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Minced Chicken Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Minced Chicken Uthappam

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
1 Cup Minced chicken or Meat
Little turmeric powder
1/2 sp Gram masala powder
1 sp curry masala powder
1/2 tsp sombu
salt to taste
3-5 sp oil

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , sombu and then saute onions
Add
Minced chicken or Meat
Add turmeric powder, curry masala powder and gram mamsala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook, and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.



Pizza dosai

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Pizza dosai ( kid’s favorite )

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 finely grated carrot
5 finely chopped green beans
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 tomato finely chopped
1/2 cup grated cheese ( Mexican )
Chopped jalapenos ( optional )
salt to taste

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , and saute onions and tomato
Add carrots, beans and cabbage
Add little salt
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a regular dosa.
Spread grated cheese over
Close the dosa with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Carrot Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Carrot Uthappam
Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 or 3 finely grated carrot
salt to taste
few Cashew nuts
1/2 sp garam masala

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , and fry cashew nuts
Saute onions
Add carrots and gram masala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Aloo-Gobi Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Aloo-Gobi Uthappam

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 Boiled and smashed potatoes
2 cup half cooked cauliflower
little turmeric powder
1/2 sp Gram masala
1/2 tsp sombu
salt to taste
3-5 sp oil

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , sombu and then saute onions
Add potatoes and cauliflower , turmeric and gram masala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Spicy Paniyaram

Filed under: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner

Spicy Paniyaram

Ingredients
Onion - Finely chopped 1 Cup
Green Chillies - Finely chopped - Few
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds
Oil

Method
It a fry pan , heat oil and add Mustard seeds, let it splutter
Then add onion, chillies and curry leaves, saute until onions are translucent.
Add this saute to the idli batter and mix well.
Heat the paniyaram Pan
Add 1/2 sp oil to its cavity
Then pour the above mixed batter
Close the pan with a lid , for even cooking
Shallow deep fry both sided, until brown.
Serve hot with, coconut chutney.


Sweet Paniyaram

Filed under: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner

Sweet Paniyaram

Ingredients
1 cup Pacharisi
1 cup Pulugarasi
½ urad dhal
1 tbsp fenugreek
Ghee and gingelly oil
1 tsp Salt
200g brown sugar

Method:

Soak rice varieties, urad dhal and fenugreek for two hours and blend into thick mixture adding salt. Leave the mixture overnight. The next day morning, put the blended brown sugar with 4 tbsp water into a pan and stir under heat till it dilutes and pour it into the mixture after filtering. Take the paniyaram pan and pour oil and ghee mixture and pour mixture and continuously turn the paniyaram till it turns light brown.


Egg Spinach paniyaram

Filed under: Appetizer, Breakfast

Egg Spinach paniyaram

Ingredients
2 eggs
5 spoon frozen spinach
2 sp milk or water
oil  as required

Method
Whip the eggs,spinach with milk or water and salt in a mixie or a hand blender
Add the whipped eggs to the idli batter and mix well
Heat  the paniyaram Pan
Add 1/2 sp oil to its cavity
Then pour the above mixed batter
Slow cook with a lid covered, for even cooking
Shallow deep fry both sided, until golden brown.


Mixed vegetable Paniyaram

Filed under: Appetizer, Breakfast

Mixed vegetable  Paniyaram

Ingredients
½ cup Finely chopped onions
¼ cup carrot, finely grated
¼ cup finely cut cabbage
¼ cup beans,
finely cut
¼ cup green peas
2 tbsp curry leaves
2 tbsp coriander leaf
oil
salt

Method
Heat the wok and add oil and fry mustard & curry leaves.
Add all the vegetable and stir well. Add salt and pour into the idli batter and stir.
Preheat the paniyaram pan and add oil to the cavities.
After the oil has heated up, pour in the batter.
Slow cook , with a lid covered for even cooking.
Turn both sides , unit golden brown.

Chef’s Choice
Serve paniyaram with coconut chutney.


Rava Dosai

Filed under: Breakfast

Ingredients

Rice flour - 2 cup
Rava / Sooji - 1 cup
Maida flour - 1 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger - chopped finely
Green chillies - 5 or 8 finely chopped
Curry leaves - finely chopped
Coriander leaves - finely chopped
Little asafoetida powder
Salt to taste

Optional -
Chopped Onions
Whole black pepper roughly crushed
you can add spices fresh or slightly roasted.

Method
Add all the spices to the flour mix, and then add water to make it to a watery consistency.
( the batter should pour freely. The thinner the batter is .. crispier the dosa will be ! )

Chef’s choice
Coconut chutney is the best pick to go with Rava Dosai


Cheese Omelette

Filed under: Breakfast, Side

(using preethi mixie with Whipper Blade - 1.75 Litre Jar)

Ingredients:
100 gms Grated Cheese
8 Eggs
A pinch of Salt
Butter to fry.

Steps:

  1. Break eggs into Jar. Run on Speed 1 for 2 minutes, or till eggs are light & frothy.
  2. Stir in grated cheese & salt.
  3. Pour into pan & fry in butter over slow fire till done.
  4. Fold omelette once & serve hot.

To serve 4 persons.

Note:
Instead of cheese, onions, tomatoes or mushrooms could be added to the whipped eggs.


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