Rava appam-Healthy and tasty south Indian snack

Rava appam(Paddu)

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Rava appam-Healthy and tasty south Indian snack

Rava appam (Paddu)

  • Author: Shampa Banerjee
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast/Snacks
  • Cuisine: South Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Rava Appam (Paddu) is a healthy and tasty South Indian snack that is often consumed as breakfast, or as an afternoon snack. These are tasty vegetable balls that require very little oil to make.


Ingredients

  1.  Semolina : 1 cup (75 g)
  2. Curd: 1/2 cup
  3. Carrot: 1 (Finely chopped).
  4.   Capsicum: 1 (Finely chopped).
  5. Onion: 1 big (Finely chopped)
  6.   Cabbage: 1 cup(Finely chopped) (Optional)
  7.    Green chilli: 2-3 nos.
  8.    Black mustard seeds: 1/2tsp.
  9. Curry leaves: 6-7 no
  10. Baking powder: 1/2tsp.
  11.   Oil: 2 tsp.
  12.    Salt as per taste

 

 


Instructions

  • To prepare Rava Appam mix 1 cup Semolina (suji) with half cup curd in a bowl. Add half cup water, half tea spoon baking soda and salt, and mix the batter well.
  • Cover the bowl and keep the batter for 30 minutes.
  • Chop carrots, capsicum, onion, chilli, cabbage into tiny pieces.
  • Now put some oil in a pan, along with some mustard seeds and curry leaves and heat the oil.
  • Once the oil has been sufficiently heated, put the vegetables on the pan and fry them.
  • Once the vegetables come to normal temperature put the fried vegetables into the batter and mix them well.
  • Brush a little oil along the surface of the appam maker and put the batter inside.
  • Heat the appam maker pan for 5 minutes. Turn appam upside down and heat for another 2 minutes.
  • Make small balls of delicious appam and serve with coriander chutney.

Notes

Rava Appam will keep you healthy and leave a good taste in your mouth


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 436 kcal
  • Fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Protein: 12g

Keywords: Instant rava appam (Paddu)

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Oats idli

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Oats idli

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: South Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

These Oats idlis are not only healthy and tasty, but can be made  instantly as they require no fermentation with just oats, semolina, curd and some herbs and spices to add the extra flavour.  The beta glucagon in Oats helps in managing both blood sugar and cholesterol levels, so this recipe is great for Diabetics and anyone with elevated cholesterol levels. Serve these idlis with any home made chutneys or sambhar.


Ingredients

  • Oats – 100g
  • Rava – 50g
  • Curd – 200g
  • Chana daal – 50g
  • Cashew nuts-20g
  • Curry leaves- 8-10pcs
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder -1/2 tsp
  • Ginger – 1tsp finely chopped
  • Green chili – 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Baking soda-1 tsp. or eno powder 2tsp
  • Oil – 1tsp

Instructions

  1.  Dry roast oats and rava in a pan till they turn golden brown.
  2. Add curd to this mixture in a bowl.
  3.  Add salt to taste.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan, add mustard seed till they splutter, add curry leaves, hing, chana daal and cashew nuts.
  5. Saute till golden brown.
  6.  Add this tadka to oats and rava mixture.
  7.  Add chopped ginger and chilli.
  8. Add baking soda or eno (i use eno) and oil to the batter.
  9.  If required add water to get the consistency of idli batter.
  10.  Fill the greased plates with batter.
  11. When the water in the idli cooker began to boil place the idli stand inside it and steam for around 14-15mins.
  12.  Allow them to cool down. Remove from the plates with the help of greased spoon.
  13. Sprinkle chilli powder on top of the idlis.
  14.  Serve them hot with chutney and sambhar.
  15.  Sprinkle chili powder on top of the idlis.
  16.  Serve it with coconut chutney and sambhar.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 248Kcal
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 11g

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Oats banana pancake

 

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Oats banana pancake

  • Author: Sanjana
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Category: breakfast
  • Cuisine: Continental
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Delicious gluten free Oats banana pancakes are wholesome, heart friendly and nutritious breakfast  choice for the whole family. Quick and easy to prepare dish, an great way to kickstart your day!!!


Ingredients

  1. Oats Flour: 1/2 cup
  2. Ripe banana small mashed: 1
  3. Milk: 50ml
  4. Cinnamon Powder: 1/4th tsp

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, add all ingredients and whisk well to form a batter of a pouring consistency.
  2. Heat up a non stick tawa, add a ladle full of batter and spread a bit into a thick circle.
  3. Flip over and let it cook on other side.
  4. Serve hot

Notes

  1. You can make the batter a night before and refrigerate.
  2. For garnishing, you can use nuts or berries of your choice
  3. For egg lovers, you can use one whole egg and whisk it along with the batter

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1- Makes 2 pancakes
  • Fat: 7.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.7g
  • Fiber: 3.9g
  • Protein: 9.4g

Keywords: Gluten free, Oats, easy breakfast ideas, continental, pancakes

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