Friday, 25 April 2014

French Marmalade Bread Toast

A Great Breakfast or Brunch time recipe specially for kids during their holidays.The filling of marmalade can easily be replaced by any other favourite jams and they will definitely love the crunchiness of cornflakes and almonds.

What you need:

8 Slices of bread
Orange marmalade
Almond flakes
Crushed Cornflakes
Milk (just to dip the bread)
oil for shallow frying

Cut the sides of the bread. you can use the sides for breadcrumbs.
Sandwich two slices of bread with orange marmalade and some almond flakes. Do the same with rest of the breads.
Cut thin longitudinal slices of bread.
In a plate mix crushed cornflakes and  Almond flakes.
Dip the Sandwich bread in milk and immediately roll it in cornflakes mixture.
Shallow fry till golden brown.  

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Posto Bhujia

Posto / Poppy seeds contain Niacin and Folate and they are rich in minerals. Just 1 Tsp of poppy seeds provide calcium , Zinc and Iron.One teaspoon of poppy seeds has 4 percent of the recommended daily intake of both calcium and phosphorus, which combine to form the mineral used to build bones.You’ll get 0.3 milligrams iron from a teaspoon of poppy seeds.One teaspoon of poppy seeds has 0.2 milligrams of Zinc or 2 percent of the daily intake for men and 3 percent for women.

Poppy seeds are effective in quenching thirst, fever, inflammation, constipation and irritation of the abdomen. Poppy seeds are one of the necessary ingredients in many cooling medicines.The oil from poppy seeds plant is useful in treating carcinoma as it contains monounsaturated fatty acids.Poppy seeds add flavour and texture to breads, cookies, muffins, cakes and other foods.

Posto Bhujia is a very easy to prepare dish and goes very well with hot steamed Rice. It is generally consumed in very hot weather to cool you down.\

1/2 cup Posto / White poppy seeds (soaked for 2-3 hrs)
1 small onion chopped
1 Green Chilli Chopped
Few Coriander leaves chopped
Salt to taste(add very less salt as poppy seeds are very mild in taste)
1 Tbsp olive oil

Make coarse paste of poppy seeds with very little water. Now mix everything except oil.
Heat oil in a pan add the paste to it and cook for 5-7 minutes.
Enjoy with hot steaming rice.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Besanwali Spring onions

This is a very easy to prepare Spring onion recipe and very well goes as a side dish to rice or roti.

1 Bunch of Spring Onions
1/2 Cup Gramflour/ Besan
Salt to taste
1/4 Tsp Turmeric
1/2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds
1/2 Lemon Juice
1 Tbsp Olive oil

Roast Gramflour on a dry pan over a low heat till nice aroma comes.

Chop the spring onions.

Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds to it and let it splutter.
Add all the whites of the onion and stir fry for sometime.

Add all the spice powders and cook for 2min.

Now add the greens and stir fry for couple of minutes.

Squeeze lemon to it.

Now add the roasted Besan to it and cook for few more minutes.


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