in South India. It is a soft and spongy dosa and done without much use of oil. Appam is best served with vegetable stew or kadala curry. It can be had as a breakfast dish or as a brunch recipe. The batter has to be well
Eggless banana cake is a quick and easy recipe made with ripe bananas and without eggs. It is also a vegan cake. Oil is added in this recipe for making it soft and moist. If you have over ripe bananas at home, you can make this banana bread/cake and relish. You can use honey instead
Oats dhokla is a healthy recipe made with powdered oats and little gram flour. This tasty snack is also easy to make and makes up for a perfect tea-time snack . Oats helps reduce cholesterol, gives energy to keep you going and helps maintain weight. Oats is a good source of protein and a rich
Mysore bonda also called as ulundu bonda is a popular fried snack from Mysore region in Karnataka. These golden fritters are crunchy on the outside but soft and fluffy on the inside. They are one of the loved teatime snacks and traditionally eaten with sambar and ginger chutney or coconut chutney. Mysore bonda is also
Peanut balls with jaggery, also called as kadalai urundai in Tamil Nadu is a tasty snack prepared especially on auspicious occasions like Karthigai deepam and Krishna Jayanthi. It is a healthy snack as peanuts is full of proteins and jaggery is rich in iron content. Peanut balls is very easy to prepare at home and made
Cheese chilli toast is a very easy and quick snack made with few ingredients. It can be done in an oven as well as tawa. Kids love this snack is it is very delicious and filling too. Cheese chilli toast can be had as a breakfast dish or as an evening snack. It can also
Corn cheese balls are a great starter and appetizer made with sweet corns, cheese and mild spices. Corn kernels is a wholesome cereal food and easily digested. Sweet corns are used in various other ways too like soups, salads, sweets etc. The combo of cheese and corn is very delicious and liked by kids as well
Tri colour sandwich is a very delicious and yummy sandwich and an ideal breakfast dish or snack on a Republic day or Independence day. Kids love this colourful sandwich and butter and cheese added to it makes it all the more flavourful and tasty. Orange and green chutney gives a good taste to the sandwich.