Mysore Bonda ~ Black Gram Lentil Balls

Mysore bonda is a savory, crispy, spongy, deep fried snack made with urad dal. Theme of the Week The theme for this week is, is everything round a laddu? Well, yesterday I posted edible cookie dough shaped into round balls or in other words, fusion almond chocolate chip laddu. So today, lets try some savory […]

Shrimp Pakoda ~ Fried Shrimp

Today is the last day of the month and also the Cooking Carnival. For the finale of this mega blogging marathon, I have a crispy fried shrimp or shrimp pakoda. These pakoda or fritters are perfect snack and great to serve with some drinks. This recipe is from New York Times food section and saved […]

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I usually avoid cooking deep fried food at home but when I saw this buttermilk fried chicken in New York Times food section few months ago, I saved the recipe. One Sunday evening when both of us were not in a mood for a heavy dinner, made this chicken. I was unsure if we would […]

Accara ~ Black Eyed Peas Fritters for #FoodOfTheWorld

This month Food of the World is featuring the cuisine of Senegal, a West African nation on the Atlantic Ocean. Senegal was French colony until 1960 and French cuisine has influenced Senegalese cuisine. Apart from the French, West African and Portuguese cuisines also have an influence on this cuisine. Senegal is on the coast of […]

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 […]

Qimah Vundalu ~ Meat Balls

In this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, I am doing Q for Qimah. This was one of the tough letters to work with and I could not think of a vegetable, fruit or a dish in Telugu that starts with Q. The only ingredient I could think of is qimah or qeema. Going by […]

Odappalu ~ Instant Rice Flour Garelu (Vada)

After a break on Sunday, we resume our A-Z Challenge culinary Journey Through Telangana Cuisine with letter ‘O’. Like the last two letters, my ‘O’ was finalized long ago and odappalu were my first and last choice for the letter. There aren’t any vegetables or food items starting with ‘O’ in Telugu, except odappalu. There […]

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 […]

Goli Baje ~ Mangalore Bajji & Coconut Chutney from Karnataka

Goli baje or Mangalore bajji is a traditional snack from Mangalore, Karnataka. It is an evening snack prepared with maida / all-purpose flour and yogurt. Once the batter is dropped into the oil, bajji puffs up into a round, marble shape and hence the name goli baje. There are many versions of this baje online […]

Latin Corn Fritters ~ Sorullitos de Maiz

I am totally unprepared for this marathon and I have not even made a list of recipes I want to cook for my themes. I am taking one step at a time, searching recipes, cooking, clicking, eating and drafting the posts by midnight, to post it at 12:00 am. Well, I could not get today’s […]

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