Parathas are a bread dish originating from the Indian subcontinent; one of the most popular breakfast dishes throughout western, central and northern regions of India as well as in Pakistan. This recipe uses the most popular filling – Potatoes. Aloo Parathas are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.
Category: Light Breakfast
These wonderful Southern-fried green tomatoes make a great side dish for summer. Flour, egg, and breadcrumbs turn into a coating that sticks steadfastly to green tomato slices and becomes perfectly crisp and light when fried. It’s hard to improve upon a tomato slice fried this way, but you might like to melt a slice of mozzarella cheese on top of each tomato round.
Huevos divorciados, or “divorced eggs,” is a Mexican breakfast featuring two fried eggs separated by a column of chilaquiles (although sometimes, refried beans with tortilla chips are substituted) or served on a crisp fried tortilla. Typically, one egg is covered in salsa roja or salsa asada, while the other is covered in salsa verde, giving them distinct and complementary flavours.
Menemen is a Turkish dish which includes egg, onion, tomato, green capsicums, and spices such as ground black pepper, ground red pepper, salt, oregano, and mint. Black or green olives can also be included as ingredients. Turkish meat products such as sucuk (a spicy sausage) or pastırma (thinly sliced dried cured beef) can be added, although this strays from the traditional recipe.
The most popular breakfast dishes in Sri Lanka are the hoppers (appa). These wafer thin, cup-shaped pancakes are made from a fermented batter of rice flour, coconut milk and a dash of palm toddy. A hopper, crisp on the outside, yet soft and spongy in the centre, is best eaten with curries and sambals while still streaming hot.