Bhaji Vada or lentil and vegetable fritters is a popular snack in the Northern part of India. Bhaji Vada fritter recipe is prepared using chana dal and amaranth greens and makes a perfect snack for the monsoon season. If amaranth greens are not easily available during the season then you could use any other green leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek…
Spicy Indian Style Onion Rings is an Indian twist to the classic American snack called onion rings. The flavor of the onion rings is spiked up by using ginger, garlic and chilies. Spicy Onion rings are spicy, zesty and make a good addition to a chaat-party or tea party menu. Serve Spicy Onion Rings as an appetizer along with Dhaniya Pudina…
The Whole Wheat Methi Puri Recipe also known as Kadak Puri or Mathri is a healthy and wholesome snack that is not deep fried. These kadak puris are baked in the oven and is packed with flavors from Methi (fenugreek leaves) and kalonji. And what more, I made these Puris, from my favorite Whole Wheat Chakki Atta (Vivatta) instead of using the…

Corn Matar Kachori Recipe

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:51

The Corn Matar Kachori Recipe is a simple, tasty and super easy to make recipe that can be made healthy by using an Air Fryer or an Oven. The crust is nice a flaky and the filling has a perfect blend of spices that combine with steamed corn and peas. You can serve the Corn and Matar Kachoris as a tea time snack along with Green…
Sooji Rava Dhokla being one of the easiest of the dhokla’s is equally delicious like the rest and makes a quick nutritious breakfast. This recipe has a twist to the original recipe with the addition of oats making it wholesome and nutritious. As I stepped into the food streets of Gujarat I was pleasantly surprised with the variety of Dhokla’s…
Non Fried Broccoli Pakoras is a delicious healthy teatime snack that you can savour without any guilt. The pakora is filled with flavours from fennel seeds (saunf) and chaat masala and is made without deep-frying, hence preserving nutrition of the vegetable. A Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan will be used to make the Broccoli Pakora, giving it a good taste and texture. The process…
Malida is a traditional Afghan Sweet, made with whole wheat flour dough crumbled, sweetened and flavored with cardamom and dry fruits. Malida can also be made from leftover or fresh whole wheat Rotis or flat breads. The addition of Jaggery and dates to the Malida recipe, not only adds to the sweetness but also to the nutrition content of this wholesome…
Mysore Bonda Recipe is a very traditional vada made from urad dal, that is spiced up with coconut, black pepper,, curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. The Mysore Bonda is typically deep fried, but in this recipe, I have shown you how to pan fry them using the Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. You can serve these Mysore Bonda’s as a tea…
Baked Beans & Potatoes Chaat is wholesome and healthy recipe where toasted bread is topped with homemade baked beans and mashed potatoes This recipe is made with an Indian twist to the classic British recipe of baked beans. There are multiple variations that you can make with the baked beans, but this chaat style recipe is a classic favourite that…
Red Beans and Oats Cutlet recipe is a healthy snack idea packed with nutrients of red kidney beans and oats. Oats are great source of soluble fiber and protien but sometime mother's find it challenging to include it in kids routine diet, with this cutlet recipe not only oats and beans can become part of your daily menu but they…
Tofu and Chickpea patty is a healthy snack or appetizer option which is made using mashed tofu and chickpeas and flavored with coriander, green chilies and a few masalas. The good part of this recipe is that you can modify it to suit your liking and reduce or increase the amount of spices according to your taste. You can make…
Farali Pattice Recipe is a healthy fasting food of the Gujarati's. Faral means ‘fast’ and these patties are specially made for those who are fasting. The patties are made with an outer covering of mashed potatoes and filled inside with spiced dry fruits mixture, coconut and peanuts. The patties are traditionally fried but as a lover of healthy non fried…
The Moong Dal Ghughra also known as Karanji or Gujiya in some parts of India are delicious flaky crust pastries filled with sweet, sour and spicy lentil mixture. Most often these Ghughra’s are made when there are festivities at home or a special occasion in the family. Although these Ghughras are half moon shaped, you could also alternatively shape these…
The Stuffed Paneer Millet Patties recipe also know as paneer cutlets is a simple, healthy and quick recipe that you can make as a tea time snack for parties or as lunch box for kids. The Paneer Stuffed Patties recipe is made from boiled potatoes, homemade paneer, steamed green peas and steamed millets, with the minimum amount of spices to make it…
Phool Makhana is a Healthy Roasted Lotus Seeds Snack that is considered a super healthy snack. Lotus seeds contain flavonoids which are antioxidants and reverse the adverse effects of free radicals in the body. These seeds are low in saturated fats, sodium and cholesterol and are high in magnesium potassium and phosphorus making it a perfect snack for the children and their…
Ragi Rava Dhokla recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditional sooji dhokla that is made with just semolina. In this Ragi Dhokla recipe I have combined the ragi flour, also known as the finger millet flour along with semolina (rava).  Dhokla's get its flavors and delicious textures from the sesame and mustard seasoning and this recipe does juts that. Its a…

Moong Dal Khasta Kachori

Friday, 15 November 2013 16:30

Moong Dal Khasta Kachori is a delicious tea time snack that is also made for the festive season. This Kachori is served with yogurt, Green Chutney, Tamarind Chutney and chopped onion. By using readymade namkeen for filling there is no risk of filling going for a toss and in no way outer covering can get wet or soggy because of…
Spiced Multigrain Tea Time Crackers Recipe is a delicious recipe of a tea time cracker that is flavored with Coriander and Mint and textured with sesame, cumin and ajwain. Shape these crackers using cookie cutters and you can place some cheese or fresh salad over it and serve it as an appetizer for parties during the holiday season.
Steamed Methi Muthias is a healthy and nutritious dish that packs in carbohydrates and proteins to get you through the day. Made using many grained flour and a mix of spices and flavoured with fenugreek leaves, these muthias are quick and easy to make. Serve it as a tea time snack or along with a main course meal with Gujarati…
Moong Dal Mini Samosas are perfect little bites to put a zing into any festive occasion. These samosas are made from Moong Dal Namkeen that you in stores with the additon of a few spices to add to the flavors of this quick samosa. These samosas also make for perfect tea time snack or an appetizer for parties for the…
Baked Multigrain Italian Flavoured Mathri is a crunchy and savory snack that is traditionally eaten in Rajasthan with spicy pickles. This recipe of the baked mathri's is a healthy twist of the traditional version that uses multi-grain flour. The recipe also uses the baking technique rather than deep-frying it. The Italian mixed herb seasoning also adds to the uniqueness of…
The Gujarati Fafda Recipe is a traditional crunchy snack that is synonymous with Gujarati cuisine. Made of gram flour and other spices, it is a convenient and quick snacking option that can be had at anytime of the day or mixed with other dry snacks like puffed rice.
The Samosas with Spinach & Cottage Cheese Filling recipe is a delicious snack that can be served as a tea time snack along with some ginger chai or as an appetizers for your parties. Serve it along with a Green Mint Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney as dips to go along with these samosas.
Chatpati Channa Dal is a spicy crunchy quick snack that can be prepared in a matter of minutes. Besides being healthy, it will also bring back wonderful childhood memories of buying this in a paper cone, at the roadside eatery.
Mixed Vegetable Cutlet Recipe is a healthy nutritious snack that is delicately flavoured with garlic, and other Indian spices. Besides being very simple to make, it packs in quite a textured and delicious punch with the addition of paneer, carrots, capsicum and peas. Make the vegetable cutlet recipe as a tea time snack or make them into tiny bites for…
     
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