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Crispy Jalebi

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Jalebi is a warm crispy, delicious treat. It can best be described as funnel cake. In my home town jalebi was a breakfast treat like pancakes, especially when they were served with kachori (puffed fried bread filled with spicy dal). I know jalebi is mostly served as a dessert, but for me jalebi still makes the best breakfast treat.

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Khaman (Besan) Dhokla

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Khaman (Besan) dhokla, is a tasty Gujarati snack. This salty snack has a texture similar to cake. This is a popular street food in Gujarat. The best snacks are usually easy and quick to make. This is a delicious guilt-free snack, or side dish that can go with any meal.

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Masala Vada (Vadai)

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Masala Vada is a South Indian favorite snack that is made with spiced chana dal. They are delicious crunchy on the outside and soft inside. Masala Vada is a popular street food in South India. Try serving along with your afternoon tea.

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Aloo Chana Chaat

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Aloo chana chaat is a spicy potato and chickpea snack. It’s very easy to make and is a favorite tasty treat of mine. This recipe involves marinating boiled potatoes and chickpeas in spices to make a great savory snack.

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Milk (Khoya) Burfi

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Milk burfi, also known as khoya burfi is a classic Indian sweet that can be served both as a dessert or snack. Milk Burfi is made with milk, sugar, and flavored with cardamom. Finish it with a garnish of sliced pistachios and you have a simply divine treat! This is a staple in most North Indian households and served on many occasions.

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Eggless Omelet (Vegan)

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This Eggless Omelet is similar to a variation of besan chila. I combine lots of vegetables including bell pepper, spinach, and tomatoes and then add in some light spices. Now you have a healthy and delicious choice for breakfast or light lunch. It is also vegan and gluten free!

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Paratha Samosa

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These Paratha Samosas are a delicious twist on traditional samosas and aloo parathas. Who doesn’t enjoy samosas or aloo parathas? Although the ingredients are the same as samosas, they are made like a paratha. And they taste absolutely delicious! You can now enjoy both your favorites (samosa and paratha) at the same time.

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Making Pizza on The Stove Top

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This is a quick and easy recipe for Stove Top Pizza. This is just perfect for times when you want to enjoy homemade pizza and don’t feel like ordering take-out pizza or going anywhere! The best part is that you also don’t need to have access to a good oven.

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Aloo (Potatoes) Bread Pakora

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Aloo bread pakora, bread stuffed with spicy potatoes, coated with gram flour and deep fry. Spicy hot aloo bread pakora is a tasty compliment for afternoon tea or served as an appetizer. Aloo bread pakora is crunchy outside, spicy and soft inside.

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Masala Idli

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Masala idli is a simple and easy snack. This is one of my favorite ways to serve masala idli. Adding the stir-fry salad to idli makes a very versatile dish. You can serve this as lunch, snack or salad. To make masala idli I am using the rava idli witch is quick and easy to make. This also makes a great lunch box meal as it is very healthy and satisfying.

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Cream Cheese Sandwiches

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Cream Cheese Sandwiches are simple and delicious. I add some crunchy cucumber, bell pepper and some mild spices. These sandwiches are light and refreshing – the perfect afternoon snack. Try these sandwiches for your kids’ lunch box. This super simple sandwich is a hit with almost everyone.

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Oat Dosa (Spicy Pancake)

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Instant Oat dosa is an easy recipe that is perfect for busy families. Sometimes you want to make something that is easy and hassle free and of course healthy. Oat dosas are instant dosas and make a great breakfast or any time snack. This gluten-free dish is made with oats, rice flour, yogurt, and a few spices. I am also adding cabbage and carrots for texture. This will definitely be a staple in my house.

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Urad Dal Kachori

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Dal kachori is a delicacy from north India. Dal kachori is a spicy puffed pastry. Traditionally kachories are sold at HALWAI (a sweet and snack shop). Today, I will use urad dal lentils (skinned black gram) for the inside filling. These mouthwatering Dal kachories can be served as a snack, chaat or part of main meal, making the meal exotic.

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Jhaal Muri – Kolkata Puffed Rice Snack

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Jhaal muri is a popular street food snack of Kolkata. Jhaal means spices and muri is puffed rice. A long time ago, I visited my uncle in Kolkata and I still remember this mouthwatering snack. This puffed rice is tossed with potato, cucumber, tomatoes.  A special blend of spices including tamarind pulp, and mustard oil are also […]

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Spicy Chivda (Roasted Spicy Flattened Rice)

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Spicy chivda crunchy savory snack is quick and easy to make. Chivda, also known as poha, is flattened rice that is flavored with spices. When I was growing up this was one of the snacks my mom will make, and we all will enjoy. I still enjoy this spicy chivda even today while watching TV. Store this in an airtight container and this chivda stays fresh and crunchy for 2 to 3 weeks.

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