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Snack Reviews: Anand Jack Fruit Chips (Product of India, 7oz/200g)

Jack fruit is the largest fruit tree in the world. Native to India, it also grows in other tropical climates such as Bangladesh. According to one study, they’re one of the most nutritious fruits including vitamin b, potassium and protein. Additionally, they’re low in calories. This is one of the reasons they’re promoting it in […]

Fast Indian Snack: Non-Traditional Puffed Millet Chaat

Chaat is an Indian word for an assortment of savory sweet snacks using carbs like chickpea, corn, wheat, rice based and other crunchies. Onions, potatoes, chickpeas, and tamarind often make appearances too. I was out of potatoes so I improvised this one using hashbrowns. The puffed millet gives it a fun, chewy texture. It only […]

Gluten Free Halwa Recipe (Cream of Rice)

Sooji ka Halwa is a very popular Indian snack made of cream of wheat (sooji). This non-traditional version uses Cream of Rice for my gluten free lady friend. It’s served warm and is especially comforting on crisp fall days. Normally halwa is made with quite a bit of sugar and ghee. This recipe is a […]

Indian Snack Review: Garvi Gujarat Jamnagari Gathiya (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Gathiya is a delicious crunchy snack made of chickpea (aka garbanzo flour aka gram aka besan) flour popular all over India. This version is Jamnagari style, named for a town in Gujarat. It’s seasoned with ajwain (bishop weed), black pepper and cumin. The individual pieces are actually about an inch long making them larger than […]

Poha: Indian Snack (Gluten free, Vegan)

Poha is the name of a tasty Indian and Bangladeshi snack made with flattened rice. The grains when bought are thin, dry flakes. The beauty of poha is that it rehydrates in minutes depending on the thickness (it’s often available in thick, medium and thin) . It can be found at most any Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi store. […]

Ghoogni, an easy Indian snack with chickpeas (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Ghoogi is something we’d eat often as children. It’s a healthy, inexpensive snack that’s vegan and gluten free to boot. Many people are familiar with Chana (Chole) Masala, the Punjabi cousin to Ghoogni. In restaurants it’s often served as a main dish with rice or kulcha naan bread. Ghoogni on the other hand is eaten […]

Deep Plaintain Chips (Ruffled)

Deep is a well known snack brand from India, going back to 1977.  These nice and simple plantain chips contain just three ingredients: plantains, oil and salt. Plantain chips are typically crunchy but being kettle cooked and ruffled takes it up a notch. In addition to impressive crunchiness the flavor is hearty with a mild […]