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.
Bombay saagu or Potato sagu and Poori is the very popular combination you see in every restaurant menu. Simple ingredients, very easy recipe is this potato sagu. No grinding required. Saagu can be prepared using mixed vegetables as well. Bombay Sagu goes well with chapati, rava idli, and set dosa.
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.
Akki rotti is extremely popular signature breakfast dish of Karnataka. Akki Rotti is unique breakfast dish made with healthy greens and spices. This healthy, delicious rice rotti is vegan and gluten free . The basic akki rotti can be made with rice flour, chopped green chillies, coconut and onion. Creativity does not stop here when it comes to Akki Rotti preparation. Any of your favorite vegetables like carrot, cucumber, sweet potato, potatoes you name it, can be added to it , greens (soppugaLu) make it more flavorful.There are varieties of akki rotti. So create your own akki rotti and share your thoughts with us! Eat rotti as it is or with chutney, ghee or butter.