Fish Pakoda | How to make Fish Pakora

Fish Pakoda

Fish Pakoda is a deep fried starter made with Fish coated with besan or fried gram. This makes an excellent starter for a party or just to enjoy during your weekend. We don’t make fish that often and when we make its mostly Vanjaram Fish Fry. In fact, we haven’t tried other varieties though there […]

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Rajasthani Rabdi Malpua Recipe

Rajasthani Rabdi Malpua

Rajasthani Rabdi Malpua is a sinful dessert that is quite laborious but worth all the efforts it needs to get done. While both Malpua and Rabdi can be served on its own, in this classic combination, Malpua is served with a serving of Rabdi on top garnished with nuts. When I did the Rajasthani Thali, […]

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Pholourie | How to make Easy Pholourie

Pholourie

Pholourie is a fried spiced snack made from a mix of all purpose flour and gram flour, very popular in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname. This was original brought from the Indians settled here many years ago. In the theme I was cooking on Adapted cuisines, I also wanted to cover something on Indian […]

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Paneer Schezwan Dry | Spicy Chilli Paneer Szechuan

Paneer Schezwan Dry

Paneer Schezwan Dry is an Indo Chinese Stir Fried Dish, adapted from the Szechuan cuisine. Indo Chinese is a popular cuisine in India, and this dish is a spicy lip smacking starter and makes a meal by itself. Sichuan cuisine, Szechwan cuisine, or Szechuan cuisine is a style of Chinese cuisine originating from Sichuan Province […]

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Diwali Mixture | How to make Kara Boondi Mixture

Diwali Mixture

Diwali Mixture or this Kara Boondi is a wonderful savory you can make this festival season and enjoy. This is very much similar to the South Indian Mixture we make, only this is made slightly different and with lesser components added. Amma has a standard list of dishes that she makes for each Diwali and […]

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Murukulu ~ South Indian Chakli For Diwali

Murukulu

Murukulu or the south indian Chakli is a traditional indian deep fried snack made for Diwali, using a mix of different lentils. This Murukulu like the other Murukku or Jantikalu, makes a delicious snack for this festival season, to share and enjoy with family and friends. Amma always starts the Deepavali Savory preparation a week […]

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Sev Recipe | How to make Sev for Chaat

Sev Recipe

Traditional Savories like Murukku, Ompodi (Sev), Ribbon Pakoda are some of the dishes that Amma makes for many festivals apart from Deepavali. Its more like she feels she has to make this often for the kids to enjoy our Indian snacks. Krishna Jayanthi / Janmashtami / Gokulashtami is one of the festivals she observes and […]

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Maharashtrian Chakli

Maharashtrian Chakli is one of the popular traditional Indian Savories made during festivals. In Maharashtra, as with other states as well, these Chakalis are made during Diwali. I wanted to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and confirmed with Pradnya if they make it on other festivals too. She said though they mostly make this for Diwali, […]

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Quick and Easy Chicken Fry

Quick and Easy Chicken Fry is just what the name says, this gets done very quickly as we deep fry the chicken. Konda is very fond of dry starters and semi sautes as well, whereas my boys like chicken dishes like the Chicken 65 or Chilly Chicken. If we make any semi saute, they don’t […]

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Pepper Fried Plantain Chips | Pepper Plantain Chips

Plantain Chips or Banana Chips reminds me of my college days. It was last of my teens. We were living in apartments that had about 12 flats. We used to frequently have potluck dinners, together for festivals and a generally lot of social activity that had lasting impressions on a young mind. I am sure […]

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Pesara Garelu | Pesarapappu Vadalu

These Pesara Garelu makes a delicious snack anytime of the day. Make them in mini size and serve them for your kids birthday party, I am sure these will be a hit. The last time I made them, it was during the boys birthday. While my boys don’t touch any deep fried dishes, Konda surely […]

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