Ragi dosa

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Ragi dosa

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 45 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: South Indian
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Ragi Dosa are nothing but finger millet crepes/pancakes made with ragi flour. This gluten free recipe can be served as a Breakfast or Dinner meal with a side accompaniment of home made chutneys/raita’s or vegetable and dal preparations like Sambhar. Ragi is easily digestible and very nutritious and is excellent for infants, lactating mothers and for those recovering from illnesses.


Ingredients

  • Ragi flour-1 cup
  • Rice flour-1/4th cup
  • Sour curd-1/4th cup
  • Green chilli chopped-1
  • Coriander leaves chopped-2 tbsp.
  • Oil-1 tbsp.
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Water-as required to make thin consistency

Instructions

1. Take Ragi flour, rice flour, chopped green chillies and curd in a large bowl.

2. Add 1½ cups water and salt. Mix well and keep batter aside for 30 minutes to settle. Batter should have pouring consistency like buttermilk. If required, add more water to get the required consistency.

3. Add chopped onion and coriander leaves and stir to mix well.

4. Heat dosa tawa/griddle over medium flame. Stir the batter before making each dosa. When tawa is medium hot (see tips), smear oil on the surface, take ladle full batter and pour it over tawa (from the 2-3 inches height) from center to the side in circular motion. Try to keep few empty gaps in between to allow it cook evenly. Do not spread the batter. Drizzle 1-teaspoon oil around the edges of dosa and cook until color of top surface changes to brown, it will take approx. 1-minute over medium flame.

5. Ease out dosa with spatula and flip it over another side, cook for 30-40 seconds over medium flame.

6. Turn off flame. Fold crisp and hot ragi dosa and transfer to a serving plate and serve with coconut chutney.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 250-260Kcal
  • Fat: 18-20g
  • Carbohydrates: 35-40g
  • Protein: 8-10g

Ragi idli

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Ragi idli

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: South Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Ragi idli is a healthy and delicious breakfast recipe from South India which is made from Ragi (Finger Millet) flour. It is also known by the name of Nachni in Maharashtra, Mandua in Hindi, Ragulu in Telugu and Kezhvargu in Tamil. It is a nutrient dense grain and is referred to as a local superfood since it is a great source of calcium, iron and essential amino acids. This Ragi idli recipe is quick to make and can be served as a breakfast, lunch or even a dinner meal with homemade chutneys/ salsa/ pickle/ raita/ curd/ vegetable sabzi or curries.


Ingredients

  • Parboiled rice-75 g
  • Urad dal-50g
  • Fenugreek-1/4 th tbsp.
  • Ragi flour-100g
  • Water-as required (for consistency)

Instructions

1. Wash and soak the rice, dal & methi seeds together for two hours. Add the required water and grind everything all together adding required salt & water. Lastly add the Ragi flour, grind for few minutes. Remove and ferment overnight or 10 hours.

2. After fermentation, batter would be doubled and sometimes overflow too. Stir well and make idlis.

3. Heat water in an idli vessel or steamer. Mix the fermented Ragi idli batter well and pour a ladle of batter into the idli moulds and place it inside the steamer or idli cooker.

4. Steam cook for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the idli comes out clean. Once done sprinkle water and remove from the mould after 2-3 minutes.

5. Serve hot with sambhar or chutney of your choice.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 220-230Kcal
  • Fat: 10-12g
  • Carbohydrates: 40-50g
  • Protein: 20-25g

Healthy Pop

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Healthy Wheels

  • Author: Banhishikha
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes
  • Yield: 15 - 16 pcs

Description

Healthy Pops are high energy food products containing cereals and energy giving foods targeted at people who require quick energy, or athletes and don’t have time for meals.

 

This recipe contains good fat, protein, and carbohydrates and healthy as it contains no added sugar and mix of dry fruits and nuts which can be easily varied as per preferences. This is ideal to consume after work out, a fasting season like Iftar or just satisfying the hunger or can be served to the children or Sports person after their evening games.


Ingredients

  •  Dates – 250 g
  • Oats- 100 g
  • Pistachios- 8 pcs
  • Almonds- 25 pcs
  • Walnuts- 15 pcs
  • Melon seeds- 2 tbsp
  • Sunflower seeds- 2 tbsp
  • Pumpkin seeds- 2 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds- 2 tbsp
  • Chia seeds- 2 tbsp

Instructions

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients except chia seeds separately.
  2. Rinse the dates and de-seeded them.
  3. Grind the dates in the mixer and make a pulp.
  4. Heat the pulp for 2 mins by adding 1 cup of hot water.
  5. Chop Pistachios, Almonds and Walnuts.
  6. Add all the chopped ingredients except poppy seeds to it.
  7. Pour it on the aluminium foil and sprinkle it with roasted poppy seed.
  8. Roll it with the help of an aluminium foil.
  9. Freeze it for 10 mins.
  10. Cut it like a size of a cookie (3 – 4 inches).
  11. Again freeze it for 30 mins.
  12. Your healthy pops are ready.

Notes

Please be careful about the exact time when the dates pulp is cooked.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 - 2
  • Calories: 133 - 134 kcal
  • Fat: 5 gm
  • Carbohydrates: 17 - 18 gm
  • Protein: 4 - 5 gm

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