Akuri Recipe (Parsi Style Seasoned Scrambled Eggs)

Akuri Recipe is a spicy scrambled egg dish made by the Parsi community of India. Akuri is typically never overcooked, the eggs remain loose and slightly runny, mixed with mild spices and served with bread and salad. It is believed that The Parsis have a love affair with eggs, as each of their traditional delicacies include eggs in some form. They also do not limit eggs only to breakfast, as is typically done. This Akuri Recipe is seasoned with onions, tomatoes, with heat from chillies and creaminess leant by fresh cream. Try making this and serve it for a lazy Sunday breakfast, along with some warm toast.

Breakfast eggs are a great way to get in your daily intake of proteins. You can try some of our other egg preparations for breakfast, such as

  1. Baked Beans Shakshuka
  2. Egg White Omelette with Spinach
  3. Avocado Egg Sandwich
  4. Microwaved Egg-Omlette-In-A-Mug
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Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe – Spiced Cucumber Flat Bread

The Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome dish that is made from cucumbers, whole wheat flour and spices. The addition of coriander and green chilies make this Thalipeeth a perfect addition for breakfast or even for dinner when you serve it along with a sabzi.

Thalipeeth is a slightly crispy Indian bread and it goes well with a dollop of home made butter too. You can even serve it for dinner if you like but traditionally it is had for breakfast.

Serve the Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth along with Homemade Yogurt or lahsun chutney for breakfast.

If you like a hot and savory breakfast, then you might also like

  1. Khatta Dhokla
  2. Sooji Rava Upma
  3. Methi Thepla
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Egg Bhurji Stuffed Pita Pockets Recipe

Egg Bhurji Stuffed Pita Pockets Recipe is made using a spicy, sizzling street-style Desi scrambled eggs, stuffed in whole wheat pita pockets. It makes for a great snack box option, brunch recipe or even a breakfast for a weekend.

It is a healthier variation of the popular Mumbai street food – Bhurji Pav – where the bhurji is sandwiched between buttery, toasted pav. These Bhurji stuffed Pita Pockets on the other hand are wholesome and are quite handy as a quick ‘on-the-go’ meal when you need to eat a filling breakfast.

These Egg Bhurji Stuffed Pita Pockets are also convenient for kids lunch or snack boxes. If you have a batch of whole wheat pita bread handy then this is one of the quickest ways to serve a wholesome, scrumptious meal. It also makes a great one dish dinner.

Serve Egg Bhurji Stuffed Pita Pockets Recipe with Apple, Kiwi, Pineapple Juice Recipe for a wholesome Sunday Brunch.

Some other popular street-food style meal options are

  1. Ragda Patties,
  2. Mashed Potato Toasted Sandwich
  3. Chinese Bhel
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Matar Samosa Chaat Recipe – Delicious Evening Tea Time Snack

The Matar Samosa Chaat Recipe is one of the best chaat recipes that you can make at home. The delicious chatpata matar topped with spicy aloo filled samosas drizzled with sweet and sour tamarind chutney and topped with onions and sev is a combination nobody can resist!

One of the best parts about winters or festivals is enjoying some delicious samosa chaat which is topped with hot matar masala, chutneys and onions. You can easily make this popular chaat recipe for a large crowd. Have every element ready before hand and them assemble the Matar samosa chaat at the time of serving. 

Serve the Matar Samosa Chaat as a evening tea time snack or as a appetizer for your chaat parties along with Homemade Vada Pav and Chaas Dahi Vada Recipe.

If you are planning a chaat party, then you might also like the recipes like: 

  1. Sev Puri Papdi Chaat,
  2. Vada Pav Recipe,
  3. Pav Bhaji Recipe,
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Kerala Style Appam Recipe Without Yeast

The Kerala Style Appam Recipe is one dish that we all love at home. It’s packed with flavors from the fresh coconut and a subtle taste of fenugreek seeds. This recipe of Kerala appam is made without the use of yeast and can be made quickly with a little bit of planning. 

To make the appam batter the rice is soaked along with fenugreek seeds and then ground to a smooth batter. It is left to ferment for sometime and then made into appams in a special appam chetty. The fenugreek seeds added to the batter helps the batter ferment and you do not need yeast to make the appams fluffy and light. 

Serve the Kerala Style Appam along with Kadala Curry or Kerala Style Vegetable Stew for breakfast or a wholesome weeknight dinner.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Homemade Soft Idli Recipe
  2. Homemade Crisp Ghee Roast Dosas
  3. Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe
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Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe- South Indian Chutney

Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe is a delectable spicy accompaniment  to many South Indian breakfast options such as idlis, vada, uttapams or dosai. It also pairs well with South Indian snacks and tiffin items.

This recipe uses red chillies blended with freshly grated coconut and a dash of coconut oil, to give it extra flavour. Packed with the goodness of coconuts and the punch of red chillies, I find that it pairs well with Sambar or Dal when had with rice too. If you are averse to the overpowering flavour of coconut oil, you can use refined oil instead and it will make a tasty accompaniment to your breakfasts and meals. This chutney also keeps well if stored in a clean airtight container, under refrigeration for 4-5 days.

Serve it with Ragi Idli or Karnataka Style Set Dosa or Carrot Onion Uttapams or even Kuzhi Paniyaram for a delicious breakfast.

You may also like to try out some of the other simple but delicious chutneys we have like:

  1.  Tomato Onion Chutney
  2. Karuveppilai Chutney
  3. Sweet and Spicy Raw Mango Chutney
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Creamy Potato Egg Salad Recipe with Herbs

The Creamy Potato Egg Salad is a delicious healthy twist to the classic creamy potato salad but without the mayonnaise. The creaminess in the salad is from homemade sour cream that is made from yogurt and flavored with herbs to add to the punch.  The Potato and Egg salad makes a great dish when you have a barbecue party. You can serve the Creamy Potato Egg Salad chilled for the summers or pack it into your lunch box along with a soup and bread. 

Serve the Creamy Potato Egg Salad along with Vegetable Clear Soup With Lemon Grass and Garlic Bread with Herb Butter for a weeknight dinner.

 If you like this salads, you might also like:

  1. Farm Fresh Vegetarian Pasta Salad Recipe
  2. Avocado Grapefruit & Walnut Salad Recipe
  3. Wholesome Lentil Salad Recipe With Oven Roasted Vegetables 
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Sabudana Vada Recipe – Deep Fried Sago Patties/Cutlets

Sabudana Vada is one of the most popular snacks from Maharashtra. Sago/Sabudana pearls along with potatoes are deep fried to make these crisp indulgent Vadas. Usually served as a fasting snack, these are great otherwise too, to satisfy your fried food cravings, along with a cup of hot tea! Sabudana Vada is usually served with a green, Coconut-Coriander chutney or a simple Curd based chutney. You can find the recipe for the curd based chutney below.

These Vadas are best deep fried. But for those who cannot have deep fried food, they can also be cooked in Appe Patra (Appam Patra/Aebleskiver pan) using less oil.

The soaking of Sabudana/Sago pearls can be sometimes tricky. Wash the Sabudana 2-3 times. Add just enough water and soak it overnight for best results.

You can optionally add 2 tablespoons of sabudana vada dough to the chutney.

Serve Sabudana Vada Recipe as an evening snack along with Green Chutney Recipe and Masala Chai Recipe.

Here are a few more snack recipes to try

  1. Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe
  2. Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe
  3. Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe)
  4. Bakery Style Baked Nippattu Recipe
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Fattoush With Za’atar, Sumac and Pomegranate Molasses Recipe – Traditional Lebanese Salad

Fattoush is a classic Mediterranean/Middle Eastern salad, with a distinct characteristic lent by herbs that are used not just as garnish or dressing, but the main ingredients making up the salad. This Fattoush also uses other classic Mediterranean ingredients like za’atar, and pomegranate molasses to lift the flavours and give them a typically Mediterranean punch.

Fattoush usually also features shredded bread or pita bread as an ingredient in the salad and this recipe uses za’atar sprinkled on the pita bread (or any other flatbread) before grilling it. This classic Middle Eastern salad makes a crunchy light side dish For a Lebanese/Mediterranean/Middle Eastern themes meal, or can be served in larger quantities to make a sumptuous lunch box item.

Serve Fattoush With Za’atar, Sumac and Pomegranate Molasses Recipe along with Khoresht Fesenjan (a hearty Persian stew) and Saffron Pilaf.

You may also enjoy some other typically salads from various parts of the world, like

  1.  Panzanella,
  2.  Caprese 
  3. Lentil Salad.
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Healthy Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda Recipe – Spicy Tapioca Fritters

Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda recipe is a traditional healthy South Indian style bonda recipe made from tapioca root. The bonda requires very few ingredients to prepare and is made healthy by pan frying it in less oil in a kuzhi paniyaram pan.

Tapioca roots are ground with ginger and garlic to make the bonda flavourful. Tapioca is a starchy tuber which is cholestrol free. It is high in dietary fiber and is easy to digest. 

Serve the Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda as a delicious tea time snack along with Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney and  South Indian Filter Coffee. 

Try Some of Our Other Similar Tea Time Snack Recipes

  1. Dal Vada with Oats and Vegetable Recipe
  2. Cheesy Veg Paniyaram Recipe With Cheesy Tomato Chutney
  3. Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe

 

 

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