Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a South Indian steamed lentil cake made with semolina. It is a variation of Idli, a popular snack. This is an instant Idli and requires no fermentation. Many a time we feel like having Idlis but to make them we need to soak, grind and ferment the rice and dal. Rava Idlis…

Togari Nuchhin Unde

Togari Nuchhin Unde is steamed lentil dumplings, which are an ideal protein-packed healthy breakfast from the Karnataka region of South India. Since we live in Gujarat we love our steamed snacks. Dhokla, Khaman and Patras are some of the most popular steamed snacks of Gujarat. I did know about some of the steamed snacks that…

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a Peas Khichadi which is the speciality of the Pathare Prabhu community. The Khichadi is seasoned with a special sambar powder. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities living in Mumbai . They migrated from Gujrat during 13 th century . They are believed to be descendants of King Ashwapati who…

Assamese Bora Saul Khichadi

Assamese Bora Saul Khichadi is a healthy , nutritious and delicious porridge consistency khichadi from Assam . The Khichadi is loaded with veggies . Bora saul is a variety of glutinous rice found in Assam. It has an important role in  Assamese traditional occasions like Bihu , which is completely different from mainland India and…

Vada Pav Bombs

Vada Pav Bombs is a fusion version of the famous Vada Pav which is the most popular street food of Mumbai . Vada Pav is a Maharashtrian street food , with a Indian bun , called Pav and a deep fried spicy potato fritter .  The Vada Pav is one of the cheapest streetfoods in…

Dhokla Cake

Dhokla Cake is a steamed lentil cake made with two different layers of lentils and rice . It is soft and spongy and adorns your breakfast table .   Our family is a Dhokla lover family and many a times we enjoy these as a meal for dinner. Actually dhokla is served for breakfast or as a tea time snack , but we…

Bhat na Muthiya

Bhat na Muthiya are steamed rice rolls made with leftover or cooked rice . These rolls are seasoned with herbs and soices and to make them Nutritious veggies are added .  Healthy steamed snacks make an excellent meal for our family . These Bhat na Muthiyas are one such snack . You can use leftover cooked…

Chiba Dhokli

Chiba Dhokli is a unique steamed snack made with chickpea flour . It is one of the lost recipes from the region of Kutch , Gujrat . For September Mega Marathon I made a list of steamed snacks and in fact started working on that list too . Later I changed my mind and decided…