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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Mulai Keerai Masala Vadai

Mulai Keerai Masala Vadai

Mulai Keerai Masala Vadai is an addictive Masala Vada made with chana dal and greens. This is a popular evening snack in Tamil Nadu. I am not sure about other places, I have only seen it in Madras. So my knowledge of this snack being available elsewhere is zero. I have seen it being sold […]

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Sabudana Vada | How to make Sago Vada

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada is a popular deep fried Maharashtrian snack made with Sago and Potato and spices. This makes an interesting evening snack or you could serve it for breakfast. However, if you ask me I would never make it for breakfast as this vada is quite heavy and oily. Sabudana or Sago is a common […]

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Palak Vada | Spinach Lentil Fritters

Palak Vada

Palak Vada or Spinach Lentil Fritters are made with a mixed lentil with added whole spices along with greens. These surely make a delicious evening snack. When I decided on making Vadas as the theme for this week, I had to first check with both the blogs to ensure that I haven’t blogged on these. […]

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Urad Dal Bonda | Biskut Ambade ~ Udupi Special Recipes

For the final day of Tea Time Snacks, I have a Urad Dal Bonda, known as Biskut Ambade in the Mangalore Udupi Regions. The recipe is from here and the beautiful pictures prompts you to make it right then! I cooked this as part of the Udupi Special feast and enjoyed it so much. Though […]

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Thatta Payaru Vadai

For the second day of Tea Time Snacks, I have a Andhra Special Alasanda Garelu which incidentally is also prepared in Tamil Nadu. As I always think, one dish gets popularised by some states and it becomes famous for that particular state. Whereas the same ingredient and dish would still be prepared in other places, […]

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Pesara Punukulu | Moong Dal Fritters, Perugu Pesara Punukulu

For the final day of this edition, I am sharing another variety of fritters that can be offered as prasadam. This doesn’t have onions and has Urad dal mixed in to make it more healthy. I already have another version of Moong Dal Fritters, that had onions. While today’s recipe is slightly different. I also ended up making […]

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Moong Dal Vada

For the last day it was a savory snack and all I could think of were those moong dal vada or pakodas that Amma used to make. Those made a great snack and even though these are deep fried, they end up being healthy  This makes a great snack with Vegetable Biryani that had a twist! […]

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Dahi Vada Recipe | Dahi Wada

Most times I never prefer to eat Dahi Vada. I don’t normally make this at home on regular basis. Occasions such as a special Lunch called for this treat. I was preparing a special north indian thali for lunch and I was thinking I should make something different from the usual Masala Vada or Meddu […]

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Mixed Dal Vada | Mixed Dal Masala Vada

We are starting the new Blogging Marathon Edition # 17 from today. In the new system, we will be blogging non stop for 3 days in a row and we will have 4 such weeks. All participating blogger will have to sign up for at least two weeks. They can do all four weeks as […]

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