Hello everyone, I hope your day has been well. Today’s recipe is something I would usually eat on a Sunday afternoon for my dinner with some veg and salad on the side. It’s quite a simple nutritious meal with protein from the chicken and fibre and magnesium from the brown rice. Sometimes the idea of eating healthily might seem quite difficult but a simple switch of white to brown rice makes such a big difference. I’ve not included a recipe or measurements here as I didn’t follow a recipe but you can get an idea of what ingredients to use below. I’m all about flavour with food.
I’m posting a slightly different cuisine today and when I looked online for recipe inspiration there were quite a few variations which included minced meat or vegetables but as it was my first time making it I kept it simple with egg. This dish, paratha is commonly eaten in places like India and Bangladesh in homes and as a street food. I ate mine with a little squirt of tomato ketchup but it would be even more tasty with a salad, chutney or yogurt.
Recipe: Egg Paratha (makes 1)
63g plain flour
4 tbsp water
To make the dough, mix the flour and water together until it forms a smooth dough and knead for 5 minutes.
Mix the egg, spring onion and a sprinkle of salt, pepper, chilli and tumeric together in a small bowl.
Heat a pan, whilst waiting for it to get hot, roll out the chapati to a round circle and place in the pan to cook on one side.
The pour the egg mixture on top and turn once the egg mixture is no longer runny. Cook for a few another minute and serve.
Here is my take on the French Fry Salad. A much healthier version and full of colourful salads. This is a super simple but tasty recipe that you could enjoy for lunch or dinner. I made this meal for myself and did a little bit of each salad I had in the fridge along with 2 potatoes. I have included examples below of how I prepared my salad below but you can do your’s however you like.
Recipe: Fries and Salad (serves 1)
1 sweet potato
1 white potato
Carrot – grated
Lettuce – finely sliced
Yellow pepper – finely diced
Spring onion – finely sliced
Red cabbage – finely diced
Cucumber – finely diced
Raddish – grated
Oil for frying
First thing is to prepare your salad, however you like (sliced, diced, chopped). Mix the salad together in a bowl and set aside.
Then, chop and wash the potatoes and allow to dry fully before frying in oil, drain off on a paper towel.