5 yr old foodie: Mama, can you make Doughnuts? Me: Doughnuts? 5 yr old foodie: They are round like Medu Vada, with a hole in the centre. But they are not spicy they are sweet. (satisfied that he knows more than his mama) Me: Is it? 5 yr old foodie: Yes and you have to pour lotso’ black colored sauce over it.
Chana dal vada/AAmvade/AAmbode is a spicy,tasty,deep fried, south Indiansnack made with chana dal,herbs and spices
Our local Chaatwala serves these yummy dry Masala puris without any sauce or chutney. A Pani puri of sorts without the pani (water) :). These are great party starters or snacks; less time consuming and use very simple ingredients. Masala Puri recipe: for 6 puris Note: You can also add Green Mung beans to the Potato mixture.
“It’s probably illegal to make soups, stews and casseroles without plenty of onions.” -Maggie Waldron It’s hard to imagine my food without Onion and Garlic. The flavor of Onions and Garlic being sautéed in the ‘tadka’ is simply irresistible. Especially in the evenings nearing dinnertime, you go for a walk and you are sure to get this irresistible aroma from someone’s kitchen window. Both onions and Garlic add the required ‘zing’ to my food. Here’s a simple starter from Tarla Dalal. Very quick and easy to make; yummy to taste-family opinion. Baby onions (I used Madras onions) and mushrooms sautéed…