Ready, Set, Go – Breakfast Time @TheRoyaleIndia

Ready, Set, Go – Breakfast Time !!

July 25, 2014 177 0 0

For folks who are concerned about what to devour for breakfast? Here’s an impressive way to obtain nutrients that boost your metabolism and keep you energised throughout the day.

Without doubt breakfast take the top spot when it comes to grading your meal by its importance. For few, it’s typically breakfast-on-the-go. So, it is generally a quick cheese sandwich or a packet of cookies is what one would get in the morning. But we do not understand how significant it is to begin your morning right.

So, whether you are tied-up with work or just not famished in the morning, we have found scrumptious dishes to prevent you from missing your AM mealtime.

Though difficult to skip, a healthy breakfast is simply a must to get you through all day long. Good morning to you!

Oatmeal Uttapam

Oatmeal Uttapam @TheRoyaleIndia

Items required

  • 1 cup oatmeal

  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1/4 glass soya milk

  • 1/4 glass orange juice

  • 1 cup banana pulp

Process

  • Mix oatmeal, wheat flour, baking soda, banana pulp, soya milk, orange juice together in a basin. Blend the batter well till it turns smooth and even. Allow it to rest for ten minutes.

  • Heat up the saucepan and smear with oil. Pour two ladlefuls of the batter; turn over as soon as the base turns golden or once the top start to bubble.

  • Remove the Uttapam from the saucepan and serve

Tip – Relish them with stewed pears, they taste fabulous!!

Spinach Pancake

Spinach Pancake @TheRoyaleIndia

This wholesome and healthy pancake is filled with whole wheat flour, milk, yogurt and spinach with a mushroom and lavish cheese filling.

Items required

Pancakes

  • 100 gm whole wheat flour

  • 1 egg

  • 1 yolk

  • 150 ml whisked curd

  • 100 ml milk

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1/2 kg spinach leaves (blanched, drained and chopped)

  • Dash of scraped nutmeg

  • Salt and pepper

For the filling:

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 3 tbsp spring onions wedges

  • 250 gm compressed hung curd

  • 100 gm shredded cheese

  • 1 egg

  • 250 gm sautéed mushrooms

  • A smidgen of chilli powder

  • 2tbsp parsley segments

  • Salt and pepper

Process

Strain flour in a mixing bowl; mix in egg, curd, water and oil. Bring together spinach paste, nutmeg and seasoning. Allow the batter to rest for half hour.

For the filling:

  • Warm up oil and deep-fry the onions for two-three minutes. Allow it to cool for a while.

  • Mix fried onions into the curd; add half portion of the shredded cheese and remaining components.

Making the Pancake –

  • Dispense a small batter into a greased saucepan and make a thin pancake.

  • Cook equally on both sides for about two minutes each.

  • Spread one tablespoon of filling above each pancake. Fold up.

  • Assemble the cooked pancakes on a buttered ovenproof plate, spread out cheese and bake in the oven at 180 degrees C for 15 minutes.

  • Dish up warm with fresh tomato salad.

Ragi Wheat Bread

Ragi Wheat Bread @TheRoyaleIndia

For the bread lovers, this healthy and wholesome bread will be your life-long cohort. It utilizes healthy elements like ragi, jaggery, whole wheat flour, yogurt and spinach.

Items required

  • 1 cup ragi flour

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 100 gm jaggery

  • 1 tsp refined oil

  • 1/2 kg chopped spinach

  • Cup of yoghurt

  • 1 tsp baking soda

Process

  • In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients.

  • Combine all the ingredients till it attains equal consistency.

  • Expand the mixture in a baking dish, and place it in the oven for 40 minutes at 180 degrees

  • Remove the bread from oven, cut it uniformly and serve it hot.

Poha

Poha @TheRoyaleIndia

Poha/Pressed rice is the most desired breakfast in majority of the Indian houses. This simple dish is prepared with compressed shavings of rice that are fat-free and heart-friendly.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pressed rice

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida/hing

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions

  • 8-10 curry leaves

  • 2-3 whole red chillies

  • 1/2 cup diced potatoes

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp slivers of coriander leaves

  • Lemon piece for garnish

Process

  • Put poha in a sifter and wash, do not immerse in the water extensively. Run off in the sifter to sap out the water completely.

  • Warm up the oil; now add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves and the whole red chillies.

  • When they splutter, add the onions and mix them thoroughly

  • When onions turn light brown, include potatoes. Turn around till they are cooked.

  • Add turmeric and sauté over low heat till the potatoes are cooked.

  • Add poha and salt as per taste, mix well.

  • Now add green chillies, lemon juice and small portion of the coriander leaves

  • Garnish the poha with remaining coriander and a piece of lemon

Jowar Medley

Jowar Medley @TheRoyaleIndia

Chomp up your way to wellbeing with this jowar assortment. Jowar is high on fibre, iron and also help in improving your metabolism.

Items required

  • 1 tbsp rice bran oil

  • 2 tbsp mustard seeds

  • 15-20 curry leaves

  • 4 green de-seeded chillies

  • 1 tbsp sliced ginger

  • 4-5 diced baby corn

  • 1/2 zucchini,

  • 1 finely chopped red pepper

  • 1 finely chopped yellow pepper

  • Pepper, to taste

  • Salt, to taste

  • 1 cup jowar seeds/sorghum

Process

  • Immerse the jowar seeds/sorghum all night and cook it in the same water for 15 minutes.

  • Heat the rice bran oil in a saucepan; add in mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and ginger.

  • When the mustard seeds splutter, include baby corn and zucchini.

  • Stir fry the red peppers and yellow peppers.

  • Add in the cooked jowar.

  • Season it with salt and pepper and toss well.

  • Decorate with coriander leaves.

Oats Idli

Oats Idli @TheRoyaleIndia

These oat idlis are packed with carrots, and hence low on carbs. It sure gonna be a most preferred dish of all age groups. Oats idli is also a novel method to include nutrient-rich oats in your diet and helps out to stay lean.

Items required

  • 2 cups oats

  • 500gm sour curd

  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds

  • 1 tbsp urad dal

  • 1/2 tbsp channa dal

  • 1/2 tbsp oil

  • 2 tsp finely sliced green chillies

  • 1 cup grated carrots

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander

  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder

  • 2 tbsp salt

  • A pinch of Eno fruit salt

Process

  • Dry heat the oats on a tawa till it turns somewhat brown. Subsequently pound the roasted oats in a mixer.

  • In a saucepan, pour little oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, and channa dal. Sauté till the mustard splutter and the dals to turn golden.

  • Add the chopped chillies, coriander and grated carrots. Now include the turmeric powder and sauté for a minute.

  • Put in seasoning to the powdered oats mixture, include the yogurt, salt and fruit salt, and thoroughly mix it to the consistency of an idli batter.

  • Ready the idli cooker with some water

  • Pour the oats idli batter into oil smeared idli moulds and steam them for 15 minutes.

  • Cool them for two mins before scooping the idlis from the mould.

  • Serve them hot with freshly prepared tangy onion tomato chutney.

Melon and Kiwi Fruit Smoothie

Melon and Kiwi Fruit Smoothie @TheRoyaleIndia

The Melon and Kiwi fruit smoothie is a power drink that will shoot up your vigor instantaneously. Fresh fruits, milk, honey and oats blends very well to create this smoothie into an energy booster.

Items required

  • 1 kiwi

  • 2-3 segments of papaya

  • 2 segments of melon

  • Couple of grapes

  • 1 sliced plum

  • 1 glass milk

  • 1/2 – 1 tsp honey

  • 1/2 cup oats

Process

  • Blend the entire component in a blender. Add sugar/honey according to your taste and if required.

  • Serve cool.

So, work up that appetite and gear up for a scrumptious spread in the morning.

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