Choliya Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Choliya Poori

Choliya Poori is made with fresh chickpea mixed with spices and deep fried as pooris. These are so delicious and can be enjoyed as such! Green Chickpea puri can be enjoyed for brunch or dinner with your favorite side dish. When it came to the alphabet C, I had a choice of picking Coorgi Puris, […]

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Besan ki Masala Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Besan Ki Masala poori

Besan ki Masala Poori or Besani Masala Poori is a poori made with Gram flour or Besan along with roasted spice powders. This makes a wonderful and ideal dish for weekend brunch. If you have the spice powders ground, you can easily make for your weekday breakfast as well. As I have already mentioned, I […]

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Achari Masala Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Achari Masala Poori

Achari Masala Poori is a delicious Indian Flatbread made with wheat flour and spices, including the homemade Achari Masala Powder. This makes a wonderful meal for a relaxed weekend brunch. We are starting the New Year’s Edition of BM that has some very interesting themes lined up. One of my all time favorite themes has […]

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Dondakaya Fry | Andhra Style Dondakaya Vepudu

Dondakaya Fry

Dondakaya Fry or Dondakaya Vepudu as it’s called in Telugu is a version of this simple dish deep fried and spiced along with peanuts. In a typical Andhra Thali that’s served in hotels, you are bound to see some deep fried vegetables like a bitter gourd fry or Tindora spiced along with peanuts. This is […]

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Teepi Garelu, Brown Chana Dal Sundal ~ Navratri Day 8

Teepi Garelu

Teepi Garelu or Bellam Vada are a popular festival sweet made in Andhra. These are Urad Dal Vadas soaked in Jaggery Syrup. These Teepi Garelu are a popular dish in the telanga and coastal parts of Andhra. When I asked Amma, she said they don’t make it as such. So I had to google and […]

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Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop is a popular Kolkata Street food. These are deep fried chops made with beetroot, potato, carrots and peanuts which gives a nice crunch and are often served as an evening snack. As I was following two different recipes, the bhaja masala differed in this from what I have made in Spice […]

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Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya | Sama Rice Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya are stuffed moon shaped pies made with sama rice, khoya and nuts. This is a perfect dish for fasting or as an evening snack. This is a twist of the popular Dahi gujiya made with urad dal from Uttar Pradesh. Since I had to do two versions of Dahi Gujiya, I […]

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Rajasthani Chana Dal Vada | How to make Kalmi Vada

Rajashtani Kalmi Vada Recipe

Kalmi Vada is a traditional Rajasthani chana dal vada made with chana dal and spices. This is typically served as tea time snack. Though I have read about it and seen it, the first time I tasted it was in our office when we had invited a cook to prepare authentic Rajasthani khana for an […]

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Ratlami Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special

Ratlami Sev

Ratlami Sev is a very popular snack of Ratlam city region of Madhya Pradesh. In this version the spice mix used is pepper powder and cloves. The extra addition of clove powder along with pepper makes it slightly different from the other version I posted on Spice your Life. I referred this for details and […]

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Pudina Pappu Chekkalu ~ Mint and Rice Crackers

Pudina Pappu Chekkalu

Pudina Pappu Chekkalu is the mint flavour Traditional Andhra snack normally made with rice flour, decked with chana dal. The other popular Pappu Chekkalu or Pappu Billalu is made with chana dal or palli (peanuts) sesame seeds etc. I have already shared two versions, the nipattalu and the Pappu Chekkalu with a different recipe. Since […]

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Spinach Murukku | How to make Palak Chakli

Spinach Murukku

Spinach Murukku is an interesting twist to the regular murukku and makes it more healthy as we include spinach puree to the dough. This gives a beautiful green murukku. Kids will love this green murukku and in this way they also get to include spinach in their snack. The murukku turns out very crispy and […]

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