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Crispy Potato Balls (Potato Nuggets)

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These bite-sized appetizers are the perfect snack to serve as a tea time snack or starter at a dinner party. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these potato balls are just what you need to satisfy your taste buds. This recipe is my younger sister Kumkum’s recipe, and I am so glad to be sharing it today.

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Crispy Shakarpara (Almond Biscuit) Recipe

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A traditional tea-time biscuit-like snack often made during festive occasions, shakarpara is the perfect sweet for any gathering. They are deep-fried sugar crisps with almonds and hint of cardamom, which adds to their unique flavor. This is one of those snacks that you won’t be able to stop munching on.

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Crispy Spinach Pakoras

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Spinach pakoras are delicious as a snack. Spinach pakoras can be served many different ways and they always taste great. One of my favorite ways to serve these pakoras as papdi chaat.

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Dahi Puri Chaat (Street Food)

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Dahi Puri is a very commonly found Indian street food! I have been wanting to do this recipe for my channel for quite some time, but I wanted to put my own twist on it. After experimenting with different fillings, I was finally able to come up with a combination that my family approved of – a healthy and delicious salad style filling.

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Gift Ideas for upcoming Diwali (2016)

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Diwali is fast-approaching and I have already begun my preparations! This time of year is full of parties, fun, and celebration. So why not bring a homemade gift to the next party? Homemade gifts are truly special in that they show you really put some thought and care into it. Some ideas for simple homemade […]

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Homemade Hot Chocolate

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Hot Chocolate is a wintertime staple at my house. My grand-kids love it. It makes the whole kitchen smell wonderful. I enjoy making this with my grand-kids. This rich and creamy hot chocolate is easy to make, and it is delicious.

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Homemade Pizza

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Pizza – who can name someone that does not enjoy pizza? Now has become a universal food loved by all! There are so many variations of pizza. There are a number of recipes for pizza dough, sauce, and toppings. I like to make all my pizzas from scratch. There’s nothing better than biting into that first slice of fresh, hot, homemade pizza.

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How to make Paneer

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Paneer is a homemade Indian cheese. Paneer is used many different ways making desserts, appetizers and main course dishes.

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Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan

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Bagara Baingan is a popular Hyderabadi dish. It is made with small eggplants that are cooked in a rich masala curry. Hyderabadi baingan is the perfect dish to serve to guests with a sophisticated palette because of the mixture of nutty spices.

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Lauki Vadi Ki Sabji

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Laucki is also known as Bottle gourd. This is a healthy and wholesome lentil and vegetable main dish. I like making Lauki as it is mild in taste and easy to digest. I usually will serve this with plain rice or rotis.

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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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Pineapple Kulfi (Ice Cream)

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Kulfi, a popular summer dessert, is an Indian ice cream. Adding Pineapple here is a delicious twist to traditional kulfi. Pineapple kulfi simply melts in your mouth with its creamy texture and small chunks of pineapple. Pineapple Kulfi is delicious and easy to make. This is my friend Raj’s recipe and for this recipe we don’t need an ice cream maker. I served this to my friends and they were surprised to know this was homemade and they all enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Roasted Caramelized Makhana

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Caramelized Makhana is the perfect snack for all ages, especially kids. My grandchildren absolutely love this recipe and my youngest even calls it kettle corn. This is not just quick and easy to make, but it is a healthy snack because it is high in protein and has many nutritional values. This recipe is the perfect tea time munchie and will be a hit with everyone who enjoys a sweet and crunchy snack.

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Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad

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Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad just perfect for the start of Spring! This is a vibrant, fresh fruit salad with quinoa and homemade ginger and lemon dressing. It is the perfect go-to recipe if you are looking for something simple, light and refreshing in this warmer weather. The quinoa and fruit make it a healthy choice for those who want to eat clean. It also makes for a beautiful presentation, with the watermelon, mangoes, and avocado!

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