Palakayalu ~ Easy Deepavali Snack

Palakayalu

Palakayalu is a rice-based crispy snack from Andhra, made in both sweet and spicy version. This makes a delicious finger food for kids. This version is slightly sweet and salty, if you want a more spicy version, you can add green chili or red chili paste. The rice flour is cooked in hot water and […]

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Venna Murukulu ~ Besan Butter Murukku

Venna Murukulu

Venna Murukulu is deep fried snacks made with rice flour, besan with spices along with butter. This makes it more buttery and delicious to enjoy as an evening snack. While regular butter murukku is made with rice flour, urad dal and butter, my version for today was made with besan. That makes it crumbly and […]

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Vellulli Karapusa | How to make Garlic Kara Sev

Vellulli Karapusa

Vellulli Karapusa or Garlic Kara Sev is yet another variety of kara sev flavoured with garlic and is easy to make for the evening snack or any festival as well. I love garlic taste and really enjoyed this one and must have completed the whole lot by myself! I used the same recipe that I […]

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Karam Gavvalu ~ Easy Diwali Recipes

Karam Gavvalu

Gavvalu is a delicious snack from Andhra, that is made both as sweet and savory. Gavvalu means shells as it resembles the shape of shells and kids get attracted to it. The popular version is the Sweet or the Teepi Gavvalu and mostly made during Janmashtami and by some during the Deepavali. I had made […]

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Kobbari Chegodilu ~ Easy Deepavali Savoury Snacks

Kobbari Chegodilu

Kobbari Chegodilu is crispy crunchy rings that have coconut added for more flavour. These are popular snacks made during Deepavali. While I already have Chegodilu, Kodubale shared already, this is yet another version made with freshly grated coconut. Making this chegodilu is quite tricky as you need to have the snack crispy for a week […]

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Karapusa | How to make Kara Sev

Karapusa

Karapusa or Kara Sev is a deep fried jar snack that is traditionally made during festivals in India. I think each Indian state has its variations to this savory fried snacks adding different spices that make it unique. Since I am familiar with both Andhra and Tamil Nadu Cuisines, in particular to the Rayalaseema and […]

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Yaki Tomorokoshi ~ Japanese Corn On The Cob

Yaki Tomorokoshi

Yaki Tomorokoshi is the grilled corn or the Japanese Corn On The Cob. This is a delicious seasonal Japanese street food, where corn is boiled and grilled with miso and then seasoned with soya sauce. When I was searching for dishes starting with Y, I had few choices, mostly from Chinese and Japanese. I came […]

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Vyprážaný syr | Fried Cheese from Slovakia

Vyprážaný Syr

Vyprážaný syr is Fried Cheese from Slovakia. This is a popular street food and very easy to make. It can be served as an appetizer with mayo or tartar sauce for dipping. These fried cheese are called smažený sýr in Czech whereas in Slovakia it is known as vyprážaný syr. In Czech, these fries are […]

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Usal Poha ~ An Indian Chaat

Usal Poha

Usal Poha is an interesting chaat blending of two traditional dishes, Poha and Usal. The final assembled dish is simply out of the world! When I was checking out my options for U, I was checking out Vaishali’s space and came across this Usal Poha. She writes about coming across this vendor who sells poha. […]

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Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi or Mahamri is a triangular sweet fried bread from Somalia. This is similar to doughnut though it varies in the shape also less in sweet. I was inspired by this recipe where I also made the Fataa’ir Farmaajo from the same author. She writes that in cities across Somalia, qamdi, as well as bur […]

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