Bihari Chana Dal Puri Recipe

Bihari Chana Dal Puri Thali

Bihari Chana Dal Puri Recipe is a traditional Bihari style poori stuffed with chana dal cooked in spices. This Bengal gram dal stuffed puris are made of wheat flour stuffed with chana and deep fried. Traditionally one serves these dal puri with rice kheer for breakfast. Since I was planning on making a thali I […]

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Bread Bajji ~ Easy Evening Snack

Bread Bajji

Bread Bajji is a quick to make evening snack that tastes awesome with the crispy bread fried with batter. The carom seeds and coriander leaves adds to the wholesome taste. Bread Bajji is a snack from my childhood and Amma keeps making this bajji often. I was surprised when I realized that I haven’t blogged […]

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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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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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Deep Fried Ooty Varkey | How to make Ooty Varkey

Deep Fried Ooty Varkey is the twist of the popular varkey we get from ooty, Tamil Nadu. These are flaky slightly sweet and salted pastry biscuits available in the hill station. One of the many famous dishes we get from Ooty are these biscults. The biscuits look very rustic and have a slight sweet taste […]

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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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