bread recipes

Non fried snacks for kids || After school healthy snacks

Posted on Updated on


A healthy snack is the most required food for school kids,it keeps them energetic and charged up.Kids when back from school are very tired and hungry , what they need is hug from mom and then a super yummy snacks to eat.I prefer to give my kids something which keeps them energize and also which can keep them active for the rest of the day.We mothers are always enthusiastic to try something new for our kids and something which is easy and quick to prepare.So here i come with these collections of few recipes like salads, sandwiches and healthy non-fried snacks can be served after school to the kids.


BOILED CHICKPEA

BENEFITS OF CHICKPEAS FOR BABIES, TODDLERS AND KIDS

What are the different types of chickpeas?
Chickpeas are known by a variety of names. The type of chickpea which is popular is the Kabuli Chana variety – they are big in size, buttery in colour and has a smooth texture.

Whereas desi chana, more known as kala chana is darker in colour, smaller in size and has a rough texture. These are actually the most nutritious variety and hold high content of antioxidants.

Ingredients

Chickpeas – ½ a cup
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
Salt – as per taste
water – 2 cups

Directions || How to prepare chick pea snack

Wash and soak the chickpeas overnight. It will enlarge to about three times the original size.
Add salt, turmeric, a little grated ginger / a pinch of elaichi powder / a pinch of pepper to avoid gas issues
Pressure-cook on semi-heat approximately for 7-8 whistles (It should be soft enough to enjoy by our kids)
You can also add Kasuri Methi leaves for the aroma factor.


SWEET CORN CHAT

Sweet Corn Chaat is an easy-to-make snack recipe for kids after school. This simple corn chaat recipe can be
prepared in just 5 mins if you have the boiled corn ready in hand.Try this quick chaat recipe and you and your kids
will love it.

Ingredients

2 cup boiled frozen sweet corn
1 medium chopped,peeled cucumber
1 medium grated , peeled carrots
1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon salt
few finely chopped coriander

Directions || How to prepare sweet corn chat

Add boiled swet corn , cucumber , carrots and mix well.

Next add chilli powder, cumin powder, chaat masala powder and salt. Mix well.

Add lime juice and stir once or twice. Transfer to a plate.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve as a snack.


SWEET POTATO BHEL

Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber and starch that soothes the stomach and the intestines.
Because of their natural sweetness,kids love sweet potatoes.
You can simply boil the sweet potato ,peel them off ,cut it into pieces and serve to your hungry kid back from schoo
or you can try this yummy indian street food style bhel prepared with puffed rice and tossed with onion,
tomatoes ,peanuts or nuts.

Course: Snack
Preparation time : 20 mins
Cook time : None
Serves 2 to 4

Ingredients

2 cups puffed rice or rice crispies white or brown rice or other unsweetened puffed grains
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 tomato finely choppedd
1/2 cup cubed sweet potato cooked and cubed small (measured when cubed)
2 tbsp raw or roasted peanuts or chopped cashews
1/2 tsp chaat masala , optional (See Recipe note for recipe)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt or more to taste

Directions || How to prepare sweet potato bhel

Cook the sweet potato by boiling or steaming to preference and set aside.

Chop the onion, tomato and sweet potato.

In a large bowl, add the puffed rice. Mix in the chopped onion, tomato and mix.

Add the sweet potato and nuts. Toss lightly.

Add salt, chaat masala, red chilli powder and some lime juice and mix. Taste and adjust flavor.

Garnish with sev (chickpea noodles) and serve immediately.

Bhel is best served immediately as the puffed grains will become soggy over time.

 


SWEET POHA

Sweet Poha can be a good breakfast as well as snacks which in an easy recipe for morning hurry or even quick
evening snacks. You can serve this poha with a glass of milk as it will be a great filling combination for you kids,
You can say this snacks serves as an great alternative to cornflakes.

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 2

Ingredients:

1 cup Poha / Flattened Rice
1/4 cup grated Jaggery
1 tsp Cardamom Powder(or 2 cardamoms)
1 tbsp Ghee
1/2 cup milk (optional)
2 tbsp chopped Cashewnuts
2 tbsp chopped pistachios

Directions || How to prepare sweet Poha

Wash the aval/poha in a bowl of water and filter using a colander/strainer ..
Heat a pan and add 1 tbsp ghee
Add the aval/poha and cook for 3 minutes on medium-low heat.
Add chopped cashew and mix well with poha
Add 2 cardamom and cook for 5 seconds..
Add 1 tbsp jaggery or raw suga mix for a minute
Next add 1/4 tbsp milk (this is optional) cook it for another 1 min and turn off the heat ..
remove the prepared sweet poha into a bowl ..and serve when slightly warm..

 


BREAD PIZZA

If you are craving for pizza and don’t have time to prepare the dough and let’s try this bread pizzza
An easy quick and really delicious. It takes no more than 15 or 20 minutes,you can choose your favorite
pizza toppings and is done, ready to be served. Not only kids but everybody loves pizza , so try this mini
bread pizza at home.I tried some innovative way of serving this pizza to my kids my creating a hut shape
pizza and named it as Pizza hut .So do try this Pizza hut at home 🙂 and I am sure you and your family will love these.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Serves:4

Bread slices – 6
Mozzarella cheese – grated as required

For the pizza topping

2 medium size chopped onions
2 tomatoes finely chopped
1 green bell pepper(capsicum)
1 tbsp garlic
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp salt
Oil for cooking
Salt

Directions|| How to prepare Bread Pizza

To prepare Pizza Topping

Heat oil in a pan.

Add garlic and saute it till you get nice burnt garlic aroma.

Next add onions and saute it.

Once it turns golden brown , add tomatoes, cook till it tomatoes turns tender.

Add salt,oregano, red chilli powder, tomato ketchup and mix it well.

Close the lid and let it cook for 2 mins.

Once cooked , turn off the gas and keep it aside.

To prepare Pizza

Toast the bread and apply butter over it.

Spread 2 tsp of the prepared toppings evenly on the bread slices.

Arrange the toppings and sprinkle grated mozzarella cheese all over the toppings.

To prepare over Tava/Pan

Grease the pan with oil , place the bread over the pan

cover with a lid and let the pizza cook over low flame

Cook till the base becomes golden and crisp and the cheese has melted

Repeat the same procedure for the rest of the bread slices.

To prepare pizza in Oven

Grill in a preheated oven at 180 degree C until the cheese starts to melt. Serve immediately.

Repeat the same procedure for the rest of the bread slices.

To Serve the pizza.

Cut the breads into two parts in triangle shape and other pizza piece into square shape.

Arrange it in house shape (triangular shape pizza as roof and square shape pizza as the base) and decorate it will chilli flakes and finely chopped capsicum.

Your kids will definitely love this Bread Pizza Hut 🙂

Bread Patties(cutlets)

Posted on


Bread patties is very simple yet tasty patties made with bread , veggies and spices.
This makes a very yummy light lunch or snack. If you have some really great or leftover breads and some veggies, you got to try this recipe at home.These Bread Patties fall exactly in that category. They’re crisp and crunchy outside, soft, melt-in-the-mouth inside,
and make for a delicious snack to enjoy at teatime, whether by yourself, or even at a the party.
Serve the Bread Patties (Bread Cutlets) along with tomato ketchup or Green Chutney to add zesty flavour.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Servings 12 bread patties

 

Ingredients

5 to 6 slices of bread
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup spring onions
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp ginger paste
1 green chilies
1 tsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp pudina(mint) leaves
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 cup rice flour
1/4 cup water
salt as required
oil for deep frying

 

Directions || How to make bread patties

For bread patties:

Take 5 slices of bread and break them.Mash them well.

Add chopped onions, minced garlic,carrots,spring onions,1 green chilly, coriander leaves, mint leaves,salt,
red chilli powder , garam masala powder ,rice flour and salt.

Add 1/4 cup water and mix very well first.

Then begin to knead to a smooth dough. you may not need to add more water

Onions helps in binding the dough. if you are not able to bind to a dough, then sprinkle some water and knead to
form a smooth dough.

Divide the dough in to small or medium sized balls and then flatten them. keep aside.

for frying patties:

Heat oil for shallow frying in a pan.

Now add patties one by one the prepared vadas in the hot oil.

Fry the bread patties till crisp and golden.

Pizza Hut (Bread Pizza)

Posted on Updated on


If you are craving for pizza and don’t have time to prepare the dough and let’s try this bread pizza.

An easy quick and really delicious. It takes no more than 15 or 20 minutes,you can choose your favorite pizza toppings and is done, ready to be served. Not only kids but everybody loves pizza , so try this mini  bread pizza at home.I tried some innovative way of serving this pizza to my kids my creating a hut shape pizza and named it as Pizza hut .So do try this Pizza hut at home 🙂 and I am sure you and your family will love these.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Serves:4

Ingredients

Bread slices – 6
Mozzarella cheese – grated as required

For the pizza topping

2 medium size chopped onions
2 tomatoes finely chopped
1 green bell pepper(capsicum)
1 tbsp garlic
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp salt
Oil for cooking
Salt

Directions|| How to prepare Bread Pizza

To prepare Pizza Topping

Heat oil in a pan.

Add garlic and saute it till you get nice burnt garlic aroma.

Next add onions and saute it.

Once it turns golden brown , add tomatoes, cook till it tomatoes turns tender.

Add salt,oregano, red chilli powder, tomato ketchup and mix it well.

Close the lid and let it cook for 2 mins.

Once cooked , turn off the gas and keep it aside.

To prepare Pizza

Toast the bread and apply butter over it.

Spread 2 tsp of the prepared toppings evenly on the bread slices.

Arrange the toppings and sprinkle grated mozzarella cheese all over the toppings.

To prepare over Tava/Pan

Grease the pan with oil , place the bread over the pan

cover with a lid and let the pizza cook over low flame

Cook till the base becomes golden and crisp and the cheese has melted

Repeat the same procedure for the rest of the bread slices.

To prepare pizza in Oven

Grill in a preheated oven at 180 degree C until the cheese starts to melt. Serve immediately.

Repeat the same procedure for the rest of the bread slices.

To Serve the pizza.

Cut the breads into two parts in triangle shape and other pizza piece into square shape.
Arrange it in house shape (triangular shape pizza as roof and square shape pizza as the base) and decorate it will chilli flakes and finely chopped capsicum.

Your kids will definitely love this Bread Pizza Hut 🙂

Left over Bread Pudding cake

Posted on Updated on


Left over bread Pudding cake recipe just clicked my mind this Sunday when i had few leftover sponge cake and breads at home.
My husband and younger one were craving for a dessert and unfortunately i had nothing at home.Borrowing inspiration from classic bread pudding, I tried to experiment something different and this recycled cake idea just turned out to be our new favorite dessert at home.
Sharing this recipe with you all , Try it out at home and let me know how did it taste.
Do leave your valuable feedback.

Ingredients

8 pieces of bread white/brown
1 cup Milk
1 large egg
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 almonds finely chopped
1/4 pistachio finely chopped
few left over cake crumbs

For topping

1 banana

1/4 cup Chocolate flakes

How to prepare || Left over cake Bread pudding

Preheat oven to 350° F.
Trim the edges of the bread and cut it into small pieces
In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla.
Beat until well mixed.
Grease an 8 inch square baking pan with melted butter .
Arrange the breads pieces in the pan and pour half the mixture over the bread
lightly push down with a spoon until bread is covered and soaking up in the mixture well.
Sprinkle few almonds and pistachio over the layer.
Repeat the steps again for the second layer.
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until well baked
Cool 10-15 minutes before removing it from pan.
Top the cake pieces with banana pieces or chocolate flakes (optional).
Enjoy 🙂

Thanks for visiting and do subscribe me on my you tube channel komal fiesta for more videos.

img_0961img_0963

Chicken Kheema Club Sandwich

Posted on Updated on


Learn how to make your hearty dinner/breakfast or snacks with your very own chicken ready in 20 minutes right at home!
Enjoy this delicious club sandwich made with no grill required.Watch step by step recipe below.
Do leave your valuable feedback.

Preparation Time : 20 mins
Cooking Time : 0 mins
Serves : 2

Ingredients:

6 white bread slices-edges cut off

butter to spread over the bread
2 cheese slices
3-4 lettuce leaves
2 Tbsp mayonnaise
green chutney to spread over the bread
1 tsp black pepper powder

For chicken Kheema

1 bowl of minced chicken (Kheema)
1 tsp Red chilli Powder
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
salt as per taste
Oil to cook

How to prepare || Chicken Kheema Club Sandwich

To prepare chicken Kheema

Pour oil to a pan and heat it.Add minced chicken/kheema chicken to the pan.

img_20170128_201910
Add ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes off.
Add salt and chili powder to it.

img_20170128_202247_hdr
Cover and cook till the Kheema is well cooked in its own moisture.

img_20170128_204148_hdr

To prepare Sandwich

Mixed Mayonnaise with black pepper powder to make a mayonnaise sauce.

@KomalFiesta.com

Three slices of toast makes 1 sandwich.

img_20170128_204832
Step 1 : Top first slice of toast with butter, a spoon of keema mixture , Mayonnaise sauce and lettuce leaves.

img_20170128_205024
Step 2 : Top second piece of toast with cheese ,a spoon of keema mixture ,Mayonnaise sauce and lettuce leaves.

img_20170128_205249

img_20170128_205329img_20170128_205453Step 3 : Top with a third piece of toast with green chutney side down.

img_20170128_205016
Lightly press sandwich down and cut in half diagonally.

sandwich_dsc6681
Secure with toothpicks(optional)
Make the other sandwich in the same way.

Garlic Cheese Toast Bread

Posted on Updated on


Sharing this Garlic cheese toast recipe for all you folks who wants to prepare something yummy yet quick and easy breakfast or brunch or even as snacks.Turn your regular bread into this cheesy delicious dish. This recipe also serves as a great snacks for kids at school.
Do try this recipe and share me your experience.

Ingredients

6 Whole wheat Bread
1 cup parmesan cheese or Shredded Cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped Tomatoes
1/2 cup of finely crushed garlic

1/2 cup Coriander leaves
2 chopped green chillies
1/2 teaspoon Salt or as per taste
1/2 teaspoon Red Chilly Powder

How to prepare || Garlic Cheese Toast Bread

Take 1 cup of Parmesan cheese or shredded cheese in to a mixing bowl.
To that add grated garlic, tomatoes, coriander leaves ,green chillies and mix well
Now add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.
Take bread slices and toast in to a toaster till it gets very light golden color.
Now put the mixture over toasted bread and spread that out evenly.
Meantime pre heat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit
Arrange bread on to a baking tray and bake for 10-15 mts.
Serve chessy garlic bread hot !!

Left over Bread Dosa/Uthappam

Posted on Updated on


BREAD DOSA / BREAD UTHAPPAM – INSTANT DOSA RECIPE

DSC_6365Do you always seem to have leftover bread lying in the kitchen and you don’t want to waste them, no need to worry !!!
Do you love Dosa and you feel boring and time consuming to make it often at home because of soaking and fermentation process ?

Here is some easy and an excellent way to turn your leftover bread into Instant Dosa/Uthapam.

I tried it out and it really turned out delicious.You too give it a try and do leave your feedback or comment about your experience.

Prep Time : 15 minutes

Cook time : 10 minutes

Serves : 6

Ingredients : Makes about 8-10 dosa

4-6 slices any Bread (White/Brown/Multigrain)
1/2 cup Semolina/Suji Rava
3/4 cup Rice flour

Salt to taste

For Uthappam

2 tsp Chopped coriander leaves
1 small onion – finely chopped
1 Green chilli

Direction || How to prepare Bread Dosa

1) Remove the brown edges of all the bread slices and soak in water for 2-3 mins.

IMG_7816IMG_7818

2) Squeese out the extra water.

IMG_78223) Grind together in a mixer soaked bread ,semolina and rice flour.Add enough water to help grinding. Grind to a smooth batter.

IMG_7819IMG_7820IMG_78214) Transfer the ground batter to a big bowl ,add salt and mix well. Check the consistency of the batter. it should be pouring consistency.

IMG_78235) Heat a tawa.Pour a laddle full of batter. Spread it in circular direction to make it to thin dosa.

IMG_7824

6) Drizzle few drops of oil around it.Cover and cook on medium flame for abt 1-2 mins.

IMG_7825

7) No need to flip over and cook.Once its done, the dosas come out easily from the tawa .

IMG_7837Direction || How to prepare Bread Utthappam

Add onion , chopped chilli and coriander leaves to the batter and mix.

IMG_7828Repeat the above 5 ,6  and 7 steps.

IMG_7830

Fold and serve crispy bread dosa accompanied with any chutney or sambhar.DSC_6366

Enjoy the hot crispy Insant dosa at home.