Ragi&Rice flour idiyappam/string hoppers: I was planning to prepare a light evening snack and I decided to make string hoppers(Idiyappam) which is a famous traditional South Indian breakfast. Usually, I make string hoppers with rice flour. I made the initial preparation of washing the necessary vessels and I was all set to make. It’s then I realized, that the rice flour quantity was less. I … Continue reading Ragi idiyappam/string hoppers – So light & delicious!
Quail Egg Bonda : Surprisingly, I found these eggs in one of the South Indian shops here in Mumbai and immediately, I bought it, knowing the fact that it comes with loads of goodness and I planned to make a evening snack out of it, for my kid. Quail eggs are high in protein and vitamins that it is said to boost immunity and metabolism. … Continue reading Quail Egg Snack – Kadai Muttai Bonda
Minu Thattu Vadai: A popular snack from South India, thattu vadai is made occasionally on auspicious days in South Indian households. With few ingredients and a couple of techniques, the authentic taste of thattu vadai can be easily brought out. I’m a great fan of mini thattu vadai and anyone from salem can’t forget the taste of thattu vadai set that comes with the combination … Continue reading Mini Thattu Vadai/Thattai – So Crispy!
Butter Murukku Recipe: With festive seasons around, I’m all set to make snacks and sweets. You can expect more of it in Sarah’s Kitchen in the upcoming posts. Butter murukku is one of the popular South Indian snack and as the name goes, it disappears so easily as we munch on it. It’s an easy to make recipe and requires just few ingredients for the … Continue reading Butter Murukku – Just Melts!
Raw Banana(Nendrangai) chips: This is one of the popular and trademark snacks of Kerala. And an easy to make snack too. Though we get this snack in most of the shops, only few come with that authentic taste. There’s a Kerala shop near by my home where I get all these authentic Kerala products. I got the raw bananas(nendranghai) from that shop and gave it … Continue reading Raw Banana Chips – So Crispy & Yummy!
Masala vadai/Paruppu vadai – Not waiting for special occasions, my mom makes this popular South Indian snack very often. We also call it as kadalai vadai and sometimes she make it along with medhu vadai. This easy to make yummy snack doesn’t take much of the preparation time – Its crispy outside and soft inside. I’ve always felt that my evening is made when I … Continue reading Masala vadai/Paruppu vadai – A Delicious Evening Snack!
Capsicum Pakoda: Snack time are yet another way to include veggies. One of my older post was on spring onion bread pakoda and it goes well along with sweet & tangy tomato sauce. This time it’s a capsicum onion pakoda and it tastes best with a cup of coffee in evening time. Ingredients: 1/2 large capsicum (finely chopped) 2/3 large onions (finely chopped) 1 green … Continue reading Capsicum Pakoda – Snack with hot cup of Coffee!
Gala Gala Recipe: While nothing beats baking a cake at Christmas, there are dishes that are unique to places and are traditionally made.In most South Indian families, Briyani is a must on Christmas day. And, each family have their own list of sweets and savouries to make. My mom always made Gala Gala and its one of my favourite right from childhood. Gala gala is made … Continue reading Christmas Special – Mom’s Recipe!
Unni appam/Unniyappam: Unni Appam is a traditional Kerala snack prepared mainly from rice flour. Different variations do exist while some prefer to add banana, some don’t. There also exist different names – in northern side of Kerala, its called as kaaryappam. Nimisha’s mom prepares this snack on important occasions like Vishu and Onam. Her mom does lot of social work and sometimes she prepares this … Continue reading Unni Appam – Guest contribution from Nimisha
Kandhar Appam – A chettinad special: Picking and dropping your kid at school on your own becomes interesting when we form friends network there. I got to know Mohana at Sarah’s preschool and we chat a lot as we walk our kids back home. We sometimes exchange home made snacks. She says that this recipe has been given to her by her aunt and would … Continue reading Kandhar Appam – Guest contribution from Mohana