Murungailai Ragi Roti / Drumstick Leaves Ragi Roti

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Bringing to you Drumstick leaves Ragi roti for the millet monday of February 🙂

A nutritious pack of breakfast meal..

Here is what you will need..

1 cup Ragi Flour

1 cup wheat flour

1/2 tspn salt

Hot water

A bunch of drumstick leaves

4 small onions chopped finely

1 red chilly chopped

3 tspns of oil

salt

Preparation

Clean the drumstick leaves. Heat a pan, add 2 tspns of oil. Once oil is hot, add onions and red chilly chopped. Add drumstick leaves and saute them. Add required salt, cover cook until the leaves are well cooked.

Method

1. Mix ragi and wheat flour in a clean bowl. Add salt.

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2. Knead the flour into a dough by adding hot water little by little. Make a thick dough, so as to make rolling easy.

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3. Roll a ball of dough into a small circle. Stuff the saute-ed drumstick leaves.

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4. Pull the edges of circle and make a ball again.

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5. Carefully roll the dough now. Heat a pan and place the roti. Drizzling oil is optional. Turn the roti and cook on both sides.

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I relished it with mint coconut chutney 🙂

My Notes – Ragi Roti takes little longer to cook than normal chappathis.

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Please do try out and let me know your comments. Your comments help me grow. You can reach out for any doubts via mail or FB msg. Also, do not forget to send a picture when you try them, so that I can feature your creation on my FB page 🙂

Love & Shalom,

Jofy

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Kamban Koozh or Bajra Porridge ~ Millet Mondays

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One of the most important decisions for 2015 is to add millets into my meal every week. And I thought, I can share the hits in my family with my dear readers. So, here is “Millet Monday” Series 🙂 What is so special about these (forgotten) millets that you wanna add it to your regular meal ? I am going to share the answer for this question with every post 🙂 So, today we start with Pearl millets or Bajra ( in Hindi ) or Kambu ( in Tamil ).

Pearl millets 

– Iron content is 6 times greater in pearl millets than in Rice.

– Ease digestion.

– Helps to keep your body cool.

– Helps to avoid constipation and stomach sores.

Starting the series with the most easy to make dish – A simple porridge with pearl millets. They make an excellent morning drink, Keeps your body cool. Add them to your meal today and have a healthy week ahead 🙂

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Here is what you will need..

1/2 cup coarsely ground bajra/kambu/pearlmillet

water

salt

1 finely chopped onion

1/2 green chilly deseeded and  chopped

Finely chopped curryleaves

4 to 5 tbspn beaten curd

My chopping board..

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Method:

1. Pressure cook coarsely ground bajra or kambu with enough water, 1/2 tspn salt for 3 to 4 whistles on medium flame. Kambu : water has to be 1:3 ratio.

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2. Mix curd and the cooked bajra mix well to make sure that there are no lumps. Add salt if required.

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3. Refrigerate the porridge for an hour and Serve them chill in mud pots or glasses, top them with green chillies, curry leaves and onions chopped.

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Please do try out and let me know your comments. Your comments help me grow. You can reach out for any doubts via mail or FB msg. Also, do not forget to send a picture when you try them, so that I can feature your creation on my FB page 🙂

Love & Shalom,

Jofy