Category Archives: Chats & Snacks

Snacks, these are the one’s that can never be same and you just grab anything around the tea time. Many are listed here for your snack time…

Bitter Gourd Fritters & The Giveaway Winner

Bitter Gourd is packed with lots of health benefits. It helps in preventing diabetic complications, lowers the blood glucose levels and much more. Like many others even I stay little away from this veggie in particular. Many times, I deliberately avoid buying them because of its bitter taste. As this veggie is packed with health benefits,… Read More »

Kanda Poha / Simple Onion Poha

Kandha Poha is a traditional and a very popular Maharashtrian special breakfast dish. This is a very quick & easy breakfast dish or a snack prepared in just few minutes. This dish is extremely simple with some mild spice flavours and filling dish too. Ingredients: Poha/Pressed Rice – 2 Cups Large Onion (diced) – 1… Read More »

Paneer Pakoda/Paneer Fritters

Paneer Pakoda is a crunchy crispy snack or a starter dish. The pokodas are coated with gram flour and spices which is very appetizing. These go together with Mint Chutney or Tomato Ketchup. Here’s the method: Ingredients: Paneer – 200 gms Besan/Gram Flour – 1 Cup Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp Corn Flour – 1… Read More »

Aloo Samosa

Ingredients: For the filling: 4 Potatoes(boiled and mashed), 1/2 Cup Peas(boiled), 4 Green Chillies, 1/2 inch grated Ginger, 1 tsp Cumin Powder, 1/2 tsp Garam Masala, 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder, 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder, 1 tsp Amchur Powder,  2 tbsp Oil For the Dough 4 tbsp Oil, 1 1/2 Cup Maida, 1/4 Luke Warm Water,… Read More »

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana vada, is a very special snack of Maharashtra and goes very well with a cup of masala tea. This is also an ideal food hich is prepare during navratri fasts. This is vada made of sabudana is very crunchy and delicious snack. Ingredients: 1 Cup Sabudana, 1/2 Cup Peanuts, 1 Potato(Boiled), 8 Green Chillies(chopped),… Read More »

Aloo Pakora

Ingredients: 3 Large Potatoes, 1 Cup Besan, 1/2 Cup Water, 2 tsp Chilli Powder, 1/2 tsp Aamchur Powder, Salt to Taste, Oil for deep fry How to Prepare: Wash potatoes and cut it into think slices. In a bowl add water, besan, chilli powder, Aamchur powder, salt and mix it well. Make the batter to… Read More »

Pani Puri

Pani Puri is one of the best chaat items and I think most of them love this chaat. This is also known as ‘Gol Gappas’ in Northern India. On an evening,  if we want to hang out with our friends the first thing that comes to our mind is a chaat centre. I love to… Read More »

Aloo Bonda

Ingredients: 4 Potatoes (Boiled and mashed), 2 Cups Besan Powder, 2 Green Chillies(chopped), ½ tsp Chilli Powder, Salt to Taste, ¼ tsp Garam Masala, Oil for deep fry How to Prepare: Put besan powder, ¼ tsp chilli powder, salt in a mixing bowl and make a batter of medium consistency. In another bowl, add all… Read More »

Onion Pakora

Ingredients: 1 Cup Besan, 1 tsp Rice Flour, 3 Green Chilli (finely chopped), 1 Cup Onion (Thin Sliced), 1 tsp Chilli Powder, 2 String Curry Leaves(chopped), Coriander Leaves(Chopped), Salt to Taste, Oil for deep Fry. How to Prepare: In a mixing bowl, put onion slices, besan, green chillies, coriander and curry leaves, chilli powder and… Read More »