Category Archives: Snacks

Nippattu or Thattai recipe

Nippattu is a very popular snack from Karnataka especially from Mysore and Bangalore. Nippattu is usually deep fried but can also be baked. It is a crispy and spicy snack which is perfect for tea time munching. This recipe is contributed by my close friend, Mrs. Usha Nayaka who also happens to be a Mysorean.

Capsicum paneer paratha recipe

Capsicum paneer paratha is a delicious North Indian recipe which is a healthy combination of capsicum and cottage cheese. It is best served with butter or pickles or curd.

Cheese bread pakora

Indian bread stuffed with cheese mixture and deep fried in gram flour batter. A healthy evening snack that goes well during the monsoon.

Puri bhaji recipe

Puri bhaji is a traditional breakfast dish made up of puri and aloo bhaji. Puris are made up of flat rounds of wheat flour which are deep fried and is served with spiced potato vegetable. It is simple recipe to make but also a very delicious snack.

Spring onion pakoras

Spring onion pakora is a delicious evening snack made with spring onions, gram flour and spices. It is a perfect monsoon treat or can be had in the winters.

Sihi avalakki or sweet poha

In kannada, sihi means sweet and avalakki means beaten rice. Sihi avalakki is a festival sweet dish made of beaten rice and jaggery. It is usually made on Gokulashtami/Janmashtami day, as an offering to Lord Krishna.

Khaman dhokla recipe

Khaman dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State. It is made with a batter of gram flour, curd and semolina and can be eaten as a side dish or as a snack.

Potato sandwich or aloo sandwich

Aloo sandwich is very easy to make and a good choice for a healthy and wholesome snack. It is made with mashed potatoes, cheese slices, green chillies, garam masala, coriander leaves and lemon juice. Aloo sandwich is a very delicious snack which can had as a breakfast dish or tea time snack.

Methi paratha or methi thepla recipe

Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati snack and is one of the comfort food for Gujaratis. It can be either had as a snack or as a breakfast dish. It is ideal as a travel food as they have a great shelf life. It can be either had on its own or served with curd or pickle. Methi leaves or fenugreek leaves are rich in iron and calcium and is a good soure of fibre. Enjoy as a simple and healthy meal any day. Methi thepla is prepared with chopped fenugreek leaves, wheat flour, besan, curd and mixed with spices and then rolled out into thin parathas.

Kuzhi paniyaram recipe

A south indian snack made by idli-dosa batter and spiced with onions and green chillies.