Category Archives: Savoury snacks

I is for Itole (Shrimp fritters)

Itole (‘aye-tolay’) are a great bar snack, although we had them at tea time. This was, simply speaking, vamped up frugal living. The batter was what was left over from making ‘pole’ (‘pol-ay’ are rice pancakes, similar to dosas). Shrimps and … Continue reading

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B is for Bhanavle (Cabbage pie)

A quick tea time snack that has been my favourite for as long as I can remember. Cooked to perfection by my Mothi Aji (great grandma) as well as my Aji (gran), it always reminds me of summer holidays and … Continue reading

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Cornflakes chivda (Spicy cornflakes)

This was meant to be a Diwali retrospective but instead has turned out to be just in time to plan for the New Year parties. Anyway, don’t let the time of the year stop you from indulging in this special treat. … Continue reading

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