Happy Independence Day to Everyone (Lets Celebrate the rest of the month )

Sare Jahan se Acha Hindustaan Hamara.
A very happy independence day to all .
No Story today. No Write Up Today. But a nice small video as an independence day treat. A must watch for all and a big eye opener. See India and Its Miracle through ABC.

Another Video for my friends which is making a lot of noise these days 

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Patriotism is something to be felt and not described. Let my recipe and pictures do the talking today.

A simple healthy breakfast –

  • Ghee Roasted Rava-Urad Daal-Oats Dosa
  • Aloo Masala no turmeric
  • Coriander Coconut Chutney
  • Tomato Coconut Chutney.

What You Need for the Dosa:

1 cup rava
1 cup urad daal
1 cup Oats
1 tbsp channa daal

Soak for 2 hours and grind to a thin batter.
Let it ferment overnight. Add pinch of salt to taste. Add finely chopped onions and coriander leaves . Your dosa batter is ready
Heat ghee in a pan. Spread out evenly or rub with half cut onion or tip of bottle gourd to grease your pan.
Pour a cup of batter. Spread evenly with a serving spoon. Cover and cook for some time.
These dosa will be very soft and can be packed for your lunch box as well. They will remain soft even after 4 5 hours.

What you need for Aloo Masala:

6 to 7 potatoes , boiled , peeled and mashed.
2 tbsp mustard oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp methi seeds
10 -12 curry leaves
2 onions chopped
2 green chili chopped
Salt to taste
Some chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
Heat mustard oil till smoking point
Add methi seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
Add onions and curry leaves. Cook till onion turns pink. Add mashed potato, salt to taste and cook for 6 to 7 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Aloo Masala is ready.

What you need for Green Coconut Chutney :

1 cup coriander leaves
10 curry leaves
5 garlic pods
1 tsp oil
Pinch of Hing
1/4th to ½ tsp salt
½ tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp grated coconut
½ cup water
Heat oil in a pan.
Add Hing, Curry leaves, garlic pods, coriander leaves and cook for a minute on low.
Allow it to cool down.
Add to a grinder, add water, salt and coconut.
Grind to a smooth paste.

For the tomato coconut chutney, please find recipe here.

This entry is for Independent India : Independent India Event @ Cooking with SJ 


  1. Wishing You A Very Happy Independence Day. I hope ache din do come

    The recipes Look yummy for sure and must be tasty as well.

  2. Thanks Samu.. Sure it will come.. Happy Independence Day

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