YO YO FRITTATA !! :P

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Frittata… Such a funky name…πŸ˜‹ But then of course, it’s Italian.. πŸ™‚ It is basically a kind of rich omelette made fluffier with one or more optional ingredients..
This post is a request from a follower and a friend, who finds my recipes a bit complicated.. πŸ˜› So Ankit, this is super easy and you can modify it to an extent of using leftover veggies.😁 You can tell your friends that you had homemade “frittata” in breakfast as long as you put eggs in it… 😜

Let’s get started πŸ™‹

The recipe is for 1-2 person and you need a 7″ non stick pan for this..

INGREDIENTS
The base,
2 eggs
3 tbsp cream or milk
1 tbsp plain flour (maida) (optional)
Salt and Pepper, to taste
1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp butter

I made it with finely chopped
veggies,
1 tsp green chilli
2 tsp garlic
2 tbsp onion
1 tbsp beetroot
3 tbsp carrots
3 tbsp French beans
3 tbsp potatoes
1/2 cup grated cheese

METHOD
1. Heat oil in the pan and saute all the chopped vegetables. Season.

2. Beat egg, milk and flour with salt and pepper in bowl.

3. Lower the flame and spread the veggies evenly.

4. Pour the egg mixture on cooked veggies and top with butter and cheese. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes on a very low heat. This will rise a lot after it is cooked. ( Will settle a bit later).

Enjoy this yummy breakfast with a piece of toast or garlic bread.. πŸ˜€

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You can use leftover chicken, stir fried veggies… Bacon, sliced potatoes, paneer.. Almost everything.. 😝

If you want to double the recipe then you will need a bigger size pan and it will be easier to finish the frittata in oven because there is a chance of burningΒ atΒ the bottom..

I hope I delivered as promised.. 😌

Munch into Crunchy Herbed Biscotti…

Greetings folks!

After a busy month and a great vacation, here I’m, back to blogging… πŸ˜€

First a bit about the tour… Oh my! It’s the best place I have ever seen πŸ˜† – Andaman and Nicobar Islands. So colorful, soothing, relaxing, clean and there is a lot more to this place. Scuba diving was thrilling.. Beautiful corals, clear water, cute little fishes.. I should really start a travel blog to brag about this place more.. 😜

Radhanagar beach, Havelock Island (rated as best beach in Asia by Times Magazine)
Radhanagar beach, Havelock Island (rated as best beach in Asia by Times Magazine)
Neil island
Neil island
Cloudscape (Looks like Scrat from Iceage to me 😜)
Cloudscape (Looks like Scrat from Iceage to me 😜)

Now about biscotti, It is originated from Italy. Very similar to a rusk but more flavorful and heavy. A freshly baked loaf is sliced and baked again to make it crunchy and dry.

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Usually biscotti are made sweet, but I wanted to try the savory one.

Ingredients
1 cup plain flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup gram flour (you can use plain flour instead)
3-4 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 tbsp red chilli flakes
1 tbsp dried mixed herbs
1 tsp turmeric for color (optional)
1/2 cup + 1 tbsp butter
3/4 cup curd
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
Salt to taste

Method
1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a dough. Sprinkle water if it is too dry.

2. Preheat the oven at 350Β°F. Roll the dough and place in a greased baking tray. Press down to 1 inch thickness. Sprinkle with flax seeds and chilli powder.

3. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Take out and let it cool for 10 minutes.

4. Slice crosswise carefully keeping the thickness around 1/2 inch.

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5. Brush each side with melted butter (optional). Bake for 5 minutes, flip and bake again for 5 minutes or till the biscotti are well toasted.

And done! πŸ™‚

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Serve these with soups, drinks, as a base for canapΓ© or toss in with any salad. Versatile and easy, isn’t it? πŸ˜‰

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