Category Archives: Snacks

Coconut sevai/coconut idiyappam recipe

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Coconut sevai or coconut idiyappam is a very delicious snack or dish made with plain idiyappam (prepared with rice flour), grated coconut, red chillies and cashewnuts. It is a very healthy and light snack which can be had at breakfast time or as a snack. Coconut sevai or idiyappam is very easy to prepare too and very common in South Indian households.

Medu vada recipe

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Medu vada is a very popular and favourite dish in South India. Medu means soft and hence the name as medu vada means soft vadas. Medu vadas are made with urad dal batter which is spiced with green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, black pepper and salt. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and a hole in the centre is the important highlight of medu vadas. Medu vadas are a tradional South Indian dish which can be served as a side dish or snack with sambar or coconut chutney as an accompaniment. Urad dal is soaked for 4-5 hrs and ground to a smooth paste. There is no need for fermentation as the batter can be used for making vadas immediately.

Chilli paneer recipe

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Chilli paneer is a very popular and delicious starter made with paneer, capsicum and onions and mixed with sauces. It can be served an appetizer or a starter and tastes best when it is served hot. This is dry version of chilli paneer and it also goes well with fried rice.

Pizza sandwich recipe – Perfect kids lunchbox recipe

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Pizza sandwich is a very easy and quick sandwich recipe which is healthy too with all vegetables added to it. It is a perfect evening snack or perfect lunchbox recipe for kids as they will surely love this sandwich.

Paneer sandwich recipe

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Paneer sandwich is a very healthy and simple sandwich made with paneer as the main stuffing. It makes up for a great evening snack or also can be had as a breakfast dish.

Bread rolls recipe

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Bread rolls is a very tasty and crispy rolls made with mashed potatoes and mild spices and deep fried. It can be eaten whole or served with sauce or any chutney of your choice. Bread rolls is very easy to prepare and a perfect afternoon snack with tea.

Sabudana vada

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Sabudana vada is a very popular deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is generally eaten as a light meal during fasting days. Sabudana vada is also called as sago vada as the main ingredient used is sago pearls. It is a nutritious and crunchy snack especially served during religious festivals and fasting days. Sabudana vada is an ideal evening snack and is best served with sweet curd.

Arbi or colocasia cutlet recipe

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Arbi or colocasia cutlet is a crispy snack made with boiled arbi, onions mixed with spices and then shallow fried. It makes up for a good evening snack with a cup of tea/coffee. Arbi cutlet is a simple and popular snack which can also be served as a starter. It is best served with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Baby corn stir fry recipe

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Baby corn stir fry is very simple and easy to make recipe and it can be prepared quickly. Here it is done in chinese style with various sauces used which adds taste to the crunchiness of the baby corn. Baby corn stir fry can be had as a starter or simply as a light evening snack.

Cabbage pakora or pakoda recipe

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Cabbage pakora or pakoda is a deep fried Indian snack which is made from cabbage, besan flour, rice flour, red chilli powder and ginger garlic paste. It is a perfect snack with a cup of tea/coffee on a rainy day or on a cold winter day.