Puffed rice chivda is a great snack to make ahead of time and store in air-tight containers. This is a savory version with just a hint of sweetness.
If you’re looking for some last minute Diwali recipes, then this puffed rice chivda definitely fits the bill! Here’s another snack you can try for Diwali – savory diamond cuts (tukdi).
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Every time we visit Bangalore, my mother-in-law gives us a big container of savory diamond cuts, or tukdi, as a parting gift. I didn’t realize how easy they were to make, until I saw her prepare it last year.
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Today’s post covers another nostalgic trip down memory lane and a favorite summer snack – chanbure upkari (in konkani) or south Indian masala bhel.
Growing up, summers were spent in Mom’s hometown of Udupi, a small coastal town in Karnataka. Udupi is known for its local cuisine, which comprises of Masala Dosa, Golli Bajji & Neer Dosa (to name a few).
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Upma is a staple South Indian breakfast, but I’ve never liked it. I found it bland and unexciting. So Mom would make Upma’s sexier sibling – Khara Bhaath, just for me.
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