Roasted Poha Chivda

A quick and delicious dry snack made with flattened rice, nuts, and spices. One of my favorite snack option and it goes perfect with a cup of hot chai. The texture of Chivda is crispy and it is mildly spiced. Flattened rice is nothing but rice flattened into flat, light, dry flakes. It is also […]

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Cornbread Muffins

A perfect snack and side, with a kick of Jalapeño paired with subtle sweetness from honey and Jaggery. Butter these beautiful muffins for extra deliciousness. And the best part is these are fluffy! My husband and I were regular at this restaurant Z’tejas. It was for their cornbread, I would say best one I have […]

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Sweet Cucumber Paddu | Southekayi Sihi Guliyappa

Paddu is one of the south Indian delicacies that is quite versatile. Base of the Paddu can be rice flour, Rava, whole grain rice, or wheat, add vegetables of your choice, spices or sweeten the dish to create your own style of Paddu. It is prepared by steaming the batter in a mould. Also known […]

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Chocolate Bliss Balls

Sesame seeds coated chocolate bliss balls are healthy and very nutritious, and this recipe is pure bliss. These bliss balls make a perfect go-to little snack during the week or a healthy dessert. They’re also wholesome and so easy to make. All you need is 7 ingredients and 15 minutes(plus more if you are rolling) […]

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Almond Biscuits

Low carb, grain free Almond biscuits! Yes, there are super healthy, and delicious. Perfectly tender and fluffy. There are not like the regular one. They are keto and paleo friendly too! If you are looking for healthy alternative for cookies or biscuits for the holidays, this one is for you. They are so good. Perfect […]

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Crispy Kale Fritters |Kale Pakora

Pakora is Indian spiced fritters made with vegetables coated with batter. Usually pakoras are deep fried, made using chickpea flour or gram flour along with spices & main ingredient being onion, potatoes, or chillies . It is also known as bhajji or pokada, served along with tea or coffee as a snack. Baked kale fritters […]

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Paneer Bhurji |Cottage Cheese Scramble

Paneer Bhurji is a popular Indian breakfast option. Bhurji means scramble. Basically, a crumbled paneer dish. Paneer scramble is an easy substitute for those who do not eat Egg Bhurji, and a true vegetarian delight. This dish comes together in minutes, it is my go – to option on weekdays. Key ingredients for paneer scramble […]

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Herbed Rice Pops

Rice pops or rice crisps are light and refreshing snack, that comes together in minutes. It is low-fat, nutritious, and delicious. . In India, puffed rice is used for preparing various snacks, made with different spices. Rice crisps or puffed rice is called as ‘mandakki‘ in Kannada language. Often used in preparing the snack – […]

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Roasted Makhana snack for kids

Makhana is known as fox nuts or lotus seeds, often used in quite a few Indian dishes – sweets and curries, also as an evening snack. The roasted makhanas are crunchy, light, and simple . It is nutritious, easy to prepare and yet wholesome and healthy.  This recipe is pretty straight forward and simple, and […]

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Banana Paddu | Balehannu Guliyappa

How do you use overly ripen bananas ? This recipe gives you one of the ways to use them, and it makes a perfect evening snack in combination with chai or coffee. Instant sweet banana appam/paniyaram/paddu is prepared with whole wheat flour, jaggery and coconut. Instead of banana, you can use jack fruit or other […]

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