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Bread Pizza

May 31, 2006


Makes 10 servings
Serving size 2 Bread slices

Onion (1 medium, finely chopped)
Tomato (2, finely chopped)
Bell Pepper (1 small, finely chopped)
Ginger (1 tbsp, grated)
Green chilli (2, finely chopped)
Corriender Leaves (2 tbsp, finely chopped)
Sooji (250 grams)
Cream (Malai, half cup)
Ajwayan (1 tsp)
Red Chilli Pwd (1/2 tsp)
Salt (to taste)
Bread (1 loaf)
Oil or butter for frying


  1. In a medium bowl mix all the above ingredients and make a thick paste. Now take one bread slice and spread the paste on it with the help of a spoon or knife and sprinkle few drops of oil on it.
  2. Heat a non-stick flat pan or tava and place the slice on it with the paste side down. Reduce the heat and again sprinkle few drops of oil on the other side. Flip over and cook untill golden brown on both sides.
  3. Repeat the above process for all the  bread slices and serve hot with Corriander chutney or ketchup.

(Cream can be substituted by warm milk (1/2- 3/4 th cup) to make it more healthy.)


Lentil Cutlets

May 1, 2006

For making 12 cutlets


Potatoes (2 Large, boiled and finely mashed)
Bengal gram dal (½ cup, presoaked and coarsly ground)
Green peas (½ cup, boiled)
Sweet Onion (1 small, finely chopped)
Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
Ginger-Garlic paste (1 ½ tsp)
Green Chillies (2, finely chopped)
Turmeric pwd (½ tsp)
Red Chilli pwd (½ tsp)
Coriander pwd (1 tsp)
Garam Masala (½ tsp)
Oil (½ tbsp)
Salt to taste
Vegetable oil for Frying


  1. Heat ½ tsp oil in a pan and sauté ground dal for 2-3 mins. Than mix all the above ingredients and make small balls and flatten them in the shape of a cutlet.
  2. Heat the pan and cook on both the side until they are golden brown using very little vegetable oil.
  3. Serve hot with coriander chutney and Lemon wedges.