Savory cup cakes



Rains have finally hit Delhi and the weather has suddenly improved!  This called for celebrating with a new recipe.  These delightfully flavorful and nutritious cupcakes are made from semolina (suji) and have lots of healthy veggies.  This is a super easy dish to make for breakfast or when you have guests over for high tea!

What you need:

1 cup semolina (suji/rava)

1 cup Yogurt

1/2 cup Water

1 small Onion finely chopped 

Ginger-1 inch piece grated

3/4 cup Peas

2 Carrot grated 

Green chili finely chopped 

1/2 tsp chili powder

1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

Salt to taste

2 tbsp Oil

1 tbsp Curry leaves

1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Baking soda

1/2 tsp Baking powder

2 tbsp Sesame seeds

How to make:

1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2.  Take a muffin tin and grease it.

3.  In a bowl mix semolina, yogurt, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and all the vegetables including onion, ginger, green chili.  Add water to make a smooth batter.

4.  In a small pan, heat 2 tbsp oil ,add mustard seeds,when it starts crackling, add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Pour this oil in the semolina batter and mix well.

5.  Mix baking powder and baking soda into the batter and stir well.  Pour the batter into the muffin tin.  Garnish with sesame seeds and bake for 35-40 minutes.

6.  Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.



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