Jul 23, 2015

Bansi Rave Upittu / Broken Wheat Upma

Bansi Rave Upittu or Broken Wheat Upma is simple and easy to prepare.A perfect, filling,nutritious and healthy breakfast recipe. This is made with Wheat Rava is slightly yellowish in color unlike the normal rava/sooji .Enjoy this lapsi upma hot during the monsoons.

Bansi Rave Upittu / Broken Wheat Upma

  • Bansi rava- 1cup (Broken Wheat )
  • Water - 1- 2 cups (adj)
  • 1/2 tsp Dhania jeera pwd
  • Salt for taste
  • Coconut-2-3 tbsp
  • Ghee-1/2 tsp
  • Seasoning
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Mustard -1/2 tsp
  • Hing- pinch
  • Jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal-1tsp
  • Urad dal-1tsp
  • Cashews-few
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Green chilies-5-6
  • Onions-1/2 cup chopped

Method: Fry the rava for 10-15 mins and keep it aside. Boil water in a separate vessel. .Heat oil in a pan add mustard,jeera when they begin to splutter ,add channa dal and urad dal ,red chilies fry until light brown.Next add ,hing,curry leaves, and fry.Add onions and fry well.Next add fried rava ,salt and mix well ,add hot water. Mix well.Cook till the water is gone.Simmer and close the lid for 2-3 min.Garnish with  coconut and serve hot.

(add more water in case the rava is not cooked well )

Do check for other easy breakfast recipes Sevai Upma, Tomato Avalakki, Gojju Avalakki.

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Jul 15, 2015

Masala Idli

Masala Idli

Masala Idli is interesting twist to the normal idlis.Soft with a blend of onions and seasonings gives it a great taste.Enjoy hot with chuntey.

Ingredients : 

  • Idli Batter 
  • Carrot : 1/2 cup grated
  • Onion : 1finely chopped
  • Green chillies : 1 or 2, chopped
  • Coriander leaves : few chopped
  • Mustard seeds : 1 tsp.
  • Curry Leaves : 5-6 nos.
  • chana dal:1/4 tsp
  • urad dal:1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • oil:1/2 tsp
  • Chutney pwd:2 tsp (opt)

Method  In a pan, heat oil. Prepare seasoning with curry leaves, mustard seeds ,chana dal ,urad dal, green chillies once done pour it in the idli batter.Next add chopped coriander leaves,onions ,salt to the batter and mix well.Add chutney pwd and mix .Set for 5 mins.
Apply oil onto the idli plates and pour the batter in a spoon.Steam it in pressure cooker for 15-20 mins on medium flame.Serve hot with ghee,chutney or saagu.

Thanks for stopping by,Do check other exciting breakfast recipes for your weekend.

Jul 6, 2015

Khara Avalakki

Khara Avalakki is a quick snack recipe ,enjoy with your evening tea/coffee.

 Avalakki upkari is easy to prepare ,healthy and tasty too.


  • Home made Chivda/ Poha-2 cups
  • Pudina chutney-1/2tsp
  • Chaat masala-1/2 tsp
  • Onion-1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Raw mango pieces-few
  • Carrot-2 tsp grated
  • Cucumber, tomato pieces-1/2 cup

Method: In a bowl, add chivda,add pudina chutney,chaat masala,add the chopped raw vegetables,toss well.Serve immediately.


You can add fried crisps/boondi as well.

Thanks for stopping by do check other interesting Poha / Avalakki recipes.

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