Spinach leaves are known for its unique taste and nutrients.Combined with
dhals,salads,paneer or any dish it is really amazing.
I have posted many recipes of spinach before…and here is one link to an old post which
is also one dish i love…PRAWN ‘N’ SPINACH SWISS ROLL .
This muffin is best for quick breakfast,snack or lunch box category..
I tried this with baby spinach ,(freshly picked from my culinary garden) and it was really
Do try and send in your comments.
For the recipe now
1-2 cups baby spinach
65 gm butter (room temperature)
1 whole egg
1 cup flour
2 tsp.red chilli flakes
1 cup cheese (cheddar/feta/parmesan)
a pinch of baking soda
salt if you require
1 tomato chopped (you can add cherry tomatoes too )
1 cup corn pellets (you could add 1 cup grated zucchini to replace corn)
Grind the spinach leaves with the chilli flakes.
Mix in with the rest of the ingredients till well corporated and bake in a moderate oven
(180 degrees) for 25-30 minutes or till done.
Breakfast the first meal of the day is very important but some skip breakfast due to lack of time
This is for people with busy schedule ,and also for lunch boxes. This can be prepared ahead ,
and kept in the refrigerator and baked or steamed for a few seconds when needed.
Let’s get into the recipe right away.
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup green chillies
3-4 tblsp seeni sambol(caramelised,spicy onions)
Link to seeni sambol https://calinskitchen.com/2017/03/02/seeni-sambol-loaves/
Handful of any nuts or seeds like flax,pumpkin,
1 cup cheese
1 cup water / milk
1/2 cup curd
1 tsp salt
1.5 cups oil
Mix the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients separately .Pour in the mixed wet ingredients
into the dry ingredients.Scoop into muffin mounds and bake for 30 minutes in a preheated
oven(180 degrees).You could serve with extra cheese on top .
Minced mutton ,chicken,prawns,or crab meat could be added substituting cheese.
Instead of seeni sambol leeks or spring onions may be used .So try these and please do drop in
your comments and valuable suggestions.
Zucchini a low calorie vegetable ,which contains no saturated fats or cholesterol,rich in nutrients is good for those who are on the weight reduction process.Zucchini or courgette is to be included in the antioxidant list,having high source of potassium,thus helping in reducing blood pressure and good for heart.To add to its benefits ,Folates which is good for pregnancy is also found in moderate amounts.The golden yellow type of zucchini has antioxidants like carotenes,lutein…which remove harmful radicals from the body.I have only given you a dot of an explanation of the zucchini.Do find more about this vegetable and enjoy its benefits!
This is a very easy try for breakfast,one pot mix,and if you have a food processor its made at a click of a button!So now let’s get into the recipe
1 yellow zucchini (100gm) (yellow ones retain color even after cooking)
1 cup milk
75-100 gm any cheese you like(even cottage cheese is fine)
1 tsp.pepper powder
1/4 tsp of thyme
1/2 capsicum chopped
3 cups flour sieved with 2tsps.baking powder
2-3 tblsp.olive oil
1/2 cup spring onions or 1 onion chopped
Grate the zucchini which the skin on .Beat eggs lightly and mix all the ingredients together and pour into greased muffin tins(do not use paper cups to line).Bake in a moderate oven(180 degrees) for 30-35 mins.
If using food processor,put the zucchini first and rest next and click on …Pour into muffin moulds and bake.