Plantain Balls | Kaklo | Krakro | Ghanaian Spicy Plantain Balls

Ghana cuisine uses abundance of plantains in their cooking and I was amazed to see so many vegetarian snacks that I could make with them. Most of the recipes (if not all) called for over-ripe plantains. When they mean over

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Z for Zucchini Bajji – Deep Fried Battered Zucchini

I am at the end of the mega marathon and the last week was a challenge with me being not so ready with the dishes. It is a great pleasure to do these month long marathons with friends as we

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Vazhaipoo Vadai – Lentil Fritters with Banana Flower

Making vazhaipoo vadai has been my long time wish and finally this mega marathon gave me a chance to make it. Living in US, we don’t get many opportunities as in India to cook with this vegetable. Whenever I get

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Semiya Pakoda with Leftover Semiya Upma | Vermicelli Fritters

Alphabet ‘S’ sounds so simple, but I was stuck deciding what to make with this alphabet. Semiya was the only ingredient that kept coming to my mind, but I have pretty much made all the Tamil Nadu dishes that we

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Aval Masala Vadai | Poha Fritters with Spring Onions

Next on my aval/poha dishes comes a savory snack. These vadai made with aval were so crisp and they remained crisp even after a while. This makes it a perfect choice as starters/appetizers for parties. These Aval Vadai – Aval

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Rempeyek with Tomato Sambal & Garlic Dipping Sauce

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia is a country in the Southeast Asia. The country shares its land border with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. Ion’s capital is Jakarta. Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country. Indonesia

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Dhuska and Ghugni – Deep fried Rice pancake with Black Chickpeas Curry

Jharkhand is a state in the Eastern part of India that was carved out of Bihar in the year 2000. Jharkhand that means ‘ The land of Forests’ shares its border with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal.

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Milagai, Kathirikkai and Kodaimilagai Bajji / Fritters

Bajji is a very popular street food all over India. This not so often made snack (to watch our waist lines) is so yummy, that when made you can’t stop with eating just a few.  This is one of the

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