Tag: snacks

Neyyappam/Unni appam

Neyyappam is the traditional sweet recipe in Kerala and Tamilnadu made of rice flour and jaggery. It is also called as rice pancakes. Neyyappam is mainly made on Aavini avittam and Karthigai Deepam. It can be stored in an air tight container for about a week. You can make it in traditional bronze appa kaaral or in non-stick. it is similar...

Thattai Murukku/ Nippattu

Thattai Murukku is a traditional crispy South Indian snack. We make this for Gokulashtami and offer it to God. In Karnataka this is called as Nippattu. This is a simple and easy snack made with rice flour and urad dhal flour. You can use the same dough that you make it for uppu seedai. But for this recipe you add...

Oven roasted Chickpeas / Garbanzo beans

Oven roasted chickpeas are my all time favourite teatime snack. This is healthy since it is rich in proteins and it uses less oil as it is roasted in oven. I always love to munch these roasted pulses. Green vatana is my favourite and I made the roasted green peas for the first time. But it was roasted extra and...

Aam Papad

Aam papad is a Indian fruit leather made with mango pulp. The concentrated mango pulp is sweetened with the sugar solution. I first tasted this when I was very young and once we made at home and it became everyone’s favourite. This time I planned to take the video. This recipe is very easy to make and we can make...

Baked Fingermillet crisps / Baked Ragi crisps

Fingermillet which is popularly called as ragi in tamil is a millet that is packed with nutrients. It is a super cereal that helps in controlling diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis and lot more. Consuming it daily helps in improving one’s immunity and health. But nowadays, many families have stopped using it. To make the younger generation eat it, we can try...

Nenthrai / Banana chips

Nenthrai/ Banana chips is one of the famous traditionsl snacks in Kerala and other parts of South india. It is made with a variety of banana called Nenthrai. This is different from raw plantain that we use to make sabzis and curries. Ripened nenthrai is very good for health and we can make lot of recipes with it. I love...

Beetroot murukku

Murukku is a traditional South Indian snack made on festival days especially on Diwali. I had no idea of making beetroot murukku. Actually I chopped it to make poriyal / dry sabzi. All of a sudden I thought of trying this. Since I chopped it to make poriyal, it has been chopped into small cubes. So for this you can...

Paruppu vadai

Paruppu vadai / Masal vadai is a favourite snack for me and my bro. My mom makes crispy and hot vadai during rainy days. The whole family will sit together and enjoy this with hot cup of tea. It is one of the item made in almost all festive days. Mupparuppu vadai, as the name indicates consists of three main dhals...

Ribbon Pakodam

Ribbon pakodam or Oattu pakodam as it is called, is one of the famous snacks in Tamilnadu.  This takes me back to my school days. It is one of the regular snacks that my mom makes at home. Always the tin is filled with this snack. When it is about to finish, she makes next set of pakodams. This is...

Plantain falafel

Falafel is a middle eastern recipe. It is a deep-fried ball made from chick peas. I used cooking plantain instead of chickpeas. This recipe was started as a mistake. I was about to make vaazhakaai podimas. When I pressure cooked it, it was over cooked. So I neither want to continue with the same recipe nor want to waste it. I want...

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