Crispy Coins

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A perfect dish for a special evening, be it a birthday party or a get together. Pamper your taste buds with this healthy and yummy dish!

Time to Prepare : 30min | Serves : 10

Ingredients:

  1. Onion – 4
  2. Tomatoes – 3
  3. Coriander leaves
  4. Garam masala – 1 table spoon
  5. Cooking oil – 3 table spoon
  6. Bread – 10 slices
  7. Butter/Ghee – 1 table spoon
  8. Mayonnaise – for taste(optional)
  9.  Spring Onion
  10. Tamrind-Dates chutney (Sweet chutney)
  11. Sesame seeds – for tadka
  12. Salt – for taste
  13. Red chilli powder – 1 table spoon

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add sesame seeds and let it crackle.
  2. Then add chopped onion and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes, salt, chilli powder and garam masala and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Add chopped spring onions and coriander, close the lid of the pan. Cook for 2 min and turn off flame
  5. Toast bread slices slightly until they turn light brown by applying butter/Ghee on a pan
  6. Take each slice, use a sharp edged bowl to cut the slices into round shaped coins
  7. Take a round shaped slice, apply a layer of sweet chutney and then add the vegetable mixture prepared initially
  8. Preheat the airfyer for 5min at 200°C. Then place the coins in the airfryer and cook at 180°C for 5min.

PS : Step 8 can also be done by shallow-frying of bread slices on a pan using some butter/ghee

There you go! Add mayonnaise for enhanced taste and enjoy!!!

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Sabudana(Sago) Kichdi

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Ekaadashi Special, a perfect breakfast or snacks recipe.

Cooking time : 20min | Serves : 2

Ingredients:

  1. Sabudana(Sago) – 1 Cup
  2. Ground nuts(granular) – 1/4 Cup
  3. Cooking Oil – 4 table spoon
  4. Green Chilli – 3 to 4
  5. Lemon juice – 1 table spoon
  6. Coriander leaves – for garnish
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 table spoon
  8. Mustard seeds – 1/4 table spoon
  9. Salt – for taste

Preparation Method:

  1. Rinse the sabudana(sago) well , sprinkle some water and keep it aside for 4 hours(until it becomes soft)
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let it crackle
  3. Then add green chilli ,sabudana and turmeric powder and stir well for 5min.
  4. Add ground nuts(granular) and salt and stir well
  5. Add chopped coriander leaves

Take the kichdi in the serving dish, add lemon juice, mix  and Serve Hot!

Sweet Corn Salsa

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Craving for Manchurian …BUT, oily snack, NOO! is this your position too? then read on….
This healthy snack is a perfect substitute for Manchurian, Taste kuda Health kuda! ( kuda in kannada = ‘also’)

Time To Prepare  : 30Min | Serves : 3

Ingredients:

  1. Sweet Corn (American Corn) : 1 Cup (Boiled)
  2. Onion : 1 (big sized)
  3. Cooking oil – 2 table spoon
  4. Ginger – Garlic Paste : As per taste
  5. Green Chilli Paste- Gring 4 chillies
  6. Tomato Sauce – 3 table spoon
  7. Soya Sauce – 1.5 table spoon
  8. Red Chilli Sause – 1 table spoon
  9. Salt – for taste
  10. Coriander – for garnish

Preparation Method:

Step 1: Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion. Stir until onion slightly changes to golden color ( for 2 – 3 min)
Step 2: Add ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste, stir for 30sec. Ensure the bottom of the pan does not burn
Step 3: Add boiled corn into the pan, then add Soya sauce, tomato sauce ,red chilli sauce and salt and toss it for 3- 4min

TaDa! Transfer the Corn Salsa into a dish, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve HOT!

 

Oats Huggi | Oats Pongal

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Healthy too , tasty too and easy too! The benefits of having oats is known to all, but when it comes to eating oats, I hear only NOOO! so why not make it tasty! Try it out!

Time to prepare : 30 min | Serves : 4

Ingredients:

  1. Moong Dal – 1 cup
  2. Oats – 1/2 cup
  3. Pepper – 1 table spoon
  4. Jeera (Cumin seeds) – 1 table spoon
  5. Turmeric – 1/2 table spoon
  6. Asafoetdia (Hing) – a pinch
  7. Salt – for taste
  8. Dry Cocunut(grated) – 3 table spoon
  9. Cashew nuts – 1/4 cup
  10. Oil, curry leaves, mustard seeds, ghee for oggarne (tadka)

Preparation Method:

Step 1 : Take moong dal in a bowl and clean and rinse it a couple of times.
Step 2 : Add rinsed dal into pressure cooker and 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 7 – 10min , for 2 whistles.
Step 3 : Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let mustard seeds to crackle. Add dry cocunut, cashew nuts and cooked moong dal. And stir well.
Step 4 : Next add 2 – 3 cups of water, add pepper and jeera (both powdered), turmeric and salt and let water to boil.
Step 5 : Add oats to boiling water and stir until oats is cooked well, approximately takes 4 – 5min
Step 6 : Once cooked, add ghee and close the lid of pan for a minute.

TaDa!! Oats huggi ready! Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot!