Category Archives: Snacks

Murmura Upma / Puffed Rice Upma

Murmura upma

Ingredients: Murmura (puffed rice) – 8 Cups Tomatoes – 4 medium size  Green chillies – 3 large sliced Curry leaves – 1 sprig Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 pinch Salt –

Veggie bread Toast

Veggie Bread Toast -

This is a good alternative you can try when you get bored of eating Veggie Sandwich all the time. It can also give that spicy twist to the regular



Chegodilu are popular Andhra savory snacks. These can be done with different combinations to get different textures and into different sizes.  This can be made with sesame seeds also instead of ajwain, to suit your taste buds. Today the below recipe is

Easy Eggless Cookies – Nan Khatai

Makes – 25 cookiesIngredients: Unsalted Butter – 1 Stick (1/2 Cup) at room temperatureAll Purpose Flour – 1 CupPowdered Sugar – 1/2 CupCardamom Powder – 1/4 TspBaking Powder – 1/4 Tsp Method : Take butter in a big bowl. Add

Masala vada

Ingredients Chana Dal : 1 Cup (Soak in water for 4hrs)Onion : 2 medium size cut into small piecesGreen Chilli : 6 cut into small piecesCumin Seeds : 1/2 TspCurry leaves : Few choppedCoriandar Leaves : 1/4 Cup choppedSalt :1/2

Pidatha Kinda Pappu / Murmura Chaat

Pidatha Kinda Pappu, well known as PKP is a popular and traditional Andhra chaat mixture.

Cheddar Cheese Omelet

Ingredients:Eggs – 4 large (at room temp)Onion – 1/2 choppedGreen chillies – 2, thinly choppedButter stickWater or milk – 3 tbspSalt and pepperCheddar cheese – gratedGreen onion and cilanthro (chopped) – for garnishing Method: First, bring eggs to room temperature

Gobi Manchurian

“Gobi Manchurian” though originally a Chinese dish, it has been localized by Indian Restaurants to satisfy the taste buds of those Indians who crave for something spicy. This dish can be served as an appetizer or a snack or a

Desi Chinese Chow mein

This is an excellent desi chinese noodles recipe that you can make at home for those days when you crave for an international dish.Ingredients: Chinese Noodles (I used ‘Imitation of egg noodles’)Onion SlicedCapsicum Sliced (Green, Red, Yellow capsicums)Cabbage ShreddedCarrot SlicedPeasSpinach

Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:8 Bean soup mix – 1/2 cup(mix of Lentils & Pulses – available in stores)Onions – 1 medGarlic – 2 podsGinger – small pieceCarrot – 1Peas + Corn – 1/3 cupVegetable broth – 1 can (optional)Diced tomatoes canned – 1