Halwai July 18, 2018

Ingredients:

• Oats (ready to cook) – 1 cup
• Flax seeds – 25 gms
• Cooked Rice (optional) – 1/2 cup
• Par boiled Rice – 1 cup
• Urad Dal – 1/2 cup
• Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
• Salt – 2 tsp
• Oil – 2 tbsp
• Optional
• Spinach (wash and chopped) – 50 gms
• Ginger (chopped) – 10 gms

Method:

  1. Preparation time: 4 hours for soaking, 12 hours for fermentation and 15 mins of cooking.
  2. Soak dal and par boiled rice (with fenugreek seeds) in a separate container for 4 hrs.
  3. Grind the urad dal and rice (with cooked rice) separately, making sure the paste is air light and fluffy.
  4. Mix together.
  5. Soak oats for 10 minutes, grind with half of the flax seeds and mix with the batter.
  6. Before making the idlis, add salt to the batter, grease the idly tray with little oil.
  7. pour the batter on the mould, sprinkle remaining flax seeds.
  8. Steam for 10 mins.
  9. Serve with gun powder or a light sambhar. (avoid coconut chuney as it is high in fats).
  10. Can add chopped spinach or ginger for variation.
  11. This special Breakfast recipe for Diabetes is by expert Chef Apoorv Bhatt, Corporate Chef at Berggruen Hotel

Recipe courtesy of Chef Apoorv Bhatt