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Sago /Sabudana Beaten Rice/Poha Upma

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Bored of the regular Sabudana or Poha Upma? Have you all tried combination of sabudana and poha to make upma? No? Then you have to definitely try this. It is a lipsmacking dish and easy to cook too. Here goes the Recipe:

1 cup Sago/ Sabudana soaked for 30 mins
1 cup Beaten Rice /Poha soaked for 15 mins

Drain the water and keep it aside after the soaking time.

3 Onions chopped length wise
3 Green chillies slit and chopped
1/4 Tsp hing
1 Cup of roasted peanuts coarsely ground
1 Tsp jeera
1 Tsp sugar
1/4 Tsp haldi

Juice of half Lemon
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander to garnish

Heat 3 tsp of oil in a pan. Add hing and jeera and saute for 1 min.Add haldi and green chillies. After 1 min add chopped onions and roast well for 10 mins. First add sabudana and roast till done. Later add the soaked poha and mix well. Add sugar and chopped corriander.Add salt to taste and coarsely ground peanut powder. Mix well and saute for 5 mins.
Switch off the stove. Add lemon juice and mix well.Garnish with sev and corriander and serve hot.

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Flourless Pancakes

Everyday is a new day when you have fussy kids at home. We need to come out with new ideas everyday to handle fussy eaters. I can assure you that your kids will love these pancakes and it  takes less than 5 mins to prepare this healthy yummy breakfast which is healthy and yes flourless too.

Flourless Pancakes


2 Eggs

1 Ripe Banana

A pinch Cinnamon powder (optional)

Break the eggs in a bowl and beat well. Mash the ripe banana in another bowl. Add mashed banana to the beaten egg mixture. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder and mix well.

Heat the skillet. Pour the mixture on the skillet . Drizzle few drops of oil in case you are not using a Non –Stick Skillet.

Place the pancakes one above the other and drizzle some honey and serve.

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Pepper Rasam Vada


Pepper Rasam Vada
Pepper Rasam Vada


Today being a weekend my kids wanted to have something different and yummy too. It had been a long time since I made urad dal Vadas, so thought of making Vadas. We normally have Sambar Vada, Dahi Vada, Rasam Vada. I thought of making something different. So I made Pepper Rasam Vada.

As it is exam time for my kids, I made Pepper Rasam as it aids digestion and Kids can enjoy Urad Vada also at the same time.Kids loved it .

It is a lipsmacking dish and worth a try.

Recipe for Urad Dal Vada:

  1. 250 gms/1 Cup Urad dal soaked for 5 to 6 hours
  2. 1 inch Ginger Grated
  3. 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  4. Handfull of Corriander Leaves finely chopped
  5. A few curry leaves finely chopped
  6. Fist full of freshly grated Coconut
  7. 1 Tsp Pepper
  8. Oil for Frying
  9. Salt to taste

Grind the soaked Urad dal in a wet grinder / mixie to make a fine paste.Add  pepper and ½ glass  of water while grinding. Once the urad dal paste is ready add all the other ingredients mentioned above. Wet your hands and take a ball of flour ,make a hole in the centre using your thumb, and drop it in the hot oil and deep fry. Keep the Vadas aside.


Recipe for Pepper Rasam

  1.  50 gms Moong dal
  2. 1 Tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  3. 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  4. Few curry leaves
  5. ¼ Tsp Hing
  6. Fist full of freshly grated coconut
  7. 2 Tomatoes finely chopped
  8. 1 Tsp Rasam Powder
  9. Salt to taste

Boil Moong dal and keep it aside. Roast 2 to 6 nos ingredients and coarsely grind.Heat 2 tsp ghee in a wok. Add the chopped tomatoes. Once they turn mushy add the boiled dal ,rasam powder and the ground masala. Add 250 ml of water and let it simmer for 6 to 8 mins. Add salt to taste. You can add more water in case you want the Rasam to be thin.

Soak the Vadas in Piping hot Rasam and garnish with extra tadka and serve.