Blog Posts - Snacks And Appetizers



Eggless Sugar Cookies

                  I had wanted to try out so many cookies and cakes for this Christmas, but the last couple of weeks had been so busy, that I couldn't make much. So with barely 10 days to Christmas, I thou...
by Aromatic Cooking on Dec 16, 2016

Nei Appam, Ghee Appam

          Happy Karthigai Deepam, Festival Of Lights, it falls on 12th December this year, we light our houses with lots of mud lamps and as with any other festival, we make some yummy food too. I have already posted the trad...
by Aromatic Cooking on Dec 12, 2016

Vengaya Pakoda, Onion Fritters

          Vengaya Pakoda/Onion Fritters, this is a favorite at home, I have made it so many times, but never got the chance to click it and so it has taken so long to appear here in the blog. It's such an easy snack, the only...
by Aromatic Cooking on Aug 14, 2016

Jackfruit Seeds Cutlet, Kathal Bij-Er Chop, Palakottai Cutlets

          The next dish that I had tried this Jackfruit season are these Cutlets With Jackfruit Seeds, Palakottai Cutlets. It's actually a Bengali dish, called as Kathal Bij-Er Chop, we use mashed jackfruit seeds and potatoes...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jul 20, 2016

Thayir Vadai, South Indian Dahi Vada, Curd Vada

          Thayir Vadai/Lentil Fritters In Curd. every state in India might have it's own version of this, with a few differences in the spices and ingredients added to the curd/yogurt. This is such a refreshing and delicious...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jul 17, 2016

Palakottai Vadai, Jackfruit Seeds Vada ( Fritters )

          Every year, during the jackfruit season, more than the fruit, I always make it point to buy the seeds, mainly because my daughter loves the seeds but she doesn't like the fruit and I usually add it to sambar and cur...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jul 4, 2016

Eggless Basil Pesto And Cheese Rolls

          Basil is one of my favorite herbs, everybody at home loves the flavor, we love it in the classic Basil Pesto, in our pasta, sandwiches, risotto or in even a simple fried rice. I have been thinking of baking with it...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jul 1, 2016

Watermelon Kuzhi Paniyarams

          After the Watermelon dosa became a hit at home, I wanted to try other dishes with the fruit. I tried a couple of them and this Watermelon Kuzhi Paniyarams was the first on the list. I have used the white rind part o...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jun 21, 2016

Vazhaipoo Pakoda, Banana Flower Fritters

          Whenever we drive from Bangalore to Chennai, we usually make a break in between at a restaurant, and we usually have some snack and coffee there. The one snack that we have had on all the times we stopped there, is...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jun 14, 2016

Green Peas Vada, How To Make Peas Vada, Fritters

          Green Peas Vada, this is another recipe that I had tried out with fresh green peas, when they were in season. I had seen vadas with dried green peas, that's soaked and then ground and made into vadas. I wanted to tr...
by Aromatic Cooking on May 13, 2016

Eggless Strawberry Scones

          The weather is getting better in Bangalore, some rain in the evenings has brought down the temperature a little. Because of the heat, I didn't feel like baking at all, the heat from the oven made it even worse, but...
by Aromatic Cooking on May 9, 2016

Bengali Green Peas Kachori, Koraishutir Kochuri, Matar Kachori

          Recently we had been to a Bengali restaurant here, in Bangalore and we had ordered a Raja Rani Thali ( super big size vegetarian thali that can be easily shared between 4 people ). The thali consisted of six or seve...
by Aromatic Cooking on Apr 25, 2016

Rajma Sundal, Red Kidney Beans Sundal ( Snack )

          Rajma/Red Kidney Beans, this is one of my favorite beans, I simply love rajma chawal ( rajma curry with rice ), so every time I cook rajma, I always end up making rajma curry. This sundal, I had made long time back...
by Aromatic Cooking on Feb 26, 2016

Avarekalu Mixture, Hyacinth Beans Mixture ( Savory Snack )

          Come December, it's avarekalu ( hyacinth beans ) everywhere here in Bangalore, but then since it was holidays and I was not in town, I couldn't buy and cook them until later. This time, I also went to the Avarakelu...
by Aromatic Cooking on Feb 24, 2016

Dal Pakwan, Chana Dal With Crispy Puris

          I had already posted the recipe for the Pakwan/Crispy Pooris, today's post is the Chana Dal that we serve with the pakwan/pooris. It's once again a very simple recipe, I have used the pressure pan to make it, so it'...
by Aromatic Cooking on Feb 17, 2016

Spanakopita, Greek Spinach Triangles

          When I bought Phyllo ( fillo ) Pastry, after making Baklava, I wanted to try out a few more dishes using the leftover pastry. The first thing that came into my mind was this Greek savory pastry, Spanakopita. It's ba...
by Aromatic Cooking on Feb 9, 2016

Vada Pav

          Finally, today I am posting Vada Pav. Vada Pav is a popular street food of Maharashtra ( a state in India ). It's actually pav ( bread ) served with fried potato vadas in between along with a couple of chutneys and...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jan 29, 2016

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies

          Though I have posted so many bakes on my blog, I realized that I haven't posted the basic Chocolate Chip Cookies. In fact, I have even posted a vegan version of the chocolate chip cookies, but somehow missed these s...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jan 27, 2016

Ribbon Pakoda, Ola Pakoda

          Ribbon Pakoda called otherwise as Ola Pakoda, Nada or Ribbon Murukku, is one of the easiest snack that you can make for Diwali. The dough is simple and there is no particular shape to be followed like the regular mu...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 8, 2015

Savory Diamond Cuts, Savory Maida Biscuits

          This year, I had made up my mind on a couple of sweets and savory items that I wanted to make, this Savory Diamond Cuts/Maida Kara Biscuits was one among them. I saw them in a couple of blogs, they looked so cute an...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 5, 2015


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