Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe is a deep fried spring onion fritters which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum.Chopped spring onion is mixed with rice flour batter and gram flour along with crushed roasted coriander seeds and a few other ingredients to make a mouthwatering pakoda. 

The key to making Crispy Spring Onion Pakoda is that you need to add very little water to make a thick batter. If you make a thin batter then the spring onion pakodas will not be crunchy.

It is an easy recipe to make during cold evenings and rainy days or even when there’s an unexpected guest at home.Done in a giffy, these Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe tastes best when served hot.

Serve Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe as an evening snack along with mint chutney and Masala Chai .

If you like this recipe, take a look at more snacking options

  1. Mosaru Kodubale Recipe (Yogurt-Rice Flour Fritters)
  2. Beguni Recipe (Baingan/Eggplant Pakora)
  3. Basil Pesto Bombs Recipe
  4. Crispy Chicken Pakoda Recipe
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Karnataka Style Aralu Sandige Recipe – Puffed Paddy Fryums

Aralu Sandige Recipe – Puffed Paddy Fryums is a traditional age old summer special recipe from Karnataka. Now popular mostly through commercially prepared store bought sandige.

During early days, Sandige were made in bulk, sun dried and stored to use regularly till the next summer. Making Karnataka Style Aralu Sandige Recipe at home is easy when you have ample sunlight. These Sandige is mildly flavoured with cumin seeds and green chili paste which makes these super tasty. You can even fry and serve these as an evening snack along with a cup of tea. 

Serve Aralu Sandige Recipe with a South Indian meals of steamed riceNorth Karnataka Style Nuggekai Kharbyaali Recipe and Carrot And Beans Poriyal Recipe

If you like this recipe, here are more similar side dish recipes for you

  1. Akki Peni Sandige (Rice idiyappam Fryums)
  2. Ragi Masala Twisters Recipe
  3. Sabudana Sandige Recipe (Tapioca Fryums)
  4. Vazhaipoo Vadai Recipe 
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Moong Dal Potli Recipe – With Baked Option

Moong Dal Potli Recipe or Deep Fried Green Gram dal pouch is a starter Recipe. It taste really good, and also looks very unique because of their shapes. These vegetarian potlis have a flaky crispy outer covering and is stuffed with a masaledar yellow moong dal filling. In this recipe i am using moong dal stuffings, but you can creatively stuff them with mix vegetables, dry fruits or noodles. Although i am sharing deep fried version of this recipe, but if you want a healthier alternative, then you can also bake them. 

Serve these Moong Dal Potli Recipe as starters or during tea time along with khajoor imli chutney or dhaniya pudina chutney and Masala Chai

Here are few more snack recipes to try

  1. Biuli Dal Er Boda Recipe (Bengali Style Urad Dal Vada)
  2. Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe
  3. Palak Puri Recipe (Crispy Spinach Puri Snack)
  4. Greek Style Bourekia Recipe
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Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto Recipe

‘Posto’ is the poppy seeds gravy that is popular in the Bengali Cuisine. This dish Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto is a recipe made using poppy seeds and curd. A quick and easy recipe that is also flavourful.

Traditionally, ladies finger is deep fried to maintain its crispy texture. But in this recipe, I have shallow fried the Bhindi to make it more healthy. The entire dish comes together within 20 minutes. Use tender /small ladies finger to get the best tasting Bhindi Posto.

Serve Bengali Bhindi Doi Posto phulkas or Steamed Rice and Bengali Style Cholar Dal for a satisfying weekday lunch.

If you like this recipe, here are recipes that can be made with Bhindi

  1. Dahi Bhindi Recipe (Okra in Yogurt Curry with Caramelized Onions)
  2. Aloo Bhindi Recipe Flavored With Mustard And Poppy Seeds
  3. Makai Wali Bhindi Recipe
  4. Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe
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Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe

Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe is made from Jowar, a millet variety that is gluten free. Jowar Bhakri is a traditional breakfast that is popular in Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka. It is popularly called farmer’s breakfast. The Bhakri dough is shaped using hand which requires little skill and practice. Instead of shaping the bhakri directly on the tava, you can grease a banana leaf or parchment paper and shape them. Invert the dough side on to the hot tawa and slowly remove the banana leaf/parchment paper.

In this Masala Bhakri Recipe, finely chopped onions, green chillies and plenty of fresh herbs such as curry leaves and cilantro are used .

Serve these bhakris with onions, Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe, Paruppu Thogayal Recipe or a tangy gravy like Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe.

Here are more bhakri recipes to try

  1. Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian Tandalachi Bhakri)
  2. Onion Rava Bhakri Recipe
  3. Bajri-Til Bhakri Recipe
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Moroccan Baked Fish Recipe

Morocco is a North African country, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Spices like paprika, cumin and saffron are widely used in Moroccan food. A firm fleshed fish like salmon or basa fish is used to make this dish.

Moroccan Baked Fish recipe is a popular dish made in Morocco and Mediterranean region. The fish is baked on a bed of spiced Moroccan sauce which is made using coriander leaves or parsley, onion, garlic, olives and various spices. This dish is served with a bread named Challah or Moroccan baked bread. Some people even serve it with vegetables like potatoes or asparagus and white rice.

It makes for a filling and satisfying dinner and is a great weekend dinner or party food recipe.

Serve Moroccan Baked Fish on its own with a glass of wine and some Rustic Rosemary Garlic Zucchini Bread Recipe.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish recipes such as

  1. Goan Lady Fish Curry Recipe 
  2. Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe
  3. Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe
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Carrot, Sweet Potato, Mushrooms Fritters Recipe

Carrot, Sweet Potato, Mushrooms Fritters Recipe is a non-fried snack recipe very healthy for kids after school time. The blend of carrot and sweet potato helps to increase the fiber content in the body. Any time if you feel you need some crunchy and sweet snack to munch you can make this recipe in a quick time.

Serve the Carrot, Sweet Potato, Mushrooms Fritters Recipe with Tzatziki Recipe – A Greek Yogurt Dip as an after school time snack. 

If you are looking for more fritter recipes here are some:

  1. Dahi Ke Kebab (Yogurt/Curd Fritters – Non Fried)
  2. Kunukku Recipe (South Indian Spicy Lentil Fritters)
  3. Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe (Dal Bajiya/ Spicy Lentil Fritters)
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Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe – Horse Gram Chutney Recipe

Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe – Horse Gram Chutney Recipe is a spicy chutney made from the horse gram, which is. The lentil is rich in iron content and is very important for pregnant women. It is also packed with plant based protein. Horse gram also possess the ability to reduce blood sugar content in the blood and help to reduce the insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics. Include Horse gram in your diet by having it as Hurali Kalu Chutney.

Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe stays good in the refrigerator for a few days if stored in an airtight container. You can have Hurali Kalu Chutney with idili, dosa, adai and steamed rice. 

Serve the Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe – Horse Gram Chutney Recipe along with Steamed Idli or Dosa to enjoy your breakfast in a healthy way. 

If you are Looking for more Chutney Recipes here are some : 

  1. Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney)
  2. Lahsun ki Chutney | A Spicy Garlic Chutney
  3. South Indian Coconut Chutney (For Idli’s & Dosa’s)
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Cape Gooseberry Salad Recipe

Cape Gooseberry  also known as Rasbhari in India adds great flavour in a salad . This salad recipe is a quick and refreshing way to use the seasonal golden berries in their natural form. Sweet fresh figs pair well with the tart berries. You can also use apples or guavas. Use greens and herbs of your choice.

Did you know: Cape gooseberry is  good for diabetic patients as it is rich in fructose. It is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins and is used for many medicinal uses.

Serve Cape Gooseberry Salad Recipe along with Grilled Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe With Soy Granules and Whole Wheat Rosemary Focaccia Bread for a weeknight dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other recipes such as

  1. Beetroot Salad Recipe With Mixed Greens & Feta Cheese
  2. Carrot Ribbon Salad With Asian Sesame Dressing Recipe
  3. Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad Recipe
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Everyday Meal Plate: Beetroot Poriyal,Spinach Paratha,Gujarati Dal & more

Who doesn’t like a laid out lunch meal which is comforting and delicious to eat.We have put across an easy and a quick meal that can be made instantly and relished along with your loved ones as a very light meal. The meal is packed with good amount of nutrients which will be helpful for your everyday diet.This will help all our food lovers who are seeking the need to eat healthy as well tasty meals everyday. This is very important because what you eat on a day to day basis matters a lot to help you gain nutrition and keep you healthy and fit..

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