Veg Curries/Gravies · Veg Starters/Snacks

Vaazhakkai Podimas/Vaazhakkai Puttu- Grated Raw Banana Stir Fry

Vaazhakkai Podimas or puttu is made by tossing cooked and grated raw bananas with basic Indian Tempering, onions , green chilli and grated coconut. The recipe was passed on to my mother by my grandmother and I learnt it from her.I have been meaning to get my hands on it for a while now and… Continue reading Vaazhakkai Podimas/Vaazhakkai Puttu- Grated Raw Banana Stir Fry

Veg Starters/Snacks

Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Potato Wedges is one of the most preferred starters of vegetarians after French fries. It is enjoyed by people of all age groups. If you are someone who keeps a tab on your calorie intake, but, still would like to indulge, this recipe is for you. Wedges of potatoes marinated in spices are baked to… Continue reading Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Veg Starters/Snacks

Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)Tikka is one of the most sought after starters when it comes to vegetarian food. Chunks of soft cottage cheese marinated in yogurt flavoured with Indian spices is grilled to perfection. It is usually accompanied by mint chutney , onion rings and lemon wedges. Traditionally, paneer tikka is prepared in tandoor(clay ovens).… Continue reading Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

Veg Starters/Snacks

Moong Dal and Oats Tikkis|Split Green Gram & Oats Patties

Its been quite a while since I resorted to healthy eating and snacking. Evenings are the time i find myself with insatiable hunger that is rather difficult to curb . I have grown fond of tikkis/patties recently. They are not only light on your tummy but also one of the best ways to incorporate dals, grams… Continue reading Moong Dal and Oats Tikkis|Split Green Gram & Oats Patties

Veg Starters/Snacks · Vegetarian Recipes

Paneer & Corn Tikki|Indian Cottage Cheese & Corn Patties

Paneer is a form of unripened cheese popular in India and other parts of South Asia. Also known as Indian Cottage Cheese, Paneer is an excellent source of protein and therefore an ideal replacement for meat for Vegetarians. Those who wish to lose weight must definitely include paneer in their diets as it keeps hunger pangs at… Continue reading Paneer & Corn Tikki|Indian Cottage Cheese & Corn Patties

Veg Starters/Snacks · Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetable Momos

Vegetable Momos step by step recipeMomos are nothing but steamed dumplings stuffed with vegetable/spiced meat filling. Since the last few years Momos have become a popular street food across india. You can find a momo stall/kiosk in every nook and corner of Chennai city. I was of the opinion that momos originated from china until… Continue reading Vegetable Momos

Veg Starters/Snacks · Vegetarian Recipes

Sabudana/sago Vadas

Sabudana/ Sago Vadas Recipe I happened to visit this place called Amdavadi in T nagar, Chennai. Its basically a Gujarati snack house with a lovely ambiance and amazing food. Sabudana/Sago vada is a traditional deep fried snack from Maharashtra, India. The people at the restaurant suggested it as it happens to be one of their… Continue reading Sabudana/sago Vadas