Thursday, September 9, 2010

Finger Millet/Ragi Dosai

• 1 cup Ragi(Finger Millet) flour
• 1/2 cup Rice flour
• 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
• Salt, as needed
• 3/4 cup onions, finely chopped
• handfull of coriander leaves, chopped
• 1 tsp cumin seeds
• 1 tsp mustard seeds
• 2-3 curry leaves , chopped
• Thin buttermilk
In a bowl add ragi flour, rice flour, chillies, coriander, curry leaves and salt , add little by little buttermilk to this and make it into a thin batter. Keep it as side for say half an hour. For tempering heat pan add 2 teaspoons of oil put mustard seeds, when it splutter add cumin seeds. Heat a non-stick griddle, pour a ladle full of batter in circular motion and fill the centre with batter. Add a spoon of oil around. Fry till golden brown, turn over and fry for another 2minutes. Serve with pudhina chutney.
Mint Leaves/Pudhina Chutney :
Mint leaves – Handfull
Big Onion – 1
Tomatoes (Medium size) – 2
Shredded coconut – 1 table spoon
Garlic flakes – 2 or 3 no.s
Green chilles – 2
Salt – as needed
Sauté all the above ingredients in a table spoon of oil . Grind it to a coarsely paste.

1 comment :

  1. just want to add a little piece of information: finger millet reduces triglyceride in our blood. All rice eaters will have high triglyceride content which will eventually lead to heart attack or diabetes.