Category : Snacks

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Vadai / Vada is the common term for many variety of snack/savory fritters. South India is very common place for preparing vadai almost in all the occasions and also as tea time snack. Some vadai requires soaking of dals few hours before and some can be made with readily available flours at home. Today my …
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Masala puri is a very popular variety of all the Indian Chaat recipes and my favorite too.This is one chat recipe which can be easily prepared at home at all occasions. Though masala puri can be found in all hotels and food courts, the one which I love is from the small shops and posted recipe …
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 Ragda is the gravy or the base that is required for preparing variety of Indian chaats or street foods. Am a great fan of chat recipes especially masala puri served in small chat corners.  “Ragda or the gravy” is prepared using white peas/ green peas. One can make a variety of Indian chats with the hot …
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Kachayam is the traditional sweet recipe of South India,mainly in the regions of Tamilnadu. The simple recipe of Kachayam is blend with ripen bananas and all purpose flour (maida) along with added sugar for its sweetness, but the recipe posted here is quite twist with soaked whole wheat grinded along with the aroma of jaggery and …
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I have stated about the plenty of available health benefits of pototoes in my previous posts. As you all know like onion, potato is one of the readily available ingredient in all the kitchen. Here is a simple healthy snack Potato Tikka for all age groups. Usually tikkas are more healthier compared to deep fried …
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  A plate of hot served Bonda along with a cup  of coffee in the chill evening is a better combination. Like tomatoes potato is one among my favorite veggie and I really love to eat when prepared in any form of dishes. The recipe of bonda given is completely of South Indian style and …
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  Sprouts are one among the richest source of protein foods which provides plenty of nutritional benefits. I have mentioned in my earlier posts about the ” Health benefits of Sprouts “. Here I have posted a very very simple simple recipe which I learned from one of my sisters friend Yuvarani. She was working …
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My measurement to cook for both of us will always be accurate but sometimes it goes extra. Since I always respect each grain of what we eat,I will never waste any food stuffs in most of the situation. In the case of Idli when goes extra make upma out of it with various combinations. But …
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  Fresh  field beans is called as pacha mochai in tamil and biologically termed as Fava bean.They actually belong to a pea family with strong and unique flavor. This bean is shown to be highly nutritious and storehouse of many essential nutrients required by the body. They are rich source of cholesterol lowering fiber. Too …
Thattai payir is also called as Karamani and Cowpea in English. Making sundal is a healthy evening snack for all age groups. Karamani sundal tastes good when prepared with dried form of cowpeas.Health benefits include the reduction of plasma cholesterol levels,rich in antioxidants,good for diabetic patients and also it is low in fat and calories.Ingredients …

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