Cholafali (read: cho-laa-fuh-lee) is a popular Gujarati snack often prepared during the festival of Diwali. These are spicy mixed flour fingers deep fried in oil. Simple ingredients, some times on hand, and loads of patience with the dough gives you this excellent snack which can be as versatile as you can make it. Today’s recipe is basic enough for people not familiar with this. (more…)

Savory Mixture

It is always easier to just buy these snacks from a store nearby. They’re cheaper and less time consuming. But festivals bring a whole new energy and even lazy people (like me :P) love donning the chef’s hat and making goodies to share with friends and family! This savory mixture features on our “Diwali Snack list” every year. (more…)

Shankarpali | Diamond Biscuit

Shankarpali is a snack popular in Maharashtra, India. It is traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali holiday.At home, Ma makes this to mix it with other homemade savory goodies to make a delicious mixture. Healthy? Of course not. But the deep fried goodie is such a delicious snack that we make it at every opportunity. 😀 (more…)