Beetroot Paratha (Beetroot Flat bread)

Beetroot paratha is a easy,tasty and nutritional great lunch box option for kids. Beetroot puree, onion, coriander leaves and green chillies are required to prepare this healthy flat bread. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Makes: 8 to 10 paratha Ingredients: Beetroot: 2 medium sized Whole wheat flour: 2 cups Onion: 1 to…

Avocado & pumpkin Paratha

Soft and tasty Avocado & pumpkin  paratha is prepared with whole wheat flour, soft ripen avocado pulp, grated pumpkin, onion, green chillies and some spices. This Paratha is ideal for serving for breakfast or packing for children lunch box. Many of us know that avocado contains monounsaturated fatty acids , which helps to  reduces bad…

Instant Oats & Vegetable Idly

Instant oats  idly is prepared  with oats, semolina / suji and yogurt. To make it healthy grated carrot, green peas, grated cabbage,french beans and finely chopped coriander are added. Any other choice of vegetables like grated pumpkin can also be added. You can also make vegetable dosa with this batter. You can try my instant…

Oats & carrot paratha (Oats & Carrot Flat Bread)

Paratha is an Indian breakfast preparation.  Paratha dough is prepared with whole wheat flour and choice of vegetables and rolled into a flat bread. It is then fried on a pan with some butter or oil. Stuffed paratha is also prepared with stuffing made with choice of vegetables. Preparing tasty and healthy oats & carrot…

Instant Uthappam

Instant uthappam is for all those who want to prepare uthappam, but do not have time to prepare dosa batter.  Onion Uthappam is a popular breakfast dish of South India. It is like a pancake prepared with Dosa batter and vegetables like onion, green chillies and tomato. Utthappam is served along with coconut chutney and…

Uthappam

Onion Uthappam or onion oothappam is a popular breakfast dish of south India. It is a pancake prepared with Dosa batter and topped with vegetables like onion, green chillies and tomato. Traditionally Uthappam is served along with coconut chutney (or any chutney) and sambar. As we have added green chillies and chopped vegetables, uthappam  can be…

Medu  Vada

Medu Vada or Minapa Garelu  is a South Indian crispy deep-fried breakfast snack prepared with urad dal / split black gram batter, ginger and green chillies. It is usually served along with coconut chutney or Sambar. These fried vada can be soaked in yogurt to prepare Dahi  Vada. Preparation time: 15 minutes  Soaking time: 2…

Puffed Rice Upma (Murmure Upma)

Puffed Rice Upma is a traditional breakfast item prepared in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is called Borugula Upma in Andhra Pradesh and  Uggani in Karnataka. It is generally served along  with Masala Dal Vada or Mirchi Bajji. The preparation of this Upma is very much similar to Poha Upma. There are 2 types of…

Mooli Paratha(Radish Flat bread)

Mooli paratha/ Radish paratha is a Indian break fast preparation. Whole wheat flour and grated radish is mixed to prepare dough. Prepared dough is rolled in to a paratha or flat bread and fried on a pan using some butter or oil. Preparation Time:15 Minutes Cooking Time: 15 Minutes Makes: 8 to 10 paratha Ingredients…

Upma

Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish made from Wheat semolina. There are 3 to 4 verities of Rava available in the market. A finer polished Rava is called  Suji in Hindi and is mostly used to prepare sweets like Suji Halwa, Sheera etc.The Rava i have used is called Bansi Rava in India…

Masala   Dosa

Masala dosa is a very popular south Indian breakfast. Crispy pan cakes are prepared with  fermented rice and black gram batter and stuffed with potato curry. It is usually served with coconut chutney or ground nut chutney and sambar. Once the batter is prepared we can prepare dosa, uthappam and ponganalu. Deep fried dumplings  called…

Pongal

Ingredients:   Rice – 2 Cups Green Gram Split (Moong Dal)-1 Cup Onion -1 (Cut into 4 pieces)  Cardamon  (Elaichi) -3 To 4 Clove – 2 Cinnamon – 2 Sticks Turmeric – A pinch Cumin Seeds – 1 Teaspoon Salt -1 Teaspoon Oil – 1 Teaspoon (For tempering) Curry Leaves -8 to 10 Cumin Seeds,…