10 Savory Snacks to Make for Diwali | Diwali Snacks

Diwali festival is not complete without its own share of savory snacks / kara bakshanam. As much as we love to eat sweets, it needs a perfect balance of savory snacks to balance it out. Diwali is a festival when

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Masoor Dal Chutney | Orange Lentil Chutney

Masoor dal Chutney is a very aromatic chutney made with pink lentils, garlic and spices. It is a great accompaniment with idli or dosa. It was a lot of fun exploring some very new lentils for this weeks BM theme.

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Horse Gram Subzi | Horse Gram Lentil Subzi | Kollu Subzi

This delicious and very simple Horse Gram subzi is made with one of a very healthy lentil, that is highly underrated and less used.  This Horse gram lentil subzi was made as a accident in my kitchen. I was planning

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Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy

Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in yogurt gravy is a  side dish that is very flavorful and made with simple ingredients. It is a delicacy from the state of Rajasthan in India. Jaisalmeri Chana, is such flavorful side dish for

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Coconut Ladoo | Quick Coconut Ladoo with Condensed Milk

Chewy coconut ladoos made with freshly grated coconut and sweetened condensed milk. The last recipe under my theme for week which is Diwali sweets and savories is this Coconut Ladoo. I started the series with Rava ladoo and ending it

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Kara Pori Mixture | Murmure Mixture | Spiced Puffed Rice Mixture

This spiced Mixture of puffed rice, nuts and raisins makes a great evening snack with a cup of coffee or tea. Diwali is never complete without mixture. The traditional South Indian mixture has many individual components that are then combined.

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Rava Urundai Recipe | Rava Ladoo Recipe | Diwali Special Recipe

Rava Urundai or Rava Ladoo is a quick and easy traditional sweet that is loved by all. Made with roasted rava / semolina, ghee and nuts, this delicious treat can be made in under 30 minutes. Diwali / Deepavali is

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S for Sheermal / Shirmal – Saffron Flavored Flat Bread

  Sheermal / Shirmal is one of the breads that was in my bookmarked list for a long time. We used to bake different breads each month with a group called ‘We Knead to Bake’ and this bread was one

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Baked Quinoa Vegetable Cutlet

We make many different recipes with many different ingredients and almost have no second thoughts. But when someone sends you or asks you to make something with a specific ingredient, you are totally at lost as to what to make.

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Amritsari Aloo Subzi – Potatoes In Tomato Gravy

I am making recipes to highlight different flavors from different states of India. Yesterday I blogged about the Haryana special Bajra roti which is a gluten free flat bread made with millet flour. Today I have a very simple and

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