Posts Tagged ‘Snack’


Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer is flavorful, healthy and high in protein. Paneer is an Indian cheese, also known as chenna. Achari paneer is very versatile and can be served as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to a main course.


Aloo Jeera (Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

Aloo Jeera is easy yet a delicious side dish. This can compliment any meal. A whole cumin seeds have a slightly nutty flavor. In this recipe cumin seeds are one of the main spices.


Banana Puri (Kela Ke Puri)

Banana Puries are delicious fried Indian puffed bread. Puries have richness of banana flavor enhanced with cardamom. Banana Puries are good for festive occasions and holidays. These can be served for breakfast or as a snack. Puries are especially good for picnic or to take for travel.



Battura

Battura is fried puffed bread traditionally served with chola (chickpeas). The combination, called Chola Batura, is a popular dish from
the state of Punjab. Chola Batura is a popular dish among youngsters.


Besan Paare (Spicy Crackers)

These besan paares are crunchy and spicy. Paares makes a great snack. Serve anytime.


Bhel Puri Chat(Spicy Crunchy Snack)

This is a simple spicy snack with a light crunch! This is very popular with street vendors in Mumbai, Bhel puri. Every street vendor has his own twist but it doesn’t matter how you make it. Two main ingredients remain the same . . . puffed rice (murmura) and fine sev.



Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black-eyed pea salad is very colorful and delicious. Ginger dressing gives a nice tangy flavor. This is great for quick and light lunch.


Bread Pakoras

Spicy hot bread pakoras are great as an appetizer, finger food for any type of the gathering, and a tasty compliment for your afternoon tea.


Bread Potato Rolls

Bread with potato filling makes a mouthwatering snack. This is a perfect snack with afternoon tea or served as an appetizer. Bread Potato Rolls are crunchy on the outside, and soft and spicy on the inside. They are also easy to prepare. Try them today.


Carrot and Moong Dal Salad

Carrot and Moong Dal Salad is a healthy and nutritious salad with beautiful colors. This is a great salad and easy to make. This can be served as an afternoon snack or an appetizer.


Cereal Chivda (Snack)

Cereal Chivda is a great substitute for original chivda. This is a quick and easy recipe to make. Mix of different cereals, mildly spiced makes an enjoyable crunchy snack.


Chole Chaat (Spicy Chickpeas)

Chole chaat makes a great snack for people who enjoy spicy food. This is a very easy recipe to prepare, and quite an aromatic dish.


Corn Bruschetta

It is easy and delicious. Serving creamed corn over toasted bread makes a great appetizer. This can also be served as a side dish.


Crispy Spinach Pakoras

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.


Enjoy Namak Paare

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

We just did the video for Namak Paare. This is a very traditional staple snack. Usually Namak Paare is made with all-purpose flour (plain flour, maida) but I make it using half all-purpose and half whole-wheat so I can keep my husband and daughter-in-law both happy. My daughter-in-law likes to replace all-purpose flour with whole […]


Finger Sandwiches

These mouthwatering finger sandwiches are great for any picnic or party. The flavored cream cheese spread with different herbs give a unique taste, and has a nice crunch with every bite. The recipes are for four different sandwiches: Tomato, Cabbage, Cucumber and Pineapple. You can prepare one or all four of these varieties, as they […]


Garden Fresh Tapas

This is a mildly spiced, refreshing and healthy appetizer. Tomatoes and cucumbers are filled with sprouted moong or flavored cream cheese. It makes an amazingly colorful finger food that is easy to prepare and tastes incredible.


Kalmi Vada (Fried Lentil Patties)

Kalmai Vadas are crispy and delicious appetizer. Fried patties made with lentil and potatoes, can be a delightful treat for any party or a tea time snack.


Khasta Kachori

Khasta Kachori is a delicious, spicy, fried puff pastry. Kachoris are great as an appetizer or as part of a festive meal for any occasion.


Masala Mathri – Spicy Crackers

Mathris are all time favorite crispy Indian crackers. This recipe goes back to two generation to my grand mother. This recipe is a delicious twist to traditional mathri filled with spicy besan.