Category Archives: Snacks

Eggless Kesar Pista Saffron Pistachio Cookies
Eggless Kesar Pista Saffron Pistachio Cookies

Saffron and Pistachio /Kesar pista is a combination made in heaven. I personally adore this combination and love to make kesar pista Milk shake, Kesar Pista Ice cream in summers, Kesar Pista Popsicle and many more desserts with this awesome twosome combo..:) This time I thought of using this combination little differently and make cookies. […]

Masala Poha
Masala Poha

Poha or Flattened Rice is a very popular and common dish all across India. It is prepared in different ways in different regions.In Bengal it is typically served with curd and fruits to soothe the stomach during summers, in Assam it is served with milk too whereas in the western region like Maharashtra it is […]

Eggless Besan Gram Flour Cookies
Eggless Besan Gram Flour Cookies

These Cookies are regular with my family, I make a fresh batch almost every 2 weeks..:) and I love Baking them as they are easy and my family loves gobbling them as they are super delicious, gluten free and absolutely melt in mouth..:) Ingredients Ingredients * 1 cup Besan/ gram flour * Desi ghee 1/2 […]

Millet Nutella Pudding
Millet Nutella Pudding

Finger Millet Flour or Raagi ,a highly nutritious cereal loaded with calcium, proteins, iron and other minerals.A special amino acid, Tryptophan present in Ragi helps in curbing appetite ,so its an ideal cereal for weight-loss. In summer they prepare Ragi malt ,a natural energy drink that helps keep the body energized and satiated throughout the […]

TANDOORI GOBHI
TANDOORI GOBHI

Guest arriving in a short notice can panic anyone in the kitchen. Today the same happened with me too. I just had around 40 mins in hand to make the entire lunch. Somehow managed to complete the whole course but some where found something lacking in the spread. Something that can be served both as […]

Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars
Cheesy Herb Mathri Cigars

Tea Time and snacks… They always go hand in hand… The tea time snacks for me with kiddos cannot be a daily affair so I prefer to stock it up…Being brought up in a marwari family, Mathri has always been a favourite tea time snack… Normal Mathri then again goes boring over the time…These Cheesy […]

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Paniyaram : How to make Vegetable Appe Recipe

Veggie paniyaram are spiced dumplings made from left over idli batter. Paniyaram can be made plain, spiced or sweet. They are crispy from out and soft from within. They are vegan and gluten free as well.

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Sabudana Vada

I was introduced to this amchi mumbai street-food in Bangalore.  After that sabudana vada became a common snacks at my home .  A cloudy weather ,a cup of Masala chai with some hot vadas ..what can i ask more !!

Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji

Pav-Bhaji Is a famous Mumbai snack which originated at street side snack at beaches like chaupati.The vegetables are boiled, mashed with a masher on big tawa and cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, garlic and lots of spices. It’s served with pav bread along with lots of butter and lemon wedges. Get the Recipe: Pav Bhaji

Chicken Pakodas  Chicken Fritters
Chicken Pakodas Chicken Fritters

When in a jiffy this recipe has always came to my rescue… Hubby being a chicken lover always demands for chicken based dishes and when I don’t have anything at hand this gets ready in minutes… My mother-in-law taught me this recipe…So with sudden guests arriving this recipe is always recommended… And the taste … […]

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Pear Pickle

Pickled pear is made with pears , it can also be made with apples . It is a very different , tasty & tangy recipe . Pickled pears are very easy to prepare . I cook this recipe in summers & my family just loves it . Ingredients 2-3 pears 1 cup castor sugar 1 […]

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Banana Walnut Cookies Dairy Free

If you dream about bananas and walnuts, like I do, then you will fall deeply in love with banana walnut cookies. Did I mention they are dairy free? Get the Recipe: Banana Walnut Cookies Dairy Free

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1 Minute Microwave Banana Chocochips Mug Cake

Banana Mug Cake is the easiest dessert you can make and treat your kids anytime. I saw some ripe bananas in my kitchen and decided to make this mug cake It was yummy and delicioud mug cake.It was so soft and spongy . Ingredients: Ingredients 1 tbsp butter, melted 1 egg (lightly beaten) 1tbsp milk(If […]

Salty Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Snacks
Salty Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Snacks

This is one of my favorite snacks (or side dishes, but I will seriously roast up a pan of these and eat them as snacks over a few days.) You really can’t beat them for a healthy alternative to salty snack foods. And they are Paleo, Vegan, & Gluten Free, so most anyone can eat […]

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Diet Tokri chaat

This Diet Tokri chaat is a healthy option for snack. It is packed with nutrition and its seriously satisfying to your taste buds. Ingredients: Ingredients: 6 slices of Brown Bread. 1/4tsp chilli flakes,oregano and chaat masala. For Filling: 1 cup moong sprouts- boiled 1/2 cup onion chopped finely 1/2 cup cucumber chopped finely 1/2 cup […]

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Peanut Butter Cookie Cake

This is a wonderful & easy to work on recipe. If you’ve no time to get any cookies done then this should be the one you’re looking for ! Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookie Cake

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Matcha Pineapple Roll

Pineapple rolls or tarts are most commonly made during the festive season as on Chinese New Year. Because pineapple in Chinese meaning bringing in weatlh or good thing. This year I’m bringing in a complete different flavour….. the delicious green tea ! Get the Recipe: Matcha Pineapple Roll

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

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Sicilian Almond Biscuits

Wonderful almond small pastries, so good that they will last only 3 minutes!! GLUTEN AND DAIRY-FREE AND ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!!! Get the Recipe: Sicilian Almond Biscuits

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Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

A cooling, sweet yet spicy roasted yellow pumpkin raita – a traditional south Indian recipe. Get the Recipe: Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

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Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa – South Indian traditional, plain flour, rice flour, semolina based crepes : These crispy thin crepes when cooked well with addition of green chili, peppers is such a delight, can be gobbled up in seconds. The batter is prepared very thin and dropped onto the heated skillet from a slight height, these being […]

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Kale Adai

I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]

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Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So […]

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Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney

Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney. Takes less than an hour to make. Can and freeze extra to have on hand. From the original site: Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney. Takes less than an hour to make. Can and freeze extra to have on hand. Get the Recipe: Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney