Potato chips are considered perfect snacking item for any occassion even though they aren't exactly good for health. Whether you bake, microwave or fry…freshly prepared homemade potato chips with your own choice of seasonings are always delicious. Shared here is the deep fried version.
Homemade Potato Chips / Urulai kizhangu chips / Deep fried chips / How to make homemade chips?
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Mixed Veggie patties with fine soya granules fried to make this scrumptious cutlet.
Soya Granules - This dish is prepared with Nutrela High Protein Soya Granules.
Soy / Soya Granules Cutlet / Patties / Soya Croquettes / Gola Urundai / Kolas
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Corn soup is traditionally corn kernels added to regular soup base seasoned with salt and pepper. Most popular pick among one such corn soups is Indo-Chinese creamed style soup, which people crave for. Here's my style of Sweet Corn Chicken Soup… though not an exact match but close enough to that of Adyar Waldorf Restaurant, Chennai. . . . → Read More: Sweet Corn Chicken Soup
All time favourite starters made simple.
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Masala Vadai is a popular deep fried snack from Tamil Nadu also known as Paruppu vadai. This is either made with single lentil or combination of lentils. We at home, make it purely with Bengal gram and call it as Masala Vadai and the one made with multiple lentils are termed as Aama Vadai. These vadais with crispy exterior and soft interior can be served as an appetizer, evening snack or in general would suit for any occassion. . . . → Read More: Masala Vadai
Crispy deep fried lentil fritters, a popular street side savoury snack in Tamil Nadu. Colloquial term used for this type is Gharam Pakoda. (Onion Pakora / Onion Pakodi / Onion Pakoda / Ulli Pakodi / Pakora / Pattanam Pakoda / Sweet Stall Pakoda)
Proportion really matters a lot for this recipe, even an extra drop of water could turn them soft. I've tried my best to explain with right measures and pictures to make it easy for all. Enjoy!!!
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Another great Chinese influenced dish, popular restaurant pick. Baby corn on cob deep fried and sauteed in Chinese sauces and stir fried with veggies. . . . → Read More: Baby Corn Manchurian
Raw Banana ~ Green Plantain ~ Green Banana ~ Vazhaikai ~ Kache Kele ~ Pachakka
Cutlets made with cooked mashed raw banana and spinach, great starter or snack. (Raw Banana Vadai / Vazhaikai Vadai / Vazhaikai Cutlet / Plantain Cutlets)
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Minced Eral mixed with roasted gram flour (Pottukadalai / Channa / Dalia flour), shaped into little vadais and deep fried. Rare chettinad influenced recipe, perfect appetizer and also a great side for any non -veg meal. (Shrimp Vadai / Prawn Vadai / Royyala Vadai )
English to Tamil, Shrimp / Prawn — Eral.
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Punukulu are little crispy fritters from Andhra region, often had as a tea time snack or even as a breakfast item in some parts. These are kind of inbetween bhaji and bonda, as the exterior looks golden and crispy, the inner portion tastes soft and chevy. Would be right to call it Moong Methu Pakora. (Moong Dal Fritters / Pesara Punukulu / Moong Dal Pakodi / Moong Dal Bhaji ) . . . → Read More: Moong Dal Punukulu