Showing posts with label Leftovers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Leftovers. Show all posts

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Rice Paratha


Whole wheat flour-1 1/4 cups

Onion -1 medium sized
Leftover rice-1cup
Red chilli powder-1/2tsp
Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Green chilli-1,finely chopped

Oil for cooking


1.Mix whole wheat flour,salt,yoghurt and ghee with water into soft dough
cover with moist cloth and keep it aside for an hour.
2.Finely chopp the onion and green chilli.
3.Mix leftover rice with red chilli powder,cumin powder,chopped green
chilli,chopped onion and salt.
4.Knead again and divide into four equal parts.make balls and press
between the palms of your hand to make pedhas.
5.Roll out the pedha into 3 inch diameter disc.
6.Stuff the rice mixture on the disc and shape it into pedha again.
7.Roll out 7-8inch diameter disc using rolling pin.
8.Heat a tawa, place the paratha over it.cook well on both sides.
9.Serve hot with fresh yoghurt and pickle.

SOURCE:Khana Khazana

This recipe goes to EFM - Parathas and Gravies / Curries Series! hosted by Srilekha

Friday, 19 February 2010

Chappati Masala Upma


Left over chapaties- 3-4
Green chillis-1
Curry leaves-1sprig
Oil- 2tsp
Lemon juice-1tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste


Cut the left over chapaties with hand into small pieces,sprinkle
little water over torn chappatis and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,when they begin to pop
Add dals sliced fry and then add onions,tomato,curry leaves and chillies fry till golden brown.
Add all powders,salt and little water and cook for 2-3minutes.
After that add the torn chapaties and stir well till it is soft,close the lid and cook on low flame
for 2-3minutes.Serve hot.

Sunday, 27 December 2009

Papdi Chaat

For papdis

Cut leftover chappatis into triangles and deep fry them in hot oil.

Use this papdis to prepare chaats.


Potato-1 big,boiled and cubed

Onions-1,finely chopped


Nylon sev-1/2cup

Green chutney-1tbsp

Sweet tamarind chutney-1tbsp

Chaat masala-1tsp

Red chilli powder-1/2tsp

Cumin powder-1/2tsp

Papdis-10-15(i used fried leftover chappati pieces)


In a plate arrange papdi's evenly, put aloo pieces,onion, green chutney,tamarind chutney on each papdi. Then sprinkle red chilli powder, chaat masala,cumin powder and sev on top.Garnish with sev and coriander and serve immediatly.

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Spicy Bread Pudding


6-Slices whole wheat bread with crust removed

1tbsp-Polyunsaturated margarine/butter

1-Green capsicum,halved and seeded

1-Yellow capsicum, halved and seeded


1-Red onion, finely chopped

2-Greenchillies,finely chopped

1/2cup-Low fat cheddar cheese,grated


2cups-Skimmed milk

1tsp-Dried mixed herbs

Ground black pepper to taste

Salt to taste


1. Spread bread with the margarine and cut each slice into four triangles.
Place capsicum on a rack and broil for 10minutes under the grill until slightly blackened.
Place the capsicums in a polythene bag with tongs, seal and let cool.peel the skins and discard.
Slice the capsicum into thin strips.

2. Layer the bread, peppers,tomatoes,onion,greenchillies and half of the cheese in a large ,shallow ovenproof dish.

3. Mix the eggs and milk together with herbs, salt and pepper to taste and pour over the bread.Allow to sit for 30minutes.

4. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the dish and season.

5. Bake in the oven at 160'c for 45minutes untill set and risen,serve hot.

NOTE: This can be prepared with leftover bread and vegetables

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Spicy Masala Idli


Leftover idlis -8

Onion sliced- 1large


Green chillies chopped- 2

Dill greens-1cup

Coriander leaves- 2 sprigs

Curry leaves- 8-10

Ginger- Garlic paste- 1tsp

Chilli powder-1tsp

Garam masala-1/2tsp



Mustard seeds-1tsp

Urad and channadal 1tsp each



1.Cut idlis into four pieces each.keep it aside.

2.Heat oil in a pan add musturd,dals fry until brown.

3.Add onions,greenchillies,curryleaves fry untill onion become transparent.

4.Add ginger garlic paste, dill leaves and all masalas.

5.Now add tomatoes and little water to bring all masalas together,add salt and cook until it thickens.

6.Add idli pieces, mixwell with the gravy and close the lid for 2-3minutes,cook on alow flame.

7.Serve piping hot as evening chaat.