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Showing posts with label Healthy Breakfast Item. Show all posts

Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake - Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
What's better than starting your day with a healthy breakfast. This pancake, also called as Uttapa or Uttapam, is a south INDIAN classic. Provides carbs, protein and add all the veggies you love. Have this with Chutney and energize your day !

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Batter Ingredients:
3 bowl of rice
1 bowl of urad daal

1. Wash the rice and daal seperate.
2. Soak them in water ( seperate ) and leave overnight.
3. Grind seperate to a coarse paste and mix together in a large container.
4. Add a little bit of salt and leave it in a warm place for overnight. This will cause the batter to ferment and rise. Do add a little bit of water, consistency should be like lava. Not too runny or not too thick.
5. You are ready to make idlis or uttapam's !!

Topping Ingredients:
Finely chopped Onions or veggies of your choice.
Cumin Seeds
Oil or Ghee ( clarified butter )
Salt as per taste

(If the batter is too thick do add a little water )

1. Take a pan / tava / hot plate / griddle and heat it up at high heat.
2. Reduce the heat to medium and add a few drops of oil.
3. Take the batter ( ensure you mix the batter with a spoon for it to aerate), and add a bowl of batter on the pan.
4. Slightly tilt the pan for the batter to spread. 
5. Add the toppings , drizzle some oil on the sides and cover it with a lid. Let it cook for around 2 minutes on medium heat.
6. Remove lid and flip. Cook for another 30 seconds - 1 min.
7. Remove on a plate and serve hot with chutney.

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Thalipeeth - Maharashtrian Delicacy - Much better than fast food.

How to make Thalipeeth
A recipe which has been handed down from generations. This multi nutritional dish is not 
only mouth watering but soooo easy to make. I'm sure once you try it... it will be a regular item on you menu. Its much better than any fast food.

2 Cup Jowar Flour
2 Onions
1 tsp Asafoetida
1.5 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 - 3 tsp Red Chili Powder
3/4 Cup Coriander/Cilantro
2-3 tbsp Oil
Water: As required
Salt: As per taste


1. Take jowar flour into large bowl and add all the spices.
2. Now add onions, coriander, oil and salt.
3. Add sufficient amount of water and make soft dough and make small portion out of it.
4. Now take one cotton cloth, soak it into water.
5. Spread it over wooden board. Take one small portion and spread it on cloth by using water to make thalipeeths.
6. Add some oil on pan and put this on it.
7. Cook it from both sides and your dish will be ready.

1. Very healthy as contains ingredients like jowar flour, onions, coriander.cilantro.
2. East and can be made quickly.

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Cheese Chilli Sandwich - Grilled Cheese Sandwich - Easy and Quick Snack !!

Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
This quick and easy recipe is not only an all time classic, but hugely popular among kids. You can always change this recipe a bit, by skipping the green chilies / peppers in case its only for the kid party :)

2 Bread Slices
2 Chopped Green Chilies
3 tbsp Cheddar Cheese
2 Slices Of Mozzarella Cheese
1 tsp Butter


1. Apply butter on bread slices from both sides.
2. Now place one slice on grill.
3. Put mozzarella cheese, green chilies and cheddar cheese.
4. Now cover it with second slice of bread.
5. Roast the sandwich for 4-5 minutes our dish is ready.
6. Serve it hot with tomato ketchup or have it plain.

1. Very quick and easy snack.
2. Health breakfast item as it contains good source of protein.

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Chatpata Chawal - Rice with Tempering - Leftover Rice Recipe

Tangy Rice,Chatpata Chawal,Leftover Rice Recipe
Tangy Rice - Chatpata Chawal - Leftover Rice Recipe
What to do about leftover rice ? I am sure you all had this question a couple of times. Instead of throwing it away, 
here is a quick and easy recipe to turn leftover rice into a spicy tangy variety.
Do have it and let me know your feedback !

3/4 Cup Boiled Rice
1 Small Onion
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
Salt: As per taste
Coriander/CIlantro: For garnishing

For Tempering:
1-2 tbsp Oil
3/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder

1. Keep you pan on medium heat and add oil to that.
2. Once oil is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida,turmeric powder and mix it well.
3. Add onions and let it cook till onions become transparent.
4. Now add boiled rice, red chili powder, salt and mix it well.
5. Decorate it with cilantro and dish is ready.

1. Perfect recipe for leftover rice.
2. Popular breakfast/snack item in Maharashtra.
2. Quick, easy and delicious.

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Dadpe Pohe-Poha

Poha, Pohe, Dadape, Dadpe
Dadape Poha -Pohe
This is a famous Maharashtra - India recipe , more popular in Sangli. Rice flakes, coconut, onion, green peppers deliver a bold punch and make you want more. Enjoy this as an evening snack or even as breakfast !! You will love it.

1.5 Cup Thin Poha               
1/4 Cup Buttermilk
3/4 Cup Grated Coconut
8-10 Green Chilies
2 Onions(Medium)
8-10 Curry Leaves
2 tsp Lemon Juice
2-3 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Sugar
Salt: as per taste
Coriander/Cilantro:for garnishing

For Tempering:
2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 tsp Asafoetida
1 tsp Turmeric Powder

1. Add buttermilk,Sugar, Salt in to the pohe and keep it aside for 5-7 mins.
2. Heat oil in the pan and add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida, Turmeric Powder and mix it well.
3. Now add curry leaves and green chilies and mix it well.
4. Add onions and cook them till they become transparent.
5. Next step is to add cooked onions followed by coconut and lemon juice to poha. 
6. Mix it well and our dish will be ready.
7. Garnish it with Coriander and serve it.

1. Very healthy as it contains ingredients like coconut,curry leaves, green chilies.
2. Popular breakfast item in Maharashtra-INDIA.
3. Can be made very quickly.

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