chutney / deep fried / indian / North indian / onion-garlic free / pakoda / snack / street food / vegetarian

Ram Ladoo

To me Delhi meant, tombs and monuments, and of course street food. The Golgappa’s, aloo tikki and even the chole-bature at Motibagh have their own unique place. But of course golgappa’s rule the roost. But this travel blog on must have Delhi street food named something called “Ram Ladoo” Now this was new, I called … Continue reading

cookery / deep fried / high tea / indian / lunch box / snack / udupi / vegetarian

Vada voyage

My first encounter with the uddina vade, “Meduvada ” as the non-Udupi fellows call it, is in my early childhood, it was made on the memorial day of ancestor. There were vadai’s and vadai’s like garivade the crisp vadai’s that sometimes may have flavouring herbs, and at times some veggies then avalakki vade, the sajjige … Continue reading

deep fried / onion-garlic free / pakoda / raw banana / snack / vegetarian

Balekayi Podi.–2

Balekayi Podi.–2 1 Raw balekayi(banana) sliced to wafers. 1 cup rice soaked for 2-3 hours. 2-4 red chillies—can be altered to taste Salt to taste Tamarind 1 ½ tsp Turmeric powder ¼ tsp jaggery  1 tsp coconut scrapping 1 tbs oil for deep-frying or to grease the skillet Method grind the soaked rice, salt tamarind, … Continue reading

deep fried / indian / lunch box / onion-garlic free / pakoda / raw banana / snack / udupi / vegetarian

Balekayi Podi– 1

Balekayi podi.—1 1 balekayi 1 cup rawa 2 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp jeera seeds 3 red chilli Pinch of hing. 6-8 oil Salt  to taste Soak rawa for about an hour Fry coriander seeds,jeera seeds,chilli  powder this to get a fine powder Add this to the rawa and create a batter of dosa/crepe consistency. … Continue reading

deep fried / high tea / indian / lunch box / onion-garlic free / snack / vegetarian

Balehannu sihi puri

Balehannu sihi puri 2 bananas 6-8 tbsp. Sugar ½ cup coconut scrapping ½ tsp. Cardamom ½ cup each of full wheat flour and all-purpose flour 6-8 tbsp. Oil. Knead oil, the two flours and salt into a pliable dough. Mash the banana add coconut scrapping, cardamom and sauté for a while. Divide he dough into … Continue reading