Category Archives: Snacks

Idli varieties – Collection of 12 idli recipes – South Indian breakfast recipes

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Idli is a traditional and a very popular breakfast in South Indian households. It is a savoury and steamed dish and made by steaming a batter consisting of  de-husked fermented black lentils (urad dal) and rice. The fermentation process breaks down the starches so that they are more readily metabolized by the body.  There are many varieties of

Collection of sandwich recipes – Indian sandwich recipes

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A sandwich is a food consisting of vegetables or sliced cheese  between slices of bread or any dish wherein two pieces of bread serve as a wrapper.  Sandwiches are widely popular in Indian households and is served warm or cold as desired.  They are best served with coriander chutney, mint chutney or tomato ketchup along with a

Masala idli recipe – How to make masala idli recipe – breakfast recipes

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Masala idli is a quick  South Indian snack recipe made with idlis, onions, tomatoes and mixed with spices.  It makes up for a great meal for lunch box too.  Masala idli is not only a healthy and delicious breakfast dish, but also a good twist to the regular plain idli.  There are variety of recipes that can

Medu vada recipe – How to make south indian medu vada (urad dal vada) recipe – South Indian snacks

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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 recipe – How to make soya manchurian recipe – soya chunks recipes

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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 dosa recipe – How to make appam dosa recipe – Breakfast dishes

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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 – How to make eggless banana cake recipe – eggless cakes

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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 recipe – How to make oats dhokla recipe – oats recipes

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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 recipe – How to make mysore bonda recipe | ulundu bonda – Indian snacks

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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

Ground nut (peanut) and jaggery balls recipe – How to make peanut jaggery balls recipe

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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