Category Archives: Snacks

Aloo methi paratha recipe

Aloo methi paratha is a very delicious and healthy paratha made with fenugreek leaves and potatoes and mildly spiced with red chillies, coriander powder and chaat masala. It is very easy and quick to make and good menu for lunch box. Aloo methi paratha is another popular paratha in North Indian cuisine and is best had hot with curd or pickle.

Bread masala recipe

Bread masala is a very quick and easy to make breakfast or snack recipe. This snack is a welcome and good change from the normal snacks made with bread like sandwich or bread upma. Bread masala can be made with white bread or brown bread. Bread is lightly stir fried and then cooked with onions, tomatoes and mild spices.

Coconut sevai/coconut idiyappam recipe

Coconut sevai or coconut idiyappam is a very delicious snack or dish made with plain idiyappam (prepared with rice flour), grated coconut, red chillies and cashewnuts. It is a very healthy and light snack which can be had at breakfast time or as a snack. Coconut sevai or idiyappam is very easy to prepare too and very common in South Indian households.

Medu vada recipe

Medu vada is a very popular and favourite dish in South India. Medu means soft and hence the name as medu vada means soft vadas. Medu vadas are made with urad dal batter which is spiced with green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, black pepper and salt. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and a hole in the centre is the important highlight of medu vadas. Medu vadas are a tradional South Indian dish which can be served as a side dish or snack with sambar or coconut chutney as an accompaniment. Urad dal is soaked for 4-5 hrs and ground to a smooth paste. There is no need for fermentation as the batter can be used for making vadas immediately.

Chilli paneer recipe

Chilli paneer is a very popular and delicious starter made with paneer, capsicum and onions and mixed with sauces. It can be served an appetizer or a starter and tastes best when it is served hot. This is dry version of chilli paneer and it also goes well with fried rice.

Pizza sandwich recipe – Perfect kids lunchbox recipe

Pizza sandwich is a very easy and quick sandwich recipe which is healthy too with all vegetables added to it. It is a perfect evening snack or perfect lunchbox recipe for kids as they will surely love this sandwich.

Paneer sandwich recipe

Paneer sandwich is a very healthy and simple sandwich made with paneer as the main stuffing. It makes up for a great evening snack or also can be had as a breakfast dish.

Bread rolls recipe

Bread rolls is a very tasty and crispy rolls made with mashed potatoes and mild spices and deep fried. It can be eaten whole or served with sauce or any chutney of your choice. Bread rolls is very easy to prepare and a perfect afternoon snack with tea.

Sabudana vada

Sabudana vada is a very popular deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is generally eaten as a light meal during fasting days. Sabudana vada is also called as sago vada as the main ingredient used is sago pearls. It is a nutritious and crunchy snack especially served during religious festivals and fasting days. Sabudana vada is an ideal evening snack and is best served with sweet curd.

Arbi or colocasia cutlet recipe

Arbi or colocasia cutlet is a crispy snack made with boiled arbi, onions mixed with spices and then shallow fried. It makes up for a good evening snack with a cup of tea/coffee. Arbi cutlet is a simple and popular snack which can also be served as a starter. It is best served with green chutney or tomato ketchup.