P for Pattinam Pakoda – Patnam Pakoda – Patnam Pakodi

Choosing pattinam pakoda for the alphabet ‘P’ was not hard at all. In olden days, the major cities were called ‘pattinam’ by the town people and I have heard this word many times growing up. My grandparents are from a

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M for Manapparai Murukku

Manapparai is a small town in Tamil Nadu near Tiruchirapalli. This town is very famous for this murukku and dairy. This murukku business was started by Mani Iyer, who sold these murukkus in the railway canteen. It became so famous

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I for Inji Marappa – Inji Murappa – Inji Mittai – Candied Ginger – Ginger Candy

Inji marappa or ginger candy is a very famous road side candy that is very common in Tamil Nadu. Many times when traveling on long distance bus, you hear the vendors see these candies. I was never a fan of

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Beach Side Masala Peanuts – Spicy Boiled Peanuts – Beach Style Masala Sundal

After writing about street foods from Banaras and Pune, I am back to my hometown, Chennai. Chennai, the first place I want to go when I go back home is to the beach. Getting my feet wet in the mild

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Mango Mastani – A Refreshing Mango Drink – Gearing up for Summer

Just the name of the drink wants me to make a trip down to India and have this in the Mastani stores that are found all around on the streets of Pune. We are not a big fan of blended

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Chura Matar – Chooda Matar – Banaras Chooda Matar – Banaras Special Matar Poha – Flattened Rice with Green Peas

Banaras also known as Varanasi or Kasi as I knew it when growing up holds a very special place in my heart. My good part of childhood years was spent in the Northern India and we frequently visited Banaras for

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Vegetable Puffs

18th April, 2015 The vegetable puffs always reminds me of bakeries in India where I used to eat them every so often while growing up. Lately I feel like I am missing on lot of little delights in life and

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Bhutte Ka Kees from Madhya Pradesh – Grated Corn Street Food of Indore

Madhya Pradesh which literally means Central province is a state in the Central India. It is also nicknamed the ‘Heart of India’ because of it geographical location. Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in India whose capital is Bhopal

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