Baked Handvo ~ Savory Rice Lentils Cake

Baked handvo is a savory rice and lentils cake with mixed vegetables. Bottle gourd is the main vegetable along with seasonal vegetables of choice and the method of cooking is either oven or in a pan on stovetop. Serve it for breakfast, tea time snack or even as a light meal. Handvo is a traditional […]

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 […]

Iyengar Bakery Style Khara Buns

Today I have a popular Bangalore Iyengar bakery style khara buns. These buns are savory and can be served for breakfast with some cream cheese or with butter. These can also be served as an after school snack or for dinner. From what I have read, the popular way of serving it is with butter […]

Cheese and Herb Scones

We are into the final week of this month long baking marathon, Fire up your Oven. Of the three month long marathons I have done so far, this was the least prepared marathon and even was in two minds if I should even do it. To my surprise, it was not that stressful at all. […]

Ham & Cheese Mini Corn Muffins

For the last post in the series of savory bakes I had something else on mind. I was not happy the way it turned out and did not have time to bake another one. Luckily I baked these ham & cheese muffins earlier this week for week four and threw in some chilies to spice […]

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 […]

Savory Shortbread Cookies ~ Iyengar Bakery Khara Biscuits

Iyengar bakery is a popular bakery in Bangalore and so are these Iyengar bakery khara biscuits! Khara biscuits are spicy, flavorful shortbread cookies perfect for a snack. Today I have another savory cookie/biscuit/cracker. This recipe is again from Champa’s blog and she say’s these cookies are the closet to the famous khara biscuits from Iyengar […]

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 […]

Chili Cilantro Mint Popovers

After a day’s rest we are back to our baking marathon. This week my theme is savory bakes. For the first bake in this series are popovers. Popovers are light; hallow bakes made with egg batter. I baked my first popovers, rosemary popovers last fall for one of the baking groups. One of my group […]

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