Starters & Snacks

Starters & Snacks

Banana Oats Pancake

A pancake is a flat cake, often thin, and round; prepared from a starch-based batter. This contains eggs, milk and butter; cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan, often in oil or butter. In Britain, pancakes are often unleavened, and resemble a crêpe. In North America, a raising agent is […]

Starters & Snacks, Vegetarian

Ela Ada

Ada or Ela Ada, is a traditional Kerala delicacy, consisting of rice parcels encased in a dough made of rice flour, with sweet fillings, steamed in banana leaf and served as an evening snack or as part of breakfast. Grated coconut and rice flour are the two main ingredients. It’s […]

Juices & Smoothies, Starters & Snacks

Sambaram

Sambaram is buttermilk which is spiced with curry leaves, green chilies, and ginger. Last year, during Onam, I was very excited to savour and experience the flavours of traditional Sadya. Basically, Onam or Vishu Sadya is a huge spread of vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf. I particularly loved the […]

Starters & Snacks

Cheese Corn Balls

Corn is an all-time favourite, so is Cheese. Put these two together in the form of a crunchy yet soft-centered deep-fried dish, and you have a chartbuster. These are very addictive, you want to pop them in your mouth and never want to stop. Great one for kids, after school snack.

Starters & Snacks

Oatmeal with Green Apple

Oatmeal is made of oat groats (i.e. grains) that have either been ground, crushed, steel-cut, or rolled. Ground oats are also called “white oats”. Steel-cut oats are known as “coarse oatmeal” or “Irish oatmeal” or “pinhead oats”. The term “oatmeal” is also used in the U.S. and parts of Canada […]

Starters & Snacks, Vegetarian

Eggless Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise (/ˈmeɪəneɪz/, often abbreviated as mayo) is a thick, creamy sauce often used as a condiment. It is a stable emulsion of oil, an emulsifier, and either vinegar or lemon juice, with many options for embellishment with other herbs and spices. Lecithin in the egg yolk is the most common […]

Starters & Snacks

Vegetable Cheesy Disc

Vegetable Cheesy Disc is an easy evening snack. This is a combination of paneer, vegetables and the blend of grated cheese with some flavorful seasoning for a delicious and crunchy Snack. Sure this will become your kids favourite and healthy snack. Use Brown if you are more health conscious.

Starters & Snacks

Hummus

Hummus or houmous (/ˈhʊməs/, /ˈhʌməs/, or /ˈhuːməs/; Arabic: حُمُّص‎) is a Levantine and Egyptian food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. […]

Starters & Snacks

Pumpkin and Almond Soup

A lovely and easy homemade creamy pumkin soup, even my husband who does not like vegetable soup ate it and loved it! Pumpkins are loaded with the antioxidant beta-carotene, which has been shown to help improve immune function and can reduce the risk of diseases such as cancer and heart disease. […]