Category Archives: Breakfast

Black Chickpea Usli

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Black chickpea usli/Kadle usli/Kadle upkari This is one easy recipe one can ever make. It may not be really quick as soaking and cooking will take sometime. But if you have some left over cooked black chana then you can prepare this usli/upkari in 5 minutes. I have fond memories of eating usli, served in temples as ‘Prasad’. At home,… Read more »

Masala Poha

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A quick, healthy and super delicious breakfast recipe. It is quite a popular breakfast dish in Maharashtra. Poha is a Hindi name for flattened rice. AvalakkI is a Kannada name and gojjavalakki (spice masala Poha, Karnataka style) is often made in most Karnataka homes. Masala Poha for me is a saviour dish, be it for a lazy Sunday breakfast or… Read more »

Khara Pongal

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Khara Pongal is traditional South Indian breakfast recipe. As mentioned in my earlier post Sweet and Khara pongal is essentially made on the occasion of Makara Sankranti . On a any busy day it is also a quick saviour because it can be prepared quickly.  Here is detailed recipe of Khara Pongal.

Aloo Paratha

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I made this breakfast to brighten my cloudy Saturday morning. This dish is popular and staple in the northern parts of India. Bollywood cinema has always shown you ‘punjabi maa’s’ making parathas with oodles of butter. These parathas are heavenly tasting and and are quite filling.Aloo paratha is my extended version of chapathi-bhaji. As it is a weekend I could… Read more »

Bisi Bele Bhath (ಬಿಸಿ ಬೇಳೆ ಬಾತ್)

Bisi Bisi Bisi Bele Bhath ready! How many of you are fans of this one pot delicious meal? Many hands up there, Yeah! this dish is my all time favourite. Okay, for those who are wondering what is Bisi Bele Bhath, it is a lentil & rice based dish with lots of vegetables, spices, and tamarind pulp. This dish has… Read more »