Poha Mixture ~ Flattened Rice Mixture

Poha mixture is a crispy, savory Indian snack with flattened rice, peanuts and fried gram. Poha is flattened rice and atukulu in Telugu. Atukula mixture is one of the easiest mixtures to prepare. Peanuts and fried gram are roasted along with curries leaves, chilies, cumin and mustard seeds, and then mixed with poha. It is […]

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 […]

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

Last year when it was decided that we were going to do a baking theme this April, I wanted to try some savory bakes. Yes, you read it right! We are one crazy group that decided on the theme for this marathon even before we started last April’s mega marathon. Off course, we changed the […]

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 […]

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