Over Easy Eggs

In this method of cooking eggs you crack the eggs in a pan and let cook until whites are set and flip until the other side is cooked keeping the yolk still runny.This style of eggs can be used to top off on other recipes like pasta,burritos, meats, burgers etc.Preparation time10 minutesServes1Serving Size1 eggCalories Per... Continue Reading →

Sunny Side Up Eggs

In this method of cooking eggs, the eggs are cracked onto the pan and cooked until the whites are just set but are not flipped to cook on the other side, this leaves the yolk runny.Preparation time10 minutesServes1Serving Size1 eggCalories Per ServingApproximately 111 per servingDifficultyEasyIngredients:1 egg1 teaspoon oilsalt to tastepepper to tasteProcedure:1.Heat oil in a... Continue Reading →

Refried Beans

Also known as Frijoles Refritos in Spanish is a Mexican mashed bean dish.This can be served as a side to a main dish  in burritos or as a dip or in tostadas, pupusas etc and the famous taco bells crunch wrap also contains refried beans.Preparation time45 minutesServes4Serving Size1/4 recipeCalories Per ServingApproximately 139 per servingDifficultyMediumIngredients:1 cup... Continue Reading →

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

This hash is very versatile in that it is complete with black beans, vegetables and sweet potato for carbohydrates, filling and can be used for various applications like Tacos, Tostadas,Sandwich, salad, burritos, quesadillas,stuffing in peppers or consumed as is with eggs for breakfast.Preparation time30 minutesServes4Serving Size1/4 recipeCalories Per ServingApproximately  223DifficultyMediumIngredients:1 cup black beans soaked overnight... Continue Reading →

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada is a dish from Maharashtra made with sago(tapioca pearls/saggubiyyam), they are soaked in water and made into patties along with some mashed potato and deep fried to make a perfect snack for the monsoon or cold weather.Preparation time:45 minutesServes:4Ingredients:1/2 cup tapioca soaked in water overnight and drained completely2 potatoes boiled until cooked but... Continue Reading →

Injera

 Injera is an Ethiopian fermented bread made with Teff Flour.Its spongy and earthy and very nutritious.The outer coating of grains and beans and nuts is hard to digest, the fermentation process breaks down the outer layer and makes it more digestible and nutrients more available for absorption.The injera needs a starter,people use all kinds of... Continue Reading →

Tamarind Rice-Chintapandu Pulihora

No festival in south India is complete without Tamarind or Lemon Rice.This dish is a blend of tamarind and spices and rice.Preparation time:45 minutesServes:5Ingredients:2 cups rice (Add 4 cups of water and cook,the rice should be cooked and separate, not mushy)1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 spring curry leavessalt to taste2 teaspoons tamarind paste or a large... Continue Reading →

Green Onion Thepla-Green Onion Flatbread

A simple Thepla using green onions.The nice crunch from the green onion gives your thepla a great dimension of flavor.Preparation time:40 minutesServes:Makes around 6 TheplasIngredients:1 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup finely minced green onions(only the green parts,do not use the white part it becomes strong for the thepla)2 teaspoons oilsalt to tasteProcedure:1.Take the flour in... Continue Reading →

Carrot Thepla-Carrot Flatbread

A delicious and colorful Thepla using carrots.This can be had with any chutneys and milder curries unlike the Methi thepla.This is a great way to add vegetable and fiber to your diet.Preparation time:40 minutesServes:Makes around 8 TheplasIngredients:1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour(Use all purpose flour for added taste)1 cup finely grated carrot6 green chili finely... Continue Reading →

Ragi Mudde with Rice

This is a traditional preparation from Karnataka with finger millet flour and rice-also called as ragi sankati/ragi muddha. Traditionally it is only prepared with finger millet flour, but  I find the texture rather unappealing and prefer this. Finger millet flour has a ton of nutritional benefits including control of diabetes and anemia, building and repair... Continue Reading →

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