Pongal/Huggi is one of the healthiest foods from south indian kitchen. It is the Perfect blend of carbohydrates, proteins, and all important nutrients. Moong dal or split green gram dal is highly nutritious and easily digestible legume. Khara pongal is a one pot healthy dish can be prepared for breakfast, lunch or for dinner. Here is the recipe of khara Pongal with Avarekalu. Adding this papdi lilva enhances the taste of the pongal. If you are not a fan of this beans you can skip.
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.
Multigrain dosa or this adai is one of the healthiest breakfast from Karnataka kitchen! Breakfasts are one of the most important meals of the day. It has to be loaded with protein, fiber, and carbohydrate to take you through whole day. It is very important for kids to have a good morning breakfast to be energised, attentive and focused at school. It is always boring to eat the same dish in the morning, so we have another delicious, super healthy breakfast to add to your breakfast list – multi grain Adai Dosa with super grain of the era Millets. This Multi grain(whole) Adai is very nutritious, Instant Dose with no fermentation needed.Best for breakfsat, lunch or dinner. It also has good amount of methi seeds.. Millets believed to be good for diabetic patients since it releases the glucose slowly. Al millets are non glutinous grains. Here we are using whole grains/lentils, if this is not available you can use split lentils
Foxtail Millets are the healthiest small grains which are naturally gluten free, can be easily digestible. Also it is protein and fiber rich grain. These millets can be substituted for rice. You can cook this millets and make any dishes which calls for rice. Here is the simple Kheer recipe using the Foxtail Millet / navane akki.