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BREAD UPMA /USLI

​Bread Upma…

Here is a simple and an easy recipe which can be made instantly……Best recipe for using breads laying untouched….

Simple to make Delicious in taste.. Making Bread upma is a brilliant idea to finish of stale bread or bread which is about to expire ;):mrgreen:

Here is a excellent recipe which can be made in jiffy…❤

INGREDIENTS 

•1 PKT Bread cut into pieces 

•2 medium onions chopped 

•2 medium tomatoes chopped 

•4 slit greenchillies 

•1 tsp gingergarlic paste 

•1/4 tsp turmeric 

•1/2 tsp chilly powder 

•1/2 tsp garammasala powder 

•1/2 tsp cumin powder 

• 1 tsp dhania powder 

•2 tblsp oil 

•1 tsp mustard seeds

•1/2 tsp cumin seeds 

•1/4 cup water 

• 2tblsp Chopped coriander leaves 
SERVING 

▪Fine Nylon Sev
METHOD 
▪ Heat a wide wok, add oil when hot add mustard seeds let this splutter add jeera let this pop well add onions, greenchillies fry transluscent 

▪Add gingergarlic paste saute awhile 

▪Add all spice powders saute till a good aroma 

▪add in chopped tomatoes, saute for 3 minutes 

▪Add water boil well till thick

▪add salt give a good mix

▪now add bread peices, coriander leaves mix well till everything gets combined 

▪Serve hot with sev sprinkled on top 
NOTE 

* you can even add sprouts,eggs to the recipe.. 

*any bread can be used,but tastes awesome with milk bread..

 
 

RAW BANANA FRITTERS

​Raw Banana Fritters…..crispy and spicy fritters served for lunchtime or teatime…. An easy and snack or sidedish made in jiffy when sudden guests arrive or when you like something to munchon…

They are also popularly known as podis….The same recipe can be used for lots of other veggies which i have mentioned at the end of the recipe….Do try this simple recipe where ingredients are very much handy…..

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Recipe as follows 

Ingredients 

•1 large raw banana, (peel outer skin using peeler and cut 6mm pieces )

•1/4 cup Rice flour (or as required)

•1 tblsp cornflour

•1 tblsp chilly powder (i used tikkalal)

•1/4 tsp asafoetida /Hing

•1 /4 tsp turmeric 

•salt as per taste

•water as needed to make thick batter
METHOD
▪In a wide container add banana discs and wash well

▪In another container add all ingredients mentioned above and make a thick paste

▪add banana discs, coat well ..

▪Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying

▪When oil is very hot turn flame to medium heat and add banana pieces one by one , (dont add to many pieces at a time )

▪Leave it without touching for 1-2 min then flip and cook otherside , just few seconds before taking out fritters fry it on high flame to get that crispy crunchy bite…

▪Repeat same with other leftover marinated pieces

▪serve during lunch time or teatime…

NOTE

*I have cut pieces in slant way to make it appealing, you can cut it in any desired shape…

*Adding too many pieces in a small kadai may result in soggy fritters.

*Same recipe can be used for Drumsticks,bittergourd,Potato,breadfruit, okra,yam,Teasel/ kantola/phagil,Brinjal ,brined Jackfruit,brined Bamboo, Ivy gourd 

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SWEET AND NORMAL PANCAKES USING MANGLORE CUCUMBER

Godi anni Cheppi Surnali Maggi Ghalnu is what called in konkani Language…..

Sweet and Normal Pancakes using  Manglore cucumber drizzled with honey,butter and served with chutney…
Here you can see two verities of pancake made using same batter ….The pancake with little yellowish in colour is sweeter version served with fresh butter and drizzled with honey … The other one is the normal pancake served with spicy coconut chutney…. so enjoy eating, double damakka with one batter :)☺😍❤….

INGREDIENTS

•2 cup dosa rice

•1/4  cup urd dal

•1 tsp methi

•1 cup poha/puffed rice

•1/4 cup coconut (opt)

•1 small cucumber peeled ,deseed and chopped finely

▪oil or ghee to drizzle

METHOD

▪First grind cucumber to paste without water,to this add remaining ingredients and grind to fine thick idli batter consistency ,

▪ferment well(min 8 hours) add salt and mix well

▪Heat a dosa griddle well , turn the flame to medium and pour a big laddle and spread lightly (this dosas are made thick or if you like spread it) 

▪ drizzling oil or ghee ,cook closed for even cooking….(cook one side )

▪Remove and serve hot with coconut chutney

Lets see how to make Sweet Pancakes using same batter

INGREDIENTS

•Few laddles of above batter 

•Jaggery as per sweetness

•a big pinch turmeric

•ghee to drizzle

METHOD

▪Add desired amount of grated jaggery according to sweetness to the batter and make thick dosa as said above , drizzle ghee and cook with lid closed for few minutes or till the crust is golden 

▪serve with butter and honey drizzled(opt)

NOTE

*1/4 tsp cooking soda/fruit salt/eno can be added to batter if batter doesn’t raise the next morning ,add cooking soda just before making dosa i…but this is optional,i never use this but some who live in cold region may need this …

*this dosa are usually cooked one side…..or if u like can  cook both sides on problem..

*Usually this dosas are thick but you can spread thin to make it crisp also using normal batter but for sweet dosa its preferred to be thick and spongy  ..


 

 

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RAW TOMATO CHUTNEY 

​Diwali is over and now everyone is back to routine with office,cooking,house cores ,etc etc.. ☺

As green tomatoes are in the season ,i am here with a all purpose GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY …..a delicious lip smacking dip which goes very well with chapatis / Dosas/rice….

I enjoyed this with Neer dosa..

Green Tomatoes are nothing but raw tomatoes, which has a unique taste with its crunchyness ….

In the recipe, along with tomatoes we also use groundnuts, which increases the taste and gives a rich thick volume to the dip….

There is no use of coconut in the recipe …so can be preserved for a week by refrigerating  in a airtight container….

So lets see how the recipe is and what are the Ingredients required for making this awesome chatpat dip..

Recipe credit to Dhanya Shenoy

INGREDIENTS 

•6 raw tomatoes of medium size chopped 

•3 greenchilles  (add as per requirement)

•1 tsp oil

•1/4 tsp cumin seeds 

•2 tblsp fried groundnut/peanuts 

•6 cloves garlic

•1/4 “ginger chopped 

•a small tamrind seed sized Jaggery 

•2 tblsp chopped coriander leaves  (optional ) 

•salt as per taste 

METHOD 

▪Heat a pan add oil, add chopped tomatoes,greenchillies and fry for 5-8 minutes or till tomatoes turn soft.

▪switch off flame and leave to cool,when cooled add tomatoes to mixi jar along with other ingredients and grind to chutney consistency 

▪Remove to a container ,Enjoy this with dosas /rice /chapatis 

▪You can even season the dip with a tsp of oil , mustard , broken red chillies and curry leaves….I have kept it simple without giving tadka…

▪Here in my dip i have not removed the skin of groundnuts, if you like you can remove the skin 

▪The same recipe can be made with ripe tomatoes , but the taste of the dip definitely varry…. 

Raw tomato chutney 

 
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Posted by on November 3, 2016 in BREAKFAST RECIPES, CHUTNEY/GOJJU, DOSAS

 

CARROT CHUTNEY 

Have you ever heard of carrot chutney before sounds interesting right….. most of you may not have heard before like me, even i wondered when i first saw this chutney recipe in a local cookery show a few months back and was egerly waiting to give this a try and believe me it tastes so delicious, that you cant guess its made from carrots ..

As we all know carrots are good for eyes and growing kids but now adays kids are so fussy eaters,they are so much prone to junk food that they never like to eat raw healthy vegetables like carrots…. 

So feed them this chutney by spread this to dosa /chapati along with cheese(optional ) and roll and serve them they will never know its carrot served to them 😉

This chutney very well goes with any dosas,idlis….(i enjoyed it with my Spongy Dosa 😋)

You may check  cotton dosa,neer dosa,idli,wheat dosa,Uttappam 

INGREDIENTS 

• 1 cup fresh orange carrots chopped

•1 cup fresh grated coconut 

•5-6 roasted long red chillies 

•a generous amount of asafoetida 

•a smal piece Tamrind 

•salt as per taste 

FOR TEMPERING 

•1 tsp oil  

• 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

•1 tsp Split dal /urad dal 

•few curryleaves 

METHOD 

▪add carrot ,tamrind and red chillies and grind till a rough paste

▪Now add remaining ingredients and grind to fine paste

▪Remove to a container 

▪heat a tempering pan add oil, when heated add musturd seeds, let this pop add urad dal fry golden switch off flame and add curryleaves mix and add to the chutney container mix add enjoy..

NOTE 

* Serve this thick or slightly diluted both tasyes Yum…

 
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Posted by on September 28, 2016 in BREAKFAST RECIPES, CHUTNEY/GOJJU

 

INSTANT BREAD DOSA 

Can you belive this,yes this dosa is made using bread slices(fresh or stale)…here there is no grinding of lentils or no use of rice or no need of fermenting the batter , and this is so simple that with few available ingredients this dosa can be made in jiffy… 

   Here is an #easy #quick #recipe for your daily breakfast and that too can be made in a jiffy #instantly.. using #bread #curds #semolina #riceflour.. This recipe comes handy when you have not planned anything for breakfast or on a sudden arrival of guests…Serve this with coconut chutney ! 

INGREDIENTS 

•8-10 slices of brown bread (white /brown/multigrain)

•11/2 tblsp rice flour 

•1/2 cup semolina /rawa

•1/4cup beaten yogurt (curds)

•water as required to make batter

•salt as per taste 

•2 finely chopped greenchillies 

•1small finely chopped onions 

•Few chopped curryleaves 

•Few chopped coriander leaves 

•1/2 tsp cumin seeds 
METHOD 
▪ In a mixi jar add bread slices roughly broken into pieces and grind to powder 

▪Now to this add curds,rice flour, and semolina along with water and grind to dosa batter consistency as seen in picture

▪Remove this to a container add salt ,greenchilles,  cumin, coriander leaves, curryleaves and onions mix well till combined well (can use grated carrots too)

▪Heat a dosa griddle ,bring heat to medium and swirl a laddle full of batter to medium thick or thin and dizzle oil at sides and close lid,cook till golden 

▪Then flip the dosa and cook the other side till brown spots appers or till done..

▪Follow the same method with remaining batter to make dosas..

▪with this recipe you can make 8 dosas of medium size…

▪Serve with coconut chutney! 

NOTE 

* can use any breads available to you

*fresh or stale bread can be used

*can use 2 days old yogurt or slightly sour curds in the recipe 

* the thickness of batter must be as seen in below picture 

Instant Bread Dosa 

 
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Posted by on July 18, 2016 in BREAKFAST RECIPES, DOSAS

 

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BREAD BESAN SESAME TOAST

Are you thinking something for tomorrow’s breakfast then I am here with a easy and quick recipe for you all…
Bread Besan Sesame Toast or You can say a vegetarian bread omelette …
      You can also top it with generous amount of cheese grated and enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

•1 cup besan / Gramflour
•6 bread slices or as needed
•2 chopped greenchillies
•1 medium tomato chopped
•1 medium onion chopped
•2 tblsp coriander leaves chopped
•1/2 tsp chilly powder
•a pinch turmeric powder
•1/4 tsp garammasala powder
•1/4 tsp asafoetida
•1/4 tsp cumin powder
•1/4 tsp dhania powder
•Salt to taste
• water as required
• oil/butter/ghee
•2 tblsp Sesame seeds  (white Til)

METHOD

▪In a wide container add besan with onions, tomato, chillies, coriander leaves ,all dry powders along with water to a thick batter…
▪Now dip each slices of bread in the besan mixture
▪Make sure that veggies stick to bread slices or just add on the bread slices with the help of a spoon.

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▪Heat a griddle, add ghee and place the bread slices, sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and fry this both sides on medium heat till crisp …
▪Cut to desired shapes and serve
▪Enjoy as it is done,with time it becomes soggy…

NOTE
*can add grated carrots, capsicum, cheese …
*Besan can be replaced with eggs

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Bread Besan Sesame Toast