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A good start to a day is when you eat right and feel healthy. A bed tea followed by a nice morning stroll do wonders for me. I try to bring variations to what I eat ever morning. Though the best I like for my breakfast is toast and boiled egg. I tried poha (rice flakes sauteed with onions and potato) today.

Ingredients :

1. Rice flakes : lightly soaked in water

2. Onions : finely chopped

3. Potato : diced in small cubes

4. Tomato : diced in small cubes

5. Split green & Red chillies

5. Coriander leaves and lemon for garnishing

Method :

1. Add oil to pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves

2. Add chopped onions and potatoes

3. Add turmeric , red chilli powder and salt as per taste . Mix nicely and lid to cook for 5 mins.

4. Add the split chillies and rice flakes and mix well

5. Cover with lid and cook for another 2 mins.

6. Garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze half a lemon.

Serve hot with a cup of ginger tea .

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Note : While serving , you can also garnish the poha with Farsan(Haldiram mixture) or Aloo bhujiya (Haldiram Aaloo Bhujiya). It adds to the taste and you will love the crunch while you eat.

 

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This is a quick recipe that can be easily made when you are in hurry and you have left over idli’s from previous night in your refrigerator. I am very fond of idli’s (steamed lentil and rice cake .. 🙂 ) . They are light to eat and yet very filling and nutritious.

Ingredients :

1. Idli’s

2. Carrot – sliced in julians

3. Bell Pepper (red / yellow / green ) – sliced .

4. Tomatoes

5. Onions – sliced

6. Green & Red chillies – split and sliced

7. Curry leaves

8. Coriander and Lemon for garnishing

Method :

All oil to pan . Once heated put in a few mustard seeds to crackle. Add onions and chillies and saute for half a minute. Add in rest of the vegetable. Add salt as per your taste, red chilli powder and lid the pan to cook for 2-3 mins. Add the idli’s (cut them in 4-6 piece each) and gently mix it all. Let it saute for about a minute or two. Garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze half a lemon in it.

Your dish is ready to eat. Wollaahh !!!

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