Who doesn’t like to sit by windowsill and enjoy light drizzle, with a cup of hot tea/coffee, spicy snacks, soothing music and a heart-warming book? The thought itself is quite refreshing right…??? As monsoon is playing hide and seek in many parts of India, I have come up with 15 Must Try Monsoon Munchies to try this season. These rain day snacks are spicy, easy to make and yummy…
Murmura Chivda – Murmura Chivda/Namkeen is made with freshly grated dry coconut, roasted peanuts, thinly sliced and fried green chilies, crisp fried curry leaves and roasted puffed rice.
Mutter Chaat – Mutter Chaat/Green Peas Chaat is amalgamation of flavours…sweet, spicy and tangy…just what taste buds crave for during rains…
Medu Bonda – Medu Bonda are spicy and crispy deep fried balls made urad dal, onions, curry leaves, ginger and green chillies.
Baby Corn Cigars – These crunchy, spicy and cheesy…Baby Corn Cigars are my family favourite rain day snack.
Aloo Pakora – Rain means pakora aka bhajiya in Indian houses. Of them all Aloo Bhajiya/Aloo Pakora with hot chai is bliss.
Cinnamon-Cocoa Flavored Popcorn – Popcorn is like diet food to me. Not deep fried and can be popped in no time. Cocoa with cinnamon on popcorn is yum…do try it…
Mirchi Bhaji – Mirchi Bhaji is one of the most popular street food in Guntur and rain or no rain we just love piping hot, spicy mirchi bhaji on any day with our evening hot cuppa.
Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda – These cheesy and spicy aloo bonda/chickpea flour-potato balls are perfect monsoon evening snack.
Rajma Aloo Tikki – Rajma Aloo Tikki/Cutlet is a protein punch snack made with red kidney beans and potatoes. These shallow fried yummy snack make a delicious pair with tea/coffee.
Bhel Puri – A jhatpat simple and yummy chaat, which is perfect to entertain your friends or guest or for your indulgence on an monsoon evening.
Pyaaz ke Pakode – As I said rain day calls for pakode and Pyaaz ke Pakode/Onion Pakoda is one of the much-loved snack. These gluten free and vegan pakodas are simply irresistible monsoon munchies.
Grilled Sandwiches – Sandwiches are my favourite evening snack and I love adding cheese and veggies like sweetcorn, capsicum, tomatoes and onion to it.
Aloo Chana Chaat – This Aloo Chana Chaat is easy to make, kid friendly and yummy. Just a few handful ingredients and a wonderful chaat is ready.
Dhokla – Made in microwave, this khaman dhokla is spongy and delicious treat on a rain day.
Poha – In mood of spicy chaat and you don’t have time to cook elaborate, then try this easy fast food Poha.