Parippu Vada / Lentil Fritters

It is a popular evening snack served with hot tea. You can find out these fritters in the glass shelves of small tea shops in Kerala. It is made of lentils and deep fried in oil.The lentil used for this can be split bengal gram (chana dal) or split pigeon peas(tur dal). This crispy and…

Aval Nanachathu/Sweetened Rice flakes

Flattened rice is also known as aval, poha in different languages.This easily digestible form of raw rice is very popular and is normally used to prepare snacks or light and easy fast food in a variety of Indian cuisine styles. When added with water,milk or any liquid it will absorb the liquid.Here I have prepared…

Gobi 65

A tasty and crispy snack with gobi or cauliflower florets. Those  who don’t like this veggie in any curry form can try out this for a crunchy snack with tea in the evening. First you have to make a batter for the coating then deep fry it in oil. Ingredients Cauliflower – 1/2 of a…

Meat Rolls

This is a tasty snack filled  with meat. You can prepare the filling with chicken, beef or even veggies. This filled portion will be fried in oil and serve hot with ketchup. Ingredients All purpose flour – 2 cups Egg – 1 Egg-white – Of 2 eggs Bread Crumbs – 1/2 cup For Filling Chicken/…

Banana / Pazham Bonda

This is a sweet snack which you can prepare  very easily. The main ingredient is ripe banana. You  can make this as a teatime snack in the evening. Sugar you can adjust according to the taste of banana. Ingredients Wheat flour – 1 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Ripe Banana – 3, medium Baking soda…

Taro Root Chips/ Chembu Upperi

Taro curry is a familiar dish for Keralites, but the same thing can be used for making chips. Just like banana chips, slice it and deep fry it in oil. The big size taro or chembu is used for this. Ingredients Chembu / Taro root – 4 Turmeric Powder – 1/4 teaspoon Salt Oil Preparation…

Kaipola / Plantain Cake

It is one of the authentic Malabar dish which is very easy to make and require very few items. It is known to be made during Iftar parties.  This is made of ripe plantain and it is very tasty and delicious. Ingredients Ripe Plantain – 2 Egg – 2 Sugar – 2 tbsp. Cardamom powder…

Ari unda / Rice Laddu

A sweet snack with only three ingredients!! So you can guess  how simple it will be. Very easy to make with little effort. I have used the brown matta rice for this. The moist in the coconut will be enough to roll the laddus. If you are not bale to do it, add few drops…