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Pathiri, popular in Malabar cuisine-served for both breakfast and dinner… Pathiri is a traditional roti that’s popular in¬†Malabar cuisine. These days, it is found on the menu of most South Indian restaurants. The texture of the pathiri is light and thin that almost everyone finds it hard to resist, especially when served with spicy chicken/mutton/beef...

Broccoli Paratha, a great way to include broccoli into your diet… My intention was to use up the broccoli that had been sitting in the refrigerator. I usually make soups, stir fries or grill broccolis. This time, I decided to make parathas with it. Tasted good and it’s a great way to sneak broccoli into your kids diet: Nutritious and healthy parathas. For...

Protein rich chick peas are mashed and stuffed into parathas, nutritious and delicious parathas… I love stuffed parathas, believe me I’ve made so many varieties of parathas: Tuna paratha, Beef paratha, Spinach paratha and Potato or Aloo paratha. I loved all of them, it was just delicious when had with raita or yogurt. So the other day, while thinking...

Chapathi and chicken stir fried together, delicious one pot meal and a great way to use up leftover chapathi… Chapathi is flattened wheat bread that is quite popular in India and is served for dinner or even breakfast along with veg or non-veg curries. The dough for making chapathi is made by kneading wheat flour and water, it doesn’t require the addition...

Rumali means handkerchief and roti means flat bread; it’s so thin hence the name rumali. It’s popular in Mughal cuisine… My sister had told me about rumali roti a few times after she had it in a restaurant in Bangalore. Unfortunately, I haven’t had it and haven’t seen in any Indian restaurants in North America. This roti sounded interesting,...

A great way to introduce spinach which is a super food to our diet is by making parathas or flatbreads with it… Spinach being a super food is packed with all good nutrients and vitamins. Since, it doesn’t have any intense taste it can be eaten raw or can be made into a smoothie. Surprisingly, cooking spinach will actually increase its nutrients as the...

A very healthy flatbread made using millet flour… Millets are small seeded grasses and are the main ingredients in the bird food. If you are still thinking that it’s only for the birds then you are wrong. It’s great for humans as well. Millets are such wonderful and healthy grains, they can be used for making different kinds of food. They come in...

Devour this healthy chicken stuffed flat bread… This Ramadan I am being health conscious, making light and healthy dishes. If fasting is observed in a healthy way it will help in significant improvement of our overall health. Apparently, most people turn Iftar (breaking the fast) into a grand feast and there will be a lot of greasy and fried dishes. However,...

Popular North Indian flat bread that’s served for breakfast, lunch or dinner… I guess on wednesday’s most people feel energized and motivated to do stuffs, it doesn’t matter what stuffs. At least, I feel that way. Now, don’t ask me how I feel on a Monday.¬†Motivational quotes and philosophers say “when the alarm blares in the morning,...

New addition to my pantry, buckwheat flour… If you haven’t heard of buckwheat then you might be thinking how can buckwheat be gluten free. I had the same thought too when I first heard the name buckwheat. Well, the name is quite misleading and is ironic as it doesn’t have wheat and is completely gluten free. Btw, who named it as buckwheat??? If...