Good breakfast recipes are always hard to come by. But this one is surely going to make a space in your weekly breakfast menu. Nicknamed ‘SOOJI BOMB’, this is a traditional Indian recipe suitable for all taste palettes.


Yield – Makes 12 -14 balls 


Sooji (Semolina) – 1/2 cup

Carrot – 1

Green beans – 5-6 strands

Broccoli – 1-2 small florets

Cauliflower – 1-2 small florets

Cabbage – a small piece


Curd – 1/4 cup

Eno – 1/4 tsp


  1. Take a small pressure cooker and add all the vegetables (carrot, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage), little salt and 1 tbsp water. Pressure cook for upto two whistles till the vegetables are tender but not too soft.
  2. Remove the vegetables and finely chop in a machine vegetable chopper or by hand.
  3. Take an empty bowl and add sooji and curd to it. Mix well.
  4. Add the vegetables and Eno. Mix again.
  5. Take the pan as shown in the image above (easily available at local crockery shops) and grease it with oil.
  6. Spoon in the batter in each of the small cups of the pan filling up to the brim.
  7. Let it cook for upto 15-20 minutes on a low flame.
  8. Flip and cook on the other side.
  9. Once golden brown, remove from the pan and serve hot with Imli chutney and fresh mint chutney.

Serving tip : You can use a Dim sum basket lined with a banana leaf or a green napkin to add to the presentation. The closed lid of the dim dum basket will also help to keep them warm.


Have a beautiful day!

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