Quinoa Oat Uttapam

Indian kind of pancake. Taste good . Soak quinoa , steel cut oat and 1 tsp of yellow split peas or lentil. Indian ppl can add Chana dal and urad dal. This will give a good flavour . Quinoa and oat can be half half cup or adjust whatever you have , like. Soak for 2 -3 hrs.

Blend it with little water and keep consistency like pancake batter. Not too thick and not too thin.

Add finely chopped red onion, cilantro, salt. You can also also add grated carrot , chopped green chili.

Use olive oil to coat skillet and drop few drops around as it cooks .

Try it out if it appeals to you.


Quinoa Oat Idli

Idlis came out very soft and with coconut chutney and sambhar , very tasty.

Grind 0.5 cup tricolor quinoa.

Grind 0.5 cup oat.

1 tbsp rava.

Add yogurt , salt and make batter .

Add soda and steam Idli. Simple usual process.

One can eat same thing everyday until doctor tells you otherwise . Or start eating good new stuff. Balanced life . Our choice.

As we make change in diet or any life style , observe how you feel. Sometimes ppl keep eating thinking it’s good for but doesn’t agree with them. Everyone is different. Experiment and see what works for you.


Thai Quinoa Salad

Last night’s salad ingredients were still there. So boiled some quinoa.

Added some chopped avocado , more mango .

Added dressing and voila nice lunch ready in no time .

Eat different things like all vegetables, fruits , seeds , grains , millet. So much variety and you will get all nutrition.

Also eat keeping TV, internets everything off. Chew well. When you eat while watching tv and stuff, you end up eating all those unwanted emotions.

Follow basic health protocol. Breath, drink clean water , wholesome food, exercise even if u r inside home , do something you enjoy at least for 5-10 mins everyday.


Fermented Ragi Idli

Ragi Idli can be made so many different ways but sometimes Ragi taste is very overpowering and not everyone will enjoy. This combination I tried turned out really good. Don’t remember where I read.

0.5 cup long grain white rice

0.5 cup urad dal

1 tsp methi seeds

Soak everything together for 5-6 hrs and grind it. I just use my magic bullet .

Now add 1 cup of Ragi flour and mix . Add water if needed.

Let it ferment for 12 -24 hrs.

Make Idli or Dosa as usual.

Taste nice wholesome and rich in calcium , iron.

Happy Valentine’s Day !