Source: Indian Recipes Under 30 Minutes
Date tried:November 2, 2017
Yield: 4-6 servings
Time needed: 20-30 minutes
This dish is really good. Do try it. It won kudos all around the table. While much the same procedure as the better known Huevos Rancheros, it has a distinctively Indian flavour.
Lagan na takari per eda
Source: The Recipe of Love
Date tried: July 9, 2012
Yield: 4 servings
Time needed: 20 to 40 minutes, depending on choice of grain
Although this is listed in the Breakfast section of The Recipe of Love, it is also suitable as a side dish with any meal.
I have altered the instructions in two ways. First I reconciled the instructions with the list of ingredients. Although the list of ingredients calls for only ½ cup of spiced butter, the instructions called for 2 full cups.
Also, in my experience cracked wheat ordinarily takes only 15-20 minutes to absorb the water over a simmer heat. I am sure if I left the saucepan on a boil for 35-45 minutes as the original printed instructions dictate, I would be setting off smoke alarms big time as the wheat burned black in a dried-out pot. Also a covered pot and a lower heat saves energy and keeps the kitchen cooler. So I have revised those instructions to match my actual practice.
Kin’che (Cracked Wheat with eggs)
Source: Recipes for a Small Planet
Date tried: July 12, 2013
Yield: 6 ½ cups
Time needed: less than 10 minutes
Baking mixes are always handy. Here is a high-protein mix for using at home or while camping whether you want pancakes, waffles or bread.
Pancake, Waffle or Camping Bread Mix
4 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup soy flour
2 Tbsp. baking powder
1 Tbsp. salt
½ cup non-instant dry milk (or 2/3 cup instant dry milk)
Stir these ingredients together and store in a tightly-covered jar or can. Pack into a plastic bag for camping.
To use, take 1½ cups of this mix and add:
1-2 eggs (or powdered eggs)
2 Tbsp. oil
2 Tbsp. honey (or sugar)
Water or milk to bring batter to desired consistency.
Water and powdered eggs alone will produce a good campfire bread.
Use the oil and honey as well for pancakes or waffles. A thicker batter makes good pancakes, a thinner batter is best for waffles.