Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Beetroot Roti

Here am with roti version with very healthy  and colorfull beetroot .....

What We Need :

Beetroot - 1 no medium size
Wheat flour / Atta - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 spn
Red chillie powder - 1/4 spn
Sambar Powder - 1/2 spn
Water to make dough

Salt as per to your taste

How To Do :

  • Finely grate beetroot and transfer into a mixing bowl, add salt, ghee, sambar powder, red chillie powder mix them.
  • Now add wheat flour to this mixture by adding sufficient water make it as a regular chapathi dough, let it knead for 1/2 hr.
  • Now next process is as we do with our regular roti or chapathi. Make a large lemon size balls of dough, with the help of a rolling pin press the ball to roti shape, do dusting with wheat flour, this roti should be thin.
  • Fry on a hot pan either by applying butter or ghee.

Serve hot with sugar yogurt or sugar curd. Best and easy and healthy and colourfull beetroot rotis are ready for kids lunch box.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

RidgeGourd Curry

One simple, easy, fast and healthy curry with RidgeGourd ...

What We Need :

Ridgegourd - 1/2 kg
Onion - 1 medium size
Green Chillies - 2no
Red Chillie powder - 1/2 spn
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 spn
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 spn
Curry leaves - a sprig
Oil - 1 spn
Cilantro - optional

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Peel outer layer of ridgegourd, dont throw this in dustbin we can make dosa with this outer layer for procedure click here .
  • Chop ridgegourd into small pieces, keep it a side.
  • In a kadai heat oil add mustard seeds & cumin seeds , split green chillies, curry leaves ones they start splutter, saute chopped onions, add chopped ridgegourd pieces and keep lid on for 5minutes. Water starts woozing out from ridgegourd and let that dry out.
  • Now add salt, red chillie powder, turmeric powder. Fry for another 5minutes.
  • Switch off the flame add finely chopped cilantro and keep lid on top of it.

It goes well with rice.

Most of the time my granny makes this curry when we suffer with constipation problem this ridgegourd helps our digestive system.
When ur health is not good and doctor suggests you to take light food this would be perfect for you.