Oct 042016
 
Poha cutlet - how to make poha (pressed rice) cutlet

It was raining heavily here last weekend and so I made this lovely crisp poha cutlet. It was soooper delicious with a lovely texture to it. Adding poha or pressed rice gave it a very crisp outer with a soft innner. I also added sesame (til) seed powder for a lovely flavor. I am a snack favorite person, especially fried [Read more]

Oct 012015
 
South Indian Punugulu (with dosa batter) - tea time snack

Punugulu or punukulu is a mouth watering Andhra street food, that is commonly prepared using dosa batter. I have many memories attached to this wonderful crispy tea time snack recipe. When I was a child, my father used to bring home punugulu almost on every weekend when he goes to market. The crisp fried punugulu is normally packed with either [Read more]

Sep 292015
 
Dhokla - besan dhokla - khaman dhokla recipe

Dhokla has been on my menu for a long long time now. Honestly, I was always intimidated to make dhokla at home, because it felt like a very tiresome process to me. That was the only reason I never gave it a try in my kitchen for all these days. Being a south Indian, dhokla is not a regular item [Read more]

Sep 282015
 
Homemade whole wheat cookies -- atta biscuits

It’s been a long time since I posted some cookies (biscuits). So, last weekend I was just asking my husband to give me an idea for a healthy and nutritious cookie that can be eaten like a snack. He immediately suggested whole wheat cookies mixed with a handful of lightly roasted nuts. I loved the idea and we together made [Read more]