Spiced Sweet Corn Kernels – Inspiration from Streetfoods in Chennai

Spiced Sweet Corn Kernels: I have tasted these from the street food stalls in chennai and they taste absolutely divine. I give boiled sweet corns to my kid sometimes in the evening considering it as an healthy option as compared to the fried snacks. As my kid is growing, her taste level is also changing. More recently, she is lil fussy in eating boiled corns … Continue reading Spiced Sweet Corn Kernels – Inspiration from Streetfoods in Chennai

Spring Onion Bread Pakoda – Evening Snack!

Spring onion bread pakoda recipe: I have tasted bread bajji during my college days. Usually, when bajji is made with veggies, the original flavour of the veggies add more taste and make it delicious. Whereas, bread bajji tastes more bland. So, I have made it in pakoda style along with spring onions and tastes really good. Its a very filling evening snack. Ingredients: 3-4 bread … Continue reading Spring Onion Bread Pakoda – Evening Snack!

Vazhaipoo Vadai/ Banana Flower Fritters – Delicious Evening Snack!

Vazhaipoo vadai recipe: It’s one of the popular South Indian vada varieties, not made so often though. Its soft inside, crunchy outside and tastes extremely good. The difficult part is in cleaning the banana florets. However, if you are making in small quantity, its worth an evening snack. Ingredients: 1/2 cup channa dhal 1 cup banana florets 1/2 medium sized onion (finely chopped) 1/2 tblspn … Continue reading Vazhaipoo Vadai/ Banana Flower Fritters – Delicious Evening Snack!

Paal Kozhukattai – A Refreshing Dessert

Paal kozhukkattai recipe: Its such a smooth, soft and refreshing dessert. It’s equally liked by everyone in the family. Especially my kid loves it. So I don’t wait for occasions to make it…rather I make it every other week as an evening snack. Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup rice flour 2 cup water 1 tspn ghee Pinch of salt For sweet sauce: 3/4 cup milk … Continue reading Paal Kozhukattai – A Refreshing Dessert

Medhu vadai/urad dhal vada – So Enticing!

Medhu vadai Recipe: Medhu vadai is a very popular South Indian snack. I have heard elderly people say that it’s good for girl child. Every house hold makes and every other hotel in South India has it in their menu card. I prepare it for my kid on fortnightly basis – of course in less quantity so I don’t end up eating along too much. I … Continue reading Medhu vadai/urad dhal vada – So Enticing!

Ela Ada – Guest contribution from Nimisha Arun

Ela ada recipe: Nimisha is a business writer, now settled in Bahrain. She is my friend and ex-colleague. Stitching and painting are her passions. She relishes Ela Ada – an authentic Kerala delicacy prepared by her mother and has now shared the recipe on Sarah’s Kitchen. Ingredients: 1 cup rice flour 2 cup water 1 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 cup jaggery Cardamom powder Banana … Continue reading Ela Ada – Guest contribution from Nimisha Arun

Poha Fry – Snack with hot cup of coffee

Poha fry recipe: Sun not showing up much, breezy outside, lazy evening on the onset, I’m sure most of us would prefer hot cup of coffee with light music. Whats’ next – need something to munch on?… Feeling so this Sunday, I fried poha with added flavours…felt so light and happy…my kid loved it and so did my husband… I have used white thin poha, … Continue reading Poha Fry – Snack with hot cup of coffee