• Appetizers & Snacks
  • Thenkuzhal

    Thenkuzhal murukku –  a classic South Indian deep-fried snack usually prepared around festivals.

    Iyengar Tamilian Thenkuzhal Murukku Recipe with Step by Step pictures by foodomania.com

    I have fond memories of eating the thenkuzhal dough year after year during Diwali. Yeah, I’m a dough-eater. Don’t judge, okay? Sometimes, dough tastes amazing! And so does the end dish of the dough.

    We make this snack about once or twice a year during festivals (most commonly during Diwali). We would make it more often, but the lengthy process often stops us from making the extra effort more frequently. Once in a while though – I urge you to try this snack – for this is a great one to have in your culinary repertoire.  (more…)

  • Kitchen 101
  • 15 Super Rich Sources Of Meat Protein

    I’m obsessed with protein. You will too, if you knew the health benefits of consuming adequate protein in your everyday diet. For one, you need enough of this macro-nutrient to build and repair muscle. And we all know muscles aid in burning fat and also make you stronger. Protein also plays an important role in reducing the hunger pangs-indirectly reducing your cravings. Additionally, it works to slow the release of carbohydrates into your bloodstream, which can prevent the sudden spikes in blood sugar that are believed to encourage sagging energy levels. The thumb rule is to consume 1 g protein per kg of body weight. And if you’re training to build your physique, your protein requirement can be even more (varies per your body type).   (more…)

  • Appetizers & Snacks
  • Vada Pav inspired Bread Rolls

    Vada Pav in the form of a Bread Roll!

    Vada Pav inspired Honeycomb Bread Rolls Recipe with step by step tutorial by Foodomania.com

    This is a Vada Pav in the form of a bread roll! Can it get any cuter than that?

    I have an intense love for this dish and I often end up bonding with people over our mutual love for Vada Pav. I’m yet to meet someone who doesn’t like this dish. What can go wrong, really? A flavored potato fritter served with some soft rolls.

    For Vada Pav isn’t just food – it is an experience!    (more…)

  • American
  • Chocolate S’mores Cake Loaf

    This chocolate s’mores cake loaf is a great tea-time snack!

    Chocolate S'mores Cake Loaf Recipe | Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe by Foodomania.com

    I bring you a simple, elegant and decadent tea-time treat today. I call this my easy chocolate s’mores cake loaf.

    Why? Well, because it is a cake that incorporates all elements of s’mores – marshmallow, chocolate, nuts and graham crackers. So it was only obvious that I would call this a s’mores cake.    (more…)