Tag Archives: #snacks

Til ki chikki – How to make til gud ki chikki recipe – Till ki chikki

Til chikki is a special winter season snack made with white sesame seeds and jaggery and a very traditional Indian sweet.  This chikki is an ideal snack to be had in the cold winter season.  Til chikki is especially prepared during Makar Sankranthi festival (kite flying festival) where it is exchanged between friends and relatives.

Spring onion pakora recipe – How to make spring onion fritters recipe – spring onion recipes

Pakoras or pakodas  is a very popular Indian snack where onions are battered with besan or chickpeas flour along with spices and deep fried in cooking oil.  It is a popular teatime snack  and tastes best as it is or  with ketchup or green chutney and best enjoyed on pleasant monsoon season or winter days.

Nankhatai recipe – How to make nankhatai recipe – eggless cookies

Nankhatais are Indian short bread cookies  made with all purpose flour, ghee, sugar and little semolina added to it.  is a perfect tea time snack and very delicious.   It is not only easy and  quick to make but  very tasty too.  Nankhatai is a popular cookie which is equally liked by kids as well as elders. 

Tiranga dhokla or tricolour dhokla recipe – How to make tiranga dhokla recipe

Dhokla is a very popular vegetarian snack or side dish and has its origins from Gujarat state.  It  is a delicacy of Gujarat State.  It is a savoury steamed cake and traditionally made with a batter of gram flour, curd and semolina and garnished with coriander leaves and grated coconut.  It can be eaten as

Til ke ladoo or sesame seeds ladoo recipe – How to make til ke laddu or til gul ladoo recipe – Sankranti recipes

Til ke ladoo or til gul laddu is a very popular Maharastrian sweet dish made during Makar Sankranti which is a Hindu festival celebrated on 14th January every year. This ladoo is made with sesame seeds, jaggery and ghee. It is a tradional winter sweet because it is consumed in winter months as til is

Veg Masala Vermicelli recipe – How to make veg masala vermicelli recipe – veg recipes

Veg masala vermicelli is a popular breakfast dish made with vermicelli, vegetables and spices.  It is not only healthy and nutritious but very delicious too.  A quick to make dish, it can be had as an evening snack also.  Vermicelli is called as shavige in kannada, semiya in tamil and seviyan in North India.  You

Urad dal murukku recipe – How to make urad dal thenkuzhal recipe – diwali recipes

Urad dal thenkuzhal or murukku is a very traditional and common snack made during Diwali festival in South Indian households, especially in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.  It is prepared with rice flour and urad dal flour.  This murukku is done in bulk as it stays good  for 2-3 weeks.  Here in this recipe I have

Oats chivda recipe – How to make roasted oats chivda recipe – healthy recipes

Oats chivda is a healthy chivda recipe made with oats, nuts and mild spices.  Here the oats and the nuts are roasted instead of deep frying and very little oil is used for roasting them. It can also be had as a  tea-time snack.  If you are making for any festive occasions, you can add

Malai modak recipe – How to make malai modak recipe – Modak recipes

Malai modak is a delicious modak made with paneer and condensed milk.  This is also a quick and easy recipe prepared with just 2 ingredients.  Saffron is added to give a nice flavor to the modak.  Tradionally modaks are made with rice flour and coconut jaggery mixture filling and then steamed.  This modak recipe does

Ragi (finger millet) murukku or chakli recipe – How to make ragi murukku/chakli recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi murukku or chakli is a healthy snack made with ragi flour.  Ragi is rich in iron and calcium and has got lot of other health benefits too.  This chakli recipe is also simple and quick to make.  Do try this chakli and give a healthy twist to the usual chaklis made.  It is a