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Wheat Flour Puttu

Puttu is our own delicacy…It is the food of God’s Own Country…Before, people in Malabar only used rice flour to make puttu…now we are looking for different ways to have nutritious food..Wheat is supposed to be rich in fibre and we all opt for wheat even though we love rice dishes… We have developed a liking for wheat…Wheat puttu I have posted before…this time in combination with spicy chicken stew we had the puttu…

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Uzhunnu vada aka Urad dal fritters (with drumstick leaf)

A tasty snack to go with hot coffee or tea…This is an authentic South Indian snack…We can have it either as a snack or as breakfast with chutney and sambar…To make it more nutritious I added some drumstick leaves and the taste was augmented…The benefits of drumstick are umpteen,,,good for diabetes, hypertension, enhance your immune system and good for bones and good for digestion..the benefits go on…if you find kids not liking drumstick leaves, make tasty vadas and serve and they are going to devour it like anything…

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Diamond Cuts( the authentic sweet of Malabar)

The crispy crunchy sweet made of maida…this sweet we usually used to make at home and store so when guests come suddenly without warning we could proudly present our homemade sweet dish…Those days getting instant snacks from close-by shops was difficult, as mostly shops will not keep snacks much unlike now..Nothing to beat this delicacy…and always fresh and crispy..

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Parippu Vada (Masala Vada)

The crispy, crunchy, spicy dal vada…Who will say no to Parippu Vada??…We usually used to have this in college canteen hot and crispy…That time this was one of the numbered available snacks you get in college canteen…We never were dissatisfied.. In fact all were happy to get this crunchy, spicy hot snack everyday..You never get bored with the dish…Apt for a cold rainy day..a perfect evening snack or a breakfast dish… This dish I have posted before.. since the taste is overwhelming thought of posting again…

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Cheese Garlic Toast

Anything garlicky is delicious…I love the flavor of garlic…This I made from leftover bread…An easiest to make toast..A good starter or we can use as an evening snack..Garlic with coriander leaves, cheese and the spiciness of green chilli elate the taste…

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Apple Chutney Stuffed Paratha

Stuffed parathas are always tasty..You do not have to go for non-veg filling to make it tasty…Any filling adds taste and makes parathas softer also..This sweet paratha can be had as an evening snack or as a main dish…

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