Wheat Bread

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Ingredients

  1. 2 Cups of Whole Wheat Flour
  2. 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour + 1/4 Cup.
  3. 2 tbsp Sugar
  4. 1 tsp Salt
  5. 2 tsp Instant Yeast
  6. 1 cup Warm Milk
  7. 1 Egg
  8. 2 Tbsp Oil

Method

  1. In a stand mixer add Whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup Maida/All Purpose flour,Sugar,salt,Instant Yeast and mix it well in a medium speed and add warm milk,egg, oil and raise the speed to high add some more flour while its mixing. Let it mix for 2 mins.
  2. Then stop and remove the mixture onto a surface and knead it well by dusting flour if needed and put a damp cloth and leave it for 10 mins.
  3. Then again need it once and roll it and put it in a bread pan cover with a damp cloth and rest it in a warm place for 35 to 40 mins till the mixture puffs up above the pan.
  4. Put it in the Pre-heated oven of 190 C for 30 mins
  5. Then take it out and cool it on a cooling rack for 30 mins and then cut into slices.
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Pasta in white Sauce

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Ingredients

  1. 2 tbsp butter
  2. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  3. 1 tbsp maida / plain flour / all-purpose flour
  4. 1 cup milk
  5. 1/2  tsp pepper, crushed
  6. 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
  7. salt to taste
  8. Mixed herbs with Garlic powder 1 tbsp
  9. 1 cup penne pasta / any pasta of your choice
  10. 1 small onion, finely chopped
  11. ½ green capsicum, finely chopped
  12. ½ red capsicum, finely chopped
  13. 10 florets broccoli
  14. 3 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
  15. 1 tbsp chopped olives
  16. 2 tbsp Frozen Sweet corn.

Method:

  1. firstly, in a large vessel add water, pasta and little salt and cook the pasta for 10-12 minutes.
  1. In a pan add butter and saute garlic add maida or all purpose flour and fry for a minute.
  2. Add milk in 3 batches and whisk 2-3 times.continue to whisk till a thick paste is formed.Add 1 tsp pepper, 1 tsp red chilli flakes, mixed herbs, salt and mix well and get the sauce to a boil. keep aside. White sauce is ready.
  3. In a large pan heat butter and saute onions and add broccoli, capsicum, corn and saute for some time.
  4. then add prepared white sauce and add little water.
  5. drain out pasta and add it.
  6. Then season with salt and pepper,chilli flakes add olives and cheese.

Spicy puffed rice/mandakki oggarane/marmara masala

This recipe is super quick and tastes very good .. kids will love this as it’s a puffed rice masala .. This is Karnataka’s famous dish called mandakki oggarane or puri husli. This simple dish is famous in north Karnataka as they serve this with mirchi bajji (chillies dipped in chickpea flour batter with spices in it and deep fried in oil ). You can have this as breakfast,dinner or as a evening snacks.Let’s start making this

Spicy puffed rice/mandakki oggarane
Spicy puffed rice/mandakki oggarane

Recipe card for Mandakki oggarane/spicy puffed rice/ puri husli

Prep time 15 mins serves 2
Ingredients 
4 cups puffed rice / Marmara, mandakki, puri.
1 big onion chopped
2-3 dry red chillies/you can add green chillies.
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds/Jeera
1 tsp Urad dal
1 tsp chana dal
1 tsp peanuts
1 tsp turmeric powder/haldi
2 tsp oil
pinch of asafoetida/hing
Salt to taste
1 tsp sugar
4-5 curry leaves
1 tsp chopped coriander
2 tsp grated fresh coconut
1 tsp lime juice.
Method:
  1. Soak the puffed rice in water for some time, Meanwhile we will start with the seasoning. Switch on the stove and put a pan on it and add oil,mustard,cumin, chana dal,urad dal once it splutters add peanuts,redchilli,gingerpaste, asafoetida once peanuts gets fried add onions,curry leaves and fry till onion becomes translucent  add turmeric, salt and mix it .
  2. Now squeeze puffed rice and remove excess water from it by pressing it and add it to the above mix it and stir for a minute and add grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves and turn off the gas and add lemon juice and sugar and mix it nicely. The puffed rice masala is ready to serve.

Step by step procedure with photos

  1. Soak the puffed rice in water for some time
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2. Switch on the stove and put a pan on it and add oil,mustard,cumin, chana dal,urad dal.
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3. once it splutters add peanuts,redchilli,gingerpaste, asafoetida.
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4. once peanuts gets fried add onions,curry leaves and fry.
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5. Once onion becomes translucent  add turmeric, salt and mix it .
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6. Now squeeze puffed rice and remove excess water from it by pressing it.
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7. Add it to the mixture and stir for a minute.
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8. Add grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves and turn off the gas and add lemon juice and sugar and mix it nicely.
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Oats pancake/dosa/chilla

This is a quick and healthy breakfast even you can keep this to kids lunch box. You can prepare this dosa or pancake with minimum ingredients but it taste so good and am sure everyone loves it as it will be soft, kids and elders  can have easily ….

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Recipe card for Oats pancake/dosa/chilla

Prep time 15 mins, serves – 2
Ingredients 
1 cup oats
1 1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
Method :
  1. Dry roast oats in pan and grind it in a mixer and make a powder to this add salt, garam masala, chilli powder, ginger paste and buttermilk and grind it and pour it in a bowl.
  2. The mixture should be of dosa batter consistency it means it should be little thick when you take out a spoon.
  3. To this mixture add sugar and chopped coriander leaves and mix it.
  4. Heat the flat pan (tava or griddle) and put some butter and pour a spoonful of batter on it and cover the lid and let it cook for some time then flip and cook the other side too.
  5. Now oats dosa r pancake is ready to serve with chutney (please check chutney section in this blog to pick and prepare the chutney of your choice). But it tastes good with mint/ pudina chutney ..

Step by step procedure with photos

  1. Dry roast oats in pan.img_2242.jpg
  2. Grind it in a mixer and make a powderimg_2243.jpg
  3. To this add salt, garam masala, chilli powder, ginger pasteIMG_2245
  4. Add buttermilk and grind it.
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5. The mixture should be of dosa batter consistency it means it should be little thick when you take out a spoon.To this mixture add sugar and chopped coriander leaves and mix it.

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6. Heat the flat pan (tava or griddle) and put some butter and pour a spoonful of batter on it.

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7. cover the lid and let it cook for some time then flip and cook the other side too.

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Now the pancake is ready to serve.

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Serve hot with chutney.

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