Dahi Bhalle :) Have Some Chaat!

The delicious Dahi vada or Dahi bhalle is a popular Chaat food of northern states of U.P. & Punjab. It is a perfect snack for parties or other celebratory occasions. Dahi bhalle is prepared by soaking vadas in creamy yogurt (dahi) and garnishing the mixture with tamarind chutney and spices. Different cultures have different variations of dressing the…

Namak Pare – Holi season is here!

Crispy and flaky Namak Pare are inescapable snack during the Holi season – a festival of colors which is celebrated all over the world with excitement and passion. Holi celebration is not complete without the traditional Indian delicacies likes Gujiya and Namak Pare. Holi celebrations start a night before the Holi day with a holika dahan where people gather, perform religious…

Savory potato snack “Aloo chaat” (9 of 9)

Here I am sharing a quick homestyle Aloo chaat recipe. Simply prepared by frying boiled potatoes in oil and adding some seasonings, yogurt and tamarind chutney. It can be served as a snack, a side dish or a light meal during fast. INGREDIENTS :- 3-4 Small gold potatoes, boiled and peeled  1-2 chopped green chilly 1/2 tomato, diced…

ALOO KADHI (8 of 9)

How about kadhi during fast? Sounds surprising, right? Its exciting too :). Well..”Aloo kadhi” is made from potatoes, yoghurt and buckwheat (kuttu ka aata). Let’s cook it together 🙂 Cuisine: Indian  Course: Navratri curry/maincourse  Preparation time :5 min Cook time: 35 min INGREDIENTS AND INITIAL PREPARATION FOR 3-4 servings: 100 Gram Kuttu ka atta (Buckwheat)…

Makhana Kheer or Foxnut Pudding (3 of 9)

For a long time, makhana or foxnuts have remained a popular food choice during fasts. They are appetizing, economical & easy to prepare yet healthy food. I remember my grandma would say that we should add them to our regular diets instead of waiting for fasting days. You can eat them raw, roasted or add to…