Foxtail Millet Upma

Cooking Time: 30 mins Ingredients Foxtail millet, scientific name Setaria italica, is an annual grass grown for human food. It is the second-most widely planted species of millet, and the most important in East Asia. It has the longest history of cultivation among the millets, having been grown in India since antiquity. Source: Wikipedia Foxtail…

Spinach Omelette & Chicken Breast

Cooking Time: 45 Mins Ingredients Chicken Breast: 200 gm (Small chunks) Spinach: 200 gm (finely chopped) Green Chili: 4 nos (finely chopped) Red Onion: 2 medium sized (finely chopped) Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp Salt Butter: 10 gm Preparation Chicken Breast Chicken breast is one of the good source of lean protein that helps you to…

Scrambled Eggs with Masala Oats

Cooking Time: 20 mins Ingredients Masala Oats: 200 gm Eggs: 4 Red Onion: 1 medium (finely chopped) Green Chili: 2 nos (finely chopped) Salt Butter: 2 gm Preparation Masala Oats Empty the sachet into 2 cups of water and cook it for 3 mins in medium flame. Scrambled Eggs Beat the eggs with chopped onion,…

Mustard Green Omelette

An excellent omelette breakfast with loads of protein, good fat and carbs that keeps you full till your lunch time.

Wheat Pasta with Chicken Salami

Cooking Time: 45 mins Ingredients Wheat Pasta: 200 gm Chicken Salami: 200 gm (finely chopped) Green Chili: 2-3 nos (finely chopped) Onion: 1 medium (finely chopped) Alfredo Mayo: 3 tbsp Capsicum/Bell Pepper (optional): 1-2 (finely chopped) Coriander/Parsley: 20 gm (finely chopped) Butter: 50 gm Salt Water: 3 cups Preparation Add the wheat pasta in 3…

Mackerel / Ayala Fry

Wash and clean fish pieces. Make sure to drain out water completely. Blend red chilli powder, black pepper corns, turmeric powder, shallots, garlic cloves and salt and make a thick paste without adding water. Create fine cuts on both sides of the fish to get the masala in. Marinate fish with this thick paste and…

Sardine (Mathi/Chala) Curry

Clean and cut the fish pieces. In deep saucepan/kadhai or kalchatti, add fish, sliced onions or shallots, slitted green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, tamarind pulp and water. Bring to a boil and cover with a lid. Cook at medium flame. Add sliced tomato and cook for another 4-5 minutes. Cook…

Mathanga Payar Olan (Pumpkin-Lobia cooked in coconut milk)

Soak Lobia (Black eyed peas) for approx. 5-6 hours. Boil this with a pinch of salt and adequate water. Now cook pumpkin and green chillies in thin coconut milk till the vegetable becomes soft. Add boiled lobia & salt as required and cook it for another 1-2 minutes. Simmer and add thick coconut milk. Switch…

Noorani Mushroom Biriyani

Rinse the rice and then soak in water for 30 minutes. Soak mushrooms in boiled water for about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the mushrooms and carefully dry on a kitchen towel. Cut the mushrooms into half or even smaller pieces if necessary. Set aside. Ina deep suacepan on medium heat, and add 2 tablespoon…

Olan (Ash Gourd/Petha cooked in coconut milk)

Cook the ash gourd, green chillies in thin coconut milk adding enough water till the vegetables are soft. Simmer and add thick coconut milk. Switch off the flame and add a tsp of coconut oil on top and crushed curry leaves.