Healthy Pancakes

Healthy Pancakes

Pancake

Ingredients

The Batter
3 cups chick pea flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 onion grated
salt, turmeric and chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds

The Filling

Carrot and Radish

Carrot and Radish

1 radish grated
2 carrots grated
2 tblsp coriander finely chopped

Oil as needed

Method

Mix the ingredients for the batter and keep aside for ten minutes.
Heat a pan apply some oil and spread the batter. Sprinkle the filling and press it with the back of a spoon so that it sticks. Flip and  cook from both sides. Colourful healthy pancakes are ready. Enjoy with a tangy chutney or tomato sauce.

A Rainy Afternoon Treat

Imagine a rain-soaked afternoon and your kid wants something different and yummy. What should I cook, is an eternal dilemma of a mother.
Try this easy snack.
Easy and quick to cook, it packs the goodness of mung beans. Mung a native of Asia is rich in fibre, calcium and iron.
This can be packed in a lunch box for school. Use it as a burger with cheese, tomato and chilli sauce or whatever your kid likes.

Mung Dal Snack

 

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Ingredients
1 cup whole mung beans
1/2 cup flour (maida)
½ tsp of green chilli paste
3 tbsps Chopped coriander
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

Method
Cook whole mung beans in a cooker by adding just enough water. It should be cooked but not get mashed. Cool the mixture.
Add salt, green chilli paste and chopped coriander
Make a thin batter of maida
Heat oil in a pan
Make round balls of the mung mixture flatten it a little
Dip in the maida paste and fry on slow heat until golden
Crispy mung snack is ready to eat