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Palak – Oats Idli

Ingredients

Rice - 1 cup

Black gram - half cup

Oats - half cup

Palak (finely chopped) - 1 cup

Onion chopped - half cup

Chillies chopped - 2 tbsp

Salt - to taste

Method:

Soak gram and rice for three hours. Grind till it is light and frothy.

Add water to make a consistent batter and let it stand overnight. Add oats, salt, chopped palak, chilli and onion. Mix well, and keep it for half an hour. Pour a spoonful of batter each to make idlis. Steam idlis and serve hot with chutney and sambar.

Crispy Bread Toast

Ingredients:

Sprouted green gram – three-fourth cup

Onion and carrot chopped - three-fourth cup each

Cottage cheese -1 cup

Pomegranate seeds- half cup

Chopped coriander - 2 tbsp

Pepper crushed - 1 tbsp

Lime juice -1 tbsp

Salt -to taste

Bread slices - 6

Butter - 2 tbsp

Preparation:

Steam the sprouts for three minutes. Mix well with chopped onion, carrot and pomegranate seeds. Add pepper crushed, lime juice and salt to taste. Toast bread and apply butter.

Sprinkle cottage cheese on top of each bread slice and then spread the sprouts mixture. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve .

Mixed Uppuma

Ingredients:

Chapatti - 6 (cut into small pieces)

Carrot chopped - three-fourth cup

Cabbage chopped - three-fourth cup

Green gram sprouts - three-fourth cup

Onion chopped - three-fourth cup

Green chillies chopped - 2 tbsp

Ginger -1 tbsp

Salt - to taste

Tomato sauce -2 tbsp

Ghee - 2 tbsp

Preparation:

Heat ghee in a pan. Add chopped carrot, cabbage, green gram sprouts, onion, chillies, ginger and sauté well till soft. Stir well, add tomato sauce and salt to taste. Keep it on a low fire for another three minutes, stir in chopped chapatti, mix thoroughly and remove from the fire. Serve hot.

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