Thalipith

Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp wheat flour
  • 4 tbsp gram flour
  • 4 tbsp jowari flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 bowl chopped fenugreek leaves
  • 1 onion – finely chopped
  • 1 green chili – finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  • Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl and knead dough with a little water.

  • Make thick chapattis from this dough and shallow fry on a tawa, using a little oil.
  • Serve hot with butter and yogurt/ketchup.

Quick Bread Pizza

Ingredients: 

  • 4-5 bread slices
  • 1-2 slices of cheese
  • 1 cheese cube (grated)
  • Butter as required

 For topping mixture: 

  • Half capsicum – finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato – finely chopped
  • ½ cup corn kernel – boiled
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt to taste 

Method:

  1. Cut the bread slices into round or any other different shapes you like.
  2. In a bowl mix all the ingredients for topping and stir properly.
  3. Spread butter on both the sides of the bread slice. Place the cheese slice on that & and above that, place the prepared topping mixture. Finally sprinkle some grated cheese & pepper powder on top.
  4. Place the prepared slices on baking tray & bake it in a preheated oven for 10 mins on 200°C.
  5. Serve with any mocktails.

Healthy Pasta and Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl Conchiglie whole wheat pasta (boiled) (even maccheroni can be used)
  • 1 carrot – finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum – finely chopped
  • 2-3 baby corn – chopped
  • ½ cup sweet corn kernels
  • ½ apple – peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup grapes
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic (in a paste)
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp oregano/mixed herbs
  • 3-4 tsp olive oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

1. In a microwave safe bowl, add carrot, capsicum, baby corn and sweet corn and microwave it with a little water for 2 min with lid.

2. Now in another microwave safe bowl, add oil, garlic, pepper powder and herbs and microwave it for 40 seconds. Add boiled vegetables and all the other ingredients to it. Mix well.
3. Microwave it again for 30 seconds.

Healthy Sprout tikkis

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl boiled mixed sprouts
  • 2 tbsp grated tofu/paneer (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp ginger-chilli paste
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 2-3 tbsp brown toast crumbs
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Crush the sprouts in a mixer roughly.
  2. In a bowl, add all the other ingredients in crushed sprouts.
  3. Mix well and make the dough for the tikkis. (If needed, you can add a little water)
  4. Make round-flat tikkis and shallow fry it using very little oil on low to medium heat till golden brown.
  5. Sprinkle chaat masala on the tikkis.
  6. Serve with green chutney or masala curd.

Crispy Bread Tikkis

crispy-bread-tikkis

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Rawa (Soji)
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 2 cubes grated cheese
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • 6-7 Wheat bread slices
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Except bread, mix all the other ingredients in rawa. Prepare the paste adding little water if needed.
  2. Cut the bread slices into round using small bowl. Spread the prepared paste on all the bread slices on one side.
  3. Shallow fry it with some oil or ghee on low to medium flame till golden brown. (It can also be deep fried in oil or baked in oven)
  4. Garnish with Tomato Ketchup & some sesame seeds.

Methi Jowari Thepla

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups jowari flour
  • 1 cup chopped fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp ginger-chilli paste
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander-cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

In a bowl, using all the above ingredients prepare the dough.

Make medium sized rotis from that dough.

Shallow fry it on tawa putting some oil on both the sides.

Serve hot with any sabji, chutney or tomato ketchup.

    Fada (Wheat Dalia) Upma

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup fada (wheat dalia – small sized)
    • 1 dry red chilli (cut into pieces)
    • 1 green chilli
    • 3 cups warm water
    • 2 tbsp curd
    • 1½ tbsp oil
    • ½ tsp mustard seeds
    • 1-2 tbsp soaked Urad dal (Soaked chana dal can be used)
    • 5-6 curry leaves
    • 2-3 pinch of turmeric powder
    • Salt to taste

    Method:

    1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and dalia. Fry for sometime till it gets light pink. Then add chillies, curry leaves and urad dal; sauté for 2 mins.
    2. Now add water, curd, salt and turmeric powder, let it cook with lid for sometime till the dalia cooked properly. Let it sauté for sometime till water gets absorbed properly.
    3. It can be served with buttermilk.
    4. You can add boiled vegetables like carrot, peas, etc.