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

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Paneer toasties

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Paneer toasties

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

These Paneer toasties are a great tea time snack or even a Breakfast/Dinner option coupled with a warm bowl of soup of a fresh bowl of salad. It is a simple and ideal recipe that can be prepare with a few ingredients available already in your kitchen.


Ingredients

  • Paneer – 40g crumbled
  • Semolina (suji)- 1 tbsp (Slightly roasted)
  • Onion-1/2 finely chopped
  • Tomato(de seeded) -1/2 finely chopped
  • Wheat bread-2 slices(toasted)
  • Black pepper-as per taste
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Curry leaves – 3-4
  • Mustard seeds(brown)-1/4th tsp.
  • Oil-1/2 tsp. (for greasing.)

Instructions

  1. Mix the Crumbled paneer, semolina, salt
  2. Add onion, tomato and mix well.
  3. Sprinkle few drops of water to form the mixture.
  4. Spread the mixture carefully on the toasted bread slices.
  5. Sprinkle some mustard seeds over the mixture, pressing down gently with the help of a spatula.
  6. Heat ½ tsp oil, grease the nonstick pan. Add a slice of bread with the topping side down.
  7. Cook until it turns golden brown.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 150 - 180 KCAL
  • Fat: 10 - 12 gm
  • Carbohydrates: 30 - 40 GM
  • Protein: 12 - 14 gm

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Moong dal and spinach idli

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Moong dal and spinach idli

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Method: Steaming
  • Cuisine: South indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Moong dal and spinach idlis is a quick dish packed with iron and proteins, an apt option as post workout meal, an evening snack or an side appetiser. An wholesome snack made from yellow lentils, yogurt and spinach leaves


Ingredients

– 1/2 Cup yellow Moong dal Soaked for 3 hours and drained.
-1 Cup Spinach blanched and roughly chopped
– 2 Tbsp Curd
– Salt to taste
– 1/2 tbsp Fruit salt/ Baking powder
– 1/2 tbsp Oil for greasing


Instructions

1. Combine Yellow moong dal and spinach and blend in mixture to make a smooth paste.

2. Transfer the mixture into bowl, add salt and curd and mix well.

3. Just before steaming, Add the fruit salt to batter and pour 2 Tablespoon water over it.

4. When the Bubbles form,Mix gently.

5. Grease the Idli moulds using Oil, Put spoonful of batter in Idli Moulds.

6. Steam for 12-15minutes.

7. Cool slightly, Demould and serve.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 120kcal
  • Fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.8g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Poushtik dalia

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Poushtik dalia

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast/Lunch / Dinner
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Here is a healthy one pot meal recipe made with Dalia (broken wheat), lentils and vegetables. This recipe is low in fat,  rich in iron, fibre and easily digestible since it has a porridge like consistency. It provides you with adequate energy needed for the rest of the day and also aids in weight management.


Ingredients

  • Broken wheat dalia: 100g
  •  Mung daal : 50g soaked water for 20 minutes
  • Water: 2 glass
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee: 2tsp

Instructions

  1. Heat pan and dry roast mung daal for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.
  2. Add dalia and roast again till it becomes golden brown.
  3. Add salt, 1tsp ghee and water and pressure cook till 3-4 whistle.
  4. Add remaining 1tsp ghee and mix well.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 300Kcal
  • Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 51g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 13g

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