Plain Sev or Ompudi or omapodi is very easy and addictive snack and is commonly used in Indian Chaats like Sev Puri, Masala Puri Bhel puri… For the flavor and digestion the Omkaalu or ajwain is used in this recipe. If you don’t like the ajwain, you can skip the same and prepare plain sev. This sev is not only for chaats, you can just eat it with Chai or Coffee or keep it in a bowl next to you and crunch it as you work. This truly happens in my home. My daughter loves to keep a bowl of this sev when she does her homework :) All this salty, crispy, crunchy snacks like chakli, kodbaLe, mixture …. are her companias during her homework sessions. Prepare this simple easy to make snack for Navarathri gombe bagina, as offering to Shri Krishna or for Deepavali as well.
Breakfast is the very important meal of the day. Something easy, something tasty and healthy is always we look for while deciding the morning breakfast. One of them is this Shavige uppittu or semiya upma. You can add any vegetables make it more colorful and healthy or just make it plain and simple. I used MTR brand Vermicelli here. There are many different brands available in the store. Any brand is good for this Upma recipe. Dry roast the whole packet and store it in a airtight container and use it when needed.
This Vermicelli vegetable bath can be served as breakfast or evening snack along with hot cup of coffee.
Chaat but healthy. Misnomer? Not at all. This is a very quick, easy and healthy chaat that can be prepared by anyone in the family :). This is one of the chaat’s where you can get very creative. Corn chaat is very handy if you have sweet corn at home and you can whip up a tasty snack on a very short notice. Surely this is kids favorite snack! Here is the recipe to Simple spicy Sweet Corn chat or Masala Corn.
Menasinakai bajji is famous in North Karnataka as hittu hachchida Menasinakayi, usually served with Mandakki Oggarane. Menasinakayi bonda / Mirchi bajji is also one of the popular street foods in Bangalore Mysore region! Best on a cold winter evenings, eat this bonda with a hot cup of tea or Coffee.
It is prepared using a particular green chillies which are little long and less spicy. Don’t use thai chillies for this recipe.