kothu_parotta

I guess all my Tamilian visitors and friends know this better than me… 🙂 “Kothu Parotta”.  Isn’t the name interesting???!! “Kothu Parotta” literally means minced parotta(roti) and happens to be a popular street food in Tamilnadu. I have tasted this few times in my childhood not even knowing it’s name. It’s a yummy snack and for those who love egg, you’ll love it. It can be a wonderful breakfast idea too. So, if you have any chapathi left overs, this is the best way to use them 🙂 Here the recipe goes..  Happy Cooking! Just a clear statement : I really don’t know the exact, traditionalRead More →

A pleasant evening on a rainy day would definitely call for hot hot Bajjilu (Fritters).. isn’t it?? Why not! Bjjilu can use any vegetable like.. I mean.. there are plenty options to make Bajji starting from Mirchi. My fav’s always are Mirchi, Brinjal (Indian Eggplant) and Tomato. Just love them. This craving for Bajjilu should be at it’s peak in winter 😀 Bajjilu with any vegetable you choose does not have much prep work. It can be kept as simple as you like. Now, here is my version for Vankaya Bajji.. Happy Cooking! Ingredients: 2 Indian purple Brinjals(Round or Long ones) 5 tbsp Besan/Senagapindi/chickpea flourRead More →

Poha Snack / Chivda

Atukula mixture / Chivda is one of the easiest snack that can be made. This is a traditional Maharastrian dish and takes no longer than 15 min. It’s a kids favorite snack as the Chivda has many fried crunchy nuts in it. Used have them a lot in good olden school going days. Mom learned it for us from our neighbor Maharastrian family who were so warm and sweet. The dish I am showing here today is with the thin poha / nylon atukulu. You can also use the regular poha / atukulu.  This can be stored in a air tight container for atleast a month. Ingredients:Read More →