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Spiced Egg in Pastry Shells – The South Indian Egg Puffs

Hard boiled eggs with a spicy mix of onions encased in a pastry shell or what we called egg puffs is a favorite tea time snack. These are not just tea time snack, pack a couple in the lunch box along with some fruit and it turns into a hearty lunch . This is easy to prepare , especially when you have pre-made puff pastry sheets.

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Happy Onam and Some Plantain Chips !

Have you ever  wondered   what  kind of  chips  the  gods  are  likely to much on ? If you are a Malayali  the answer is “Plantain chips”, of course!  All right , that was a bit  over  the  top, but  these chips  are  darn  delicious.  Chips, Onam , nostalgia.. be warned,  this  is going  to …

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Tuna Cutlets – Lightly Spiced Fish Croquettes

Fish croquettes are a popular appetizer and tea-time snack in many coastal towns. This version, popular in parts of South India and Sri Lanka, is made with firm fleshy fish like tuna or shark. Locally known as cutlets it is a delightful mix of flaked fish, spices, and herbs. These deep-fried croquettes are crispy and …

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Loaded Vegetable Cutlets

These  lovely vegetable  patties  are  perfect  for an evening  snack or   as  an appetizer.  Serve   with a  few  slices  onions  and  tomatoes  seasoned   with a  splash of  vinegar  and   salt   or some  ketchup for  those  picky eaters :-). What  I  love  most   about  this  recipe is  how  adaptable  it is …

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Tea Time Munchies – Simple Cake Rusk

Cake rusk is a favorite tea-time snack in India.  These a crunchy, and lightly sweetened. Similar to biscotti these are twice-cooked making them drier and suitable for longer storage than cakes. A quick dunk in hot coffee or tea and these melt in the mouth. Vegetarian Nut Free Contents What are Rusks Origin of Rusks …

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