Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Breakfast on Navami - Spiced black chickpea,semolina halwa and Poori

This post is about those carefree days
when navratri meant call from our neighbours
for Kumari Pooja
on the auspicious day of Navami
we sisters would go in group
for the ritual .
On return each one of us
would be given
small paper plate with
poori,chana , halwa
and a red dupatta.

Last year i shared what i prepared at my mothers place on Navami
This year i am sharing what is prepared at my inlaws place,..-)
Kala Chana/Sukhe Chane/Spiced Horsegram
Kala Chana/Bengal gram  half cup
cumin seeds half tsp
green chili one
ginger minced one fourth tsp
salt as per taste
oil to cook
turmeric powder pinch
red chili powder pinch
Soak the chana overnight
drain and wash and keep aside
heat oil in non stick wok
lower the heat and add
cumin seeds,green chili and ginger
fry for a minute and then add
 drained chana ,salt,turmeric powder and red chili powder
fry for few minutes add half cup of water
and cover and cook till its done.
serve warm with poori and halwa
Sooji Halwa recipe is blogged here

Wishing all the Readers of Asan Khana Happy Ram Navami 2011
on a different note thanks a ton to Lisa of Vegetarian Kitchen and Fingerfood Jewellery for this
cute gift which i got today,

this is third necklace in my wear food collection ,;-)
Linking this post to
My Legume Love Affair 34 hosted by Desi Soccer Mom event started by Susan of
the Well Seasoned Cook.
Breakfast Mela hosted by Srivalli of Cooking of all Seasons.
Thats all friends,take care and happy blogging,..:-)


Unknown said...

yummy breakfast..i have been having such bland food..am really craving for something spicy like your chole..

sanjeeta kk said...

Lovely breakfast!

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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious recipes...makes a great breakfast...

Unknown said...

wow, that breakfast looks totally awesome. Happy Ramnavami to you too.

That gift is too cute :)

Hey, I was wondering if you saw about "MAITRI - A Friendship Chain" event. If not, please do take a look and try to participate, it will be fun :)


Send me an email @ priya.mitharwal@gmail.com

Nandinis food said...

Wow! Yummy breakfast! Looks very yummy!

pallavi said...

congrats babes wish u many more necklaces and this time i cudnt eat chane in a BIG way but next time i hav to eat these i wil defi try yr receipe :)

Swathi said...

congrats on your win. Happy Srirama Navami. Meal looks awesome.

Priya Suresh said...

Wat a filling and yummy dishes..wonderful!

divya said...

Wow it looks sooo tempting ..

Hari Chandana P said...

Yummyyyyy !!
Indian Cuisine

Purnima@a creative project said...

Delicious!! The vegetable necklace looks good too!!

Anonymous said...

happy ramnavami to you
enjoy the lovely breakfast
btw very cute gift u got

Pavani said...

yummy breakfast.