Bhejetebil Chop | How to make Bengali Vegetable Chop

Bhejetebil Chop

Bhejetebil Chop or the Bengali Vegetable Chop is a quintessential dish from the Bengals. This is a deep fried vegetable cutlet that makes a sinful dish to be served during evening tea! While I don’t drink tea or make elaborate dishes for tea time, during weekends it is a custom to nibble or munch on […]

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Dahi Gujiya ~ Holi Special Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya is a stuffed Dahi vada from Uttar Pradesh. These savory gujias are made with urad dal stuffed with khoya, nuts, topped with curds and spices. For the seventh day of the Mandatory Week in BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, we chose Dahi Gujiya. When this was suggested, I said this is same as Dahi […]

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Ooty Varkey | Baked Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Baked Ooty Varkey is a popular snack from Ooty, Tamil Nadu. It’s a baked pastry that has mild sweetness, a little salty and very flaky. Ooty or Udhagamandalam is a hill station in Tamil Nadu and is famous for its Varkey biscuits or pastry that the locals bake and it is exported and also imitated […]

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Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi is a delicious Maharashtrian savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves, and spices. These are cubed and seasoned before serving. For the Day 4 of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, its Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra and in the Marathi language “kothimbir” or “kothmir” stands for coriander leaves. And the word ‘Vadi’ means cubes or […]

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Ratlami Masala Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special Namkeen

Ratlami Masala Sev

Ratlami Masala Sev is a popular fried crispy snack from Madhya Pradesh made with gram flour and spices. This is a specialty from the city of Ratlam. In this version of Ratlami Sev, a spice blend is added to make it more spicy and addictive. The size of this sev differs from the Bikaneri Sev. […]

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Palli Pappu Chekkalu | Andhra Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Pappu Chekkalu or Pappu Billalu is a crunchy and crispy fried snack prepared with rice flour and lentils. This is a popular South Indian snack prepared during festivals. As with other South Indian states, Andhra has its own flavour to the Chekkalu or Billalu as it is called. It is the same as Thattai from […]

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Palakayalu ~ Easy Deepavali Snack

Palakayalu

Palakayalu is a rice-based crispy snack from Andhra, made in both sweet and spicy version. This makes a delicious finger food for kids. This version is slightly sweet and salty, if you want a more spicy version, you can add green chili or red chili paste. The rice flour is cooked in hot water and […]

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Venna Murukulu ~ Besan Butter Murukku

Venna Murukulu

Venna Murukulu is deep fried snacks made with rice flour, besan with spices along with butter. This makes it more buttery and delicious to enjoy as an evening snack. While regular butter murukku is made with rice flour, urad dal and butter, my version for today was made with besan. That makes it crumbly and […]

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Vellulli Karapusa | How to make Garlic Kara Sev

Vellulli Karapusa

Vellulli Karapusa or Garlic Kara Sev is yet another variety of kara sev flavoured with garlic and is easy to make for the evening snack or any festival as well. I love garlic taste and really enjoyed this one and must have completed the whole lot by myself! I used the same recipe that I […]

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Karam Gavvalu ~ Easy Diwali Recipes

Karam Gavvalu

Gavvalu is a delicious snack from Andhra, that is made both as sweet and savory. Gavvalu means shells as it resembles the shape of shells and kids get attracted to it. The popular version is the Sweet or the Teepi Gavvalu and mostly made during Janmashtami and by some during the Deepavali. I had made […]

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