Rava Kesari with Palm Jaggery | Karuppatti

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Kesari/Sheera is usually made with processed rava from wheat and processed sugar. As I wanted to make a gluten free, vegan and healthy version, I used Jowar rava, Karuppatti/Palm Jaggery/Taad Gur/Panavellam as a sweetener and cold pressed coconut oil instead of ghee. A rich source of iron and several other nutrients like magnesium, potassium, and calcium, palm jaggery is not your usual cup of sucrose. It’s a perfect sweetener devoid of any artificial substances and full of natural nutrients. It improves digestion, treats common cough and cold acts as energy booster and helps in weight reduction. Ghee can be used instead of oil and it will definitely enhance the aroma and taste.

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Pasu Manjal Dosai | Fresh Turmeric Dosa | பசு மஞ்சள் தோசை

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 3 People

Turmeric is full of nutrition and its high curcumin content helps in preventing various diseases. It helps to decrease inflamation, increases the antioxidant capacity of the body, helps in improving the brain function, lowers the risk of heart disease, prevents cancer, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis and delays ageing. Fresh turmeric can be used in salads and can be pickled along with ginger. I have already shared a rice variety which is extremely tasty. Today sharing a fantastic recipe of dosa using this golden rhizome along with millets. Try this recipe and reap the full benefits of curcumin.

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Kala Chana Dosa

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 3 People

Kala Chana or black chickpeas are a good source of dietary fibre. It has potassium, sodium, iron, calcium and folate. 100 grams of boiled chana has approx. 269 calories. When they are mixed with fibre rich millets, the outcome is a very healthy dish! Dosas are a favourite delicacy in many homes and this recipe is best to start the day with a nutrition packed dish.

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Palak Neer Dosa

Palak Neer Dosa
Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Neer dosa is a speciality of Karnataka. The thin lacey dosa is delicious when served with chutney and sambar. I have already shared a neer dosa recipe with millets. To enhance the nutritive value of the dosa, in this recipe I have included palak/spinach. My family loved the green dosa and its taste.

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Akkara Adisil

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 2 People

In the sacred month of Margazhi, Thiruppavai and Thiruvempaavai are recited daily. In the 27th Pasuram of Thiruppavai Aandal says ''koodarai vellum seer Govinda'' means the Lord Krishna protects even those who are against him! She further says today we will eat rice cooked in milk, ghee and jaggery as her wishes are fulfilled by Govindan. That is the reason behind this festival Koodaraivalli where Akkaravadisil/Akkaraadisil is prepared in every home and offered to Him. Tomorrow being 27th day of Margazhi, try this mouth watering prasadham recipe with millets. Koodaraivalli wishes to all!

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