Diwali Snack – Banana Chips 

Season’s greetings to my readers celebrating Diwali and New Year !!  Diwali is a crazy time filled with chores around the house, shopping for gifts, social gatherings, loads of snacks, sweets , crackers , rangoli , flowers and lots and lots of light all around… Happy times I say !!  Snacks and sweets form an…

Peas/Mutter Kachori

” Kachori ”  ” Kachori ” …  Is it me or does it sound like ” kar” chori” … Anyways… What’s in the name , a rose is still a rose… Come monsoon and fried food is a must… So we obliged and kept the tradition going…. Today we make Kachori.  Our “Plat du jour”…

Dahi Vada Two Ways

Thaiyir Vadai aka Dahi Vada aka Dahi Bhalla … call it whatever you want… This lip smacking dish is an all time favourite and dear to many a hearts, young and old. The idea of cold dahi vada on a hot summer day is simply irresistible. The dish goes back a long way, as far…

Medu Vada

Medu vada has a nebulous history of origin. No one knows for sure where and when it was first made…. There are claims of it originating in some town in Karnataka but sources remain obscure… Nevertheless, Medu vada is hands down a favourite of most of the people. It was made popular by the Udipi Restaurants…

 Chakli

Aayi aayi Diwali aayi … Khushiyo ki saugade layi…  Diwali is the one of the many important festivals celebrated in India. The sparking festival of light is celebrated with great enthusiasm, peity and gusto all around.  The celebration of triumph of good over evil is not only related to Rama returning home after battling Ravana……