Category Archives: Snacks

Potato chakli or murukku recipe – Diwali snacks recipe

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Potato chakli or murukku is a easy and quick recipe made from rice flour and potato.    It makes up for a good Diwali snack or even for teatime.  If you want to try something different from the usual murukku recipes, you can try this murukku/chakli with potato flavour.  I am sure you will love

Poha chivda or chiwda (spicy flattened rice) recipe – Diwali snacks recipe

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Poha chivda or chiwda is a spicy mixture made from thick poha and dry fruits which is deep fried and mixed with spices.  It is a savory snack which is easy to make.  Poha chiwda is mostly prepared during diwali festival as a part of diwali snacks.  It can be also had as a tea-time

Moong dal sundal recipe – Navratri sundal recipes

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Moong dal sundal or pasiparuppu sundal is a very easy and simple sundal recipe prepared with yellow moong dal.  It is also healthy due to protein rich moong dal used in the recipe.  Moong dal sundal can be made instantly and a perfect sundal recipe for Navratri festival.  This sundal recipe is not ony healthy

Rajma sundal recipe – Navaratri/navratri sundal recipes

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Rajma/kidney beans sundal is a south indian dish made with kidney beans/rajma, mild spices, green chillies, curry leaves and garnished with grated coconut.  It is a easy to make and delicious snack which is offered as prasadam/neivadyam during Navrathri festival.  Rajma sundal is not only quick to prepare but also very healthy too.  Other varieties of

Masala paniyaram or paddu or kuzhi paniyaram recipe – snacks recipe

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Paddu or kuzhi paniyaram or masala paniyaram is a popular south indian snack recipe made with idli batter and mild spices mixed to it. They are spiced dumplings  which are crisp outside but soft from inside.  You can have this as a breakfast dish or as a light evening snack.  Kuzhi paniyaram can be prepared quickly

Instant bread uttapam/uthapam recipe – breakfast recipe

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Bread uthapam is an instant uthapam recipe made with Indian bread.  It is a popular South Indian dish, which can be had as a breakfast or as a snack.  You can add your own choice of veggies and make a healthy uthapam.  Bread uthapam is a very tasty and delicious dish which can be prepared

Instant wheat flour appam recipe

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Instant wheat flour appams are very easy to make and can be prepared quickly with the ingredients easily available at home. They do not require any soaking rice or grinding like the traditional nei appams. These wheat appams are prepared especially during festivals like Gokulashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi and Karthigai deepam. Traditionally they are deep fried,

Khoya/mawa modak recipe … Ganesh chaturthi special sweet/mithai

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Khoya/mawa modak is also called as peda modak and is very popular in Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.  This is one easy, quick and delicious modak recipe which is done only with 2 main ingredients i.e  khoya and sugar.  There are different varieties of modak prepared on this occasion like stuffed modak, malai modak, kesar

Roasted gram dal/pottukadalai murukku – Instant and easy murukku recipe

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Chakli or murukku is a deep fried snack prepared from rice flour, gram flour or wheat flour or any combination of flours.  It is called as murukku in South and is a part of snacks especially made during Diwali, Gokulashtami or any other festivals.  I have prepared this chakli from roasted gram dal or pottukadalai,

Kesar nankhatai biscuit or kesar flavoured nankhatai cookies recipe

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Kesar nankhatai is a perfect tea time snack and very delicious due to the taste of saffron and colour of saffron added to it. They are Indian short bread cookies  made with all purpose flour, ghee and little semolina added to it.  It is not only easy and  quick to make but  delicious too.  Nankhatai is