Ratlami Sev ~ Spicy Sev

Ratlami sev is a spicy, crunchy, deep fried snack prepared with gram flour. Last month for Mega BM snacks series, one of the mandatory snack was Ratlami sev, a specialty of a town Raltami in Madhya Pradesh India. The uniqueness of the sev is the addition of a spicy spice mix and was tempted to […]

Bread Muruku ~ Bread Janthikalu

Bread muruku is a spicy, crunchy deep fried snack from South India. Diwali is next week and it is a tradition to prepare snacks and sweets that have a shelf life and distributed among friends and family. The theme for this week is Diwali snacks and sweets. I have two savory snacks and a sweet […]

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 […]

Bobbari Garelu ~ Chekkalu – Rice Flour Black Eyed Peas Crackers

While drafting the post this morning, when adding the links to posts I posted on this day in yesteryears, I realized today is my blog anniversary!! I can’t believe I started this blog 8 years ago!! The blog that I created to kill boredom, to record some of my cooking experiments has survived 8 long […]

Chegodi

Chegodi is one of the popular traditional snacks from Telangana that has a shelf life of at least 10 – 15 days. This is also a popular snack in Andhra and similar ones are prepared in neighboring states of Karnataka and Maharashtra as well. Chegodi is made with rice flour and shaped into circles or […]

Aloo Besan Sev ~ Aloo Bhujia

This is the second month of Cooking from Cookbooks Challenge. For week 1, I chose this Aloo Besan Sev or Aloo Bhujia from Ismail Merchants Passionate Meals. I know, of all the recipes he has, I chose this one. This book has some wonderful non-veg recipes that I am yet to try. Actually, I bought […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Kara Sev

Last month I missed Indian Cooking Challenge and the challenge was to prepare my favorite street food, Pani puri!  I was super busy and could not be part of last month’s challenge. Despite a busy schedule, I made it a point to make some time for this month’s savory recipe; Kara Sev.  I thought of […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Saggu Biyyam Murukulu

This month’s challenge is sagu biyyam (tapioca) muruku.  I almost forgot about the challenge,  until I saw Srivalli’s post yesterday.  I soaked the sagu right away and wanted to make it yesterday afternoon.  As I was going thru the recipe, I realized that I have to soak the sagu for 3 hours, not 30 minutes, […]

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