Boiled Peanuts – Indian Recipe

Indian Boiled Peanuts

It’s Friday… that means it family movie night for us today. So during our weekly family movie nights, instead of  popcorn, I try to make and cook different types of snacks. Boiled peanuts is our favorite go to snack. My husband and I love to nibble on them and my girls enjoy the process of […]

Channa Moong Urad Daal Vadas

Channa Moong Urad Daal Vadas

Channa, Moong, Urad Daal Vadas are a version of vadas similar to fritters. They are usually made with rice and urad daal (split black gram which is actually a white lentil). They are very popular as breakfast food or mid-day snacks. It is actually a specialty born in Southern India. This recipe for vada uses […]

Tofu Oatmeal Kebabs

Tofu Oatmeal Kebabs

Okay, so I am not a huge fan of tofu. However, after eating the tofu oatmeal kebabs at my friend’s place I was reformed. My friend Swati P. found this interesting recipe online. It was originally for tofu oatmeal burger. She however, improvised it and made it her own. She excluded some ingredients and added […]

Jalapeno with Chicken Stuffing

Jalapeno with Chicken Stuffing

Jalapeno with Chicken Stuffing is one of those recipes that I would categorize as “let me try and see if it works”. Guess What? It works! There is no history or memories behind this recipe. I came up with it because I was inspired by all the preparations for tomorrow’s thanksgiving dinner. Luckily, I had […]

How to Make Chakli

Chakli

Last week I made Chaklis for Diwali and I promised I would post the recipe here. Well, I am keeping up my promise. Chackli (pronounced: chak–lee) is a crispy and savory snack. It is a very popular snack in India and depending on the region the ingredients vary widely. It is also known as Chakuli […]

Easy Vegetable Spring Roll

"Vegetable Spring Roll"

Here is a recipe for Vegetable Spring Roll that is really a no-brainer. It easy and quick, and can be whipped up in no time. Most of the spring roll recipes require you to cook the stuffing. With this recipe you can conveniently skip that part. It is also one of those recipes that do […]

Fried Chicken Liver

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Fried Chicken Liver is my mother-in-law’s recipe. There is no way I am going to take any credit for it. She used to make this for my late father-in-law all the time. Growing up in Bombay my husband testifies, that every time his mom made this he would fight with his brother and dad for […]

Chicken Lollipop

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I am sure just the title of this post must be inducing a drool fest in you. In my family we are absolutely cuckoo over this appetizer. Unfortunately it takes a lot of time to prep, so I don’t make it that often. Whenever I do make it, they are gone by the time I […]

Spicy Masala Eggs

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Like all my friends I will be partying tonight and welcoming 2012 with zest. For this occasion I have the perfect appetizer for all you party goers. I have christened it Spicy Masala Eggs and it is one of my all time favorite. It is almost along the lines of Deviled eggs, but very different. I […]