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Avocado Paratha

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Today is the last day of blogging marathon 5. And my dish for the day is Avocado paratha. Different from other Parathas which is easy to make and healthy.
We need:


Wheat flour 1 cup Avocado 1 Garam masala 1/4 sp Salt to taste Chilli powder 1/4 sp Jeera 1/4 sp Haldi pinch Oil few spoons Water Curd/ yogurt 1cup


Method:


Add garam masala, salt, chilli powder, Jeera, haldi, and 2 sps oil in flour. Also add mashed avocado. Now mix well and add water to make it as a chapati dough. Make as parathas and cook on pan like normal parathas. Serve hot with plain curd or Raita.

Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya Suresh, Srivalli, Usha Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special:Vardhini, Seven Days of Indian Sweets: Harini, Suma, Veena Seven Days of Regional Specials: Aarthi, Kalyani, Pavani, Shylaja Summer Coolers: PJ, Vaishali Under 15 mins Quick Breakfast:Sushma Pinjala,

Pan cakes

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We need:


Pan cake mix 1 cup Milk 1/2 cup Eggs 1 Maple syrup / honey Butter 2 sps


Method:


Mix Pan cake mix with egg and milk till smooth. Heat pan and apply little butter. Once the butter melts add little pan cake mixture. Wait for 1 mit and turn to other side to cook. All this process have to be done on medium flame or else the pan cakes will burn. Repeat this process to make pancakes. This mixture makes around 5 pancakes. Transfer to serving place and add honey or maple syrup on top. Serve with strawberries or banana or with ur favourite fruits. Simple and easy to make a healthy breakfast.


Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya Suresh, Srivalli, Usha Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special:Vardhini, Seven Days of Indian Sweets: Harini, Suma, Veena Seven Days of Regional Specials: Aarthi, Kalyani, Pavani, Shylaja Summer Coolers: PJ, Vaishali Under 15 mins Quick Breakfast:Sushma Pinjala,

Fried Idly

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Todays recipe is little unhealthy but very tasty breakfast. U can make this with leftover idlies or freshly made idlies. Here goes the recipe.........

We need:


Idly batter 2cups Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/4 sp Jeera 1/4 sp Sesame seeds 1/4 sp Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup Salt to taste Oil 2 cups


Method:


Make idlies and cut them to half. Heat oil and deep fry till crisp. Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds, jeera, udad dal and sesame seeds. Saute for 2 mits and add cut idlies. Add little haldi and salt to taste. Mix well and transfer to serving plate. Garnish with cilantro and serve with tomato sauce or hot sauce. Simple to make and tasty but little unhealthy. Enjoy......

Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya Suresh, Srivalli, Usha Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special:Vardhini ,Seven Days of Indian Sweets: Harini, Suma, Veena Seven Days of Regional Specials: Aarthi, Kalyani, Pavani, Shylaja Summer Coolers: PJ, V…

Cracked wheat upma

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We need:



Cracked wheat rava 1cup Carrot chopped 1/4 cup Cabbage chopped 1/ 4cup Onion chopped 1/4 cup Curry leaves 4 Green chillies 2 Red chilli 1 Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Jeera 1/4 sp Chana dal 1/4 sp Cashew 10 Peanuts 10 Chopped cilantro 1/2 cup Oil 3 sps Salt to taste Lime or lemon 1


Method:


Heat pan and add oil. Now add mustard seeds, jeera, red chilli, chana dal, curry leaves and saute for few seconds. Now add cashew and peanuts. Now add all chopped veggies and cook for 2 mits. Now add 3 cups of water and bring it to boil. Add cilantro and salt to taste. Now add wheat rava slowly and simmer the stove and place lid on top. Cook for 4 mits and switch off the stove. Serve hot with any chutney, sugar or freash lime or lemon juice on top. This serves 2 people.


Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya Suresh, Srivalli, Usha Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special:Vardhini ,Seven Days of Indian Sweets: Harini, Suma, Veena Seve…

Carrot Idly

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Idly is the tiffin made mostly through out south India. But each part of south India make this idly in a different way. We make Idly with udad dal and idly rava, few make this with rice and udad dal. The idly i made today is with udad dal and idly rava. This is the regular idly which we make. I wanted to try this in a different way adding carrot and chana dal. And idly tasted good with chutney. Here goes the recipe........

We need:


Udad dal 1 cup Idly rava 2 cups Carrot grated 1 cup Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Jeera 1/4 sp red chilli 2 Green chillies 3 Coconut powder 1/ 2 sps Dhaliya 1 cup Oil 2 sps Curry leaves 4



Method:


Soak udad dal over night and grind it to smooth paste. Soak idly rava for and hour and drain water. Add it to dal paste and ferment it over night. Add salt and grated carrot to it before making idly. Now take idly plates and grease them with oil before adding idly batter to it. Now steam the idly's in cooker. While the idly is cooking prepare chutney to serve with i…

Sago Upma

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Today is the second day of blogging marathon, and wanted to make something with sago(saggubiyyam). Its healthy and heavy breakfast. Its very simple, easy and fast to make. Here goes the recipe.....
We need:



Sago 1cup Onion chooped 1/4cup Carrot chopped 1/4cup Potato chopped 1/4cup Peanuts 1/4cup Udad dal 1/2spoon Mustard seeds 1/2spoon Chana dal 1/2 spoon Jeera 1/2spoon Red chilli 1/2 spoon Green chilli chopped 1 Cilantro chopped 1/2spoon Oil 2spoons


For powder:

Dhaliya 1/2 cup Garlic 2cloves Red chilli powder 1sp Salt to taste
Method:


Soak sago over night in water. Heat oil in pan add jeera, mustard, red chilli, udad dal and chana dal. Add curry leaves and all chopped veggies . Now add peanuts and cook for 3 mits. Add salt and mix well. Drain water and add sago to the cooked veggies. Mix well and garnish with cilantro. Do not cook for more than 2 mits after adding sago.


Method for powder:

Add salt, chilli powder and garlic to daliya and make a powder in mixer. Serve this powder …

Egg and Cheese Toast with Coffee

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This is the first time I am participating in Srivalli's Blogging marathon. I have choosen Quick Breakfast as my theme which has to be made in 15 mits. This is the first day of the Marathon which continues till 7 days from today. I have made Egg and cheese Toast as my first day breakfast which is served with coffee. Here is the recipe......
Weneed:
Egg 1 Bread slices 2 Mozzarella cheese 2 spoons grated Butter 1sp melted Milk 1cup Sugar 1sp Coffee powder 1sp Method:
Heat pan and add few drops of butter. Now beat egg directly on to the pan. After 2 mits top it with one bread slice. Rest it for a minute and turn it around. Now add cheese on top of the egg and top it again with another bread slice. Cook it for 2 mits and transfer to a plate. All this has to be done on medium flame. Take a cup of milk add sugar and coffee powder to it. I have used nescafe. Heat it in microwave for 2 mits and remove. Now cut the egg and cheese toast to 2 pieces as u like and serve it with coffee. This bre…