Category Archives: Breakfast

Apple Beet Carrot Juice

beet carrot juice

A simple and healthy raw juice packed with goodness. Best to have any time of the day. Some beneficial substances in beet are lost when cooked so having beet raw provides maximum benefits. Raw beet has many desirable side effects. … Continue reading

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Fruits and Beet Salad

Fruit and beet salad

Days are getting warmer. Summer is here and so are the summer fruits. Oranges, watermelon, and pineapples have already flooded the market. Just think about the caring ways of Mother Nature. During the sunny months, she provides us with juicy … Continue reading

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Ada Dosa with Drumstick Leaves

Ada dosa

Ada dosa is a popular traditional morning breakfast or evening tiffin in Kerala Iyer households. It is a thick dosa made of coarsely ground parboiled rice and lentils. It is a balanced food consisting both carbs and protein and after … Continue reading

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Steamed Barnyard Millet Dumplings (Odalu Kozhukatai)

Recently there has been a hype about health foods like quinoa. Why look at videshi options when we have plenty of easily accessible, swadeshi, and cost effective options? Ragi, bajra, jowar, kodon, and the list goes on. Our villagers survived … Continue reading

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Poha – Beaten Rice Flakes Upma – Aval Upma

Poha is a popular Maharashtrian breakfast item. Poha is the Marathi term for Beaten rice flakes and the breakfast item made of it is also called Poha. It is made with onions (Kanda Poha) or potato (Batata Poha) or with … Continue reading

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Akki Roti (Spicy Rice Pancake)

My favorite in Kannada cuisine. It is a rice-based breakfast item, very similar to dosa. I love it for its mix of soft and crisp textures and the use of flavorful jeera, dill (a kind of herb that belongs to … Continue reading

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Banana Uthappam (Pancake)

Did you know that overripe bananas with black spots have more nutritive value and more antioxidants than the yellow spotless ones? Overripe bananas are difficult to eat as is, but they are easier to cook, especially smoothies. Here is a … Continue reading

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Oats Upma

Oats upma – easy to make, fool-proof recipe, healthy, and yummy. Excellent breakfast/tiffin item. Ready-to-cook oats upma is now available in the market. But when it is so simple to make it from scratch, why go for stuff sold in … Continue reading

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Sprouted Ragi Dosa

A variety of grains are cultivated in India.┬áThe best way to taste and experience grain varieties is to travel through villages. Rice and wheat (which is what most people in the city consume) is a luxury for most villagers. Villagers … Continue reading

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Mango Cheese Sandwich

Its summer! Here is a quick breakfast sandwich to make the most out of your mango picks. Works well with kids of all ages. Ingredients: Ripe mango – 1 Bread slices (regular/whole wheat/multigrain)- 4 Cheese slices – 2 Amul salted … Continue reading

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