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Shakkarpare , recipe #2

Today is 3rd day of Diwali #20k17  and Laxmi puja is celebrated on this special day. Shakkarpare is a favourite at home. This time I tried my friend Jyo’s recipe . She said this is a no fail recipe recipe and doesn’t absorb oil too. And she proved it right. The recipe came out perfect. I have tried various recipes ... Read More »

Srilankan coconut thippi

This snack is something new to me . I saw this  in  Instagram for the first time and then in Raks kitchen. I prepared both spicy and sweet version. I have never tasted this snack earlier so I’m not sure how the texture is. The sweet version is called as ‘Seepu Seedai ‘ which I came across in Raks Kitchen ... Read More »

Moong dal and huri kadle chakli, Diwali #20k17

Hello dear readers! I have already shared 3 sweet recipe’s for Diwali 20k17 . Its high time to share a namkeen recipe. This year I tried Moong dal and fried gram chakli. I have various chakli recipe’s in the space. Each recipe is keeper . Happy Diwali cooking dear readers !! Stay tuned for more recipes!!   Ingredients: Moong dal ... Read More »

Sagoo Murukku

I like to try interesting recipes especially Chaklis and Murukkus. This time I came across Sagoo murukku. It looked so interesting that I thought of trying it. And the result was  successful. I made 2 batches of the same. Second time I doubled the quantity, so totally I made 3 batches. The murukkus turned crisp and light just perfect for the ... Read More »


Yesterday I shared the recipe of badam burfi which was a sweet and today thought of sharing a namkeen recipe. I tried Thattai for the first time and it was successful . I was very nervous to prepare it but gradually I loved making the procedures. It is very easy if we follow the proper proportion or texture for some ... Read More »

Moong dal Chakli /1,2,3 chakli

Happy Navaratri dear readers ! Today I’m going to share an interesting recipe of chakli . There are so many varieties of chakli’s I come  across often in the food groups and other sources , the list is just endless. Everyday is a learning process and learning is never ending . I love to prepare chakli’s and my family members love ... Read More »


Today is the fifth and last day of diwali where bhai dooj is celebrated on this day.I prepared shakarpara on this day to make it special . Shakarpara is nothing but sweet diamond cuts or sweet tukdi. Though we do not celebrate bhai dooj here in Mangalore , it is celebrated in a grand scale in Maharashtra and few other states . ... Read More »

Rava chakli , diwali special

Today is the  fourth day of Diwali where gowardhana puja is celebrated. Diwali without the preparation of chakli is incomplete . So I made rava chakli for today’s occasion . The chakli came out crisp and was such an easy peasy preparation .This is again my bookmarked recipe and I made it today .I have also added some tips by ... Read More »

Bajjile pohu / Poha mixture , Diwali special

Bajjile pohu or ‘poha mixture’ is a personal favourite of my better half and I keep preparing it frequently with slight variations . Poha means beaten rice . Recently Santoshi  discovered new variety of poha in Nilgiris named ‘Dahi Poha’ . It came out very good , tastewise and in crispiness . I made 2 batches of this mixture which got ... Read More »

Cashew chakli / Mundhiri murukku ,Diwali special

Diwali is just around the corner and the festival of light is incomplete without the preparation of sweets and savories . I had bookmarked this recipe a year back and I couldn’t resist myself from trying this goodness . The result was successful . Homemade munchies are anytime better than store bought ones . I adapted this recipe from rakskitchen ... Read More »