Snacks

Couscous Burrito with an Indian Twist

Couscous Burrito with an Indian Twist

Recently, we were having burritos for dinner and I had this idea for a NONG (No Onion No Garlic) substitute for habanero sauce. This recipe comes from my own kitchen. A few days later, I tried to implement my idea and it has received a […]

Dosa Pizza

Dosa Pizza

Want to make Pizza? Only have Dosa Batter on hand? Quick, scroll down!!! Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 2 cups – Dosa Batter 2 cups – Chopped Vegetables 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp – Tomato Sauce + Chilli Sauce Pizza Cheese – as […]

Leftover rice Pakoda

Leftover rice Pakoda

It’s true when they say that worry is the misuse of imagination. It is a part and parcel of everyone’s life.  Some worry to earn money, some others worry to safeguard it. Some worry to earn their bread while others, to enjoy it. Every woman, […]

Spicy Gavvalu

Spicy Gavvalu

Gavvalu (telugu) translates to Cowries in English, Sozhi in Tamil.  I used to see this snack in almost all sweet shops in Andhra, when I lived there, but I never knew what it was. One day, my friend explained to me that it was a […]

Butter Murukku

Butter Murukku

Sometime last year, I came across many recipes using Idiyappam Flour to make Murukku but never tried it. And then I thought, since preparing Murukku flour at home, right from scratch is extremely tedious, why not give this method a shot! The first time I […]

Madurai Paal Bun (South Indian Donut)

Madurai Paal Bun (South Indian Donut)

This is a popular delicacy of Madurai and the regions around it.  I heard about this simple sweet through my friend Karthiga initially, who shared her recipe in a famous forum, a few years back.  But I never tried or tasted it. I also learnt […]

Sundal Chaat

Sundal Chaat

This is once again a very simple recipe that you put together in a matter of minutes. This works very well for the Navrathri season, because sometimes you don’t know how many guests you will be entertaining that evening. All you need to have on […]

Sundal Fruit Salad

Sundal Fruit Salad

I had promised you guys simple and easy dishes to make using leftover sundal, so here it is! This is the perfect party appetizer if you’re entertaining a lot of guests. It takes under 10 minutes to prep this and you can easily make large portions. […]

Kadalai Urundai

Kadalai Urundai

This is another traditional sweet prepared during the festival, Sri Jayanthi.  Very few ingredients are needed to make Verkadalai Urundai, but the syrup consistency of Jaggery plays vital role in its success.   Skip to read in Tamil     Ingredients: 2 cups – Roasted […]

Vella Seedai

Vella Seedai

Skip to read in Tamil     Ingredients: 1 cup  – Rice Flour (Toast till golden in color and measure) 1/8 cup or 2 tbsp – Roasted Urad Dal Flour ½ cup  – Powdered Jaggery (use ¾ cup jaggery if you want it more sweet) […]

Uppu Seedai

Uppu Seedai

Uppu Seedai is the Hallmark of the festival, Sri Jayanthi.  Let us take a look on how to go about making Uppu Seedai. Skip to read in Tamil Ingredients: 3 levelled cups – Rice Flour (how to prepare Rice Flour for Uppu Seedai) 3 tbsp […]

Vegetables best suited for Bajji

First thing that comes to our mind when we think of vegetables for bajji are Raw banana or Onion. Other popular options are potato slices and Brinjal.  Hot chilli bajji goes a long way with Rains and Beaches. I will be adding a separate post […]

Different methods for preparing Bajji batter

When it comes to making Bajjis or Indian Fritters, most of us these days probably go the “ready-made” route, opting to use store bought flour. But for those of you looking for an authentic taste through easy preparation, keep reading! I’m going to show you […]

Bajji Varieties

It is a popular south indian street food, easy to make when we have unexpected guests.  Apart from that, it is a tradition to prepare Bajjis along with Kesari (sometimes people refer to this as Bajji Sojji satirically) when prospective Bridegrooms visit the bride’s place […]