Reminiscent of uncomplicated times, this unpretentious and insanely easy snack — peanuts and jaggery or groundnuts and jaggery, will soon become your go-to snack, for the ease with which you can prepare it, the way you can customise it, and for its nutritional value.
The black chickpea sprouts sundal is a snack-cum-salad is crackly, crunchy and soft, and has a nutty and wholesome flavour that elevates sprouts. What a great way to reduce weight, no? A spoonful here and two spoonfuls there, and it disappears quickly.
There’s nothing else that infuses warmth as tenderly as these mini monsoon comrades and some hot tea on a cold and rainy day. Crispy, brown and scaarrrumptious, these split chickpea fritters, known here as masala vadas, and paruppu vadais are guaranteed mood lifters too.
Moist inside and crispy on the outside, these little baked buggers melt in your mouth, leaving behind a heady, almost meaty backnote. Baked Aubergine Slices or Brinjal Melts is a simple dish that uses only 7 ingredients, and is perfect whether eaten by itself or along with a salad.