Sweet and Savory Diwali Recipes

Diwali/Deepavali is just around the corner and everyone is getting ready to prepare savories and sweets for festival of lights. I do not have a new recipe to share today but here are some savory and sweet Diwali recipes for this festive season. In the Diwali round up I includes both baked and deep fried […]

Baked Mathris

This is the last post for this year and this Bake-a-thon. Today’s bake was one of the bakes for last month’s Home Baker’s Challenge. I chose a savory bake. I already have a baked mathri on the blog and today’s mathris are made with 2:1 ratio of whole wheat to all-purpose flour unlike the other […]

Baked Namak Para

Baked Namak Para are crunchy squares/diamond shaped crackers from India. It is traditionally deep fried and prepared with all-purpose flour and/or wheat flour, lightly seasoned with cumin or caroms seeds. Baking them makes it a guilt free snack. Over a year ago when Suma posted a baked version of these deep fried snack. I bookmarked […]

Masala Crackers – Savory Yeast Crackers

Masala crackers are spicy, green chilies & cilantro flavored yeast crackers. A great snack for anytime of the day. Last year when we finalized the baking theme for this April, savory bakes were on top of my list. Yes, you read it right! We are one crazy group that decides on the themes for mega […]

Chili Garlic Crackers

I like savory bakes and am always looking out for new recipes. When I came across Champa’s chili garlic crackers, I bookmarked the recipe. These crackers are prepared with pie crust dough. The dough is spiced with chilies and garlic. I followed the recipe as given. The crackers were spicy and make a nice tea […]

Chickpeas Crackers for Home Bakers Challenge

For September’s Home Bakers Challenge Priya challenged us with some cracker recipes. I chose to bake chickpeas crackers. These are spicy crackers that can be snacked on anytime of the day and also a great tea time snack. I followed the recipe as give with addition of extra chili powder. It was spicy for my […]

Baked Mathari ~ Baked Indian Crackers

Baked mathari is a guilt free version of traditional Indian deep fried Indian crackers. Mathari is a popular North Indian snack. It is usually deep fried and today’s recipe is baked version from a cookbook. Classic Indian Cooking by Juli Sahni has both deep fried and a baked recipes. The baked mathari recipe is flavored […]

Baked Crunchy Chana Dal & Mung Dal

Once upon a time, when I was little, fried chana dal was prepared quite often as a snack. Whenever palaharam (snacks with longer shelf life) was made at home, fried chana dal was often on the list. Gradually it disappeared from the list and always wondered why? I liked munching on spiced chana dal as […]

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