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Mixed Lentil Dosa (ada dosa)

A favourite dish of South Indians…It has got all types of dal needed for your daily protein intake…This is our own dish…Easy to make and quite nutritious…We all are crazy about dosa for breakfast…this is a variation with more benefits…With the spices we add to the batter it becomes even more tastier…

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Methi leaf (fenugreek leaf) Dosa

Any green leafy vegetable is a good source of iron and vitamin C, calcium and potassium…Methi leaves are no exception…A good way to have leafy vegetable is by adding to your daily breakfast like dosa or chapati…When mixed with dough the taste becomes more palatable..This dosa is not the traditional Udupi dosa…just had some methi leaves and made my own version of the dish…

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Wheat Flour Puttu

Puttu is our own delicacy…It is the food of God’s Own Country…Before, people in Malabar only used rice flour to make puttu…now we are looking for different ways to have nutritious food..Wheat is supposed to be rich in fibre and we all opt for wheat even though we love rice dishes… We have developed a liking for wheat…Wheat puttu I have posted before…this time in combination with spicy chicken stew we had the puttu…

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Uzhunnu vada aka Urad dal fritters (with drumstick leaf)

A tasty snack to go with hot coffee or tea…This is an authentic South Indian snack…We can have it either as a snack or as breakfast with chutney and sambar…To make it more nutritious I added some drumstick leaves and the taste was augmented…The benefits of drumstick are umpteen,,,good for diabetes, hypertension, enhance your immune system and good for bones and good for digestion..the benefits go on…if you find kids not liking drumstick leaves, make tasty vadas and serve and they are going to devour it like anything…

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