Category Archives: Snacks

Black Chickpea Usli

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Black chickpea usli/Kadle usli/Kadle upkari This is one easy recipe one can ever make. It may not be really quick as soaking and cooking will take sometime. But if you have some left over cooked black chana then you can prepare this usli/upkari in 5 minutes. I have fond memories of eating usli, served in temples as ‘Prasad’. At home,… Read more »

Tater Tots

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A plate full of fried goodies, looks inviting. So easy to pop them in your mouth while watching your favourite movie, isn’t it? I am sure you have seen the ads of frozen French fries or potato specialities, claiming to treat you under 3 minutes time. How about making these fried bites at home? Trust me, it is easy to… Read more »

Bhindi Fry

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I am sharing an easy starter recipe that will be a hit instantly. Easily available spice powders are stuffed to slit bhindi and gently shallow fried. Small sized okras are ideal for stuffing and shallow frying. Alternatively okra can be sliced and used in preparation. This is my most liked preparation of bhindi. There is another recipe of okra posted… Read more »

Potato Fry

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Potatoes are my favourite vegetable. This is my go-to vegetable to cook when I am lazy. It is kind of staple food for me like rice and is always stocked in my pantry. This humble potato adapts to any spices you throw in or twist you give it. You do anything with it, they always taste good. Aloo or Potatoes… Read more »

Chatpata Chat

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Are you game for a quick evening snack? Yes this one is really quick and made with crunchy munchies available at your home. It wouldn’t be difficult to create this wonderful snack in minutes as your hot tea is brewing. Once you put your kettle on stove start with preparation . All in all it takes barely 15 minutes. How… Read more »

Cheese Stuffed Paneer Croquettes

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Snack time is here. For a lazy Saturday evening this was quite a task for me. First of all I had to recall the recipe I had seen on Face Book. After a short nap, it was difficult to gather myself to cook some snack to quench my hunger. All I could think was of capsicum bajji, which is my… Read more »

Dry Maggi

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Maggi.. Maggi.. Maggi.. Here I come with the 2 minute wonder meal. What big deal about the Maggi noodles you may ask , nothing at all actually.I present to you the dry version of Maggi with veggies. Simply put it as dry Maggi or fry Maggi. First time I tasted this Maggi variation during my first job. The small tuck… Read more »

Aloo Paratha

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I made this breakfast to brighten my cloudy Saturday morning. This dish is popular and staple in the northern parts of India. Bollywood cinema has always shown you ‘punjabi maa’s’ making parathas with oodles of butter. These parathas are heavenly tasting and and are quite filling.Aloo paratha is my extended version of chapathi-bhaji. As it is a weekend I could… Read more »

Sabudana Tikki

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Sabudana is a starch extract of Tapioca root. In Kannada, sabudana is called as sabakki. You can even make a delicious melt in mouth Kheer from sabakki. I intend to make it soon, so keep visiting my website, recipe coming soon. Sabudana is a common food during fast (Vrath). It is an energy booster, hence it is often used while… Read more »