Vadai

Who can resist a crispy, fluffy, deep fried yet not so oily snack ever? Made using the highly nutritious “Black Gram/Urad Dal”, Vadai is one of the well loved South Indian snacks. Though they can vary in size and shape, it is traditionally shaped as a doughnut, measuring about 6 cm across, the hole in the center being the defining feature. All the ingredients needed to make vadai are typically available in any South Indian kitchen at any given time and that, I guess, would be one of the reasons why it is so commonly prepared at home. Also, in spite of being deep-fried, it is not oily if we get the consistency of the batter right. Just the thrill of getting the shape right is an absolute reward for attempting to make these!

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Gobi(Cauliflower) Manchurian

Isn’t this the most loved indo-chinese appetizer ever? Just the name makes many of us drool, I’m sure:). We enjoy this as an appetizer, side dish and main course, all at the same time; that’s how much we love ‘Gobi Manchurian’!

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