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Simple And Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Kids

Preparing breakfast for kids is a herculean task for parents. The children get bored with items quickly. They want a variety of food items daily. Otherwise, it is going to be difficult to make them eat. Here we have listed ten simple and healthy breakfast recipes for kids you can try at home. It would taste yummy if you try these with Double Horse food products.

1. Ragi Dosa

Ragi or Finger Millet is a nutritious food grain suggested for kids. Including ragi in breakfast will help is healthy, as well as, it would help to regularize metabolic activities.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup ragi flour
  • ¼ cup wheat flour or atta
  • Semolina 2-3 tb spoon
  • Grated vegetables (tomato, onion, carrot)
  • Green chillies (as required)
  • Curry leaves
  • Curd 1 spoon
  • Water, as required
  • Cumin seeds
  • Oil 3 tb spoon
  • Salt

Preparation

  • Mix all the ingredients and prepare the batter. It is advised to add water in portions. Otherwise, the dough may turn watery. Prevent the formation of lumps by mixing the batter thoroughly.
  • Heat a pan on low fire and spread oil
  • Spread the batter evenly and wait for the dosa to turn into golden colour
  • Cook both the sides
  • Your Ragi Dosa is ready, Serve with sambar, chutney or any other curry

2. Vegetable Poha

Poha is a healthy breakfast item that doesn’t require to be cooked. The flattened rice (poha) you use must be clean and of good quality. Then only you can expect the delicacy to be tasty.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups of Double Horse poha
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 potato (diced)
  • 1 carrot (chopped)
  • Green chilli (chopped) as required (Only a little, as the preparation, is intended for kids)
  • Curry leaves
  • Peanut (if you need)
  • Chana, Urad dal, mustard Seed, cumin seed (1/2 tsp each)
  • Turmeric powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil (2 tb spoon)
  • Salt
  • Lemon juice (1 tb spoon)

Preparation

  • Wash poha, filter the water and keep it for a few minutes for it to become soft
  • Heat oil in a pan and put chana, urad dal, mustard seed, and cumin seed
  • Once the dal is fried put green chilly and saute for a minute
  • Add curry leaves and onion
  • Wait until the onion is cooked. Then add vegetables, salt, and turmeric.
  • Close the pan and wait for the vegetables to cook
  • Add poha and cook it on a low flame for about 30 seconds to a minute
  • Add lemon juice
  • Vegetable poha is ready

3. Uttapam

Uttapam is one of the most famous and healthy breakfast dishes. It is so tasty that your kid will like it. Added with vegetables, it is a nutritious choice for breakfast.

Ingredients

  • Batter made of rice and urad dal in the right proportion (It should be prepared the previous evening for it to ferment)
  • Chopped vegetables including tomatoes, onion, and cilantro (1 cup)
  • Carrots grated (1/2 cup)
  • Oil (2 tb spoon)

Preparation

  • Heat the skillet and spread oil (You can use a skillet or flat tava for preparing uttapam)
  • Spread the batter evenly (It should only be a thin layer to make the Uttapam crispy and tasty)
  • Sprinkle the chopped and grated vegetables on top and cover the pan with a lid
  • Wait for it to be cooked
  • Your Uttapam is ready. Serve it with chutney or sambar

4. Semiya Upma

Semiya desert you might know. Did you know that you can use Double Horse semiya for preparing a tasty breakfast? Semiya upma can be prepared in minutes. Your kid is going to love this food item.

Ingredients

  • Roasted vermicelli (1 cup)
  • Chopped carrots (as required)
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • Chillies chopped (as required)
  • Ginger grated (1 tsp)
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • Cashew nuts and peanuts
  • Oil
  • Water (as required)
  • Salt

Preparation

  • Heat pan and add oil
  • Add the seasoning and nuts and saute for about three minutes (until the nuts turn golden brown)
  • Add chillies, ginger, and curry leaves
  • After cooking the above items for another one minute, add onions and saute for a minute
  • Add the remaining vegetables
  • Add salt and turmeric. Saute for a minute
  • Add water and wait for it to boil (avoid adding too much water)
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, add vermicelli
  • Cook the vermicelli for a couple of minutes, keeping it covered
  • Garnish it with curry leaves again
  • Serve hot

5. Chapati Rolls

Chapati role is another tasty breakfast item suitable for children and adults alike. You must use soft chapatis for preparing this dish. Otherwise, the rolls will not have the taste you expect.

Ingredients

  • Chapati made of Double Horse atta
  • Chopped onions, tomatoes, carrots and other vegetables you want to use
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Sauce or garam masala (You can decide depending on your taste)

Preparation

  • Heat pan and fry the vegetables
  • Add salt and masala or sauce and cook for a minute or two
  • Sprinkle the mix on the chapatis and roll it

Double Horse food products and readymade mix are the best ingredients for preparing tasty breakfast dishes for your kid. Try it today and let us know how it was.

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Top 10 Onam Traditional Recipes To Celebrate

Top 10 Traditional Recipes To Celebrate Onam

With Onam right around the corner, every Kerala household is setting themselves up for the festivities. Onam is the epitome of prosperity and is considered a brand new beginning for every Keralite. Onam also fills the platter by getting everyone back to their roots in the most traditional cuisine. These special dishes are not frequent or on a regular basis because of their specialty. Let us make this onam a grand one by getting a better sneak peek at these traditional Onam sadya dishes.

Best 10 Traditional Onam Recipes

1. Aviyal

Aviyal is itself royalty when it comes to all the other dishes on the sadya. It is almost every malayalis and non- malayalis favorite dish. Let us look into the aviyal recipe with vegetables like Yam, Drumstick, Cluster Beans, Snake gourd, Raw Banana, and Carrot Cucumber

  • Peel every vegetable and cut them up into 2” long shapes.
  • Grind the coconut, green chilli and cumin seeds into a coarse paste with little water.
  • Wash and cook vegetables in a pot of water and add a little bit of turmeric. Wait till the vegetables are half-cooked.
  • Make a small well between the half cooked vegetables and add in the grinded mixture and close the lid.
  • After 5 minutes, open the lid and add curd and curry leaves and mix for a minute. If you are using raw mango, you can skip this step.
  • Keep the flame to low and make sure that all the vegetables are well-cooked and have blended well.
  • Once cooked, add in curry leaves and a little bit of coconut oil over top of the mixture.
  • The dish is ready to go!

2. Erissery

Erissery is a lip-smacking mildly-spicy dish. This is again a blend of coconut and garlic. Let us give a quick look:

  • Soak the red cow beans overnight. Then take the soaked beans and pressure cook it with chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt for 4-5 whistles.
  • Once the beans are cooked, add in the pumpkin and cook until soft.
  • Slowly mash the pumpkin to form a thick mixture.
  • Grind coconut, garlic, green chilly and small onions coarsely.
  • Add this paste to the pumpkin-beans mixture.
  • For tempering, heat a pan with oil and add dry chillies, mustard seeds, curry leaves and let them sputter.
  • Add this tempering over the pumpkin, bean and coconut mixture.
  • Serve hot.

3. Pulissery

Pulissery is a sweet and sour curd based dish. It is served as an ozhichu curry, which means it’s eaten together with rice and other curries. It is a very light and heart-warming dish.

  • Cook ripe banana with water along with chilly, turmeric, and chilly powder. Put down the flame once the banana is soft.
  • Grind coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, curry leaves with curd to paste.
  • Add this paste to the banana mixture and mix them thoroughly in a low flame.
  • Once the banana mixture blends well with the paste; add in the rest of the curd and mix well.
  • In a pan, add some oil. To it, add dry chilly, curry leaves, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and let it sputter.
  • Pour this mixture into the banana curd mixture.
  • Enjoy the sweet and sour pulissery.

4. Pachadi

Pachadi is a traditional delicacy which is a different take on the cucumber raita. In this, we add ground coconut which enhances the flavour and texture of the curry.

  • Grind coconut, cumin seeds, and green chilli and mustard seeds into a coarse paste. Add in water and grind to get a smooth texture.
  • Peel and dice the cucumber into small pieces and add it into a pan and add water to cook them thoroughly.
  • Once the cucumber is cooked, add the ground paste and mix well.
  • Once blended well, add beaten curd into the warm mixture and mix well.
  • You can also give in a tempering with dried chillies, curry leaves and mustard seeds.

5. Paal Payasam

Paal Payasam or Rice Kheer is a very easy to make dessert recipe and one among the prominent ones in Onam Sadya. Its simplicity but regality makes it irresistible for anyone’s appetite.

  • Boil 5 cups of milk in a pan.
  • Add in the soaked rice and cook well.
  • Once the rice is cooked, mash them up to form a creamy consistency.
  • Add in another cup of milk to retain the flowing consistency.
  • Add in sugar.
  • Stir well and make sure that the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Pour in roasted nuts and cardamom powder into the payasam.
  • Serve hot or serve chilled.

6. Palada payasam

Palada payasam will be a Kerala dessert which might have no haters at all. A good palada payasam has the ability to evoke mind and body alike into a fine tune of taste.

  • Boil water and add ada to it to cook them well.
  • After 10-15 mins remove from flame and run in cold water so that the ada doesn’t overcook.
  • Take a saucepan and boil milk and sugar together till the quantity becomes half of what you had poured in initially.
  • Once reduced, add ada and mix thoroughly.
  • Once the consistency becomes creamy, switch the gas off.
  • Serve hot.

7. Olan

Olan is a delicious dish made with red cowpeas and white pumpkin with coconut milk. Let’s look at how it’s prepared:

  • Soak the cowpeas overnight and cook them the next day in a pressure cooker with enough salt.
  • The cowpeas should come out tender and cooked well.
  • Dice and chop the white pumpkin into small pieces.
  • Take a pan, sputter the mustard seeds and curry leaves and then add in the ash gourd.
  • Use water to boil the ash gourd or white pumpkin.
  • Make sure the ash gourd is cooked and there is little water remaining in the pan.
  • Add in the cowpeas without the stock to the cooked ash gourd in the pan.
  • Add one cup of thick coconut milk and heat them up, do not boil.
  • Add curry leaves, your dish is ready to serve.

8. Kalan

Kalan is a curd or yoghurt based dish which is a traditional accompaniment during festive seasons in Kerala.

  • Take a pan and add sliced or cubed raw plantain and yam into it.
  • Add chilli, curry leaves, turmeric, chilli powder, pepper.
  • Add water to the mixture and bring it to a boil.
  • Once the contents are half-cooked, add in methi powder and salt to it.
  • Boil and make sure the vegetables are cooked thoroughly.
  • Prepare a masala paste with coconut, cumin seeds and green chilli and add that into the vegetables and mix well until the raw smell wears off.
  • Turn off the flame and add the beaten curd into it.
  • Mix them into a silky smooth consistency.
  • Add tempering and serve hot.

9. Ulli Theeyal

Ulli Theeyal is a very simple and easy dish to make.Let us see how:

  • Roast all spices and curry powders.
  • Add coconut to it and roast it till it changes its colour to dark brown but do not burn it.
  • Cool the mixture and then grind it using a blender.
  • Add water to make it into a fine paste.
  • Heat coconut oil and splutter mustard, methi, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
  • Add in shallots, turmeric and salt and saute for a minute
  • Once the shallots shrink, add tamarind extract and mix well.
  • Boil the mixture.
  • Add in the coconut paste.
  • Add water and boil the mixture.
  • Cut off the flame when it becomes thick enough
  • Serve hot.

10. Dates Puli Inji

It’s a slightly different take on the usual inji puli served during sadhya.

  • Boil tamarind in water for 5 minutes and wait for 15 minutes for it to cool down.
  • Squeeze and prepare the tamarind extract.
  • Heat oil and fry ginger and chilly and turn off the flame once the ginger is golden brown in colour.
  • Add dates and then fry for a minute.
  • Strain and add the tamarind water and salt to taste and mix well.
  • Boil on medium flame and bring it to a jam-like consistency.

Double Horse has been in the business for providing and retaining the cultural standards for traditional breakfast mixes to spice powders from the past so many years. We use the most coveted and new age technology for preparation and packaging of our food products without any compromise on the high-quality they intend to deliver.

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Steamed Food Recipes for South Indian Breakfast

Steamed Food Recipes for South Indian Breakfast

Steamed food is a valid choice for everyone as it is nutrient-dense and does not require deep-frying and therefore no oil. Steaming foods will help in retaining the nutrients in the food, has zero fat and is immensely healthy. Health conscious generation is now moving forward with steamed food.

In this blog, you can find recipes for steamed foods that come from South Indian cuisine.

South Indian Steamed Breakfast Recipes

1. Idli

Idli can be considered as a staple South Indian nutritional breakfast. The serving can help an individual to lavishly stay full up until lunch time. You might require to purchase a specific utensil to make hot and steaming Idlis. Let’s take a look at the recipe:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of parboiled rice, either idli rice or short grain rice.
  • 1 cup basmati rice or any other rice
  • ½ cup whole urad dal
  • ¼ cup flattened rice or poha
  • ½ tablespoon of fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil, for greasing

Steps

  • Rinse urad dal and fenugreek in water two to three times.
  • Soak urad dal, poha, and fenugreek for at least four to five hours together in one cup of water.
  • Rinse both parboiled rice and basmati rice in water 3-4 times. Soak them together in 2 cups of water or 4-5 hours.
  • Drain the excess water from urad dal and save it for the grinding process in the next step.
  • Transfer urad dal and fenugreek seeds to a mix grinder or a wet grinder.
  • Add 1 ½ reserved water in the previous step to grind the urad dal and fenugreek. The water rightly depends on the amount of urad dal taken. It will be to pour water in frequent intervals while grinding urad dal.
  • Once grinded, transfer into a large bowl.
  • The next step is to grind the soaked basmati rice and parboiled rice after draining the excess water. Grind until coarse texture.
  • Transfer this mixture to the urad dal mixture.
  • Add salt and mix it well. Keep the mixture at room temperature to ferment and keep for at least 8-10 hours. If you are living in places with cold temperatures, then leave them in the oven overnight with the oven light on.
  • Size and volume of the batter increase as it ferments.
  • Once fermented, you can take the batter in a clean ladle and pour it into the idli-making utensil and put it down for steaming.
  • Make sure you grease the utensil with little oil so that once done, idli comes off easily.
  • Cook the batter in medium flame for around 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked idlis to the plate and serve chutney or sambar alongside and relish your healthy breakfast.

2. Ela Ada

Ela Ada, is a traditional recipe from God’s own country. There are similar recipes of the same in different names in other South Indian states as well.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice flour
  • 1 ½ cups Water
  • ½ cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • ¼ cup Jaggery
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 5 Banana leaf , Pieces

Steps:

  • Keep a pan of water on the stove and bring it to boil. Set aside.
  • Take the rice flour into a bowl and gradually add the hot water and mix it with a wooden spoon or any other utensil. Once the mixture comes together, leave it to cool.
  • Once cooled, knead the mixture into a small soft dough and keep aside.
  • The next step is to mix grated coconut, jaggery and cardamom with hands and keep aside.
  • Take a banana leaf piece and start patting out a lemon sized dough ball with your hands.
  • Once it is evenly flattened, place a little bit of the jaggery mixture on one side of the flattened dough and fold from the other side and press lightly.
  • Place the ada on a steam cooker or idli cooker and steam it at a high flame on the stove for 10 minutes.
  • Once warm, serve it under room temperature.

3. Puttu

Puttu and Kadala curry is a warm yet stupendous combination of lip-smacking breakfast. Puttu is one of the most popular breakfast dishes in Kerala. It can be easily cooked and has very limited ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice powder
  • ¼ cup Coconut grated
  • Salt for taste
  • Water

Steps:

  • Take in the rice powder or puttu powder in one bowl and add salt to taste.
  • Mix them up.
  • Once it is evenly mixed, add water little by little to reach the desired consistency which should be watery and not dry as well.
  • The utensil required to make puttu is called puttu kudam. It comes with a cylindrical part and another small bowl where the water is kept to bring that steam to cook puttu.
  • Take some water in that bowl and place it on the stove.
  • Take the puttu kudam and drop little by little of the mixture and place it on the stove for around 5- 10 minute in high flame.
  • Push it out of the cylinder part and have it alongside potato curry, black chickpea curry or even with papad.

Read To Know : Must Try Puttu Varities in Kerala

4. Idiyappam

Idiyappam or string hoppers are one of the favourite breakfasts of malayalees. The consistency of the dough of idiyappam can make or break the entire dish.
Ingredients

  • 2 cup rice flour / idiyappam flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cup water (as required)
  • 1 tsp oil

Steps:

  • In a large bowl, take two cups of roasted rice flour or idiyappam flour. Add ½ tsp of salt.
  • Get a saucepan with three cups of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the water little by little to the rice flour and slowly add in the mixture to bring it together.
  • After it turns moist, slowly knead it into a dough.
  • The dough should be soft and non-sticky.
  • Grease the idiyappam mould with oil and add a small amount into the mould.
  • Squeeze the idiyappam into a spiral shape on a greased plate.
  • Place the same in a steam cooker and steam it for 7-10 minutes.
  • Enjoy the same with a vegetable or chicken stew.

5. Ammini Kozhukattai

Ammini kozhukattai is nothing but rice flour dumplings which are thrown later into a tempering to add that crunch. You can make it spicy or sweet as per your taste.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Rice flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil

For Tempering

  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli , for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh coconut , grated for garnish

Steps

  • Mix two teaspoons of rice flour into water and bring it to a rolling boil. Add ¼ tsp of salt and oil and let the rice flour boil until it thickens.
  • Add in the rest of the rice flour into it and wait for a minute or two. Now , insert a wooden ladle or spoon in the middle of the kadai and mix vigorously and make sure there are no lumps.
  • Cover and cook the same in low to medium flame for 3-4 minutes and mixing it up on an intermittent intervals. The dough should come into one big lump.
  • Switch off the flame and let the dough come back to normal room temperature.
  • Once it is at room temperature, slowly knead the dough and roll into small balls.
  • Steam these little dumplings 8-9 minutes until they are glossy.
  • In another pan, take some oil and add in every ingredient for tempering from mustard seeds to scraped coconut.
  • Mix them together with the rice balls and serve hot.

6. Kozhukattai

It is a very popular south indian dish and a healthy one. It is made from rice flour and with a mixture of Jaggery and coconut.

Ingredients:

Rice dough

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¼ teaspoon ghee or oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt or add as required
  • 1 cup Rice Flour

The mix

  • 1 ½ cups grated fresh coconut
  • 1 cup jaggery or 150 grams
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • ½ teaspoon ghee or oil

Steps:

  • Take a deep pan and place it on the stove in low flame. Add in the coconut and jaggery and mix them up.
  • Add a tsp of oil or ghee
  • Stir the mixture thoroughly and after sometime the jaggery starts to melt.
  • Now, add in the cardamom powder and mixture.
  • Cook until the moisture is removed from the jaggery. Switch off the flame. Stirring it further can cause the jaggery to harden.
  • Keep the filling aside to cool.
  • In another saucepan, bring the required water to a boil. Add in the salt and bring the water to a rolling boil.
  • Add in the rice flour in small quantities and start mixing it with water on a medium flame.
  • Once it forms a mixture, Switch off the flame.
  • Once the mixture comes back to room temperature, start kneading it into a dough.
  • After you get a soft dough, make equal balls out of it.
  • Take a ball and flatten them using your fingers and place the coconut jaggery mix in the centre and round it up.
  • Round it up into a ball and place them on the steam cooker.
  • Cook and steam for around 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

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5 breakfasts make in 30 minutes

5 Indian breakfast recipes you can make in 30 minutes

Breakfasts are the most important meal of the day and also the most time-consuming to make. Being a professional and rushing to be in the office on time makes it the least-considered meal of the day as well. We all yearn for quick recipes for making breakfast healthy and tasty.

Best 5 Indian breakfast dishes you can within 30 minutes

Let’s look into some of the easiest and tastiest recipes of the lot which only take just 10 minutes to make:

1. Poha

Poha is a tasty Maharashtrian dish loved by many. It is a quickie when it comes to its prepping up and making it altogether. It doesn’t require any expertise, just the basic knowledge of cutting down the onions.

The ingredient list:

  • 2 cup poha
  • 1 cup diced potato
  • 1cup sliced onions
  • Coconut to garnish
  • ½ spoon of cumin seeds
  • Salt, according to taste
  • ½ spoon of mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • ½ spoon turmeric powder
  • ½ spoon lime juice
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • Oil
  • 1 cup of water to soak the poha

Soak the poha for at least 10-15 minutes and you can do the vegetables at this time. Take a pan and heat oil in it. Once the oil is hot enough, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves into it. After that add green chillies, turmeric powder and one cup of sliced onion and salt. Add coconut, sugar and coriander leaves into this mixture. Add the potatoes as well. The potatoes take around five minutes to cook. Once the potatoes are cooked, add in the soaked poha. Squeeze in the lime with it. Mix well and your poha is now ready to be served.

2. Chettinad Style Tomato Vermicelli Upma

It is a spicy version of the normal upma recipe which can have a good tomato chutney as the side which is definitely going to elevate your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup roasted Vermicelli
  • 1 cup Pearl onions, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1-inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 Tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Mint Leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds, coarsely grinded
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns, coarsely grinded
  • 1-inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • Oil, as required
  • Salt, to taste

Take a pan, and heat some oil in it. Once the oil is hot, add in the mustard seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and curry leaves and let them sputter. For the next step, add pearl onion, ginger and garlic and roast them till an aroma comes. Once the onions are done, add in the tomatoes. Add fennel seeds, black peppercorns, turmeric powder, and red chilli powder and cook them till everything forms into a gravy texture. After this, add the vermicelli, salt, mint leaves and 1 ½ cups of water. Once done, add in the lemon juice and it’s ready to be served.

Read To Know: 8 Easy Vermicelli Breakfast Recipes

3. Onion Rava Dosa

Crispy Rava dosa is everyone’s favourite item to order when ordering out in a vegetarian restaurant. But it is an extremely simple recipe to follow and can be made in a jiffy at home.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Roasted Rava
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour, roasted
  • 1/3 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Shallots, or onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Black peppercorns
  • 2 sprigs of Coriander Leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig of Curry leaves, torn
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut, grated
  • Salt, to taste

Take a bowl and add Rava, rice flour, all-purpose flour, green chillies, peppercorns, chopped onions, torn curry leaves, coriander leaves and coconut. Roast cumin seeds and add the same into the batter mix. Add in buttermilk little by little and make the batter watery. Keep the batter aside for 15 minutes and in the process, it will thicken up a little bit. If it becomes a little too thick, add some water to it. Take a non-stick Tawa and drizzle oil over it. Take a ladle and take some batter and slowly pour over the hot Tawa. Cover and cook for some time. Rava dosa need not be flipped over and cooked. Once both sides are done, it is ready to be served.

4. Whole Wheat Dosa

Whole wheat dosa is a filling and healthy breakfast. Its spontaneity to cook through makes it one of the most sought-after breakfast recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger, grated
  • 4-5 Curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns, coarsely grinded
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for making dosa

Take a large mixing bowl and mix whole wheat flour, rice flour, chopped onions, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, asafoetida, black pepper and salt. Add around two cups of water to make the batter consistent. It should be thinner than the regular dosa batter. Take non-stick Tawa, and pour one ladle of batter into it. The batter will pan out itself; add in a little bit of oil on the sides of the dosa. Cook the dosa on both sides. Have and relish the crispy whole wheat dosa.

5. Bread Upma

Bread is a staple food in most Indian households. Bringing in an Indian twist to the boring old and plain bread.

Ingredients

  • 16 Whole Wheat Brown Bread
  • 3 Tomatoes, chopped small
  • 2 Onions, sliced thin
  • 2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 3 sprigs of curry leaves
  • Salted Butter, for cooking
  • 2 sprigs of Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

Toast the bread on a pan or a toaster and once they are toasted, butter them down and dice them up and keep them aside. Take a wok and add oil. Once the oil is heated up, add in mustard seeds and after they splutter, add the sliced onion and green chillies. Cook them till they are soft and tender. For the next step, add in the tomatoes, curry leaves, sambar powder and turmeric powder. The tomatoes should turn mushy. Add in the buttered bread pieces and a little salt and fry them on a medium flame. Once they have cooked thoroughly, garnish with coriander leaves.

These 5 Indian breakfast recipes you can make in 30 minutes are healthy and can give a twist to your boring old time-consuming breakfast recipes. Give this a shot and look forward to a healthier lifestyle.

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Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

Health Benefits of Basmati Rice You Need To Know

Basmati rice is a staple in the Indian diet. This rice is grown in India’s desert regions, making it a good source of nutritive minerals like iron, zinc, and calcium. It’s also high in dietary fiber and has a low glycemic index. This makes it an ideal grain to have in your meal plan following a healthy diet. Moreover, basmati rice is also low-carb and gluten-free — making it an excellent choice for people with diabetes or other gluten sensitivity issues. If you’ve been wondering what the health benefits of Basmati rice are, keep reading to discover everything you need to know.

Top 10 Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

Here are the top 10 health benefits of basmati rice.

1) Contributes to brain health

Not only is basmati rice an excellent source of dietary fiber and antioxidants, but it’s also a good source of thiamine found in Vitamin B1. Thiamine is known to be an essential element responsible for maintaining brain health while eliminating the risk of a significant life-threatening disease – Wernicke encephalopathy caused due to the deficiency of Thiamine.

2) Helps In Weight Loss

As improbable as it may seem, Basmati rice can aid your weight loss journey. The fiber in Basmati rice breaks down gradually in the body, causing you to feel content for long durations and allowing you to eat less all through the day. Moreover, Basmati rice contains lesser calories than its grainy counterparts. One serving can lower the calorie count by 20 calories. Basmati rice is, therefore, an excellent choice if you’re trying to lose weight.

3) Good source of dietary fiber

Basmati rice is a better source of dietary fiber than its other rice siblings. This makes basmati rice low on the glycemic index. When you eat rice, you get a lot of fiber — a type of non-starchy vegetable gum. This is beneficial because it helps with digestive purposes, as well as cleansing your body. Fiber is also known to prevent heart disease and digestive cancers. Increased dietary fiber consumption can assist in lowering the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.

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4) Diabetic-friendly diet

Diagnosed with Diabetes but love eating rice? Worry not because Basmati rice is here to rescue you. This is due to Basmati rice’s low glycemic index, ranging between 50 to 58, which allows dietary sugars in the blood to be metabolized to glucose. You can eat Basmati rice in moderation without fluctuating your sugar levels.

5) Good for heart health

Although not a heart medication, rice is a good choice for those who want to keep a heart-healthy diet. Its richness in fiber makes it a good choice for people with heart disease. Basmati rice is associated with lowering cholesterol levels and hypertension. It’s probably time to add another serving of Basmati rice to your weekly diet.

6) Promotes digestion

Your digestive system will perform as smoothly as it should if you consume enough fiber. This also allows it to digest waste and move it out of the body while acquiring all vital nutrients and dispersing them to the appropriate body parts. Because the digestive system produces roughly 80% of the body’s immunity, a healthy intestinal system is a vital sign of overall health.

7) Rich in minerals

Because of its rich content in minerals like iron, zinc, phosphorous, magnesium, and copper, you should include this in your daily diet. Given its mineral content, you can count basmati rice as one of the healthiest cereals available.

8) Nutritional value of rice

A serving of rice comes with about 210 calories. It comprises 5-6 grams of protein, 46 grams of carbs, 0.5 grams of fat, and 0 grams of sugar. Moreover, it is relatively low in cholesterol, as well as high in fiber.

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9) Reduces the risk of developing Cancer cells

Diets high in fiber can help lower your chance of acquiring certain malignancies, including colorectal cancer. Consuming 3 ounces of whole grains every day can reduce the risk of developing this cancer by roughly 17%. According to certain studies, it can also lower the risk of breast cancer.

10) Regulates your blood pressure

Magnesium and potassium-rich Basmati rice have shown signs of reducing blood pressure. Potassium calms the blood vessels and enhances blood flow. It helps to improve the overall blood circulation in our body. It is recommended that you add Basmati rice to your diet if you are suffering from high blood pressure.

Summing Up

Although it’s not a “new” grain — in fact, it’s more than 2,000 years old — many people are not aware of the health advantages of basmati rice. However, after reading this article, you know that basmati rice has a lot to offer. So, what are you waiting for? Give this grain a try and see what benefits you can gain from it. Share your experiences with us because we love to hear from you.

Tips For Making Tasty and Soft Palappam

Best Tips To Make Soft and Tasty Palappam

Palappam will be the most preferred breakfast of every Keralite. It has got its name everywhere among the non-Keralites as well. Palappams are tasty pancakes or hoppers that are made from fermented rice and coconut batter. Their texture is soft and bouncy in the middle and crispy on the outer part. The preparation of this unique piece of food is similar to that of dosa batter; requires a little bit of beforehand work.

Traditional palappams consist of another legendary ingredient called “toddy” or “kallu”. Toddy is an alcoholic drink from coconut flower or palm flower, found readily in the inner parts of Kerala, with which the fermenting process of the batter is done. The fermentation process took a slight new-age deviation as the toddy is quite difficult to lay hands on in urban life. Instead, we can use the much easier and quicker version of dry active yeast or instant yeast. The fermentation time with instant is faster when compared with dry active yeast. Instant yeast is added directly to the batter and dry active yeast is first mixed with lukewarm water and then added to the batter later on.

Palappam, usually comes with the side of vegetable stew or non-vegetarian sides like mutton stew, chicken stew, chicken curry, fish molly, egg roast, and whatnot?

The ingredient list of appam is quite a simple one; rice, sugar, desiccated coconut, instant or dry yeast and salt.

The original grinding for the batter of palappam requires rice, boiled or cooked rice, and coconut; these ingredients are then blended together with water to form a soft batter. Water should be added in small quantities till a smooth batter is formed. Add the yeast and sugar and keep for fermentation at least for 8 to 10 hours. Keeping it overnight is the best option. After the fermentation is done, add a little bit more water to make the consistency of the batter a little loose. The batter is now set to make sweet, fluffy and other worldly “Palappams”.

Tips For Making Tasty and Soft Palappam

There are some quick tips that can be followed to make soft and tasty palappam:

  • Make sure to use first-quality rice for the texture, and colour and to enhance the taste of the palappams.
  • It is necessary to wash and soak the rice for 8 hours before grinding it into the batter.
  • While grinding the batter use coconut water instead of the normal plain water. If using coconut water, reduce the amount of yeast added to the mixture.
  • Adding fenugreek powder to the batter will affect the colour and texture of the palappams. Use it only if you need that flavour.
  • Refrigerating soaked rice can give you soft appams.
  • Adding cooked rice in the batter preparation can enhance the softness of the appams.
  • While pouring the batter into the vessel for fermentation, make sure to leave a little space so that the batter doesn’t ooze outside after the fermentation is done.
  • The quality of the yeast used decides the fermenting time.
  • Do not stir the batter after fermentation.
  • The batter sits well for a day or two in the fridge. Do not keep it for more than two days as it has coconut.
  • There’s no need to flip the appam and cook on the other side if cooked using appam chatti or special Kadai used for making appams.

The easier version of making palappam is available in the market which saves you time from grinding and messing with rice. It gives you directly the benefit of easy palappam with the powder consistency which has to be made into a batter with water or milk and yeast for fermentation.

Have fun cooking the most elegant food in Kerala!

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Must Try Puttu Varities in Kerala

Must Try Puttu Varities in Kerala

Puttu, a timeless culinary treasure from Kerala’s kitchens, is one of the healthiest breakfasts you can imagine! Puttu, which is made of steamed rice flour and grated coconut, has a distinct flavor and texture that stems from the special container in which it is steamed.

Puttu is mainly comprised of coarsely ground rice, grated coconut, and water, but it is made more interesting by replacing the main ingredient, rice powder, with Chembu (Arbi), Wheat, Cholam (Corn), Ragi, and a mix of various grains multi-grain).

1. White Puttu

Double Horse White Puttu Podi is made by combining different types of rice in a balanced combination to retain the perfect color, aroma, flavor, and taste. Double Horse white Puttu Podi is high in B complex, vitamins, and iron. It is one of the most common and beloved breakfasts of Malayalis.

2. Ragi Puttu

Kerala Style Ragi Puttu is a delicious and nutritious dish made from ragi flour and coconut and cooked in a puttu steamer. The flavor is nutty and goes well with Egg Curry or Kadala Curry.
Puttu is made by steaming rice flour, coconut, and salt in a special Puttu Maker. This recipe is a variation of the original, with the addition of ragi making it more nutritious. Serve the Ragi Puttu made from Double Horse Ragi Puttu Podi with Kerala Kadala Curry for a healthy Indian diabetic meal or with jaggery and bananas for a super tasty breakfast.

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3. Chemba Puttu

Traditional foods made from wheat are popular in Kerala. Double Horse Chemba Puttu Podi is made by combining various types of rice in a balanced proportion. The traditional rice puttu powder has been slightly altered to include wheat flavor. Chemba Puttu podi is a well-balanced combination of rice powder and wheat.

4. Corn Puttu

Corn flour is made from maize or corn. Corn puttu flour has a fine texture and is sometimes combined with rice flour. Maize flour is mixed with water and salt and steamed in a puttu maker with grated coconut to make tasty corn puttu, also known as maize puttu. This puttu not only has a pleasant aroma but also a pleasing appearance.
Double Horse Corn Puttu Podi flour can be easily found in any Indian grocery store or ordered online.

5. Wheat Puttu

Double Horse Wheat Puttu Podi is a traditional South Indian dish made with whole wheat, coconut, and sugar. This authentic South Indian delicacy is a perfect balance of sugar cooked with coconut and wheat, making this easy Wheat Puttu recipe a healthy option to satisfy those unexpected sweet cravings. Puttu can be prepared in a variety of ways, one of which is to serve it as a sweet dish.

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6. Black Rice (Kavuni Arisi) Puttu

Black rice puttu is a delicious breakfast made with black rice/Kavuni Arisi that originated in Chettinadu cuisine. In Tamil, it is also known as Kavuni Arisi or Karuppu Arisi. This rice is well-known for its high nutritional content, particularly the antioxidants that give it its color. Kavuni Arisi puttu is a popular dish made from this rice variety.

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7. Rava Puttu

Rava Puttu is a tasty breakfast or evening snack made from semolina and grated coconut. Puttu is a traditional Kerala dish made from roasted rice flour. This is a semolina-based variation. Rava Puttu is a delicious and soft dish that pairs well with Kadala Curry. You can serve a healthy breakfast dish with any side dish of your choice. This is one of the simplest dishes to prepare and requires very few ingredients.

8. Aval Puttu

Aval is one of Lord Krishna’s favorite foods. Aval Puttu is a simple sweet that can be made as an offering to Lord Krishna. Aval Puttu is made with aval (poha), jaggery, grated coconut, and cashews. This dish is very simple to prepare and can be stored for 2-3 days.

9. Bamboo Rice (Moongil Arisi) Puttu

Moongil Arisi, also known as Bamboo rice, is made from the seeds of a dying bamboo shoot. As a result, it is extremely rare. Bamboo rice is easily available in supermarkets these days, though it is a bit expensive. This has incredible health benefits as well, so try incorporating bamboo rice in the form of puttu into your diet.

10. Malabar Erachi puttu

The people of Kerala’s Malabar region have created this delicious Erachi Puttu for all non-vegetarians. It is created by layering minced meat masala with puttu. It is indeed a very delicious non-vegetarian delicacy in Kerala.

Wrapping up

Puttu and kadala curry have been named the healthiest breakfast in Kerala by nutritionists. According to them, the combination of carbs is excellent. Since it is steamed, it not only retains nutrients but is also a good source of energy. The finely ground rice powder mixed with grated coconut and steamed is such a nostalgic touch of our culture.

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How To Make Your Diet Healthier

How To Make Your Diet Healthier

It’s all about balance when it comes to eating well. It’s fine to have sweets for dinner or a nice slice of cake for teatime every now and then – sweets are part of life – but it’s also crucial to recognize when we’ve gone too far. It’s crucial to remember that the majority of our diet should be made up of balanced, nutritious everyday foods, therefore indulgent foods should be consumed and savored only on rare occasions. Make eating healthily a priority in your life, and let it bring your family and friends closer together. Learn to appreciate how it makes you feel and how tasty it is, and keep in mind that a well-balanced diet and regular exercise are the keys to living a healthy lifestyle.

1. Never skip breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day since it allows the body to prepare for the rest of the day. Before leaving the house, make sure you have a nutritious and filling breakfast.

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2. Eat lots of fruits and veggies

This is one of the most crucial dietary practices. Fruits and vegetables are high in nutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber) and can help you maintain a healthy weight by keeping you full for longer periods of time.

3. Greens

Experiment with lettuce colors other than brilliant and dark green. Kale, mustard greens, broccoli, and cabbage are just a few of the many choices, all of which are high in calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, C, E, and K.

4. Sweet vegetables

Corn, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, yams, onions, and squash are naturally sweet vegetables that give a healthful sweetness to your meals while also reducing your desire for additional sweets.

5. Fruits

Fruit is a delicious and filling source of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. Berries combat cancer, apples are high in fiber, oranges and mangos are high in vitamin C, and so on.

6. Eat more fish

Fish (especially fatty fish like mackerel and salmon) should be eaten at least twice a week. This superfood, which is high in omega-3 fatty acids, benefits brain and heart health while also lowering the risk of diseases including Alzheimer’s, dementia, and diabetes.

7. Stay hydrated

The golden guideline for staying fit is to drink enough water. Always have a bottle with you and make it a habit to drink water every hour. This keeps the body hydrated. Proper hydration throughout the day also helps in the treatment of cravings that can be difficult to resist at times.

8. Limit sugar intake

Sugar is harmful to our teeth, but it also raises the risk of unhealthy weight gain and obesity, which can lead to serious, chronic health problems.
It’s crucial to pay attention to the amount of “hidden” sugars in processed foods and beverages, just as it is with salt. A can of soda, for example, might have up to 10 teaspoons of added sugar!

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9. Include enough proteins in your meals

Proteins are essential for the body and should be consumed regularly. Some protein-rich foods include broccoli, soybeans, lentils, asparagus, and spinach. Protein can also be found in low-fat dairy products. Make sure you have enough protein in your body every day.

10. Plan your meals

It may seem that planning your meals for the week ahead is a pain, but it will help you set your intentions and make it simpler to make healthy choices even when you are busy. It may also save money by lowering the likelihood of purchasing takeout due to a lack of food in the house.
Make a shopping list based on the meals and snacks you plan to consume, and only purchase what is on the list. Make sure you get at least five pieces of fruit and vegetables each day.

11. Read the labels

In food and drink, look for saturated fat, sugar, and salt concentrations, as well as suggested portion sizes. The nutrition label on the top of a package might help you figure out what’s in the food you’re buying.

12. Eat small meals

Eat three meals and snacks each day. Waiting too long to eat increases your chances of making bad eating choices. Keep emergency snacks in your purse or bag.

13. Limit alcohol intake

Keep in mind that alcohol contains calories but has no nutritional benefit. A light beer, a glass of wine, or an ounce of liquor all contain approximately 100 calories. Alcohol consumption may potentially cause health issues.

14. Avoid taking soft drinks and fast foods

Fast food, while satisfying your taste buds, is often harmful to your health. It could be unclean and high in dangerous fats like trans fats. Carbonated soft drinks also contain a lot of sugar, which can lead to obesity, diabetes, and tooth cavities.

15. Get enough sleep

How well we learn, grow, and perform in life is influenced by the quality of our sleep. Our bodies have the opportunity to mend themselves while we sleep. Therefore, getting enough sleep is very important when leading a healthy lifestyle.

16. Get cooking

Cooking more meals at home allows you to be more in control of what you eat and better manage what goes into your diet. You’ll consume fewer calories and avoid the chemical additives, extra sugar, and unhealthy fats found in takeaway foods, which can make you feel bloated and irritable, and increase depression, stress, and anxiety symptoms.

To make sure you eat healthy nutrition-filled food in your fast-paced busy life, Double Horse being the best food brand in Kerala brings to you instant food mixes which are abundant in nutrients, calcium and proteins. With our instant fixes, you no longer have to spend hours in the kitchen cooking a hearty breakfast for your family, instead, you can whip up a quick meal that your family not only likes but enjoys as well.

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8 EASY VERMICELLI BREAKFAST RECIPES

8 Easy Vermicelli Breakfast Recipes

Is there anything more satisfying than a bowl of noodles? Perhaps, a bowl of healthy vermicelli is a good option, especially for fitness enthusiasts! Vermicelli is a thinner version of pasta with origins in Italy, Asia, and even Mexico. It is a healthier alternative to pasta or noodles because it is made from refined flour or rice, and it is a popular choice among children.

Vermicelli is widely popular around the world, with a variety of dishes prepared in various parts of the world. The best part is that vermicelli has no flavor of its own, making it a versatile food that absorbs the flavor of the ingredients with which it is cooked. These vermicelli dishes are not only delicious for breakfast, but also as a snack with your evening tea or coffee. These dishes can also be packed in your child’s lunch box, as they enjoy vermicelli with any South Indian chutney or raita of their choice.

8 Easy Breakfast Recipes With Vermicelli

We’ve compiled a list of 8 yummy, inviting, and mouthwatering vermicelli recipes that you can make for your morning breakfast.

1. Vermicelli Upma

The classic upma is one of the most popular breakfast options in Indian kitchens because it is not only simple but also quick to prepare. Aside from being nutritionally dense and oh-so-delicious, this vermicelli upma is light, healthy, and flavorful, making it a perfect dish to start your day with.

2. Vermicelli Biryani

We all enjoy biryani, which consists of rice, vegetables, and masalas. But what about vermicelli biryani? It’s a quick and simple one-pot meal that can be served for breakfast or dinner. It’s also a great option for a lunchbox. Unlike rice, it is a light meal that will not put you to sleep in the afternoon. It also contains a medley of vegetables, making it even healthier.

3. Semolina and Vermicelli Idlis

Idlis made from semolina or vermicelli are very popular in Karnataka, where they are made in such large molds that one idli suffices for breakfast! The tempering enhances the aroma, while the cashews provide a crunchy contrast in each mouthful. To make the batter more nutritious, add some boiled vegetables and coriander.

4. Ragi Vermicelli/Semiya

It’s a fantastically healthy breakfast option, especially for those who enjoy hot, savory breakfasts to start the day. One of the most delicious ways to incorporate Ragi into your diet is with this Ragi Vermicelli Recipe. It’s ideal for breakfast, a kiddie snack box, an after-school snack, or even evening tiffins for adults and children alike, and it’s made even healthier with the addition of vegetables. Ragi Vermicelli tends to become mushy very quickly after cooking, so steam it rather than boiling it and then sautéing it with vegetables and spices.

5. Steamed Vietnamese Vermicelli

Try this refreshing, light, and flavorful noodle dish at home. This vermicelli dish is a Vietnamese specialty that your children will enjoy. A healthy noodle dish made with vermicelli and packed with veggies like carrot and broccoli, cooked in a variety of flavorful spices and chilies, will undoubtedly tempt your taste buds.

6. Mushroom and Vermicelli Soup

Because rice vermicelli is thinner than noodles, it adds a unique texture to this fantastic, Oriental-style soup, which features sautéed mushrooms, ginger, spring onions, and other flavor and texture enhancers.
It is important to note that the vermicelli does not need to be cooked separately; it will cook perfectly alongside the other ingredients when the Mushroom and Vermicelli Soup are brought to a boil.

7. Egg Idiyappam

When it comes to breakfast, everyone loves eggs, but how about adding eggs to Vermicelli? The Egg Idiyappam Recipe is a filling breakfast that combines rice string hoppers, scrambled eggs, and spices. The rice noodles are simple to prepare and digest, making it a well-balanced breakfast or tea-time snack. The addition of egg in this recipe adds flavor to the dish and even improves the taste.

8. Noodles with Singapore Curry Vermicelli

Singapore Curry Vermicelli Noodles are another quick dish that only takes 20 minutes! The thin and springy rice vermicelli noodles are seasoned with curry and served with tender juicy chicken and sautéed vegetables! It’s quick, delicious, and simple to prepare!

With so many creative vermicelli recipes to choose from, this humble ingredient may become one of your kitchen favorites! And with Double Horse instant mix, you can whip up a breakfast that is not only quick and easy but also very nutritious, one that your children can’t get enough of!

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Must Try Special Vishu Dishes

Must Try Vishu Special Dishes

Vishu is almost here, and we can’t wait to eat some delicious food! For those who are unaware, the beginning of the Zodiac New Year is known as Vishu in Kerala. It is a day when Lord Vishnu is prayed to and the New Year is welcomed with open arms. This day is marked by a number of traditions, one of which is the ‘grand Vishu lunch.’

Food is very important in the Vishu celebration, and Keralites, like other communities, are extremely proud of their heritage of exciting cuisine on this day. The feasts held during Vishu are known as ‘Sadhya’

Vishu Special Dishes You Must Try

Kerala cuisine bursting with flavor is known for its unique spice blend. If you’re planning a Vishu feast at home, here are some scrumptious recipes to get you started.

Unniyappam

Looking for a traditional Vishu snack? Unniyappam is the correct answer! Many people enjoy sweet fritters made with rice, banana, jaggery, and coconut.

Kootu curry

This fine kootu curry dish will delight your taste buds. This traditional sadya curry is a thick curry-based dish made with roasted coconut and a few veggies- yam, plantain, and black chickpeas. This is a delicious non-spicy, slightly sweet side dish that goes well with steamed rice.

Mampazhappulissery

This dish is a seasonal one because it is made with mangoes. It is difficult to pronounce but one of the best of a Vishu meal. It has a soup-like texture and a sweet and sour flavor. Mampazhappulissery can be eaten on its own or with rice. Because mango is a seasonal fruit, this dish is one of the most popular during this season.

Palada payasam

Palada Payasam is a must-try sweet delicacy from Kerala that is served during festivals such as Onam and Vishu, as well as special occasions. In Kerala, the traditional Sadya served during festivals such as Onam and Vishu, as well as on special occasions, is incomplete without a variety of Payasams and Pradhaman.

Palada Payasam is made with rice ada (cooked rice flakes), milk, and sugar, whereas Palada Pradhaman/Ada Pradhaman is made with rice ada, coconut milk, and jaggery. The sweet Palada Payasam made from Double Horse Palada can take your taste buds to another level.

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Mango pachadi

This cracker dish is as simple as a wink and features an addictive combination of mango, coconut milk, and shallots. A vehemently Keralite dish seasoned with coconut oil and mustard seeds, this delectableness adds a punch to traditional feasts.

Aviyal

No Kerala feast or sadya would be complete without this traditional dish. It is one of the most popular Keralite delicacies. It’s a thick mixture of different vegetables, ash gourd, curd, and grated coconut, seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves, served as an accompaniment to rice. According to Hindu mythology, Bhima invented this mixed vegetable preparation during their exile period.

Olan

Another must-try Kerala delicacy. It’s a delectable dish made with ash gourds and cowpeas, coconut milk, coconut oil, and fresh curry leaves.

Vishu ada

On the auspicious day of Vishu, the auspicious Vishukani is backed by the ceremonial Vishu ada; it is the best start you could ask for on a glorious day.

Neyyappam

Prepare to eat these rice flour and jaggery pancakes fried in ghee whenever you visit the state in April. They are made ahead of time to be arranged with Vishu Kani, a collection of auspicious things that can be seen when one opens his eyes on the day of the Vishu festival. Also great as one of the best tea snacks.

Vishu is the epitome of a Kerala celebration, with its beautiful aesthetics and understated elegance. It has the same elegance and harmony as a traditional Kerala Hindu wedding. That’s not the only thing in common. It’s also the Sadhya! For beginners, preparing the sadhya can be a bit challenging. However, with Double Horse instant mixes, you can enjoy a hassle-free sadhya made at home in just 20 minutes.

Made with the finest ingredients, these delicious Kerala dishes prepared with Double Horse, the most trusted food brand in Kerala, will make this festive season even grander and mouth-watering.

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