Thursday, August 16, 2012

Chana dal Vada

Hi, in this post we will learn how to prepare chana dal vada. It is an Indian snack that's often prepared during various festival . Its mouth watering and i love it. Hope you will enjoy it too. :-)

  • Chana Dal or Bengal Gram -200gms
  • Onion- 2 Medium Size, Finely Chopped
  • Green Chillies- 3, Finely Chopped
  • Turmeric Powder- 1/2 TSP
  • Pepper Powder-1 tea spoon
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt as per taste
  • celery leaves or coriander leaves- finely chopped
  • Soak the dal overnight
  • Grind the dal as coarsely as possible along with the green chilies
  • To this add salt ,turmeric,pepper,onion and celery leaves.
  • Carefully make flat round shapes
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the mixture
  • Take it out until vada's turn golden in color 
Chana dal Vada is ready to be served :-).
serve it hot with green chutney, preferably coriander chutney.

Enjoy and happy cooking :-)
Feel free to share your recipies with me.

By: Sushmita Pandit

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Vegetable Pasta Noodle-Indian Style

Hi, in this post we will learn how to prepare  Linguine Pasta Noodles. It s easy to prepare and quite good in taste.


  • Linguina pasta noodles-200gms
  • oil
  • carrot-2 finely sliced
  • bell pepper- 1 finely chopped
  • onion- 1 sliced into quarters
  • ginger- 1 TSP finely chopped
  • garlic - 1 TSP finely chopped
  • french beans- sliced in length
  • spring onion
  • broccoli-1/2 cup
  • Fried eggs,optional
  • soy sauce, tomato sauce, oyster sauce
  • Green Chillies-3
  • Pepper powder-1 TSP
  • Salt As per tatse


  • Boil pasta in water .(heat the water, add oil and salt to it, followed by adding pasta)
  • In a pan heat oil,add green chillies,onion and fry for 1 min at high flame .
  • Add all other vegetables fry for 2 minutes until vegetables get cooked.
  • Add salt and pepper powder
  • Add pasta and fry for 1 min 
  • to this add all the sauce
  • lastly add fried eggs and sprinkle spring onions.
Your pasta is ready to serve,
Enjoy and keep cooking :-)

By: Sushmita Pandit