Category Archive: Starters/Appetizer

Goan style stuffed Whole Pomfret/Paplet with Green Chutney

I am a seafood lover and I make different dishes every week. Pomfret or Paplet is one of the expensive fish in India and one of my favorite. Pomfret is a salt water fish with… Continue reading

Brazilian Acaraje/ Black eyed Pea fritters

I was reading a marathi news supplement where I got introduced with Acaraje, I found it very tempting and interesting. Acaraje, is a traditional dish from Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Specially in… Continue reading

Pan roasted or Grilled asparagus

Asparagus, A spring vegetable Which is very healthy. Asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, and zinc, and a… Continue reading

Moong dal and Sesame seeds fritters/ Moong daal aur Til ke vade

I made these vade for Gudi padwa naivedya. It is so easy to make and very tasty which can be served as a appetizer. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup dry Skinless split green gram (dhuli… Continue reading

Chavali palak che appe/ Black eyed pea and Spinach Ableskivers

I was making something using black eyed peas, but I had a good amount of mixture left. I didn’t want to make the same thing again also I want it less oily and… Continue reading

Palakche mutkule/Palak muthiya(Steamed spiced spinach sausages)

A very healthy, gluten free and tasty dish which can be served as a appetizer snacks, serve as a side or just enjoy anytime you want. Serves: 2 People Ingredients: 1  1/4 Cup… Continue reading

Hariyali chicken tikka/coriander flavoured grilled chicken

It is very easy and delicious dish, which is usually eat as a appetizer. It is traditionally small pieces of boneless chicken baked using skewers in a clay oven called a tandoor after… Continue reading

Sawa rice cutlets/ Upwasache vade(pan fried)

These cutlets/ vade can be a good alternative to sabudana vada. Ingredient: to cook sawa rice: 1/4 Cup sawa rice. bhagar/variche tandool 1 1/2 cup water for cutlets/vada: cooked sawa rice 1 medium… Continue reading


There is no words to describe my love for falafel. Falafel is traditional food of Middle Eastern. It is deep fried grounded beans ball which is served with pita bread, Hummus, Tahini sauce… Continue reading

Classic Hummus

Another favourite thing of mine….. Method: 1 Cup cooked garbanzo beans (around 1/4 cup dry garbanzo beans soaked overnight and then cooked ) 2 Tbsp Tahini sauce 1 1/2 Cloves of garlic Juice… Continue reading