Vermicelli Egg Pulao – Instant Pot Semiya Egg Pulao

This Vermicelli Egg Pulao – Instant Pot Semiya Egg Pulao is really easy to make and a quick breakfast / snack item. The kids love it and it is a go to evening snack item in our home when the kids are hungry or have a play date. I look for different ways to make it. I have posted a vermicelli upma recipe and this recipe is more of a pulao style. Additionally, it includes whole spices like cinnamon, bay …

Instant Pot Vermicelli Upma – Instant Pot Semiya Upma

Instant Pot Vermicelli Upma – Instant Pot Semiya Upma is really easy to make and a quick breakfast/snack item. The kids love it and it is a go to evening snack item in our home when the kids are hungry or have a playdate. Vermicelli for Instant Pot Vermicelli Upma – Instant Pot Semiya Upma: Firstly, I typically buy roasted vermicelli from the Indian store. Roasted vermicelli saves time. However, if you don’t have roasted vermicelli, then you can roast …

Instant Pot Sambar / Instant Pot Tangy South Indian Lentil Soup

What is Sambar? Sambar is a stew made with vegetables and lentils. It is cooked with spices and tamarind. Sambar is a popular dish in Southern India. Sambar contains multiple vegetables, like okra, bottle gourd, drumsticks, eggplant, carrots, tomatoes, pumpkins, and several others. Sambar is a protein packed stew because it is made from lentils. It is high on fiber due to the variety of vegetables it contains. Sambar is usually served with steamed rice or idli (a savory rice …

Cherry and Dark Chocolate Overnight Oats

This is a very nutritious, and filling breakfast. It is perfect for busy mornings and very easy to make. My kids love it and often ask for seconds.Why do I use milk instead of water?I personally think milk adds a creamy consistency, which my kids love. Are these oats eaten hot or cold?This one is meant to be eaten cold. It has greek yogurt and like regular yogurt, greek yogurt can be temperamental in the presence of heat and can curdle. So …

Besan Palak Chilla / Besan Palak Cheela / Chickpea Flour Spinach Omlette

Besan Chilla is made from chickpea flour. You can add vegetables of your choice. I have added spinach, tomatoes, and onions in this recipe. You can add carrots, and mushrooms as well. This recipe is very easy and is something that you can whip up really quickly. I often pack this as a school snack / lunch for my kids. People often also label besan chilla / cheela as a vegetarian omelette or a vegetarian pancake. This recipe makes about …