Chaat, Kids Recipes, Snacks

MAGGI BHEL

My daughter is fond of Noodles and can have it any time of the day. Besides making it tasty and healthy, I try out various methods of making it different to break the monotony and try out something new. I saw a rather unconventional way to make Maggi noodles and was instantly hooked by it and was so tempted that I tried it instantly. Needless to say, it was loved by Dhivya and this will feature in my kitchen often. A fusion of Chinese and Indian  this will be a super duper hit with all who try this out. If…

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Chaat, Kids Recipes, Snacks

SWEET POTATO CHAAT

Chaats are everyone’s favorite and I am no exception to this. I made this on one Sunday for evening snack. My daughter loves Sweet potato and I give it to her  in some form or the other in her diet. I have made this recipe with simple ingredients and time taken for this recipe is also very less. You can follow the recipe using potato as well. I am following the recipe given to me by my friend who makes this frequently at her home during fasting. They call it Shakkarkand Ki  Chaat. Sweet potatoes are rich in fibre, Vitamin…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Chaat, Snacks

CORN ANAR CHAAT

These days I am making and eating a lot of chaats or salads for those sudden hunger pangs. This is one such recipe which was a truly innovative one, which was made almost instantly with the available ingredients at home that day. When one evening when I was thinking of making something with evening coffee, I found some leftover corn and a pomegranate fruit lying in the fridge. I also had some karaboondi and lo! A tasty recipe was born with added spices at home. This was a nice surprise when Dhivya came back from college and she enjoyed it…

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Chaat, Reviews

BAKED PANI PURI WITH BOONDI

Who doesn’t like Pani Puri? I am no exception to this as well. I was recently asked by Dipfoods to write reviews for their products and made this Pani Puri. Yes, you heard it right. It is baked and not fried. Dip Baked Pani Puri has the same taste and without any compromise crunchy in every bite as well. It has less than 2% oil content which is good news for health watchers and is a packet full of goodness. And the best past is they claim it has almost 6 months shelf life and has the crispiness throughout. I…

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Chaat, Snacks

TAWA CHANNA

Tawa Channa is a fulfilling,guilt free snack which can be had at any time of the day.I stumbled upon this recipe in Tarla Dalal website and was glad i did.It had an instant liking at home and was easy to make as well.This is less time consuming and when unexpected guests drop over treat them with this scumptious snack and iam confident they’ll like it for sure.Whatever be the occasion,be it a party or any gathering this will assume a special place.I have tried it to eat for dinner as well and it was really very filling,yet light on the…

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Chaat, Snacks

MASALA PURI

On a rainy day when you are really hungry,this Masala Puri will be like a bowl of happiness to you.I really mean it as it comforting,filling and yummy for your tummy.As I said in my previous post I have been making a few chaat recipes since last week and could click pictures at leisure.So today it is Masala Puri for you at Nithya’s Kitchen.This chaat unlike other chaat varieties is served hot with the gravy specially for it.I have had this many times and here in Bangalore it is very famous and is sold in many chaat shops.My daughter is…

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Chaat, Snacks

PANI PURI/GOLGAPPA

Pani Puri is a chaat which is tasty tangy and sweet owing to the different chutneys and the water used in it.I am very fond of Pani Puri and love to eat whenever we go out to eat.In North specially in Delhi where I grew up it is called Golgappa. Usually for making chaats at home,you need a lot of patience and it is time consuming also as it requires assembling of lots of items.But with proper planning you can make the things in advance and enjoy with your family.In my earlier days of cooking,I had tried this recipe trying…

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Chaat, Easy, Snacks

PURI FOR CHAATS

I have been making chaats these days.What started with just papdis became a series of chaat recipes and I am with puri for chaats now.I made Bhel Puri and Sev Puri and then came the chance for these cute puris.I also made Masala Puri,Dahi Puri and Pani Puri too.Since it is hygienic and economical too to make these puris .I was long searching for a perfect recipe for puri for chaats as every time I tried to make them either they wouldn’t puff or would’t be crispy.I later stumbled upon the recipe in vah re vah and the puris were…

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Chaat, Snacks

SEV PURI

It is a yummy treat to surprise your kids always and specially when it comes to chaats,they will be totally happy.I always prefer home made chaats,since I worry about water used in them.You can make this in no time when you have papdis and sev readymade at home.Sev Puri is the a delicious mixture of sev and papdis broken with potatoes,veggies and chutney.Tastes heavenly at any time of the day,my daughter enjoys this quite a lot. You can chop the veggies beforehand and that makes the job easier too.Sev Puri is also the famous street food of Mumbai where it…

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