Qunioa With Black Chana

For growing kids, this will be a good breakfast or to pack in lunch or any meal. Black chana is high in protein and keeps you full for a long time .

Mix cooked quinoa with boiled black chana.

Add some chopped tomato , goat cheese and salt.

Drizzle some olive oil.

Garnish with cilantro or green garlic if you have time.

Good for adults too.

Take a break from rice and wheat.


Kimchi Pancake

In South Korea, Seems ppl eat pancake on rainy day. Today it is raining here and I had kimchi . So made kimchi pancake.

You just add chopped kimchi , little Brine from kimchi , little chopped onion and green onion.

For flour I added wheat flour and besan(chickpea flour) . Add some water and make pancake.

You can use all purpose flour too or any pancake mix you have.

Kimchi has to be sour here. Or just add vinegar to give pancake some sourness.

Tasted good and so easy to make it .


Cauliflower Rice Poha

Cauliflower rice ideas seems to be in demand . Cauliflower rice Paratha idea got some likes so thought I will share another idea.

Poha is flattened rice which we use with potatoes to make this dish .

Replaced potato with tender cauliflower stalk . You can use broccoli stalk too. Use what you have.

Recipe is quick and simple. Let me try to write down .

Heat oil and crackle some mustard seeds and cumin seeds. You can use either one if you don’t have both.

Add raw peanuts and try for a minute or 2 so that they turn crunchy.

Now add chopped green chili and chopped cauliflower stalk. Add salt and pinch of turmeric powder and cook covered . Add water if needed. Add curry leaves if you have it . You can also add some chopped onion here.

Add cauliflower rice. Throw some cashews in at this point . Adjust salt and turmeric powder and cook cauliflower. Add water if needed just little .

Add just a little sugar , squeeze fresh lemon juice .

Garnish with cilantro. You can sprinkle some pomegranate seeds which will be so good . Also you can sprinkle some grated coconut.

Voila tasty breakfast, lunch ready.

Is this a keto recipe ? You be the judge if you are on keto diet. You don’t need to be on keto to try this recipe .

Did you like wooden bowl? It’s handmade by friend’s husband.


Coconut Flour Pumpkin Bar

Fall is all abt pumpkin, isn’t it ? Well , may be not. Pumpkin bars using coconut flour turned out good. Found recipe on YouTube and I think channel was clean and delicious or something like that.

Cooking with good ingredients is good. I used organic coconut flour and organic maple syrup. Recipe is so simple :

1 can 15oz pumpkin purée. Nothing added to it .

3/4th cup coconut flour, 1/2 cup maple syrup, 2 eggs , 1/4 cup almond milk (I used regular milk), pumpkin spice, cinnamon powder , pinch of salt. And 1/2 tsp baking powder.

Mix everything together. Add some chocolate cups and nuts .

Bake at 350 degree Fahrenheit for 40-45 minutes.

They were mildly sweet so I topped it with little maple syrup while eating .