Colocasia Leaves Thool Pakoda

Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 People

Colocasia leaves are available in plenty during monsoon season. This season calls for some fried snacks and alu wadi/Pathra is made using these leaves. I made pakodas and they turned out very delicious. Using millet flour for deep fried snacks is helpful in absorbing less oil unlike rice flour. Try this tasty recipe during this monsoon.

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Millet Protein Laddu

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 People

This laddu is loaded with protein and when added with ragi flour, it becomes a complete energy ball. I had some leftover urad dal and yellow moong dal powders which I prepared for Janmashtami. I used them to make this laddu and my family loved it. Actually there is no perfect measurements required for this recipe! Still I would like to share what I did to create these beauties! I used cold pressed coconut oil for vegan version, but you can use ghee also which will give a good taste and nice aroma.

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Idli Tikka

Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Tikka is an apitizer generally made using panner and veggies marinated in spice mixture. There are many variations in this popular starter dish. I used button idlis along with veggies and used very minimal spices which are readily available at home. Try this mouth watering delicacy with any millet idli.

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Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 3 People

Kummayam is a special dish of Chettinadu. This sweet is a compulsory dish in their wedding feast. It is also made as an offering to Parvathi Devi during the Tamil Month Aadi mostly on Fridays or Tuesdays. The Kummayam flour can be prepared in bulk for later use. Urad dal is the main ingredient for this recipe and millet and moong dal are added in small quantities. Try this simple, but a very healthy recipe with millet.

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