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Ramadan is around the corner so I thought I would make a list of all the snacks that I’d tried in my kitchen over the years and compile it into a single post. I’ve a collection of Chicken snacks, ground beef snacks, vegetarian snacks and sea food snacks. Please click on the link to view the full recipe. Tips You could make most of the fillings used for...

Crunchy and crispy masala peanuts made in the microwave, it got healthy and you can snack on these without any guilt. Peanuts are very common in India and we all snack on it regularly. When you go to the beaches in India, you can see peanuts getting roasted and being sold in paper cones. It’s so much fun walking on the beach munching on the freshly roasted...

Macarons are sweet meringue based confection made with eggs, confectioner’s sugar, ground almonds and granulated sugar. Macarons can be filled with buttercream, ganache or jam filling and then sandwiched to another macaron. It’s truly a French delicacy… Making French Macarons had been on my top to-do lists. Now, I can gladly strike that off and...

Popular Gujarati savory snack… After I’d tried Dhokla, my next to-do Gujarati dish was Khandvi. Both dhokla and khandvi are prepared using similar ingredients. For making dhokla, the fermented batter is steam cooked and is cut into squares. While for khandvi, the batter is cooked till it thickens, the cooked batter is spread over greased plates into thin...

Ringing in the New year with this delicious breakfast… Woke up this morning with a big huge wide smile on my face and I screamed 2014 is here! Wishing everyone a happy and spectacular New year. Hope this New year brings only joy and happiness to everyone around the world. I had a rather quiet New year’s celebration with my Man. The temperature dropped...

A savory cake: it’s spongy, it’s extremely soft and it’s delicious; a popular Gujarati snack… How did the thought of making dhokla hit me??? Last weekend, I’d watched Hum dil de chuke sanam hindi movie, one of the sensational movies of Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan. That movie was released in 1999, it was a blockbuster hit and I watched...

Crispy, crunchy potato chips that are baked not fried… Potato chips have been one of my biggest weaknesses, I can munch on it non-stop till my jaws get stiff. Every time I go for grocery shopping, one bag of potato chips always tags along with me. It’s high time I cut down on fried potato chips, hence I tried baking potato chips at home. I thought it’s...

Meat Box Recipe   Print Author: Nawal Althuaf Recipe type: Appetiser Cuisine: Indian Ingredients For cooking beef Beef-1/2 kg Salt- to taste Chili powder-1/2 tsp Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp For making filling Onion, chopped- 7 Green chili -7[crushed] Ginger-garlic paste-3tbsp Garam masala-1/2 tsp For making Dough All purpose flour-1cup Salt-needed...

Crunchy  delicious bread pakoras… If you are happy and you know it, clap your hands. I am clapping my hands, if you are happy clap your hands too. Finally, much awaited vacation is here, I am having a week long holidays. Today was one of the busiest days ever at work, vacation means lots of work before holidays and more work after that as well. However, it...

Prawn Toast   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: ahaneena Recipe type: Snacks Cuisine: Chinese Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lb cleaned raw prawns, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 ½ teaspoons sesame oil 10 slices thinly sliced bread, crusts...