Indian breakfasts

Bittergourd peel pooris- Crispy karela peel pooris – tasty brunch recipes

Pooris are always a favourite at home, though it is a rare thing at my place because I don’t deep fry a lot. I have tried making different varieties of pooris before. But this recipe really intrigued me. This used bittergourd peel. Who had thought of using karela peels in pooris. It was awesome – crispy and delicious when I made it for a weekend brunch one day. I also carried it for my friend when we met and they loved it too. I will surely make this one again. Recipe source – Maayeka Serve immediately with some potato side…

 

Paneer paratha recipe – Kids lunch box recipes

We love paneer and parathas with paneer has become by son’s favourite when I made this a couple of days ago.He asks me to make this quite often. Its actually quite easy to make , filling and healthy too. Now as the school starts, I am often in a fix what to give in the lunch box. Parathas does makes the best school lunch box recipe. You can even cut them to triangles making it easy for your kids to eat. Place them in the lunch box wrapping them in aluminium foil or a tissue paper so that it doesn’t…

 

Moong bhel recipe – healthy snack recipes

This is a nice healthy dish which is enjoyed by the kids as it is like any other chaat and equally by grown up as its healthy and tasty. I make this for breakfast or also when we are in mood for light dinner. It is low in calories too. You can also make this with moong sprouts. Some people make with raw moong sprouts too. But I love it this way. Do try this especially if you are on a diet and trying to reduce weight. It makes a delicious and filling dish too. Distribute some portion of the…

 

Channa masala parathas- leftover recipes- Kids food recipes

This recipe is especially for kids, Kids who eat their rotis (indian breads) happily without even touching the side dish or the vegetables.So its not only about using left overs, but even freshly made side dishes and you are certain that your kid is not going to touch it. Just sneak it in their parathas and they wont even know it.Its also a easy way to use up your left overs. Okay, its not only chole or channa masala, but you can follow the same recipe to use any leftover side dishes like pav bhaji or even your dals. Believe…

 

Coriander paratha- Indian breads – Lunch box recipes

Nothing much of a story about these parathas,except I found the recipe in a tarla dalal cook book . I love coriander and love to add them to all my subjis and my rasam is incomplete without them. I have been making lot of parathas nowadays, especially cheese parathas – my son’s favourite. I made them recently and it tasted quite nice. It goes well with some dal or tomato gravy. I did not find it very appealing with curds because the parathas were mildly spiced and went well with some spicy dal. But its your choice completely. Try them…

 

Corn upma – easy breakfast recipes- corn recipes

There are still some days when we just have bread,oats or cornflakes for breakfast,though beginning of the year, I had decided to make proper filling breakfast as it is considered the most important meal of the day. So I do make idli/dosa/adai batters regularly or sometimes its poha or upma. I also make instant dosas a lot nowadays with atta,rice flour,rava, ragi, sorghum, oatmeals etc.So most of the days we do have satisfying breakfast. I need to get more organized and plan before hand as the twosome manage to keep me quite busy always and I am glad I am…