Diwali Sweets and Snacks 2018

Enjoy Diwali filled with happiness and fun. Happy Cooking!! Sweet & Snack recipe links Dates & figs Roll Double ka meetha Carrot halwa Chocolate peda Rice pudding Minnapa Sunnundalu Whole wheat namkeen Murukku Aloo bonda Spinach corn fritters vegetable samosa Lentil fritters Vegetable puffs Raw banana fritters Cabbage vada Chegodilu(Ring Murukku) Lavang Latika Coconut ladoo…

Vada Pav

Vada pav Indian street food prepared using deep fried potato (Batata Vada)mixture placed in between lightly toasted pav(bread) and served with green and tamarind chutney. Makes 8-10 Prep time:15 mins Cook time:30 mins Ingredients for green chutney 1 cup cilantro 1/2 cup mint leaves 1 small piece of ginger 2-3 tbsp. peanuts or cashews or sunflower…

Spinach corn fritters

Spinach & corn pakora (fritters) are prepared with chickpea flour, rice flour along with some seasoning and deep fried or baked until it is golden brown and crispy. Perfect tea time gluten free snack. Prep time:8 mins Cook time:20 mins Ingredients: 2 cups chopped spinach 2-3 tbsp mint leaves 1/4 cup chickpea flour 1/4 cup…

Mirchi Bajji

Mirchi(Long green chili)  fritters is a popular South Indian street snack. Make a slit between a green chili  deseed it and dip it in chickpea batter , deep fry until it turns golden brown/crispy. Garnish with finely chopped onion,  chaat masala and lime juice. Perfect rainy/snow day snack .serve along with some hot cup of Indian…

Veg Hakka Noodles

Vegetarian  Hakka noodles are easy and quick to prepare with lots of stir fried vegetables and boiled noodles. Seasoned with pepper, soy sauce and chili sauce. Perfect for a snack or a main course. Prep time:10mins Cook time:10mins Ingredients: 2 cups boiled noodles(I am using this brand. follow the instructions for boiling) 2 cups of…

Lentil fritters

Easy and tasty snack to feed guests. It can be prepared using urad lentil flour, bread and sooji.Seasoned with grated carrot,onions and deep fried until golden brown and crispy. These fitters are crispy outside and softer inside. Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup. Prep time:5-8mins Cook time:15-20mins Makes 12-14 Author:Deepti Ingredients for batter: 1/4 cup Urad…

Aloo bonda

Aloo bonda a popular South Indian gluten free snack prepared by using boiled and seasoned potato mixture dipped in a chickpea flour batter and fried until golden brown. Prep time:10-15mins Cook time:25mins Step 1:Ingredient for Potato Mixture: 2 boiled potatoes(peel the skin and rough mash the potatoes. Set a side) 1/2tsp turmeric salt to taste 1…

Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian a perfect party starter prepared using mixed vegetables like(cabbage,carrot,beans) , corn startch+all-purpose flour +bread crumbs to form a dough and fried until crispy golden brown. It is mixed with homemade Manchurian sauce and garnished with green onion. Serve hot. Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 25mins Serves 3-4 Author: Deepti Ingredients: 2 Cups…

NO Bake Almond butter balls

NO Bake Almond butter balls are perfect go to snacks in our home.For all those busy work week days,road trips,kids lunch boxes prepare ahead and snack on these delicious guilt free protein rich balls.They are easy to put together and can be made with different nut butters of your choice. Time:5 mins Author:Deepti Ingredients: 1…