Amiri Khaman Recipe -Sev Khamani – Steamed Breakfast Lentil Crumble

Sev Khamani also known as Amiri Khaman is a classic Gujarati dish that are traditionally made from lentil cakes that are steamed and crumbled. The Amiri Khaman can also be made from left over dhokla’s and gujarati’s are known for their love for food and also know how to re-use the leftovers to make tasty dishes like this simple Khamani. Khaman Dhokla is a tasty snack made from gram lentils that is juicy, tangy, sweet and delicious. When there is left over Khaman Dhokla made from the previous day, Gujarati’s tend to convert it into a quick breakfast by crumbling it and adding a few seasonings.

Serve Amiri Khaman Recipe along with Masala Chai Recipe – Indian Spiced Tea for a wholesome breakfast.

Here are more Gujarati delicacies to try in Kitchen

  1. Crispy Masala Peanuts Recipe
  2. Karela Thepla Recipe 
  3. Gujarati Biraj Recipe 
  4. Vatana Bateta Na Rotla Recipe
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Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe

Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe is made from soy protein chunks along with spiced and pureed spinach and fenugreek leaves. Adding soybean to makes this dish high in nutritional value, as soybean is fabulous source of protein. Full of goodness of the green leafy vegetables and the soya bean this is a great recipes that can be packed into your office lunch box as well.

Did you know: Spinach is one the many green leafy vegetables that have been recommended by nutritionist over the years to avoid the risk of developing diabetes.

Serve Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe along with Jowar Atta Roti Recipe – Sorghum Wheat Phulka RecipePudina Pyaz Kachumber Salad Recipe and Beetroot Carrot Raita Recipe for a complete diabetic meal.  

If you like this recipe, take a look at more recipes with Soya

  1. Soya Pilaf/Pulav Recipe
  2. Soya Granule Samosa Recipe
  3. Whole Wheat Soya Keema Kulchas
  4. Vegan Soya Aloo Curry Recipe
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French Toast Recipe Flavored with Orange

French Toast With An Orange Twist Recipe made from zesty hung yogurt and orange segments as filling in the humble French toast makes your breakfast special. A low fat dessert masquerading as perfect delicious breakfast! Serve French Toast Recipe Flavored with Orange with coffee or mulled apple juice.

If you like this recipe, you can also try

  1. Semolina French Toast Recipe
  2. Masala French Toast Recipe
  3. Caramelized Banana French Toast Recipe
  4. Apple Cinnamon French Toast Recipe
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Chilli Paneer Recipe -Indo Chinese

Chilli Paneer Recipe is a classic Indo Chinese dish that is inspired with the asian sauces using indian ingredients. By using paneer and thai red chillies, this dish gets a perfect kick in terms of hotness. It makes a great appetizer for parties and very easy to make as well.

You can serve the Chilli Paneer along with other Indo Chinese Dishes like a Chilli Coriander Fried Rice and Roasted Eggplant in Schezwan Sauce.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as

  1. Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe
  2. Chicken Galauti Kebab Recipe
  3. Parsi Mutton Cutlets Recipe
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Avocado Paratha Recipe

Avocado Paratha Recipe is a quick to make flat bread, that makes a wholesome and delicious breakfast. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha is keeps the paratha soft and yet crispy from the outside. You can serve it for breakfast, a quick weeknight dinner or even pack it into a kids lunch box.

Avocado is a pear-shaped fruit with a large seed in it. It has become very popular in Indian kitchens these days. It is rich in Minerals & Vitamins like Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Potassium and Folate. It also contains small amounts of Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorous, Vitamin A, B1, B2 and B3. Avocado helps to lower blood pressure, and is a heart healthy food. 

Serve Avocado Paratha with Aam Ka Achaar Recipe and  Homemade Curd for a wholesome breakfast. 

Here are more Paratha recipes to try 

  1. Onion Paneer Paratha Recipe
  2. Pudina Lahsun Laccha Paratha
  3. Grated Beetroot Chilli Paratha Recipe
  4. Spicy Rice Stuffed Paratha Recipe
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Chilli Chocolate Cake Recipe

The Chilli Chocolate Cake recipe is a beloved recipe that has been with me for many years. I am yet to meet a person who doesn’t love it. It comes out perfect every time it is made,  and is also very easy to execute. 

Usually, I make just an ordinary chocolate cake but have added some fresh chilli to it this time, to give it an interesting turn and I’m very happy with the way it has turned out. You get a hint of heat coupled with the deep rich chocolate flavour which takes the cake to a different level altogether.

Serve Chilli Chocolate Cake Recipe as a dessert along with a party meal of Loaded Veggie NachosMexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl  and Strawberry Mojito .

 

Here are more dessert recipes for you to try

  1. Strawberry Banana Chia Popsicle Recipe
  2. Vietnamese Pitaya & Calamansi Sorbet Recipe
  3. Dark Chocolate Pots De Crème Recipe
  4. Vegetarian Watermelon Jello Recipe
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Baklava Recipe – Turkish Traditional Sweet

Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts and drenched with honey syrup. This ethnic Middle Eastern confection has been in my mind for several months, and this weekend made its grand entry into my kitchen. Few months back a traditional Turkish restaurant opened in our area and they had the best Baklavas I have tasted. Ever since I ate in that restaurant, I wanted to make this pastry, but just the labor made me postponing it. Once I actually started making, it was not too bad. More than difficult, I would call this a labor intensive dessert. Once we get in the flow, it just gets easier. The phyllo dough used in this pastry is readily available in most of the supermarkets.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Apple Roses Recipe With Homemade Puff Pastry Sheets (Eggless)
  2. Thandai Shrikhand Tart Recipe
  3. Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe ( Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe)
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Steamed Rice Recipe – Pressure Cooker & Sauce Pan Methods

Rice can be cooked in a variety of ways. Personally I find the pressure cooker method quick and effective, that can produce rice grains of different textures – from soft to grainy. There are a number of different types of rice grains available and you might choose the variety that your family has been eating for generations or you might want to try another new variety. 

Each type of grain, when cooked produces different texture of the rice. The older the rice, the longer it takes to cook. The more polished the rice is, it tends to get cooked faster and also mushy if there is excess water. With practice and depending on the kind of rice you use, you will be able to arrive at the correct water proportion for cooking rice. 

The pressure cooker method and the saucepan method, both yield different textures of rice. If you like soft sticky rice, then pressure cooker accomplishes that very easily. If you are looking at a grainy texture then saucepan method is a better method.

Serve Steamed Rice with your choice of Dal, Curries or a Mixed Vegetable Raita.

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Pisarna Manga Recipe -Instant Raw Mango Pickle

Pisarna Manga Recipe is an instant raw mango pickle that is easy to make using very few ingredients. It is a must try recipe when mangoes are in season. You can make this Instant pickle with any kind of raw mango.

In India every state has their own version of mango pickle. Few tips to keep in mind when making  mango pickle is that use a firm raw mango when making the pickle. Wash the mango nicely and dry it well before making the pickle. Also when handling pickles make sure you always use a dry and clean spoon. This ensures that your Mango pickle stays fresh for longer. 

In this recipe of instant mango pickle everyday spices like red chilli powder and turmeric powder is used along with Methi and Hing which give a delectable flavour to this mango pickle. 

Serve Pisarna Manga Recipe – Instant Raw Mango Pickle with dals, parathas, rice and just about anything that needs an accompaniment.

Here are a few more instant pickles that can be useful when needed

  1. Quick Indian Style Ginger Pickle Recipe
  2. Instant Carrot Pickle Recipe
  3. Instant Mixed Vegetable Pickle Recipe
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Idli Dosa Milagai Podi Recipe – South Indian Chilli Chutney Powder

Idli Dosa Milagai Podi or Chilli Chutney Powder is traditionally used in south indian homes and served along with Idlis and Dosas. It is used as a substitute to chutneys or sambar to accompany breakfast dishes like idli or dosai. This powder can be stored in airtight container for days and can be used for multiple purposes. This Podi can be used instead of chilly powder while making other vegetable curry also.

How to use the Idli Dosa Milagai Podi | Chutney Powder: Mix a tablespoon of powder along with gingelly/vegetable oil and serve it as a dip along with idli and dosa. 

Serve Idli Dosa Milagai Podi with Homemade Soft Idli Recipe or Ghee Roast Dosa Recipe for breakfast.

Here are a few more podi recipes that you should keep in handy

  1. The Paruppu Podi Recipe | South Indian Spiced Lentil Chutney Powder
  2. Urulaikizhangu Podi (Spicy Potato Crumble from Tamil Nadu) Recipe
  3. Godhi Chutney Podi Recipe (Wheat Germ South Indian Spice Powder)
  4. Andhra Style Paruppu Podi Recipe (Dal Podi)
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