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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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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Sakinalu | How to make Erra Sakinalu

Sakinalu

Sakinalu is a traditional Telangana Snack made with homemade rice flour and sesame seeds. This snack is a must during Makara Sankrantti and given to grooms during wedding. When I first came to know about this snack was when Usha had posted it for one of the Mega BMs. So since then I had been […]

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Pyaz ki Kachori | How to make Onion Kachori

Pyaz ki Kachori

Pyaz Ki kachori is a deep fried kachori stuffed with onions cooked in a spice mix. These are a popular snack from Rajasthan. When you check out the snacks from Rajasthan, Pyaz ki Kachori tops the list and I had to make these. While I remember I took to make the Kasta Kachori many years […]

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Rajasthani Methi Mathri

Rajasthani Methi Mathri

Rajasthani Methi Mathri are crispy, crunchy Tea Time Snacks made with flour and spices that make it quite addictive and easy Jar snacks. Next in the series of Tea Time Snacks from Rajasthan, I made these Kasuri Methi Mathri that turned out to be equally addictive like the Pudina Mathri. I kept the shape to […]

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Matar Ki Kachori | How to make Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori is a flaky kachori stuffed with spiced matar masala. The flaky outer shell makes this an excellent snack to enjoy during Tea Time. The next snack from Rajasthan is the matar kachori where the fresh peas is ground and cooked with spices to make a spicy filling inside the flaky outer maida shell. […]

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Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada is a spicy stuffed potato with chilies and deep fried in a besan batter. This makes a wonderful Tea Time Snack. The whole series in this space came because of this post. When I was chatting with Vaishali, she asked me if I was ready with the dishes. I didn’t even have […]

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Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry is a typical southern side dish made with boiled potato and basic spice powders, that makes an excellent side dish served with sambar and rice. While there are so many ways one can make this addictive potato fry, this method is yet another easy to make dish to highlight your meal. You […]

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Matar Paneer Dhaba Style

Mattar Paneer Dhaba Style

Matar Paneer Dhaba Style is a rich and creamy gravy dish that can be served with any Indian Bread or Pulao. Mutter Paneer is a North Indian gravy made with a rich onion tomato gravy with fresh peas and paneer. Fresh peas and paneer make this gravy an excellent one to enjoy anytime. When I […]

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