Murukku

Murukku

Murkku

There are some things that taste good , only when its homemade. Murukku is one such snack. I haven’t tasted any store bought ones that tastes as good as my mother’s or my grandmother’s homemade ones. For those who don’t know what murukku is, its a crunchy yummy south Indian snack made Continue reading…

Banana bread

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This banana bread recipe is dedicated to everyone out there who have over ripe bananas sitting and staring at you in the fruit basket.We all (except hubby dear) eat banana in our house. But the minute you see the brown spots on the peels nobody wants them. Then they start sitting there day after Continue reading…

Baked Crispy Kale chips

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Okay, let me be very frank…I have never bought  this veggie though I have seen it every time i go the produce section of the super market.

I have told you earlier too, my veggie choices were very limited Of late, I have been seeing these kale chips all over the blogging world…wanna give Continue reading…

Granola bar

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Are you a morning person? I am not. I can stay up late in the night, but getting up early is a no no for me.If you are like me these granola bars are your life saver. I love having it as a snack, but these energy bars can be perfect grab n go Continue reading…

Pakkavada/Ribbon pakoda (A savory Kerala snack)

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There are a few staple snacks my mom, my grand mom used to make when we were kids.They make them in bulk occasionally and its stored in airtight tin boxes. Me being a savory persons always loved them.My mom used to make spicy mixture (my cornflake mixture is an easy version of it), pakkavada, Continue reading…

Blueberry Muffin

  I like muffins…they are cute   its easy to make, and its yummy.

Though muffins are considered a complete healthy meal elsewhere, in my house its always treated as a snack..Say, I make some sweet or savory muffin in the morning, everyone( read husband) eats a couple of them  and then after Continue reading…

Peanut Chikki/ Peanut Brittle (Kadalai Mittai)

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I like to call it kadalai mittai…no, kappalandi mittai to be very precise….thats what we call it in our place an all time fav of all desis (Indians)….we always had a bag of this in our snack shelf..I have not seen my mom make this at home…dont know why, may be because we used Continue reading…

Parippu Vada (Lentil/Dal Fritters)

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It has been raining lately in TX….such a great relief in the midst of scorching summer…i guess I can’t stop complaining about the bad weather here at our place…its getting worse day by day..while a major chunk of summer is stilling waiting out there for us…any ways, no point in complaining…so lets enjoy the blissful rainy Continue reading…

Rava ladoo..sweet semolina balls

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its time for something sweet…generally i am not a sweet person….i mean literally and also when it comes to food but recently I have a craving for something sweet once in a while… otherwise also i enjoy a small piece of dessert(be it anything) after my food…but just a small piece..even a candy would Continue reading…

Lemony steamed corn/Masala butter corn

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Masala butter corrn….that is what we call it back home in India…remember the butter corn you get in those little stalls outside the shopping malls…where you  pay a fortune for a small paper cup of  steamed corn ..i mean it used to be 25 bucks for a cup long time ago…..i’m sure it would Continue reading…