Snacks

Eggless Mango Cupcake

Eggless Mango cupcake

The Summer is on here in Sydney. Mangoes can be found on the shelves of the stores. My in-laws have come for a vacation from India and I have brought a whole box of mangoes for them. Summer in India is in March-April- May and so the king of fruits arrives at that time in India.  Mangoes …

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Aloo Paneer Rolls

Aloo Paneer Rolls

  Aloo paneer roll is very quick and easy to make. If you are expecting sudden guests for evening tea then this is a quick option to make and offer to your guests. It is made with very few ingredients (potato, cornflour and cottage cheese with the regular spices) It is generally made by deep frying, but …

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Rajma Sheekh Kebab

Rajma Sheekh kebab

Kebabs is a popular snack dish. It is served as starters. It can be made by combining different vegetables, pulses, paneer,  and cheese.  Today, I am sharing with you  kebabs made from rajma (kidney beans). They are very easy to make. They are shallow fried and thus contains less oil. They are packed with proteins, vitamins, …

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Ribbon Sandwich

Ribbon Sandwich

To make Ribbon sandwich, spread  butter, chutney, ketchup and fill a moist filling on one slice of bread and then cover with another bread slice. Press them firmly.  Then wrap them in a damp cloth and chill for 2-3 hours. The moist filling helps to hold the slices together.  Before serving cut  the sandwich lengthwise. …

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Crunchy Coconut Biscuits

    [easy-image-collage id=852] I like baking cakes and also decorating them. I had made a  cake for my son’s birthday; It was an AFL Sydney Swan team logo theme cake . I had used buttercream icing for decorating the cake. There was some buttercream icing left after the cake was decorated.  I usually try to …

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Wholewheat Masala Cheeselings

Wholewheat Masala Cheeselings

The festival of Diwali is near. Houses are getting ultra cleaned and some of them are getting painted with new colours. They are getting decorated and illuminated with lights, candles and rangoli. After cleaning of the house is done, the next process is to make delicious sweets and snacks  for everyone at home. Housewives are …

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Whole Wheat Avocado Cheese Straw

Avacado Cheese straw

Avocado, also known as alligator pear is a large pear shaped fruit having a single seed. They are mostly cultivated in the Mediterranean or tropical climates throughout the world. They are green skinned and have a pear shape. The fruit has a higher fat content than the other fruits. It is fleshy and has a buttery texture. It …

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Roasted Ratalu (Violet Yam)

Roasted Ratalu (Violet Yam)

Ratalu is a type of Yam. It has nice violet colour and is generally available during winters. It is used to make many dishes. Gujaratis make maximum use of it in their special mix vegetable dish named Undhiyu. It is also used to make ratalu puri (a type of fritter dipped in gram flour batter). It …

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Nayab Chane Ki Shikampuri

Nayab Chane Ki Shikampuri

Once i just happened to go through femina magazine (august 22, 2012 edition) and saw this recipe. I just could not resist to make it. It is from Avadhi cuisine and just gives the feeling of kings and their feast. Avadhi cuisine belongs to royals or nawabs as known. It is loaded with all the …

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Shraddh Vada

Shraddh Vada

This is a traditional maharashtrian recipe and is usually prepared during the month of shraddh while they do shraddh pooja in their homes. Shraddh or also known as pitru paksh is observed in the month of september -october immediately after the Ganesh festival on the full moon day till the new moon day. So during …

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Instant Rice Flour Chakli

Instant Rice Flour Chakli

This is a popular tea time snack. The ‘Chaklis’  are crisp and golden. They are my son’s favorite. He likes to take them in the school lunch box. Hence a good option for lunch box snacks. Chaklis are traditionally made in maharastrian and gujarati  family.  These are prepared during Diwali festival. They can be prepared …

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