Hotel Style Red Chutney | Vengaya Chutney

Vengaya Chutney

Hotel Style Red Chutney or Vengaya Chutney is the simplest chutney you can make with onions and other basic ingredients. This is one of the popular chutneys served in restaurants. Konda is very fond of the Red chutney that’s served with Dosas in the restaurants and mostly eats only that. We have had other versions […]

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Moong Potato Cutlet

Moong Aloo Cutlet

Moong Potato Cutlet is a deep fried cutlet made with whole moong and potato in a spice mix. These make an excellent party dish and for evening snacks as well. Basically these cutlet freezes well and so you can make these ahead and freeze and use it when you need it. With this month being […]

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Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos. The nutty coconut and cashew take care of the combination and yes, of course, you can make it for Rotis as well. If you wonder if the coconut and cashew will make this very […]

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Potato Salna | How to make Easy Salna Recipe

Easy Potato Salna

Potato Salna is a delicious gravy served with Parottas in Tamil Nadu. Its made with ground spicy masala and can have vegetables added or served plain as well. Salna is a thin spicy gravy made with the roasted and ground masala paste. It is served with parottas where the parottas are shredded and this thin gravy […]

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Bhejetebil Chop | How to make Bengali Vegetable Chop

Bhejetebil Chop

Bhejetebil Chop or the Bengali Vegetable Chop is a quintessential dish from the Bengals. This is a deep fried vegetable cutlet that makes a sinful dish to be served during evening tea! While I don’t drink tea or make elaborate dishes for tea time, during weekends it is a custom to nibble or munch on […]

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Dahi Gujiya ~ Holi Special Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya is a stuffed Dahi vada from Uttar Pradesh. These savory gujias are made with urad dal stuffed with khoya, nuts, topped with curds and spices. For the seventh day of the Mandatory Week in BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, we chose Dahi Gujiya. When this was suggested, I said this is same as Dahi […]

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Ooty Varkey | Baked Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Baked Ooty Varkey is a popular snack from Ooty, Tamil Nadu. It’s a baked pastry that has mild sweetness, a little salty and very flaky. Ooty or Udhagamandalam is a hill station in Tamil Nadu and is famous for its Varkey biscuits or pastry that the locals bake and it is exported and also imitated […]

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Kalmi Vada | How to make Rajasthani Chana Dal Vada

Kalmi Vada

Rajasthani Kalmi Vada is a typical tea time snack which is deep fried chana dal vada with onions, spices and served with green chutney, and tea. This snack is double fried by cutting the regular circular vada and ends up being oblong or long sticks. This is same as the South Indian Masala Vadai, except […]

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Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi is a delicious Maharashtrian savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves, and spices. These are cubed and seasoned before serving. For the Day 4 of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, its Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra and in the Marathi language “kothimbir” or “kothmir” stands for coriander leaves. And the word ‘Vadi’ means cubes or […]

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Ratlami Masala Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special Namkeen

Ratlami Masala Sev

Ratlami Masala Sev is a popular fried crispy snack from Madhya Pradesh made with gram flour and spices. This is a specialty from the city of Ratlam. In this version of Ratlami Sev, a spice blend is added to make it more spicy and addictive. The size of this sev differs from the Bikaneri Sev. […]

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