Category: Snack


Puffed Rice/Kadlepuri in kannada, is made by air pressure to form puffed rice.  It is used in many dishes, cereals, chikki, chats etc., It can also be consumed as it is.  It is the main ingredient in the very famous Bhel puri chat.


Always select fresh puffed rice/Kadlepuri to have crunchy one. Store in an airtight container to retain its crunchiness.


Many dishes like kadlepuri unde (puffedrice balls), churmuri, upma, chikki, girmit, etc.,


Today let us learn very easy way of preparing Puffed Rice Upma/kadlepuri Uppit.



As the name says, Mangalore Buns, is popular in Udupi/Mangalore either as breakfast or teatime snack.  Buns are soft, fluffy, sweet puris made using bananas.  So they are also called Banana Pooris.  As it is little sweetish, it is consumed with spicy item like chutney, sambar, pickle.

Traditionally Buns are prepared using Maida/APF but I have shown you the recipe with Atta/Godhi Hittu



Kadale beeja/Peanuts are very rich in protein.  They have high nutritional values and dietary fibre too.  Some of them experience allergy to peanuts.

Kadale beeja/Peanuts are widely used in many recipes in many forms.  One of them is spicy snack Congress Kadlebeeja.

Congress kadalebeeja/spicy roasted peanuts is a popular Karnataka style spicy roasted peanuts. It is very easy to prepare at home. This is a healthy and mouth watering spicy snacks. Best served with a cup of coffee or tea.  Preparing these spicy peanuts is very easy but you need to have patience while roasting the peanuts.




Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking.  It is made from wheat-flour dough that is cultured with yeast, allowed to rise, and finally baked in an oven. Owing to its high levels of gluten (which give the dough sponginess and elasticity), common wheat (also known as bread wheat) is the most common grain used for the preparation of bread.
Besan Bread Toast can be prepared with plain bread or whole wheat bread.

Today let us learn how to prepare Besan Bread Toast.

Oats Rotti/Roti

Oats is rich in essential nutrients and fiber.  Good for health. It helps in lowering cholesterol levels.

Oats contain more soluble fiber than any other grain, resulting in slower digestion, a feeling of satiety and suppression of appetite.

Today I tried with Oats Rotti which is very simple, tasty, liked by everyone moreover easy to prepare.  Can be tried out for breakfast, evening snack or as a diet subsitute.



Bhakarwadi is a Gujarati fried roll, crispy, spicy, tangy snack item.  It is prepared as a snack too.





Idli is commonly prepared in India.  Very easy, healthy recipe, easily digestible for all age group.

If you are bored of eating/preparing Idli and you want to surprise the family members with a new dish…… try this Masala Idli Cubes.
Sometimes Idli will be left over and we do not want to waste it.  How to make use of it ? You can try this Masala Idlis.






Bajji is one of the famous Indian Snack. It is prepared with Chana flour/Gram flour.

It is a popular spicy fried, crispy snack. It is very easy to prepare.   It is served in lunch or evening snack.

Today I am preparing Heerekai/Ridge Gourd Bajji. Batter has to be prepared to make Bajjis and you can also use Onion, Capsicum, Potato in place of Heerekai/Ridge Gourd.

When it is raining, not able to go out, Bajji can be prepared and have with hot Tea.




Onion Pakoda

Onion Pakoda

Pakoda is said to be one of the famous India Spicy Dish. It is prepared with Chana flour /Gram flour with onion.

It is a popular spicy fried, crispy snack. It is very easy to prepare. It is served as snacks or appetizers.

When it is raining, not able to go out, instantly Pakoda can be prepared and have with hot Tea.




Jhat Pat

Jhat Pat

Jhat Pat is one of the best and easy snack appropriate for evenings. It is prepared from Maida.

Today it is drizzling and my hubby and children wanted something to eat hot and crunchy with tea that too home made!! Immediately, I thought to prepare Jhat Pat which is easy and tasty snack. It came out well and everybody liked it. So I am sharing this with you all.

Everybody give a try, as it is prepared with the available ingredients at home.