2012/05/30

BREAKFAST THALI'S : SOUTH INDIAN + ENGLISH BREAKFAST




VEN PONGAL : 


Recently ,  i came to know of adding milk to the pongal in my friends place . Milk enhances the taste of the pongal . We had a special breakfast thali last weekend with Pongal ,Dosa , Sambar , Capsicum chutney and Idli podi .



INGREDIENTS :


Rice - 1 cup
Moong dal - 1/2 cup
Pepper - 1 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Cashews
Milk - 1 cup
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Soak rice and dal in water for 1/2 hour.
2) Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker . Add mustard,cumin seeds and pepper.When it splutters, add curry leaves.
3) Then add rice and dal with 5 cups of water.Add little salt and turmeric powder. Cook for 3 whistles.v
4) Mix it up with milk , before serving . Garnish it with Roasted Cashews .
Serve hot with sambar and coconut chutn
ey.

ROASTED CAPSICUM CHUTNEY : 

INGREDIENTS : 

Capsicum - 1 medium 

Onion - 1 small 

Coconut - 2 pieces 

Roasted channa dal - 2 tbps 

Garlic - 2 cloves 

Salt to taste 

Mustard , Urat dal , Red Chillies and Curry leaves for tadka . 

ENGLISH SIMPLE COMFORT BREAKFAST : 

This includes Toasted Bread , Olice spread , Baked Beans , Milk and Juice .




Linking these with Srivalli's - Thali mela .

10 comments :

Divya Pramil said...

Delicious plates :) Will try adding milk to Pongal..

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Priya said...

Both thalis looks fabulous,even i tried adding milk in pongal nowadays..

Spice up the Curry said...

your breakfast thali looks really tempting. I am salivating here.

Anu said...

Nice thali, looks yum

Hema said...

Both the thalis look very tempting..

Vidhya said...

Love both the breakfast thali.. will check out the capsicum chutney..

Cham said...

I love both of them- they are simply awesome way to start our morning!

Jay said...

omg..sooooooooper tempting
Tasty Appetite

Jillu said...

nice one... Do participate in my first event: Exhibit every bite # 1

notyet100 said...

Both thali look delicious