Category Archives: Snacks

Kerala raw banana (plaintain) chips or nendran chips recipe

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Nendran chips are deep fried raw banana chips which is originally fried in coconut oil.   It is very popular in Kerala and is usually served in onam sadya function or any special occasions.  These chips are very tasty and are so flavourful by itself.  Nendran chips are perfect snacks to munch anytime in the

Eggless whole wheat almond cookies recipe

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Almond cookies also called as almond biscuits.  They are prepared in different ways across various cuisines.  In China, sometimes almond cookies  are prepared with almond flour.  This almond cookies  recipe is prepared without eggs and with wheat flour, butter and almond powder.   These cookies are very delicious and  easy to make too.  A wonderful

How to make instant bread dosa recipe – easy breakfast recipe

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Bread dosa is an instant and tasty breakfast dish which is prepared with bread slices, semolina, curd, rice flour and spices and mildly tempered.  It does not require any elaborate preparation or fermentation and can be done quickly, unlike the normal dosa.  This tasty and crispy dosa goes well with coconut chutney or sambar.  Here

Besan nankhatai or gramflour cookies recipe

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Nankhatais are traditional Indian eggless cookies prepared from all purpose, sugar and ghee. It can also be made with gram (chickpeas) flour or wheat flour and they are equally tasty and also  healthy. They are perfect with a hot cup of evening tea.  I prepared the nankhatai with a equal proportion of gram flour and all-purpose flour,

Raw banana (plantain) chips recipe

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Banana chips or vazhakkai chips are made by deep-frying raw banana slices.  They are crispy, salty and spicy and can be made quickly at home  and requires less ingredients.  In the state of Kerala, a variety of banana called “Nendran” is used to make banana chips.   Banana chips can be served with variety of rice dishes

Tomato dosa recipe

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Tomato dosa or thakkali dosa is a very nutritious and  yummy dosa made with rice and tomatoes which are the main ingredients and which is an ideal breakfast to start your day..  It requires no fermentation and can be prepared quickly.  Tomato dosa is a healthy and tangy version of dosa recipe.  I have prepared using

Methi (fenugreek leaves) pakoda or pakora or methi fritters recipe

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Methi pakoda is a healthy Indian snack made from fresh fenugreek leaves, gram flour, onions, asafoetida and mild spices.  They are not only nutritious and crispy but also rich in iron due to goodness of fenugreek leaves.  Methi pakoda is a quick and easy to make pakoda recipe and can be had as an evening snack with a

Mangalore buns or banana buns or banana pooris recipe

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Mangalore buns is a type of deep fried bread prepared with all purpose flour, ripe bananas, curd, cumin seeds, sugar, baking soda and salt. It is a unique food cuisine of Mangalore,  a beautiful coastal city of Karnataka.  This soft and fluffy puffed bread is also called as ‘banana buns’ or just ‘buns’ and is a part

How to make masala vada (english video recipe)

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Masala vada or ambode recipe

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Masala vada or ambode is  a very delicious and crispy south Indian snack.  It is popularly known as ambode in Karnataka and masala vadai in Tamil Nadu.  They are very tasty vadas and are prepared for special events, festivals or parties.  Masala vada is also known as chana dal vada, since chana dal is the main