Category Archives: Snacks
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 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 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 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 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.
Poha chivda or aval mixture is a very popular and healthy snack made of thin beaten rice and flavoured with peanuts, roasted chana dal and mild spices. It can be prepared instantly and can be enjoyed as a tea time snack. Poha chivda is a also a very common snack prepared during Diwali festival. It is a low fat snack which can be easily prepared at home. It does not use too much oil and can be easily stored in an airtight container upto one month.
Ribbon pakoda is a very popular and easy snack which is made during Diwali. It is a South Indian crispy savory snack which is very simple to make but very tasty. Ribbon pakoda is prepared with gram flour, besan and chilli powder. It can also be had as tea time or any time snack. This is also called as nada murukku or ola pakoda.
Murukku or chakli is a popular South Indian snack made with rice flour, gram flour and seasoned with salt, asafoetida and either cumin seeds or white sesame seeds. Murukku is a traditional treat for festivals like Diwali and Krishna Janmashtami. The ingredients are mixed together to form a dough which is then shaped into spiral shapes either by hand or using a mould. They are then deep fried in cooking oil.
Shakarpara or shankarpali is a popular sweet snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is generally made on festivals like Diwali. Shakarpara or shankarpali is rich in carbohydrates, an instant source of energy. It is made with all purpose flour (maida), semolina, ghee and sugar and it has a long shelf life.
Potato peas cutlet is a wonderful combination of boiled potatoes, peas, green chillies, bread crumbs and mixed with spices. It is then either shallow fried or deep fried. Potato peas cutlet makes up for a good monsoon treat or as an evening snack. Potato peas cutlet is a very popular snack in North India. It is called as alu mutter tikki in hindi, which means potato peas cutlet