Green Leafy Vegetables – Methi Upma

Hearty congratulations to Indira on the 1st anniversary of Jihva for Ingredients blog event and making it such a big success. This month’s theme is “Going Green with Green Leafy Vegetables” (keeping Earth Day in mind) and Indira & Nandita (@ Saffron trail) have come together to make it JFI & WBB joint event. To cover all the bases for this event, I incorporated greens for a breakfast recipe and also made it on a weekend. Here’s my entry “Methi Semya Upma”. This recipe is extremely simple and quick to make. Note: If the vermicelli turns into a blob, just…

Meatless Sausage Bake

Theme for this month’s Weekend Breakfast Blogging# 7 (Brain child of Nandita of Saffron trail) is baking. Good thing is she did not limit it to just muffins and breakfast breads, event is open for savory and spicy bakes too. Here is my savory, but not so spicy Breakfast bake, that does not pack on too many pounds. I saw the recipe in one of the old Reader’s digest magazine and I happen to have all the ingredients on hand. Its quite filling and can be a perfect brunch item paired with a salad. The dish can be prepped the…

Weekend Breakfast Blogging# 4 – The Round Up

Weekend breakfast blogging (WBB) is the brainchild of lovely Nanditha of Saffron trail who is traveling right now in the beautiful locales of Karnataka, India and she gave me the opportunity to guest host this fortnight’s event. I am not a morning person and weekends generally start around noon for me, which does not usually include breakfast. But I have to say; weekend breakfast WBB event has changed the look of my weekend mornings. Now it’s either I’m thinking of what to make for the WBB event or looking through the recipes in the round up to make them myself…

Spicy Vegetable Omelet

I love to have eggs anytime of the day, be it scrambled, omelet or boiled eggs. Even though I know that the yolks have high cholesterol content, I cannot see myself eating just the white or even egg substitutes (egg beaters etc). To eat eggs and not feel giulty I have made my serving sizes smaller. This quick and easy vegetable omelet is Indian equivalent to Italian frittata and makes a good dish for anytime of the day, especially for a lazy weekend breakfast (or brunch). Sprinkle cheese over the omelet and cook briefly under the preheated broiler until the…