quick snacks

Chapati Upma – Chapati noodles recipe- Chilli Chapati- left over chapatis recipe

This in another post in my drafts, so I thought of posting it today. I have slowly started with a little bit of routine cooking . My family has been missing my cooking. I feel quite happy that my family enjoy the food cooked by me. The other day, when I served my son some food which I cooked after a long time , he said “mummy, I like only your food”:)So, when I think of the time some ten years back, when I did not know how to cook at all. It feels proud that I have come a…

 

How to make potato wedges- Easy baked potato wedges recipe

I have had this a number of times, but I remember enjoying it the most during our trip to a beautiful resort in Indonesia. That was because we had a very few vegetarian options , so we ordered this for our every meal. It was really delicious with some herbs and all sprinkled on it. I have never tried this at home though. My son loves it have snacks when he comes back from school.I made this for him one evening and he enjoyed it!I made it very simple, but you can add the spices and herbs you prefer. Wash…

 

Cabbage vadi – kobichi vadi – cabbage fritters- easy snack recipes

I have made a similar kind of snack with coriander sometime back. It is popular snack make my Maharashtrians popularly called kothimbir vadi. Few months back , my friend had made this with cabbage and another time with methi. I really loved it and decided to make it one day. I used the same recipe of kothimbir vadi which I have posted before. My family loved it. I also had a friend that day and she liked it too. Do try this. Its delicious and a nice way to sneak some veges into your kids. Recipe for kothimbir vadi here.

 

Palak upma recipe – Spinach upma- Easy Breakfast recipes

This year is coming to an end soon. The last week of this year. The holidays will be coming to an end. The schools will be reopening next week. So much of excitement and nervousness around now. Things will be busier again. No more of relaxing or rather lazy days!! We have been going out during the weekends. The weekdays are always busy with the kids around. So I did not spend more time in the kitchen. The food preparation has been really normal – healthy but not time consuming. I love making different varieties of upma for our weekend…

 

Moong bhel recipe – healthy snack recipes

This is a nice healthy dish which is enjoyed by the kids as it is like any other chaat and equally by grown up as its healthy and tasty. I make this for breakfast or also when we are in mood for light dinner. It is low in calories too. You can also make this with moong sprouts. Some people make with raw moong sprouts too. But I love it this way. Do try this especially if you are on a diet and trying to reduce weight. It makes a delicious and filling dish too. Distribute some portion of the…

 

Vermicelli masala vadai/ Semiya masal vadai – easy snack recipes

First of all, my apologies for disappearing from the blogging scene. I fell sick and was totally bed ridden for the last few days. Now things are falling back to place and hope to cook some good food and also blog about it. I have been wanting to try so many recipe for kids as they are having their holidays and then some for Christmas. Lets see how much I can manage in the next few days as my pace has really slowed down for now. Apart from all this miseries, finally we had a fun day yesterday after a…

 

Channa masala parathas- leftover recipes- Kids food recipes

This recipe is especially for kids, Kids who eat their rotis (indian breads) happily without even touching the side dish or the vegetables.So its not only about using left overs, but even freshly made side dishes and you are certain that your kid is not going to touch it. Just sneak it in their parathas and they wont even know it.Its also a easy way to use up your left overs. Okay, its not only chole or channa masala, but you can follow the same recipe to use any leftover side dishes like pav bhaji or even your dals. Believe…

 

5 Easy and quick snack /savouries recipes for diwali – Deepavali snack / savouries recipes

I am sure you all must be busy in your preparation of diwali snacks and sweets. But if you are still lagging behind and you want to make the snacks and savouries in the shortest available time, then here are a few ideas. With my toddlers, I hardly find time for the extra activities, but I could make this in very little time. If I can, so can You! Click on recipe name to go to the recipe. 1. Ribbon pakoda 2. Thenkuzhal

 

Spicy shankarpali /diamond cuts/ spicy maida biscuits – Diwali easy snack recipes

Shankarpali is another traditional snack made during diwali.Its quite addictive snack and goes well with your afternoon tea. I love the sweet version of this snack which I will try to post soon. But I wanted to make some savouries for diwali, as I have posted a number of sweet recipes already. Actually, this shows our love for sweets more than savouries. But I was wrong. My kids were more interested in the savouries. So I have decided to try more of them. Coming back to the recipe. I decided to make this diamond biscuits a little different by adding…

 

Maharashtrian style Chiwda recipe with poha(flaked rice) and murmura(puffed rice) – Diwali snack recipes

When we were in Maharashtra,people used to make huge boxes of chiwda for diwali . They were many variations of chiwda made. It used to be exclusively with puffed rice or just flaked rice. Other ingredients were excluded or added according to their choice. I am not too fond of this snack, but neither can I stop polishing off the bowl if served to me. Its a quite addictive tea time snack. I especially love the poona variety which is made out potatos or even the Nashik ones which is a spicy flaked rice mixture. When I was in India…