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Broad Beans Egg Pulao

Avarakkai Egg Rice

 

Broad beans egg pulao recipe is very healthy dish cooked in less spices with less oil. eggs added to the beans and scrambled cooked in a low flame. Broad beans or lablab beans is very good for health and used all over the world in different names. In India it is known as broad beans, avarakkai, chikkudu kai and so on.you can make simple and quick dishes using broad beans.

The egg is a nutrient-dense food, containing high quality protein and a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Eggs are not high in fat.it contains Vitamin A, D,B2,B12,Folate,Biotin,,pantothenic acid,Choline, Minerals-Phosphorus,Iodine,Selenium.it helps improving healthy skin, eyes and the nervous system.it helps in the development of all cells in the body,for healthy bones and teeth,formation of red blood cells and for energy metabolism.

Broad beans are also rich in both folate and B vitamins, which we need for nerve and blood cell development, cognitive function and energy.Broad beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fibre. This may be a winning combination for weight loss.This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium.

Broad Beans is good for skin.you will get shiny gorgeous skin. Broad beans leaf’s juice removes any pimple marks or any scars easily. Variety of dishes can be made with broad beans. I have prepared 15 recipes using broad beans, you can watch these recipe videos in my site. This is yummy and simple dish.
Broad beans egg pulao can be served as a excellent dish for lunch box or picnic. Broad beans egg pulao can be served hot with raita, pickle, papad or any side dish.


Ingredients

Broad Beans-250 grams

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Sambar powder-1 tsp

Salt to taste

Egg -3

Onion-1 medium (optional)

Oil

For the Tempering/Tadka

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Heat the pan with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, and red chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté it till it turns to golden brown.
  3. Once spluttered, add chopped broad beans  and sauté it.
  4. Add turmeric powder, hing, sambar powder and salt.
  5. Sprinkle water, cover it and cook for 15 mins in a low flame.
  6. Add eggs and scrambled it with the broad beans,cook for 5 mins.
  7. Add cooked rice, sprinkle sesame oil or ghee  and mix it well.
  8. Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves
  9. Serve it hot with raita or papad.

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Tomato Rice-Pressure Cooker method

Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice-pressure Cooker


 

Ingredients

Basmati Rice-1 Kg

Salt to taste

Oil/Ghee

 

For the Tempering / Tadka:

Cardamoms-2

Cloves-4

Cinnamon bark-3 pieces

Bay leaves-2

 

Spices:

Briyani powder:2 tsp

Turmeric-1/4 tsp

 

For the Sauté:

Onions-2 medium

Green chillies-2 medium

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 6 medium (make it puree)

Lemon-1

 

Garnishing

Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

Mint leaves-1/2 bunches (optional)


Preparation method:

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add washed basmati rice and fry it nicely For the 2 to 3 mins. keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker; add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaves.
  3. Add Chopped onions and green chillies and sauté it
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry it.
  5. Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, biryani powder and the salt cook it For the 7 mins.
  6. When the oil floats at the top, add the basmati rice and water.(Water ratio 1:2- including the mixture prepared)
  7. Add lemon juice, coriander and mint leaves
  8. Cook it For the 3 -5 whistles
  9. Serve it hot with raita.

 


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Chapati sandwich

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Banana Smoothie

banana smoothie

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Okra Rice

okra rice

Okra Recipes – Bhindi Pulao is prepared using tomato, onion mixture with less spices. Okra curry recipe can be made with sesame oil, which gives richness to the dish, tastes excellent and healthy.

Okra Recipes – Bhindi Pulao is a popular health food due to its high fiber, vitamin C, and folate content. Okra is also known for being high in antioxidants. Okra is also a good source of calcium and potassium.

Okra recipes – Okra known in many English-speaking countries as ladies’ fingers, bhindi, bamia, or gumbo,It is popular in Indian and Pakistani cuisine, such as bhindi masala /sambar. In Malaysia okra is commonly a part of yong tau foo cuisine,served in a soup with noodles.

Okra Recipes – Bhindi Pulao is simple dish that can go well with rice and roti. Variety of dishes can be prepared with this okra. Okra Recipes- okra fry, bendakaya pulsu, okra peanut masala, bhindi masala are popular okra dishes in india. I have prepared 17 types of dishes, you can watch these recipe videos in my site. Each recipe has its unique flavor and taste.


Ingredients:

Okra -250 gms

Onion-1

Tomato-2

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Sambar powder-1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil

For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method:

  1. Wash ,pat dry and chop okra into medium slices.
  2. Heat the pan with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, and red chillies and curry leaves.
  3. Once spluttered add chopped onions and fry it.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and sauté it.
  5. Add turmeric powder, hing, sambar powder and salt.
  6. Add chopped okra and fry it gently.
  7. Sprinkle water, cover it and cook for 15 mins in a low flame.
  8. Add cooked rice and sesame oil and mix it well.
  9. Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves
  10. Serve it hot with pickle and papad.

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Vallarai thuvayal

vallarai thuvayal

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Egg Cheese Sandwich

Egg Cheese Sandwich

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Chilli Baji

Chilli Baji

Chili baji


Ingredients:

Chillies-2

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Garlic paste-1/2 tsp

Gram flour-1/2 cup

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Add chilli powder, garlic paste, turmeric, hing, salt  to the gram flour.

Add water and mix it to a dosa batter consistency.

Heat oil in a pan.

Put chillies in the batter and deep fry it in the oil.

Add few at times and cook in a medium flame.

Serve it hot with coconut chutney or chilli sauce.


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Masala Poori

masala poori

 

Masala poori is traditional gujarathi dish. pooris  are made from whole wheat flour(atta), or all purpose flour maida. Gujarathis’ made poori by adding spices and salt to the dough.The dough flattened round and fried in the oil.


Ingredients:

Whole wheat flour/All purpose flour-500gms

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Chilli powder-1/2 tsp

coriander powder-1/2 tsp

cumin powder-1/4 tsp

hing-1 pinch

pepper-1/4 tsp

salt to taste

Water

Oil


 Preparation method

  1. Take the flour in a large mixing bowl add all spices and add normal water.
  2. Add less water at a time and start to mix the flour to form the  dough.
  3. We need the dough to be soft, so add less water at a time.
  4. Instead of water, you can also use yoghurt or milk. This makes pooris really soft.
  5. To make a smooth, soft dough. Knead well for 8-10 minutes, adding a little flour if the dough is too sticky.
  6. Continue the process till you get the right consistency of the dough.
  7. Once you’ve got the dough to the right consistency, cover with a damp cloth and keep it aside for 15 mins.
  8. Divide the dough into small portions of evenly size.
  9. Roll these portions into balls between your hands till they are smooth and without cracks.
  10. Very lightly flour a rolling board and roll each ball into a thick circle.
  11. Heat the oil for the deep frying in a thick-bottomed flat pan on a medium flame.
  12. Deep fry the Pooris one at a time, pressing very gently on each side. This will help the Poori to puff up.
  13. Fry the poori till it turns to golden colour. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

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