Category Archives: Snacks

Egg Puffs


A common snack in Kerala, the egg puff is one of several “puff” type popover with spicy fillings.

It is a small pie consisting of spicy filling with veggies and egg in a deep-fried or baked pastry shell. The filling is quite thick to prevent it from oozing out of the snack.

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cooking time : 20 mins

Makes: 10 nos.


  • Boiled eggs: 5
  • Onions: 3 vertically chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 2 tsp
  • Refined flour: 1 bowl
  • Wheat flour: 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Tomato ketchup: 1 tbsp
  • Oil : for deep frying


  • Hard boil eggs , remove the shell and cut it into halves and keep aside.
  • For puff ¬†covering, knead together refined flour/ maida , wheat flour salt and water.keep it for 5 minutes.
  • Roll it into big round size, cut the edges and make it into a square shape sheet.
  • Fold all four corners into the centre as shown below.


  • Now to make filling; heat oil in a wok, add onions and saute for 3 to 4 min till it becomes golden brown. Add salt and mix.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  • Now add all the dry spice powders, tomato ketchup and little water so that the spices blend well.




  • For the puff , add 1 spoon filling in the centre of rolled puff sheet and place a piece of egg and close it from all sides.



  • Deep fry it and serve with tomato ketchup.


  • Readymade puff sheets can be used.
  • You can bake it if you are health consious and dont want deep fry.

Spicy Egg Pasta


Pasta lovers would love this recepie. Its spicy,yummy and easy to make one.

Serves: 2

Cooking time: 15 mins


  • Boiled pasta: 1 large bowl
  • Veggies : 1 cup ( Your choice)
  • Black peper powder: 2 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Eggs: 2
  • Dried herbs: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil : 1 tbsp


  • Boil pasta of your choice , drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add veggies ( I used chopped carrots, capsicum and corn kernels ).
  • Saute well for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Add eggs and scramble it.
  • Add salt and black pepper powder, mix well.
  • Add red chilli sauce and pasta and mix well.
  • Cook for 5 mins.
  • Garnish it with dried herbs.

Dahi Vada


Preparation time : 8 hours

Cooking time : 15 mins

Serves: 4


For Batter: 

  • Urad dal: 1/4 kg
  • Water

For Vada:

  • Mint chutney :2 tbsp
  • Imli chutney: 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1/2tsp
  • Salt:for taste
  • Baking soda: 1/4 tsp
  • Chaat masala:1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies: 1 finely chopped
  • Oil: for deep frying


  • Soak urad dal in water overnight or for 8 hours.
  • Drain and grind it to a smooth and thick paste.
  • Add green chillies,salt and baking soda into the batter and mix well so that the batter becomes fluffy.
  • Heat oil in a pan, make medium sized dumplings of batter and deep fry till it becomes golden brown.
  • After frying soak the vadas in water for 15 mins.
  • Remove it from water and completely squeeze water from the vadas .
  • While serving add yogurt at the base. Immerse vada into it and add more yogurt from top.
  • Top it with mint chutney and imli chutney.Sprinkle chilli powder and chaat masala and serve.

Cheese corn balls


Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves: 4 to 5


  • Corn kernels : 1 big bowl
  • Potatoes: 2 boiled
  • All purpose flour/maida: 2 tbsp
  • Mozarella cheese : 1 cup grated
  • Coriander leaves : 1tbsp finely chopped
  • Green chillies : 1 finely chopped
  • Butter: 1tbsp
  • Milk: 1cup
  • Salt: for taste
  • Corn flour: 2tbsp
  • Oil: for deep frying


  • Boil corn kernels, drain and keep aside.
  • Boil and mash potatoes.
  • Heat butter in a pan, add maida and milk and stir continously till it thickens.
  • Turn off the flame and add corn kernels,mashed potatoes,coriander leaves ,green chillies ,cheese and salt.
  • Mix well and make small round dumplings.
  • Roll it over corn flour and deep fry it.
  • Serve hot with ketchup or mint chutney.

Corn Mayo Tarts


Preparation time : 15 mins

Serves : 8 to 10

This is a very easy to prepare recepie. This can be made quickly for evening snack or any kids party.


  • Tarts: 1 packet
  • Mayonaise : 1 big bowl
  • Cabbage :finely chopped 1 medium size bowl
  • Carrot: finely chopped 1 medium size bowl
  • Corn kernels : boiled 1 bowl


  • Mix together all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Arrange tart in a tray and fill it with mayo mix.

Mysore Bhajji


Preparation time : 5 mins

Cooking time : 10 mins

Serves : 4


  • Maida : 1 cup
  • Rice flour : 2 tbsp
  • Curd: 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Baking soda : 1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies chopped : 1
  • Coriander leaves finely chopped : 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Salt : for taste
  • Oil : for deep frying


  • Mix all the above ingredients together except oil.
  • Add little water if needed.
  • The consistency should be thick .
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Take small dumplings of batter in hand and drop it into oil.
  • Deep fry it.

Roasted corn



  • Corn : as needed
  • Lemon: 1/ 2 slice
  • Chat masala : 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: a pinch


  • Put burner on medium flame and roast corn directly on flame but rotating slowly n cooking all sides.
  • Once it gets roasted well remove from flame.. take a lemon slice dip it in chat masala,salt and chilli powder mixture and apply all over the corn.
  • Serve hot.
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