som tam salad.

Som tam salad is made with green pappya which is a very popular street food of Thailand.  Green pappaya salad is a spicy salad made from shredded raw papaya. Its one of the popular street food made with fish sauce. I have avoided the fish sauce and made this salad in vegetarian style. I learnt…

Puran poli.(Gujarathi style)

Puran poli is an Indian sweet flatbread from many regions of India .Puran poli is made for all festivals in Maharastra and Gujarat. But the method is slightly different in both places. Some are making the stuffing with channa daal and jaggery and roti is made with all purpose flour . In gujarathi style inside…

Thukkada

Thukkada is one of the easiest snack/savoury . Even begginers can do it.This yummy snack does not need any expertise. Thukka is very crucnhy and spicy in taste. We can make this with wheat flour and All purpouse flour or mix of both . Today i made this with wheat flour. Let us see how…

Mullu murukku or Muthusari

I learnt this traditional recipe from my Amma. I never failed in making this, Muthusari  or mullu murukku is very crispy with my amma’s measurements of rice and daal flours. It is a  must savoury  for Diwali at out home. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 45 to 1 hour minutes….

Kara vadai

Kravadai is one of the popular evening snack from Trivandrum city ( Kerala).This evening snack is very special in Trivandrum. Still in Agraharam (where  tamil brahmins are living) people are making this at home and selling it in the evening. Being from Trivandrum i love this snack. My periyamma is an expert in making this….

Instant rawa dhokla

Very popular Gujarati snack which is very easy to make. There is no need of grinding or fermentation. It is one of the best option for break fast or dinner or  as an evening snack.Green chutney is the best combo for this. Preparation time approx 30 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup of suji or rawa 1…

Khandvi

Khandvi is a famous Gujarati snack. It is prepared with besan and curd. It is easy to prepare at home.Let us see how to make this snack. Preparation time approx 20 minutes. Ingredients.   1 cup besan 3 cup buttermilk or 3/4 cup sour curd and 21/4 cup water mix Salt to taste.  1/2 tsp…

som tam salad or Raw papaya salad

Som tam salad is very famous in Thailand. I lived in Bangkok  few years. I learnt this recipe from one of my friend there.I have avoided fish sauce since i am a vegetarian. Let us see how to make this simple  spicy salad. Preparation time approx 15 minutes. Ingredients. 1 small  or half raw papaya,…

Soya nugget Spinach tikki without oil

Soya nugget is known for high protein content. It is known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women .Spinach or palak besides being rich in iron, it is one of the principal resources of pigments, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Thus, it is a promising food with an array of health benefits. I got this…

Moong Daal Dhokla

A healthy snack from the state of Gujarat is very  popular in India. Generally dhokla is made with gram flour. Today I tried this snack with Moong daal .It is very filling and at the same time very low calorie and spongy in texture. We can have dhokla any time with spicy green chutney ….

Thenkuzhal

Thenkuzhal is one of the many crispy snacks made for the festival Diwali. My mother is an expert in making all these snacks. I learned the recipe from her. It is made with rice flour and urad dal. Let us see how to make this crispy white thenkuzhal. I used store bought rice flour and…

Wheat Flour cheedai

Wheat flour seedai. Cheedai is one of the savoury items for the Janmashtami festival. Every one is scared to make seedai, because there is a chance it could burst while frying. Once it happened to me also. My mother tried cheedai with all purpose flour. Then only I got this idea of making cheedai with…