Upma recipe – Upma is one of the favorite breakfasts in our home . Breakfasts are very important meal to start our day, which provides energy through out the day. Among our many healthy breakfast foods upma/uppittu is one of the easiest, tastiest and healthiest ones. We can prepare plain and simple upma with roasted rava , seasoning and water, or adding many vegetables and making varieties of upma/uppittu. The popular breakfast combination you see in the Karnataka restaurant menu is Uppittu and kesari bath aka chow chow bath. It is served on the plantain leaf with some ghee..yum.
SIde dish for Adai dosa with video instructions! Coconut Chana dal Chutney is very nice combination Adai or lentil dosa. Chutney, there are so many varieties, each one has its own flavor,taste. Each breakfast dish like Dosa, Idli has its own companion, these goes well with a particular type of chutney. This red chutney or Bele/dal coconut chutney is very tasty, healthy and delicious side dish, goes well with almost every breakfast menu like chapathi, rava idli and dosa. Very easy to make super delicious chutney.
Who doesn’t know Uddina Vade/ urad dal vada ? In every south Indian restaurant the popular breakfast combo is Idli – Vada. Udrad dal / Black gram dal vade is very delicious and healthy snack to kids compared to the Kurkure! One cup of black lentil contains 13 grams of protein, high fiber and rich in Vitamins along with calcium, iron, copper, magnesium ….
Coming back to vada, it can be consumed as it is, or with coconut chutney or with sambar or with masala Yogurt aka Mosaru Vade or thayir Vada.
Masala Idli is super easy and tasty recipe, can be prepared with leftover idli Batter. By adding few items, the regular idli can be transformed into a whole new Breakfast item :)
Here I am giving the recipe for 2 to 2 ½ cups of batter.
For idli batter recipe click here: Idli batter Recipe