Snacks

Banana Walnut Cake

Banana Walnut Cake

Ingredients Oil – 1/2 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Eggs – 2 Ripe bananas – 2 mashed well Walnuts – 1/2 cup chopped Vanilla essence – 1 tsp Milk – 1/4 cup Dry Ingredients All purpose flour / Maida – 1 cup Whole wheat flour / Atta

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Kurkuri Bhindi / Crispy Fried Lady’s Finger

Kurkuri Bhindi / Crispy Fried Lady’s Finger

Ingredients Lady’s finger – 250 gm diced Gram flour / Besan – 1/2 cup Corn flour – 1 tbsp Amchur powder / Dried mango powder – 1/2 tsp Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – to taste Water – 4 tsp Oil

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Maida Palappam

Maida Palappam

Ingredients Maida / All purpose flour – 1 1/2 cups Thick coconut milk – 1 cup Water – 1 1/2 cups Baking soda – 1/4 tsp Sugar – 1 1/2 tbsp Egg – 1 beaten Salt – to taste Method Make a smooth batter using all the

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Bread Upma

Bread Upma

Ingredients Bread slices – 3 cups cut into cubes Ghee – 1 tsp Oil – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp Channa dal – 1 tbsp Urad dal – 1 tbsp Onion – 1 medium chopped Ginger – 1/2″ piece chopped

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Vattayappam

Vattayappam

Ingredients Raw Rice – 2 cups Instant dry yeast – 1/2 tsp Sugar – 1 tsp Luke warm water – 1/4 cup Grated coconut – 1 cup Cooked rice – 3/4 cup Sugar – 5 tbsp Cardamom powder – a pinch (optional) Salt – to taste Golden

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Pazham Pori/ Ethakka Appam/ Banana Fry

Pazham Pori/ Ethakka Appam/ Banana Fry

Ingredients Ripe Kerala Banana – 4 All purpose flour/ Maida – 1 cup Fine rice flour – 2 tbsp Turmeric powder – a pinch Water – as required Baking soda – 1/8 tsp Sugar – 1 tsp Salt – 1/4 tsp Oil – for frying Method Remove

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Sweet Chakka Puzhukku/ Jack fruit with Coconut and Jaggery

Sweet Chakka Puzhukku/ Jack fruit with Coconut and Jaggery

I think most of you are familiar with the savoury “Chakka Puzhukku”.  But I have never come across any posts regarding the “Sweet Chakka Puzhukku” which was an usual evening snack in my house, during Jack fruit season.  I was a great fan of it and now

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Rava Appam

Rava Appam

‘Rava Appam’ is a yummy snack which my Mom used to make.  It is a family favorite and I make it whenever there is leftover bread at home.  Kids will love this soft and nutritious snack! I am sending this snack to Priya for the event “Sunday

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Uzhunnu Vada/ Medhu Vadai/ Urad dhal Vada

Uzhunnu Vada/ Medhu Vadai/ Urad dhal Vada

‘Uzhunnu Vada’ was my Mom’s favorite snack!  From her I started getting a liking for this crispy outside but soft inside snack.  Now it has become a comfort food for me!  So here is my version of the recipe.  You will love the flavor of peppercorns and

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Carrot-Coconut Upma

Carrot-Coconut Upma

This is a breakfast dish you can prepare in just 15 minutes!  Adding carrots and coconut makes the ‘Upma’ delicious.  If the rava is really fresh, no need to dry roast it before making the ‘Upma’. I am sending this recipe for the event: “15 minute Cooking!”

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