Murmura Poha Mixture

I always like to munch something in between meals with less oil. For diet conscious people this mixture is idle. With very few ingredients and spices we can make this mixture with in 10 to 15 minutes.  Preparation time approx 10 to 15 minutes. Ingredients 2 cups Murmura  1 cup very thin poha 1/4 cup…

Pappad Cone Chaat

Pappad cone chaat is an easy healthy oil free snack for an evening with a hot cup of coffee or tea. I always prefer oil free snacks. I tried this Pappad cone in the microwave.  Filled the cone with a few fresh veggies and spices. Let us see how to make this cone.  Preparation time approx…

Gobi Musallam or Baked Whole Cauliflower

Gobi musallam or whole cauliflower is  baked with some Indian spices and Greek yogurt is a  very delicious delicacy. After roasting or baking we can have this as a snack with pudina chutney or we can have this as a side dish for roti. Today I tried my hand at this baked version of Gobi…

Baked Maddur Vada

Maddur vada is a popular evening snack from a place called Maddur near Mysore (Karnataka). I have tasted this when we were in Bangalore. It is a crunchy spicy deep fried snack l. I made this vada with rice flour, jowar flour, wheat flour, rawa, onions and some spices. Since I have been trying to…

Kappa and Unakka Mulagu chammandhi

Kappa and unakka mulagu chammandhi is one of the very famous combo dish from Kerala. Kappa means tapioca or cassava. It is full of starch equal to rice. In Kerala people generally opt for this for rice. I love kappa in any form. We can make different varieties of dishes with kappa.The most famous combo…

Morappam

Morappam is one of the less oil breakfast dish. It’s super healthy and contains less calories. It fills you up like a normal meal. Mor means curd in Malayalam and Tamil. Generally we make paniyaram with left over idli batter. But, here I am  giving  you the recipe with raw rice and a few other…

Dates cup cakes without egg

Dates cup cake A healthy version of sweet for diet conscious people. I have not used egg, sugar, butter and baking powder If you are a sweet lover, can add jaggery or brown sugar . I have not tried with sweetener. Ingredients 1 cup warm milk 15 seedless dates 1 cup self rising flour( not…

Crispy whole black urad dal vada or Thirupathi vada

Anjeneyar Vada or Crispy whole urad Vada or Thirupathi vada Whole skinned urad dal vada is very famous in many temples like Thirupathi and many Hanuman temples in South India. When we were living in Nairobi I learnt this recipe from a cook who was making vada at Thirupathi temple. These vada’s are deep fried…

Unniyappam or Neiyappam

  Neiyappam is one of the traditional festival time snack of Kerala. It is a sweet made with jaggery and rice flour.  We can make the batter and keep in the fridge for few days and use. We need a day to ferment the batter so that the texture is spongy and soft.There are two…

Haricot beans salad or White beans chundal

White beans chundal . White beans  is also known as haricot beans or navy beans which is high in nutritional value,high protein,low fat. 1 cup of white bean will give us full protein content for the body for a day. In this recipe I have not added onion and garlic. You can add if you like….

Mulaga Baji or Chilly bhaji

Mulaga bhaji or chilly bhaji. Mulaga bhaji is very popular tea time snack of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The chillies used are non-spicy. You get them at any supermarket. Applied some tamarind masala inside these chillies for better taste. Let us go through the recipe step by step. Ingredients 6 long chillies. (Without spicy) 300…

Baked Cutlet

Baked cutlet One of the healthy evening snack with few veggies ,added few masala’s,no onion no garlic and very easy to make.Enjoy the cutlet with a hot cup of coffee or tea. let us see how to make this. Cooking time  approx 30 minutes Preparation time 15 minutes Ingredients 3 big size potatoes boiled and…