Vadai – Crispy Golden Lentil Fritters 

Vadai is such an awesome snack, which is very easy to make and tastes so crunchy and satisfying. This deep fried snack has a special place in our South Indian breakfast, festive lunch and snack time.  Vadai is exclusively made with this particular white lentils called ulundu/ urad dal/ black gram, A heart healthy lentil…

Plantain Fritters (Sweet and Savory) with Coconut Chutney 

Tea time is so special in Indian households. We not only make really good masala chai, we always make a quick homemade snack to go with it. Since I had these green and yellow plantains, I decided to make these yummy, easy to make sweet and savory fritters. For the dip I made a chutney…

Pattani Sundal – Peas Salad 

This is a very unique green salad which is exclusively made with peas and topped with shredded carrots, raw mango and coconut. This is such a tasty and healthy snack that everyone will enjoy, even the kids who hate green peas.  This is a boardwalk special at South Indian beaches. Among the other contenders like…

Grated Potato Pakoras – Fritters 

Pakoras are vegetables dipped in a very flavorful batter and then deep fried into these crispy golden nuggets of yumminess.  These grated potato pakoras are like Latkes that tastes like French Fries. Who could say no to this ?  In south India it’s called Pakoda, these are mainly made as tea time snacks, pakodas are…

Simple Salt And Pepper Salad

Salt and Pepper is the base for all the food we eat. They are considered the King and Queen of seasonings. We always associate them with savory foods. But do you know? Just a sprinkle of salt and pepper makes fresh fruits and veggies taste better!  Salt and Pepper are like soul mates, always found…

Homemade Gluten Free Pizza

Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? It’s thin crispy crust and the yummy cheese is so addictive. But if you are on a gluten free diet or have gluten intolerance finding a pizzeria that makes gluten free pizza is not that easy. I made this pizza just for you to enjoy !  We…

Crispy Coriander Pakora

These tasty fritters made with coriander leaves (cilantro) are incredibly crispy and flavorful. These golden bite size savory snack is a wonderful rainy day comfort food. It is an awesome thing to snack on with your tea or can be a wonderful starter at your cocktail party.  Coriander is a quintessential ingredient in Indian cuisine….

Mango Bhel – Crispy Salad (popular Indian snack)

Bhel is a very popular snack in India, you get this in every single food cart and snack stands around the city. It is a mouthwatering snack which has both the crunchy part and the salad part mixed with sweet, sour and spicy sauces, Sounds good right ! You can easily prepare bhel for a…

Cilantro Corn Falafel Balls 

Falafel balls are my favorite snack, it’s crispy outside, soft inside and extremely flavorful. I made my own version of it with a slight twist and it came out very tasty. Falafel balls are usually made with chickpeas( Channa) , but this time I wanted to try it with corn flour and see how it…

Veggie Stir Fry With Instant Noodles

If you have just moved out of your parents home for work or a college student living in a dorm and you are just now learning to cook this recipe will help you out big time. We all love to eat instant noodles, it’s tasty and satisfying but has no nutritional value so I like…

Toasts Galore (5 Types of toasts) 

Of all the things we make with bread, toast is my favorite thing to eat. But I’m not talking about the toast made in a toaster, which we eat every morning in a hurry. This is toast taken up a notch, Let me show you how tasty a toast can be if you have a…