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…

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…

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….

Apple Bajji – Fruit Fritters

Bajji is a very popular snack in India. This is basically either thinly sliced fruits or vegetables dipped in a very flavorful sweet or savory batter and deep fried until its golden brown and crispy. We make both sweet and savory versions of these fritters.  The sweet fritters are made with fruits like apples, bananas, sweet yellow plantains or…

Onion and Bell Pepper Fritters 

Anything fried is my favorite. On days when it’s raining outside, have nothing to do but lounge and watch tv …..you crave for some comfort food, right ? This snack will satisfy your craving instantly. It’s crispy and tasty, I bet it’s very hard to say no, even though you are a very healthy eater….