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9 January, 2020

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Deep Fried, Gluten Free, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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13 June, 2017

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Chamorro, Deep Fried, Desserts & Sweets, Filipino, Pacific Island food, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit
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28 March, 2010

Egg sandwich

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Bread, Breakfast, Egg, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Bread slices – 8 (preferably multi-grain bread or whole wheat)Eggs – 2 (hard-boiled and shelled)Big onion (small) – 1 (finely chopped)Fat-free, egg-less mayonnaise – 1/2 cup (or as required)Pepper powder – 1 tspSalt to taste Method of preparation:1. Take the finely chopped onion in a wide bowl.2. Add finely chopped egg whites to the
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13 March, 2010

Masala Paniyaram

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Chettinad, Dinner, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Small onions – half cup (finely chopped)Green chilies – 1 (finely sliced into roundels)Curry leaves – 1 sprig (roughly chopped)Grated coconut – 2 tbspMustard seeds – 1 tspUrad dhal – 2 tbspCoriander leaves – a handful (roughly chopped)Oil – 2 tbsp Method of preparation:1.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok/kadai.2.Add the mustard seeds, urad dhal
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4 March, 2010

Pazham pori / Ripe banana bajji

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Kerala, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Ripe Nendhram Pazham – 1Egg – 1 (optional)Maida – 1 cupSugar – 4 tbsp (or according to taste – batter should not be too sweet though):- you may also add 2 sugarfree tablets instead of sugar for diabetics and health conscious.Cardamom – 4 (powdered / pounded)Water – as required (about 2 cups)Salt – a pinchSodium-bi-carb
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19 February, 2010

Party treats

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Quick & Easy on by : sujeesha

Cut ripe Nendram pazham (Kerala banana) into half inch thick pieces. Fry them in a tawa with a tsp of oil until golden brown on both sides and serve. Cut ripe nendram pazham lengthwise into three pieces. Make a bajji consistency batter with maida, turmeric and a little bit of salt. Dip the banana pieces
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