Quick Breakfast Ideas: Semolina Sandwich

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that’s the meal we are most likely to skip. Cute!

‘I can’t wake up early’ has to be one of the most common excuses! Again, whose idea was it to create a snooze button????

Considering the ratio of the number of people wanting to lead a fitter and healthier life, and the number of people skipping breakfast, I have decided to start a series of quick breakfast recipes. You don’t need to wake up early or to buy any fancy ingredients for these. And half of the preparation (Mixing the ingredients together for instance, easy isn’t it?) can be done before hand. I’m sure that most of you must have tried the recipes I’m going to put together, but the idea is to ensure that you don’t go out on an empty stomach again, and hence everything in one place, or at least that’s the goal.

All you need is 5 mins in the morning, just 5 mins. Pack it and eat it on the go! Works? Works. Then let’s do this.

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Semolina spread open sandwiches are my favorite. They are healthy and delicious, and require minimal preparation.

Recipe:

Ingredients:

For the spread:

  1. Veggies- I had corn and onions, you can add any vegetable of your choice – 3 tbsp
  2. Curd – 3 tbsp
  3. Suji/Semolina – 3 tbsp
  4. Rai – a pinch

 

  1. Whole wheat bread – 4 slices
  2. Butter

Procedure:

  1. Throw in the veggies, suji and rai in a bowl.
  2. Add curd to 1 and make a paste.
  3. Butter the bread and put the spread on it.
  4. Place it on the tava, with the spread facing downwards and let it cook for 4-5 mins on medium flame!
  5. And done.

I wanted to finish the corn and hence boiled it and sprinkled some black salt on it.

Health Benefits of Semolina- It is digested very slowly and hence keeps you energetic and prevents overeating. It has high Iron content.

What’s your idea of quick breakfast?

 

 

McCain Stuffed Capsicum

I recently attended the #McCainMeetup by McCain Foods at Sheraton, Saket. There, I met some food and fashion bloggers, and got the opportunity to taste quick meals prepared by the head chef of McCain- Tushar.

While on my way back home, with Veggie Fingers, Potato cheese shots and some more yumminess from McCain foods in my bag I kept thinking of making a protein rich recipe using these. As you know, potatoes contain good levels of carbohydrates which help you keep your energy levels high. How about adding some protein to these and increasing the fat burning process also?

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Food Review: Lean Chef

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I get a headache every time I hear “I’d rather enjoy my food and die early than eat healthy and live long?” There has always been a misconception that healthy food is not tasty. Putting it better- It’s just ghas phus. Just to debunk this myth, I decided to explore places that make finger licking healthy food.

Last week, post office, I decided to visit Lean Chef. I got titillated by fresh-from-the-oven aroma of the food items as soon as I entered the place.

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