Upma: Here’s All You Need To Know About The Traditional Indian Breakfast Dish

Just a few months ago, Shabana Azmi kept Twitter busy when she posted an image of a dish she sampled during a trip to Italy. She called it upma, the Twitterati largely disagreed saying she couldn’t tell the difference between upma and poha. We didn’t hear of this in most parts of south India where we love our upma, one of those dishes that truly belongs to the ‘any timers’ menu in any all-day diner. It works equally well for breakfast, lunch, dinner or in between meals. With the cross pollination of cooking styles over…

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6 Yummy Ways To Have Chicken In Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

There is no dearth of chicken lovers in this world. Maybe that is why we have so many delicious preparations in chicken. Take a sandwich, burger, broth or a salad; you know that only a few juicy and tender chunks or pieces of chicken can turn the fate of the dish around. Basically for us, ‘chicken + anything’ is a winner combination that has us rooting all the way. So here we are with 6 ingenious ways, in which you can have chicken in breakfast, lunch and dinner!   Breakfast:   There is a…

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4 Popular Punjabi Breakfast Dishes You Must Try Once In Life

Punjabis and their love for food is not an unknown fact. Popular for their vivacious and vibrant culture, a major part of their joie de vivre is associated with their deep rooted affection for all things good, greasy and indulgent. From the lip-smacking sarson ka saagto buttery dal makhani and who can forget the global phenomenon butter chicken,Punjab’s contribution to Indian cuisine is immense. But it isn’t just heavy lunch and decadent dinner that Punjabi cuisine in famous for. The extensive range of Punjabi breakfast has gained its own share of stardom in the foodie…

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5 Iconic Breakfast Dishes From Maharashtra You Have To Try

Maharashtra’s contribution to Indian food is so immense that most of its food has travelled from the confines of its state boundaries and have now become a staple in households across the nation. Be it the buttery pav bhaji or the sweet and wholesomepuran poli , Maharashtrian local and lip-smacking delights have caught the fancy of many food lovers since time immemorial. Maharashtrian food is a mish-mash of ancient Hindu food traditions, the Portuguese and Parsi influence and a whole lot of communities that came, settled and made Maharashtra their own. Speaking of their love…

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5 Easy Raw Food Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast supplies our body and brain with sufficient nutrients after a long gap of sleeping. Breakfasts must not be skipped at any cost as they hold a lot of importance in proper functioning of the body. Having a nutritious breakfast not only keeps the body and metabolism healthy but also aids weight loss by maintaining blood glucose levels. Making the right choice for breakfast can make a whole lot of difference to the entire day. If you don’t have sufficient time in the morning to cook yourself a breakfast, here’s…

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5 Famous Breakfast Dishes From Bengal You Must Try

There is a popular saying that goes, ‘eat your breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper’. Seems like, Bengalis understood the former part of the saying very well, even before the saying came into existence. Renowned for its desserts and non-vegetarian delicacies, Bengali cuisine is a culinary treasure trove- a significant part of which is often overshadowed by the legendary reputation of its sweetmeats and fish preparations. Bengali breakfast for instance, is one regal affair that calls for chronicle of its own. Here are 5 iconic Bengali breakfast…

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Breakfast Recipe: How To Make Club Kachori With Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi

While including eggs, fruits and juices is a must for breakfast, treat your loved ones with something different this festive season. Go for Club Kachoris with Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi. Believe us, your loved ones would be delighted! Ingredients For the Club Kachori 2 cups – Plain flour 1/3 cups – Semolina flour 1/2 cup – Split black gram paste 1/2 cup – Curd Salt to taste For the Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi 2-3 tbsp – Oil 1/2 tbsp – Mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp – Cumin seeds 1/2…

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Breakfast recipes: How to make Pasi Payaru Upma

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But regular Oatmeal and fruit juice may give you a sense of mundanity. So we bring to you Pasi Payaru Upma, which has a desi tadka that will give your taste buds a wonderful treat and gets ready in no time. This recipe by Subrata Debnath, executive chef of Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon, is one you should try really soon. Ingredients 2-3 tbsp – Sesame oil 1/2 tsp – Mustard seeds 2 sprigs – Curry leaves 2-inch Ginger, finely chopped 1.5…

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Breakfast in Old Delhi: 7 Lip-Smacking Dishes to Kickstart Your Day

Old Delhi maybe intimidating because of the swarm of people that throng the narrow streets and the chaos that seems to be perpetual, but for those who are really passionate about food, it is the ultimate hub to savour the best of desiflavours. There are so many nooks and corners with legendary food stalls that making your way through the madness to sample mouthwatering delights once in awhile is definitely worthwhile. That too at old-time prices that allow you to feast like a king in under 500 Rupees. Where else can…

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Breakfast recipe: How to make a millet pancake

Millet pancake is a healthy breakfast option and it tastes delicious too. If you’re looking to whip up a quick meal in the morning which meets your nutritional needs and is a treat for your taste buds as well, millet pancakes can be your go-to option. Here’s an easy recipe that will delight your senses. Take a look. Ingredients: 1 cup – Millet flour 1 tsp – Ginger paste 1 tsp – Chilli paste 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp – Onions, chopped 1 tbsp – Green chilli, chopped…

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